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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. 

April 15, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (PA-5) voted in favor of the No Rate Regulation of Internet Access Act (H.R. 2666), which forbids the Federal Communications Commission from regulating the retail rates of internet service providers (ISPs).  The legislation passed in the House by a vote of 241 to 173.

April 14, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (PA-5) issued a reminder to students that one week remains to enter the 2016 Congressional Art Competition.  As in years past, the winning piece of artwork from each congressional district across the country will be displayed on exhibit in the U.S. Capitol for a year.

April 13, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (PA-5), a senior member of the House Agriculture Committee, welcomed Pennsylvania State Rep. Marty Causer (PA-67th Legislative District) to Capitol Hill for a committee hearing focused on the importance of the oil and natural gas industry, especially in rural areas.

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April 7, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC – U.S. Rep. Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (PA-5) today applauded the U.S.

March 23, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC – U.S. Rep. Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (PA-5) today expressed relief that the Commonwealth’s 267 day budget impasse will soon come to an end, after Gov.

March 17, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, on the 261st day of Pennsylvania’s state budget impasse, U.S. Rep. Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (PA-5) and members of Congress from Pennsylvania called upon Gov.

March 15, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, U.S. Rep. Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (PA-5) voted in favor of H.R. 3797, the Satisfying Energy Needs and Saving the Environment (SENSE) Act. The legislation, which passed the House by a vote of 231 to 183, addresses U.S.

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