Press Releases

December 5, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTONU.S. Representatives Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (R-PA) and Cheri Bustos (D-IL) this week introduced the Farmers of Tomorrow Act, which is designed to make it easier for young farmers and veterans to purchase new land to begin a farming career.

November 29, 2017 Press Release

Rule supports milk in schools, provides more flexibility with school lunches

WASHINGTON – Today, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced the School Meal Flexibility Rule, which provides regulatory changes for the National School Lunch and School Breakfast Programs. 

November 16, 2017 Press Release

Family of 1st Lt. David Gephart Myers lays wreath at Tomb of the Unknowns in memory of the State College Marine

Wreath was first presented during the Opening Ceremony for the Vietnam Traveling Wall’s display in Centre County

November 16, 2017 Press Release

Joint deduction nearly doubled to $24,000 – up from $12,700 – nearly 82% of PA-05 filers will  see immediate benefit

November 7, 2017 Press Release

Thompson, Brownley bill provides care for more veterans

WASHINGTON – Today, the House approved a bill that will allow U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) health professionals to practice telemedicine across state borders and care for more of America’s veterans.

November 3, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, following passage of H.R. 3922, the Community Health and Medical Professionals Improve Our Nation Act of 2017, U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson issued the following statement:

November 2, 2017 Press Release

Bipartisan bill repeals Independent Payment Advisory Board

WASHINGTON – Today, the House of Representatives approved H.R. 849, the Protecting Seniors' Access to Medicare Act of 2017, which eliminates the Independent Payment Advisory Board (IPAB).

November 2, 2017 Press Release

Rep. Thompson welcomes Pastor Kenneth Codner to the Capitol

WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson welcomed Pastor Kenneth Codner of Grace Baptist Church in Spring Mills, Pa. as guest chaplain for the U.S. House of Representatives.

November 1, 2017 Press Release

House approves measure to cut red-tape, help prevent forest fires

October 26, 2017 Press Release

Passage paves way for comprehensive tax reform

WASHINGTON – Today, following passage of H. Con. Res. 71, the Fiscal Year 2018 Budget Resolution, U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson issued the following statement: