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October 9, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (PA-05) today lauded a federal court decision to stop, nationwide, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) regulatory action, entitled the Waters of the United States (WOTUS), which drastically expands the federal jurisdiction over state waters.  The stay will remain in place until the court issues its final ruling.

October 9, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (PA-05), chairman of the House Subcommittee on Conservation and Forestry, on Thursday led a House Agriculture hearing to review the 2015 fire season and long-term trends in forestry across the nation.  Appearing before the panel was U.S.

October 2, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (PA-05) announced the awarding of an Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) grant, in the amount of $100,000, to the Warren County Development Association.  The funding, which will be combined with $107,000 from the state and $103,000 in local money, will be used to construct the first phase of Trails at Jakes Rocks, a mountain bi

October 1, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (PA-05) today voted in favor of the Fiscal Year 2016 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) Conference Report.  The legislation, the final product of the House and Senate conference, passed the House by a vote of 270-156.

September 30, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (PA-05) today voted in favor of a short-term appropriations measure, known as a Continuing Resolution (CR), which passed the House this afternoon.  The CR ensures the government will continue to fully operate at current spending levels.  After the vote, Thompson released the following statement:

September 25, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (PA-05) today released the following statement on the upcoming retirement of House Speaker John Boehner:

"I was present earlier today when Speaker Boehner announced before the House Republican Conference that he would be resigning from Congress at the end of October.

September 24, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (PA-05) today issued the following statement regarding Pope Francis’ address to a joint meeting of Congress:

September 22, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (PA-05) and Sen.

September 21, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (PA-05) today announced the awarding $125,050 Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) grant to a Cameron County health center.  The funding awarded to Keystone Rural Health Consortia’s Cameron County Health Care Center will provide assistance in providing on site behavioral health services.

September 18, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (PA-05) today voted in favor of legislation that would prevent federal funding from going to Planned Parenthood, in addition to supporting legislation that would protect babies born alive following an attempted abortion.

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