Press Releases

Oct 31, 2014

Thompson Announces Application Period for Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has announced that the application period for the Fiscal Year 2014 Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) program...

Oct 30, 2014

USDA Extends Enrollment Deadline for New Dairy Margin Protection Program

Issues: Agriculture

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today announced an extended enrollment deadline for the new dairy Margin Protection Program...

Oct 24, 2014

Education Advocates and Employers: Skills Gap Can Be Overcome With Adequate Training, Integrated Programming

Today, U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (PA-5), Co-Chairman of the bipartisan Congressional Career & Technical Education (CTE) Caucus, held a field hearing...

Oct 17, 2014

Bipartisan Congressional Career & Technical Education Caucus to Hold Field Hearing in Harrisburg, PA

Co-Chairman of the bipartisan Congressional Career & Technical Education (CTE) Caucus, U.S. Rep. Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson will hold a field hearing in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania on October 24, 2014....

Oct 15, 2014

Thompson Receives National Association of Manufacturers ‘Award for Manufacturing Legislative Excellence’

he National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) has awarded U.S. Representative Glenn 'GT' Thompson (PA-5) the NAM Award for Manufacturing Legislative Excellence for...

Oct 3, 2014

Thompson Announces Federal Grant for Penn Highlands Healthcare in DuBois

Issues: Healthcare

U.S. Representative Glenn 'GT' Thompson (PA-5) announced the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has awarded a grant in the amount of $85,000.00 to Penn Highlands Healthcare...

Sep 26, 2014

Thompson Receives National Award for Leadership Role With Bipartisan No Labels Group

No Labels, a fast growing, grassroots national movement dedicated to bipartisan, ending political gridlock, and solving national problems through consensus building has awarded U.S. Representative Glenn...

Sep 18, 2014

Thompson Agriculture Subcommittee Conducts Hearing on Soil Health

U.S. Representative Glenn 'GT' Thompson (PA-5), Chairman of the House Agriculture Subcommittee on Conservation, Energy, and Forestry, held a public hearing to examine the benefits of promoting soil health...

Sep 17, 2014

House Passes Resolution to Fund Government Operations and Confront ISIL Terrorist Threat

Issues: Military Service & Veterans Affairs

U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (PA-5) issued the following statement upon passage of H. J. Res. 24, Continuing Appropriations for Fiscal Year 2015...