In The News

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

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.

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.

September 27, 2019 In The News

DiamondBack Truck Covers of Philipsburg in Centre County was recently presented with the Pennsylvania Small Business of the Year award by U.S. Representative Glenn Thompson, R-Howard Township. DiamondBack founders and owners Ethan Wendle and Matt Chverchko were also been named SBA’s Pennsylvania’s Persons of the Year. In presenting the award, Rep.

September 18, 2019 In The News

Friends, partners, volunteers and donors of the Food Bank gathered Tuesday morning at the local food bank site to honor the 2019 Hunger Hero Award winners.

September 17, 2019 In The News

“I rise today to recognize the community development and revitalization efforts of Clarion, Pennsylvania,” Thompson said in the September 10, 2019 issue.

“Recently (July 22), I was back in my district, touring Clarion’s growing downtown region, meeting with small business owners and community leaders, and the progress and growth that I saw were truly exciting.”

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.

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.