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May 13, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson today announced $1.2 million in federal funding that will construct 2,087 feet of new access roads to the upgraded Penn Highlands DuBois East Behavioral Health campus.  

May 13, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson today announced $980,000 in federal funding to design and construct an access road for a future 65-acre business park development in Cambria County.

May 8, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson will host a Town Hall meeting on Monday, May 13, 2019, at the American Philatelic Society in Bellefonte, Pa.

May 8, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson today announced the winner of the 2019 Congressional Art Competition: Ms. Cindy Lam, a 10th-grader at DuBois Area High School.

May 2, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Representatives Glenn “GT” Thompson (R-PA) and  Jim Langevin (D-RI), the co-chairs of the bipartisan Career and Technical Education Caucus, issued the following statement regarding cybersecurity education for individuals working with cyber-physical systems in President Trump’s Executive Order on cybersecurity workforce:

May 1, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson on Tuesday spoke in support of Pennsylvania’s Oil Region Heritage Area Heritage Site before the House Natural Resources Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests and Public Lands.

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May 1, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressmen Jim Langevin (D-RI) and Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (R-PA), co-chairs of the Congressional Career and Technical Education (CTE) Caucus, and Congressmen Donald Norcross (D-NJ) and David McKinley (R-WV), co-chairs of the Building Trades Caucus, sent a letter to House leadership and leaders on the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee urging them to include work

May 1, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – On Tuesday, U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson welcomed the PA Dairymen’s Association Executive Director David Smith to testify on the state of the dairy economy.

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April 26, 2019 Press Release

BELLEFONTE, Pa. – U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson today encouraged residents of the 15th Congressional District to dispose of expired or unwanted prescription drugs on Saturday, which is National Prescription Drug Take Back Day.

April 5, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON –This week, U.S. Representatives Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (PA-15), Filemon Vela (TX-34), John Joyce (PA-13), and Henry Cuellar (TX-28) introduced H.R.

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In The News

April 3, 2019 In The News

Area farmers are making sure their voices are heard in the nation’s capital.

Two local farmers, both Pennsylvania Farm Bureau members, were among a group that visited Washington, D.C. Feb 26-28.

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March 10, 2019 In The News

EAST FREEDOM — Every seat in the East Freedom Fire Hall was filled Saturday morning by hunters, about 300 of them, hanging on every word spoken by a scientist who promised a long-awaited cure for chronic wasting disease.

January 21, 2019 In The News

RIDGWAY — The Ridgway Area School District convened the entire student body and staff on Friday to honor the Ridgway Area High School staff and students for earning the National Blue Ribbon Award for Exemplary High Performance.

October 26, 2018 In The News

The nation is in the midst of the “Great American Comeback,” U.S. Rep. Glenn Thompson said during a visit to The Era on Thursday.

Thompson, R-Pa., said he’s been to a few rallies with President Donald Trump, including one recently in Erie.

October 17, 2018 In The News

Rep. Glenn "GT" Thompson, R-Pa., is this year's inductee into the Pennsylvania Livestock Hall of Fame.

The ceremony was held at the Keystone International Livestock Exposition at the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex and Expo Center.

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September 18, 2018 In The News

A quarter of a million dollars in funding has been approved by the federal government for the Rixford water system.

U.S. Rep. Glenn Thompson, R-Pa., announced Monday a $125,000 grant from the Appalachian Regional Commission and a $125,000 loan from USDA Rural Development to be used to assure the community has access to safe drinking water.

September 13, 2018 In The News

Bipartisanship isn’t dead. In fact, it just experienced a significant victory.

Though we come from opposite sides of the aisle, we successfully worked together as co-chairs of the bipartisan Congressional Career and Technical Education Caucus to overhaul the law responsible for much of our nation’s career and technical education system.

August 27, 2018 In The News

The bill, signed into law by President Donald Trump, enjoyed an unusual level of bipartisan support.

Sixteen-year-old Samantha Saulsgiver is more than just a junior at General McLane High School and at Erie County Technical School.

She’s also a full-time lathe operator at H&H Aero Inc., an Erie company that makes precision parts for jet engines.

June 18, 2018 In The News

The economy is soaring and unemployment is at its lowest point in more than a decade. Despite this good news, far too many Americans find themselves out of the workforce or lacking the skills needed to land a good-paying job.

Yet there are more than six million job openings throughout the country.

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