Press Releases

June 5, 2018 Press Release
‘Once-in-a-generation’ roadwork opportunity to become reality

WASHINGTONU.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson today announced that PennDOT has been awarded more than $35 million to construct a high-speed interchange at I-99/I-80 in Centre County.

May 24, 2018 Press Release
Thompson supports pay raise for American troops, increased readiness, actions to strengthen our nation’s missile defense systems

WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson voted in favor of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2019, which boosts defense spending, increases military personnel and gives a pay raise to our troops.

May 22, 2018 Press Release
2015 Franklin Area HS graduate accepts fully-qualified appointment

BELLEFONTE, Pa.U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson today, announced that Mr. Austin Andres of Franklin, Pa. has accepted a fully-qualified appointment to the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md.

May 9, 2018 Press Release

U.S. Representative Glenn 'GT' Thompson wrote the following op-ed for PennLive/The Patriot-News

When my wife, Penny, and I were just starting out in the early 1980s, like many young couples, we struggled to make ends meet.

May 8, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTONU.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson today issued the following statement after President Donald J. Trump withdrew the U.S. from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), commonly referred to as the Iran Nuclear Deal:

May 3, 2018 Press Release
39 students entered PA-05 Congressional Art Contest

BELLEFONTE, Pa. U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson today announced the winner of the 2018 Congressional Art Competition: Ms. Megan Smith, a 12th-grader at Bellefonte Area High School.

April 27, 2018 Press Release
Amendment to scrap EAS fails in House, Thompson highlights importance of rural airports during passionate floor speech

WASHINGTONU.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson today pushed back on an attempt to eliminate federal funding for rural air service as the House of Representatives passed legislation to reauthorize funding for the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).

April 25, 2018 Press Release
Thompson introduces Melissa Hamsher to discuss her work with permitting natural gas projects in Appalachia

WASHINGTONU.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson today welcomed a State College constituent to testify before the House Natural Resources Committee on the impact of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA).

April 25, 2018 Press Release
FFA an integral part of agriculture career and technical education for American youth

WASHINGTONU.S. Representatives Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (R-PA) and Jim Langevin (D-RI) have introduced a bill to modernize the charter of the National FFA Organization (formerly Future Farmers of America) to better reflect agriculture education in the 21st Century.  

April 18, 2018 Press Release
House Agriculture Committee advances Agriculture and Nutrition Act

WASHINGTONU.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson today voted in favor of moving H.R. 2, the Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018, out of the Agriculture Committee and to consideration before the full House of Representatives.