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October 4, 2018 Press Release
Appointment Made By Speaker of the House Paul Ryan

WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson has been appointed a member of the National Council on the Arts, which advises the National Endowment for the Arts on its grant programs and other priorities.

October 1, 2018 Press Release
October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

WASHINGTON – The House of Representatives recently approved U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson’s bill to reauthorize services and support for victims of domestic violence. The House approved the bill just in time for Domestic Violence Awareness Month.

September 17, 2018 Press Release
Appalachian Regional Commission, USDA funds will replace 2 damaged water storage tanks with 43,000-gallon glass fused steel tank

BELLEFONTE, Pa. – U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson today announced $250,000 in federal funding that will replace aging water tanks in Rixford to ensure the community has access to safe drinking water.  

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

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

August 14, 2018 Press Release
PA Wilds Media Labs will be developed in McKean County

BELLEFONTE, Pa. – U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson today announced a federal grant that will help the PA Wilds Center for Entrepreneurship, Inc. (PA Wilds Center) establish a business incubator/accelerator in McKean County that will serve businesses across the Pennsylvania Wilds region.

August 8, 2018 Press Release
Grant will purchase safety equipment, remove runway obstructions

BELLEFONTE, Pa. – U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson today announced a federal grant that will help the Bradford Regional Airport (BRA) make safety equipment upgrades and remove obstructions from the runway.

August 1, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTONPresident Donald J. Trump signed U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson’s career and technical education bill Tuesday during a ceremony in the Oval Office of the White House.  

July 26, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTONU.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson joined C-SPAN’s Washington Journal this morning to talk about his legislation that strengthens and improves career and technical education. He was joined by cosponsor U.S. Representative Raja Krishnamoorthi (D-IL) for the discussion.

July 25, 2018 Press Release
Bill now heads to President Trump’s desk to be signed into law

WASHINGTON – The House of Representatives today unanimously approved U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson’s bipartisan legislation to strengthen and improve career and technical education and give Americans the skills they need to compete for in-demand jobs.

July 23, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON -- U.S. Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC), chairwoman of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce, and U.S. Rep. Glenn Thompson (R-PA), made the following joint statement upon passage of H.R. 2353, the Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act:

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