Press Releases

June 19, 2018 Press Release
New rule gives Americans employed by small businesses expanded access to quality, affordable health insurance

WASHINGTONU.S. Representatives Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson released a statement in response to the U.S. Department of Labor’s new rule that expands health care access for millions of Americans who are employed by small businesses.

June 15, 2018 Press Release
Park systems dedicated to conservation efforts, improving quality of life for residents, serving local communities

WASHINGTON – U.S. Representatives Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (R-PA) and Niki Tsongas (D-MA) have introduced a resolution to designate July as “Park and Recreation Month” to celebrate federal, state and local public parks and recreation systems.

June 13, 2018 Press Release
Enrollment for safety net program extended to June 22

WASHINGTONU.S. Representatives Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson today reminded local dairy producers that the enrollment period for the federal safety net program has been extended to June 22, 2018.

June 11, 2018 Press Release
Penn State to lead group of Mid-Atlantic universities in multi-modal transportation research program

WASHINGTONU.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson today announced that the Pennsylvania State University has been awarded more than $2.5 million to spearhead a multi-university transportation research program.

June 7, 2018 Press Release
Federal law supports domestic violence victims, is primary source of funding for emergency shelter and related assistance

WASHINGTONU.S. Representatives Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (R-PA), Gwen S. Moore (D-WI), Elise Stefanik (R-NY), and Lisa Blunt Rochester (D-DE)  this week introduced a bill to reauthorize services and support for victims of domestic violence.

June 6, 2018 Press Release
VA MISSION Act includes provisions of Thompson’s VETS Act to expand access to telemedicine in the VA System to care for more veterans

WASHINGTONU.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson today applauded the VA MISSION Act becoming law after President Donald J. Trump signed it this afternoon.

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.