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April 27, 2018 Press Release
Amendment to scrap EAS fails in House, Thompson highlights importance of rural airports during passionate floor speech

WASHINGTONU.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson today pushed back on an attempt to eliminate federal funding for rural air service as the House of Representatives passed legislation to reauthorize funding for the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).

April 25, 2018 Press Release
Thompson introduces Melissa Hamsher to discuss her work with permitting natural gas projects in Appalachia

WASHINGTONU.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson today welcomed a State College constituent to testify before the House Natural Resources Committee on the impact of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA).

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April 25, 2018 Press Release
FFA an integral part of agriculture career and technical education for American youth

WASHINGTONU.S. Representatives Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (R-PA) and Jim Langevin (D-RI) have introduced a bill to modernize the charter of the National FFA Organization (formerly Future Farmers of America) to better reflect agriculture education in the 21st Century.  

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April 18, 2018 Press Release
House Agriculture Committee advances Agriculture and Nutrition Act

WASHINGTONU.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson today voted in favor of moving H.R. 2, the Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018, out of the Agriculture Committee and to consideration before the full House of Representatives.

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April 16, 2018 Press Release
Congressional staff office hours to take place Wednesday in Huntingdon

BELLEFONTE, Pa.U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson today, announced that his staff will host constituent office hours from 10 a.m. to noon on Wednesday, April 18 in Huntingdon.

April 12, 2018 Press Release
2018 Farm Bill helps farmers and ranchers, while making historic investments in opportunities for SNAP recipients

WASHINGTONU.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson today joined with Chairman K. Michael Conaway (R-TX) and members of the House Agriculture Committee to introduce a new Farm Bill, H.R. 2, the Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018.

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April 11, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTONU.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson today issued the following statement after Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) announced that he will retire at the end of the 115th Congress:

April 5, 2018 Press Release
Enrollment for improved program opens April 9

BELLEFONTE, Pa.U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson today applauded the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) for its announcement to reopen enrollment for an improved safety net program for dairy farmers.

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March 22, 2018 Press Release
Historic investments in military, education, and new resources to combat the opioid crisis

WASHINGTON U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson today voted in favor of a bipartisan comprehensive package to fund federal discretionary spending through the end of Fiscal Year 2018, which ends on September 30.

March 1, 2018 Press Release
Largest research contract in the university’s history will span a decade

BELLEFONTE, Pa.U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson today congratulated Penn State University’s Applied Research Laboratory on being awarded a contract from the U.S. Navy to conduct research and development to improve national security.

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