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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:

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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.

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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.

September 2, 2019 Press Release

Franklin, Pa. — U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson issued the following statement today after attending a rally at the Courthouse in Franklin in response to the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services’ decision to close the Polk State Center, an immediate care facility for people with intellectual disabilities, located in Venango County:

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August 22, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) recently announced the Armstrong-Indiana-Clarion Drug and Alcohol Commission (AICDAC) as the recipient of a $1,000,000 grant. The funds will support the implementation of the organization’s Rural Communities Opioid Response program.

August 14, 2019 Press Release

ROCK SPRINGS, Pa. – U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson led a roundtable discussion this afternoon at the Pennsylvania State University annual Ag Progress days, the Commonwealth’s largest outdoor agricultural exposition. The conversation focused on the progress of the 2018 Farm Bill implementation as well as other pressing agricultural issues.

August 12, 2019 Press Release

CRESSON, Pa.U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson hosted U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue this morning for a listening session on the state of dairy farming throughout the commonwealth at Mt. Aloysius College. The conversation centered around the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) new Dairy Margin Coverage program.

July 25, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 3877, the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2019 by a vote of 284-149. President Donald Trump recently brokered a deal with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, and House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy.

July 24, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – The Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) recently announced Saint Francis University as the recipient of a $150,000 grant. The funds will support advanced patient simulation training equipment for the University’s new Health Sciences Experiential Learning Commons.

July 12, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R.2500, the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2020 by a vote of 220-197. The annual authorizing legislation sets Department of Defense (DOD) policy for the coming fiscal year.

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September 13, 2019 In The News

U.S. Rep. Glenn Thompson, R-15th District, and U.S. Rep. Matt Cartwright, D-8th District, have introduced the Abandoned Mine Land Reauthorization Act (H.R. 4248) to reauthorize the Abandoned Mine Land (AML) trust fund.

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September 13, 2019 In The News

 Congressman Glenn Thompson, R-Pa., a senior member of the House Agriculture Committee and former Chairman of the Subcommittee on Conservation and Forestry, lauded the end of the Waters of the United States Rule.

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September 11, 2019 In The News

Two Pennsylvania congressmen, including Rep. Glenn Thompson, R-Howard, have introduced legislation to reauthorize the Abandoned Mine Land trust fund established 42 years ago.

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September 6, 2019 In The News

Back-to-school season is giving some Pennsylvania Republican lawmakers a chance to renew their fight for whole milk in schools.

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September 4, 2019 In The News

“This site here in Warren County. This is about national security.”

And a desire to “identify concerns” and see how manufacturers “interface” with the federal government brought Congressman Glenn Thompson to Ellwood National Forge on Tuesday morning.

September 3, 2019 In The News

Living up to their bright red "Polk Center Strong" T-shirts, a throng of more than 500 area residents rallied Monday morning in Franklin to protest the proposed closing of Polk State Center.

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August 29, 2019 In The News

What began as a Penn State engineering entrepreneurial class project has grown into a national company, and its owners will be recognized Thursday with the Pennsylvania Small Business of the Year award.

August 28, 2019 In The News

Seeking and securing grant fundings can be a challenge, whether it’s for a nonprofit organization, government agency, municipality, church or small business. 

August 23, 2019 In The News

The U.S. Department of Health & Human Services has announced a $1 million grant to the Shelocta-based Armstrong-Indiana-Clarion Drug and Alcohol Commission to help further implement a tri-county Rural Communities Opioid Response program.

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August 13, 2019 In The News

Pennsylvania dairy farmers have been under continuous pressure of decreasing fluid milk consumption in the country and tight markets met by production surpluses and tariffs.

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