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October 31, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Eight Members of the Pennsylvania Republican Congressional Delegation offered the following statement after voting to block Speaker Pelosi and Intelligence Committee Chairman Schiff’s last-minute vote to legitimize the baseless push to impeach President Trump:

October 22, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson, Dean of the Pennsylvania Republicans, requested that the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence provide increased transparency and unrestricted access of Ambassador Kurt Volker’s testimony transcript to all members of Congress.

October 8, 2019 Press Release

BRADFORD, Pa. – Today, U.S. Representative Glenn “GT” Thompson announced that Clearfield County, Pennsylvania and the Pennsylvania State University, DuBois campus are the recipients of a POWER grant from the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC).

September 25, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – After Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s impeachment inquiry announcement and the Trump Administration’s release of the phone call transcript with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, Congressman Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson issued the following statement:

September 23, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) was recently awarded a $8,409,444 Automated Driving System Demonstration Grant by the U.S. Department of Transportation, to test the safe integration of automated driving systems within work zones.

September 19, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DCCongressman Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (PA-15) voted in favor of H.R. 4378, a short-term appropriations bill known as a continuing resolution, which will fund government operations at Fiscal Year 2019 levels beyond the beginning of Fiscal Year 2020 (October 1, 2019) and for seven weeks, through November 21, 2019. 

September 12, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Glenn “GT” Thompson, a senior member of the House Agriculture Committee and former Chairman of the Subcommittee on Conservation and Forestry, released the following statement after the Environment Protection Agency and Army Corp of Engineers announced the end of the Waters of the United States (WOTUS) Rule:

September 10, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – Last night, Representatives Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (PA-15) and Matt Cartwright (PA-08) introduced H.R.4248, the Abandoned Mine Land Reauthorization Act to reauthorize the Abandoned Mine Land (AML) trust fund, originally established in 1977 via the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act.

September 9, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Glenn “GT” Thompson announced the Cresson Volunteer Fire Company as the recipient of an $11,000 U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development Economic Impact Initiative Grant. The funds will be used to complete much needed repairs to the facility.


In The News

November 15, 2019 In The News

With the Pennsylvania bat population threatened, Howard Nursery is making more bat boxes than ever before. On Saturday, the nursery will host an event to promote conservation of these “good neighbors.”

October 26, 2019 In The News

U.S. Congressman Glenn “GT” Thompson brought together over 50 federal, state and local officials with carbon industry leaders and Pennsylvania State University scientists to discuss recent innovations that could reignite the coal and carbon industries. Included in the summit on Friday were Mary Neumayr, chair of White House Council on Environmental Quality; Dr.

October 25, 2019 In The News

Government and business leaders gathered in Elk County Friday morning to talk about the future of the coal and carbon industry.

Today was the Carbon and Coal Innovation Summit in St. Marys.

U.S. Representative Glenn “GT” Thompson and White House Environmental Quality chair Mary Neumayr spoke at the summit.

October 23, 2019 In The News

Pennsylvania Republican members of the House of Representatives aren’t having it when it comes to House Chairman Adam Schiff and Speaker Pelosi and House Democrats’ “secret behind closed doors” impeachment inquiry.

October 10, 2019 In The News

The Venango County Economic Development Authority has received a $1.5 million POWER grant from the Appalachian Regional Commission.

October 5, 2019 In The News

Congressman Glenn Thompson says the recent good news on job creation isn't an accident.

"In September, 136,000 jobs were created (nationwide)," Thompson said Friday at the annual meeting of Jefferson County Development Council. "We continue to be on that amazing trajectory in terms of the nationwide economy."

October 2, 2019 In The News

U.S. Rep. Glenn Thompson, R-Howard, thinks impeachment has taken the oxygen out of the room “on a lot of issues” in Washington, but he still has hope for USMCA, the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement meant to update the North American Free Trade Agreement.

October 1, 2019 In The News

U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross has announced that the department’s Economic Development Administration is awarding a $2 million grant to the Clearfield County Economic Development Corporation to help construct a new River’s Landing facility to accommodate small business tenants, according to a press release.

October 1, 2019 In The News

St. Francis University is trying to help our veterans get back to work more easily.

The university’s Knee Center for the Study of Occupational Regulation received the Veterans Accelerated Learning for Licensed Occupations Project, or VALLO, Grant through the U.S. Department of Labor.

October 1, 2019 In The News

Healthcare professionals met at St. Francis University on Monday to discuss the future of rural health innovations through telemedicine.

Congressman GT Thompson was also there as representatives from Highmark and UPMC explained how many patients can now skype with their primary care providers at any time.