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October 14, 2016 Press Release

Bellefonte, PA – U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (PA-5) will join with disability rights advocates on Monday, Oct. 17, at 2 p.m., for a press conference at the Centre County Bar Association in Bellefonte, highlighting the Special Needs Trust Fairness and Medicaid Improvement Act, or H.R.

October 6, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (PA-5) today highlighted the importance of manufacturing to the economy of Pennsylvania’s 5th Congressional District, in recognition of the 5th annual “National Manufacturing Day,” on Friday, Oct.

October 4, 2016 Press Release

Bellefonte, PA – U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (PA-05), chairman of the House Subcommittee on Conservation and Forestry and a senior member of the House Agriculture Committee, will be on hand to address the attendees of the White House Rural Forum, scheduled to take place at the Penn State University’s HUB-Robeson Center on Wednesday.

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September 28, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC –U.S. Rep. Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (PA-5), a member of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce, today voted in favor of H.R. 6094, the Regulatory Relief for Small Businesses, Schools and Nonprofits Act, which passed the House by a margin of 246 to 177.  The bill would delay the Department of Labor’s final overtime rule for six months.

September 28, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (PA-5) tonight voted in favor of the Fiscal Year 2017 Continuing Resolution, Zika Response, and Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Funding Legislation.  The bill includes a short-term appropriations measure, known as a Continuing Resolution (CR), in addition to funding to fight the Zika virus, help address the na

September 28, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC – U.S. Rep. Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (PA-5) today voted to override President Barack Obama’s veto of The Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act (S.2040).  The House vote of 348 to 77 follows Senate passage of 97 to 1.

Thompson issued the following statement regarding the veto override:

September 20, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC – The U.S. House today, by a margin of 383 to 22, approved the Special Needs Trust Fairness and Medicaid Improvement Act, H.R. 670, which was authored by U.S. Rep.

September 13, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC – The House today, by a vote of 405 to 5, approved the Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act, H.R. 5587, bipartisan legislation introduced by U.S. Rep.

September 7, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (PA-05) today announced that federal funds will assist in the expansion of a Cameron County health center.  The Keystone Rural Health Consortia was awarded a $657,540 loan from the United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Office of Rural Development. 

September 6, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed  Rep. Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson’s H.R. 3881, the Cooperative Management of Mineral Rights Act of 2015, which reaffirms the rights of mineral owners in the Allegheny National Forest (ANF).

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