Press Releases

October 9, 2020 Press Release
Central Intermediate Unit 10 & Seneca Highlands Intermediate Unit 9 Receive Grant to Enhance Distance Learning Capabilities

HOWARD, PA – Today, Congressman Glenn 'GT' Thompson announced Central Intermediate Unit 10 and Seneca Highlands Intermediate Unit 9 as the recipient of a $994,832 U.S.

October 6, 2020 Press Release
Thompson Joins Finkenauer to Introduce Agriculture Education Legislation

HOWARD, PA — Today, Congressman Glenn 'GT' Thompson joined Congresswoman Abby Finkenauer (IA-01) to introduce the bipartisan Growing Opportunities in Agriculture (GO AG) Act to improve agriculture education opportunit

September 23, 2020 Press Release
Plugging Orphan Wells and Environmental Restoration Act will provide resources to states for oil and gas well remediation
WASHINGTON, DC — Today, U.S. Representatives Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (PA-15) and Guy Reschenthaler (PA-14) introduced the Plugging Orphan Wells and Environmental Restoration (POWER) Act. The bill would reauthorize the federal orphan well remediation program under the Energy Policy Act of 2005 for five years at $50 million per year.
August 19, 2020 Press Release
MOUNT JOY, PA (Wednesday, August 19) – U.S. Congressman Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson met today with farmers and agricultural thought leaders for a farm tour highlighting the importance of agricultural research.
August 11, 2020 Press Release
Bipartisan effort seeks resolution from House leadership
HOWARD, PA — U.S. Representatives Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (PA-15), Madeleine Dean (PA-04), Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-01), Susan Wild (PA-07), Chrissy Houlahan (PA-06), and Mary Gay Scanlon (PA-05) have joined together to request House Republican and Democrat leadership work to extend the deadline for states and localities to spend Coronavirus Relief Funds for ideally one additional year.
August 11, 2020 Press Release
Federal and State Leaders Gather to Discuss Pandemic's Impact on Agriculture
CRESSON, PA – U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson hosted the second annual Agriculture Summit yesterday at Mount Aloysius College. Joined by USDA Under Secretary Bill Northey, Pennsylvania Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding, and Pennsylvania Farm Bureau President Rick Ebert, Congressman Thompson led a round table discussion addressing the impact of COVID-19 on agriculture and the status of the next relief package.
July 29, 2020 Press Release
Bill Will Extend Spending Deadline For Coronavirus Relief Funds
WASHINGTON, DC — Today, U.S. Representatives Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (PA-15) and Madeline Dean (PA-04) introduced the bipartisan Leveraging Options for Counties and Localities Act, or LOCAL Act.
July 23, 2020 Press Release
State Partnerships With Companies & Non-Profits Would Cut Red Tape For Families In Need
WASHINGTON, DC — Yesterday, U.S. Representatives Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (R-PA) and Mike Conaway (R-TX), joined by their colleagues on the House Committee on Agriculture, advocated to House Leadership for increased Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) flexibility for states during the COVID-19 pandemic.
July 9, 2020 Press Release
Congressmen urge reconsideration to prevent agriculture tech interference
HOWARD, PA — Today, U.S. Representatives Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (R-PA), Collin Peterson (D-MN), and James Comer (R-KY) sent a letter to Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Ajit Pai questioning the Commission's April 20, 2020 Order granting Ligado’s application to deploy a terrestrial nationwide network to provide 5G services.
July 6, 2020 Press Release
Briefing with Congressional offices comes in response to letter seeking investigation into Wolf administration’s COVID-19 nursing home guidance

WASHINGTON – Today, members of the Pennsylvania Republican Congressional Delegation, including Congressman GT Thompson, Congressman Mike Kelly, Congressman Scott Perry, Congressman Lloyd Smucker, Congressman Guy Reschenthaler, Congressman Dan Meuser, Congressman John Joyce, and Congressman Fred Keller, made the following statement following a briefing conducted for their office