Press Releases

May 15, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R.

May 13, 2020 Press Release

HOWARD, PA — In response to recent remarks from Governor Wolf related to Coronavirus reopening delays, Congressmen Thompson, Joyce, Keller, Kelly, Meuser, Perry, Reschenthaler, and Smucker issued the following statement:

May 12, 2020 Press Release
AG CHAIN Act will support front line food supply chain employees through COVID-19 crisis

HOWARD, PA — Today, Representatives Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (PA-15) and Dwight Evans (PA-03) introduced the Assistance and Gratitude for Coronavirus Heroes in Agribusiness who are Invaluable to the Nation, or the AG CHAIN Act. 

April 29, 2020 Press Release

HOWARD, PA — Members of the House Agriculture Committee took to social media today to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the House Agriculture Committee. Congressman Glenn 'GT' Thompson, senior member of the Committee and former Vice Chairman, issued the following statement:

April 23, 2020 Press Release
Additional federal funding made available for small businesses, employees, hospitals, and COVID-19 testing

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R.

April 21, 2020 Press Release
GROCER Act aims to support front line employees through COVID-19 crisis
Today, Representatives Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (PA-15) and Dwight Evans (PA-03) introduced H.R. 6567, the Giving Retailers and Our Convenience Employees Relief Act, or GROCER Act.
April 14, 2020 Press Release
Delegation Urges Treasury Department and Small Business Administration to Streamline PPP Processing With Improved Technology
Today, Representatives Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (PA-15) and Madeleine Dean (PA-04) sent a letter to Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and Administrator of the Small Business Administration Jovita Carranza, along with a number of colleagues within the Pennsylvania delegation.
April 9, 2020 Press Release
Congressmen Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (R-PA) and Jim Langevin (D-RI), co-chairs of the bipartisan Congressional Career and Technical Education (CTE) Caucus, sent a letter to House leadership requesting additional funding for CTE in the next COVID-19 relief package. The letter urges House leaders to provide $1 billion for Carl D. Perkins state grants to mitigate the harm to student learning caused by COVID-19.
March 27, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 748, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act by a voice vote. The bill includes an expansion of unemployment insurance, relief and resources for health care providers, and more.

March 14, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Early this morning, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 6201, the Families First Coronavirus Response Act by a vote of 363-40-1. The bill will increase access to free testing and paid leave for those affected by Coronavirus.