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February 11, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (PA-05), a senior member of the House Agriculture Committee, participated in an oversight hearing to consider the impacts of the Environmental Protection Agency’s actions on the rural economy.  The hearing received testimony from Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in Washington

February 9, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (PA-05) today commented on a unanimous affirmative vote by the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) on petitions filed to both the U.S.

February 9, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (PA-05) today announced that the U.S.

February 8, 2016 Press Release

Ridgway, PA – Congressman Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (PA-05) joined with representatives from rural communities across north central Pennsylvania, the North Central Regional Planning and Development Commission and the United States Department of Agriculture Rural Development, to discuss funding opportunitie

January 29, 2016 Press Release

Bellefonte, PA – Congressman Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (PA-05), Chairman of the Agriculture Subcommittee on Conservation and Forestry, today announced plans to host a forum on Friday, Feb. 5, from 8-9:30 a.m.

January 27, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC – U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (PA-05) will hold an education policy symposium in State College on Thursday, Jan. 28, for a symposium titled The Every Student Succeeds Act:  Empowering Educators and School Leaders in the 21st Century.  

January 21, 2016 Press Release

Bellefonte, PA – Congressman Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (PA-05) today announced a National Institutes of Health Phase II Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant to Actuated Medical, Inc., a medical device developer and manufacturer in Bellefonte, PA.   The SBIR grant, from the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD), is to finali

January 13, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC – U.S. Rep. Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (PA-05) today voted in favor of S.J. Res. 22, disapproval of the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Waters of the United States (WOTUS) rule. The proposal would otherwise drastically expand federal jurisdiction over state waters under the Clean Water Act.

January 12, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC – As hundreds of thousands of people visit Pennsylvania this week for the 100th Pennsylvania Farm Show, U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (PA-05) welcomed Bald Eagle High School agriculture teacher, and Future Farmers of America (FFA) leader, Todd Biddle to Tuesday evening’s State of the Union Address.

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