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May 13, 2019 Press Release
Appalachian Regional Commission grant will construct an expanded entrance to provide improved access for those seeking services

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
Appalachian Regional Commission grant will design, construct access road for business park development in Cambria County

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
CBICC President Vern Squier will moderate Town Hall meeting on May 13

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
A record 68 students entered 2019 Congressional Art Contest

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
Without action Oil Region National Heritage Area would expire in December 2019

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
Members of Congress request set-aside for investments in career and technical education and apprenticeships

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
Thompson welcomed David Smith to speak before Agriculture Subcommittee

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
DEA to host 17th annual #TakeBackDay Saturday across the country

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
Bill would increase research to tackle disease threatening cervid populations

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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