Press Releases

October 31, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Eight Members of the Pennsylvania Republican Congressional Delegation offered the following statement after voting to block Speaker Pelosi and Intelligence Committee Chairman Schiff’s last-minute vote to legitimize the baseless push to impeach President Trump:

October 22, 2019 Press Release
Delegation requests Volker Transcript Access

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson, Dean of the Pennsylvania Republicans, requested that the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence provide increased transparency and unrestricted access of Ambassador Kurt Volker’s testimony transcript to all members of Congress.

October 9, 2019 Press Release
Appalachian Regional Commission POWER grant will be used to transform Oil City National Bank Building

BRADFORD, Pa. – Today, U.S. Rep.

October 8, 2019 Press Release
$725,850 awarded to expansion of North Central PA LaunchBox

BRADFORD, Pa. – Today, U.S. Representative Glenn “GT” Thompson announced that Clearfield County, Pennsylvania and the Pennsylvania State University, DuBois campus are the recipients of a POWER grant from the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC).

September 25, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – After Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s impeachment inquiry announcement and the Trump Administration’s release of the phone call transcript with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, Congressman Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson issued the following statement:

September 23, 2019 Press Release
Penn State to research automated driving systems operability & safety

WASHINGTON, DC – The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) was recently awarded a $8,409,444 Automated Driving System Demonstration Grant by the U.S. Department of Transportation, to test the safe integration of automated driving systems within work zones.

September 19, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DCCongressman Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (PA-15) voted in favor of H.R. 4378, a short-term appropriations bill known as a continuing resolution, which will fund government operations at Fiscal Year 2019 levels beyond the beginning of Fiscal Year 2020 (October 1, 2019) and for seven weeks, through November 21, 2019. 

September 12, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Glenn “GT” Thompson, a senior member of the House Agriculture Committee and former Chairman of the Subcommittee on Conservation and Forestry, released the following statement after the Environment Protection Agency and Army Corp of Engineers announced the end of the Waters of the United States (WOTUS) Rule:

September 10, 2019 Press Release
AML Reauthorization Act Will Renew Abandoned Mine Land Trust Fund

Washington, DC – Last night, Representatives Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (PA-15) and Matt Cartwright (PA-08) introduced H.R.4248, the Abandoned Mine Land Reauthorization Act to reauthorize the Abandoned Mine Land (AML) trust fund, originally established in 1977 via the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act.

September 9, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Glenn “GT” Thompson announced the Cresson Volunteer Fire Company as the recipient of an $11,000 U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development Economic Impact Initiative Grant. The funds will be used to complete much needed repairs to the facility.