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February 26, 2021 Press Release

“More than a decade ago, Pennsylvania’s Act 44 was passed under the misguided assumption that the federal government would grant the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission permission to place tolls across the I-80 corridor.

February 23, 2021 Press Release

KNOX, PA — Following the announcement of the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) bridge tolling proposal, Representative Glenn 'GT' Thompson issued the following statement:

January 13, 2021 Press Release

"The violence at the U.S. Capitol last week was a gruesome and senseless display, and I remain hopeful President Trump will address the nation to encourage a peaceful transition for the swearing-in of President-Elect Biden on January 20th.

January 6, 2021 Press Release

"I unequivocally support the right to peacefully assemble, but what occurred today at the U.S. Capitol was senseless, violent and destructive—and counter to American values.
 
My staff and I are safe, thanks to the efforts of the Capitol Police, who have been working tirelessly to reinstate the peace. This was a sad day for our nation and totally unacceptable."

December 21, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed an additional COVID-19 relief package which includes $13 billion in support for the agriculture industry. The legislation provides continued direct relief for producers, additional emergency nutrition assistance, support for food purchases, and funding for rural broadband.
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December 21, 2020 Press Release
Legislation includes $900 billion in support for families, small businesses, and critical industries
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed an additional COVID-19 relief package amounting to $900 billion. The legislation includes Congressman Thompson's bill, the LOCAL Act, which will extend the deadline to spend Coronavirus Relief Funds for one year, to December 31, 2021.
December 14, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC — Today, U.S. Rep. Glenn “GT” Thompson announced Parish Braden as Republican Staff Director of the House Agriculture Committee in the 117th Congress. Braden currently serves as Republican Staff Director of the House Committee on Natural Resources.

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December 10, 2020 Press Release
Legislation would extend spend deadline by one year and allow non-profit emergency service organizations to access funding

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Representatives Glenn 'GT' Thompson (PA-15) and Madeleine Dean (PA-04) introduced the Coronavirus Relief Fund Expansion Act, which wil

December 2, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC — Today, Congressman Glenn 'GT' Thompson was elected by the Republican Steering Committee to serve as Republican Leader of the House Agriculture Committee in the 117th Congress. At the conclusion of the vote, Congressman Thompson issued the following statement:
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November 24, 2020 Press Release
Ligado Application Will Bring Harmful Interference to Critical Technologies Relied on by Every Day Americans
HOWARD, PA — Today, U.S. Representatives Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (R-PA), Collin Peterson (D-MN), and James Comer (R-KY) sent a letter to House Leadership and the Appropriations Committee requesting language delaying implementation of the April 2020 Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Order granting Ligado’s application to deploy a terrestrial nationwide network to provide 5G services.
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