Press Releases

January 2, 2018 Press Release

U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson issued the following statement on the U.S. Representative Bill Shuster's retirement announcement:

December 19, 2017 Press Release

Legislation maintains important education provisions, significantly increases standard deduction for individuals, families

December 19, 2017 Press Release

Clarion-Limestone senior accepts fully-qualified appointment

WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (PA-05) today announced that Ms. Erica Lynn Hetrick of Clarion, Pa. has accepted a fully-qualified appointment to the U.S. Naval Academy.

December 18, 2017 Press Release

Award recognizes legislators who have aggressively pushed for technology-enabled solutions to spur improvements in healthcare

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: