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May 24, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (PA-5) announced that Mr. Bryce Town of Sigel, Jefferson County, has accepted a fully qualified appointment to the U.S. Air Force Academy.  Bryce is the son of James and Annette Town.

May 24, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, the U.S. House of Representatives unanimously passed H.R. 433, to designate the Post Office in Knox, Clarion County as the Specialist Ross A. McGinnis Memorial Post Office. McGinnis was killed in the line of duty on Dec. 4,

May 19, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC – U.S. Rep. Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (PA-5) this evening voted in favor of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDDA) for Fiscal Year 2017 (H.R. 4909), which passed the House by a vote of 277 to 147.

May 17, 2016 Press Release

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May 13, 2016 Press Release

On the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives this week, U.S. Rep.

May 11, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (PA-5) announced that Mr. Ryan Evanko of Warriors Mark, Huntingdon County, has accepted a fully qualified appointment to the U.S. Military Academy at West Point.  Ryan is the son of Michael and Beth Evanko and is currently a student at Penn State Altoona.

April 28, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (PA-5) announced the 5th District winners of the 2016 Congressional Art Competition.  The annual competition allows young artists to submit their work before an independent panel. The first place winner has the opportunity to have his or her artwork on display in the U.S. Capitol for one year.

April 21, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (PA-5) announced that Mr. Darren Keglovits of Coudersport, Potter County, has accepted a fully qualified appointment to the U.S. Naval Academy.  Darren is the son of Erik and Christie Keglovits.

April 20, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (PA-5), a senior member of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce, provided the following comments upon news that President Barack Obama has signed a reauthorization of the Older Americans Act (OAA) into law.  The law, passed with overwhelming bipartisan support in the House and Senate is vital for home and community-

April 19, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC – Legislation authored by U.S. Rep. Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (PA-5) that will protect the rights of private mineral owners in the Allegheny National Forest (ANF) was the subject of a hearing Tuesday by the House Natural Resources Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources. 

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