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June 11, 2020 Press Release
Bill will make Medicare reimbursement permanent for certain telehealth services
HOWARD, PA — Today, Representatives Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (PA-15) and G.K. Butterfield (NC-01) introduced the bipartisan Helping Ensure Access to Local TeleHealth, or the HEALTH Act. The bill will codify Medicare reimbursement for community health centers and rural health clinics for telehealth services.
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June 11, 2020 Press Release
HOWARD, PA — Today, Rep. Glenn 'GT' Thompson (PA-15) and Reps. Ron Kind (WI-03), Anthony Brindisi (NY-22), and John Joyce (PA-13) introduced bipartisan legislation to expand access to Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans for farmers and ranchers.
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May 28, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Glenn 'GT' Thompson announced Mr. Kaleb Farmery of Marion Center, Indiana County, has accepted a fully-qualified appointment to the U.S. Air Force Academy. 

May 27, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Glenn 'GT' Thompson announced Mr. Jack 'JD' Barnes Shaw of Russell, Warren County, has accepted a fully-qualified appointment to the U.S. Naval Academy.

May 15, 2020 Press Release
Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 6800, the Health and Economic Recovery Omnibus Emergency Solutions Act, by a vote of 208-199.
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. 

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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:

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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.
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