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January 30, 2019 Press Release
Bipartisan bill would allow whole milk as an option in school cafeterias

WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (R-PA) and Chairman of the House Agriculture Committee Collin Peterson (D-MN) have introduced a bill to allow for unflavored and flavored whole milk to be offered in school cafeterias.

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January 24, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, every member of the Pennsylvania Republican Congressional Delegation supported an amendment to pay Department of Homeland Security employees for their work to date. This includes Transportation Safety Administration (TSA) employees and members of the U.S.

January 17, 2019 Press Release
Bill honors Northwestern PA as the birthplace of oil industry

WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson today introduced legislation reauthorize the Oil Region National Heritage Area’s federal charter.  

January 3, 2019 Press Release
New office locations in Oil City, Pa. and Washington, D.C.

WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson today was sworn in as United States Representative for Pennsylvania’s 15th Congressional District for the 116th Congress.  

December 12, 2018 Press Release
Key wins for American farmers, rural communities, consumers

WASHINGTON – The House of Representatives today approved a 5-year Farm Bill agreement that charts a better path for America’s farmers and ranchers, rural communities, small businesses, and consumers across the country.

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December 7, 2018 Press Release
Department of Labor monthly report shows widespread growth

BELLEFONTE, Pa. – U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson issued the following statement in response to the U.S. Department of Labor’s November 2018 jobs report, which showed the economy added 155,000 jobs in November and the unemployment rate was 3.7 percent:

December 6, 2018 Press Release
Local schools will have flexibility to serve flavored, low-fat milk

BELLEFONTE, Pa. – U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson today applauded the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) for issuing a rule to provide schools more flexibility in implementing federal nutrition standards.

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November 2, 2018 Press Release
Employee wages increasing at fastest rate since 2009, workforce training remains critical to continued growth

BELLEFONTE, Pa. – U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson issued the following statement in response to the U.S. Department of Labor’s October 2018 jobs report:

October 26, 2018 Press Release
Chief Christiansen looks to strengthen relationships, build upon success

WARREN, Pa.U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson welcomed U.S. Forest Chief Vicki Christiansen today to the Allegheny National Forest (ANF), and they underscored the need to keep the forest healthy and build upon past successes in the region.

October 11, 2018 Press Release
Farm bill expired September 30

BELLEFONTE, Pa.U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson today called on Senate Democrats, who are negotiating the Farm Bill, to come to the table and get the job done for all Americans.

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