Thompson supports pay raise for American troops, increased readiness, actions to strengthen our nation’s missile defense systems
WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson voted in favor of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2019, which boosts defense spending, increases military personnel and gives a pay raise to our troops.
2015 Franklin Area HS graduate accepts fully-qualified appointment
BELLEFONTE, Pa. – U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson today, announced that Mr. Austin Andres of Franklin, Pa. has accepted a fully-qualified appointment to the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md.
U.S. Representative Glenn 'GT' Thompson wrote the following op-ed for PennLive/The Patriot-News:
When my wife, Penny, and I were just starting out in the early 1980s, like many young couples, we struggled to make ends meet.
WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson today issued the following statement after President Donald J. Trump withdrew the U.S. from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), commonly referred to as the Iran Nuclear Deal:
39 students entered PA-05 Congressional Art Contest
BELLEFONTE, Pa. – U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson today announced the winner of the 2018 Congressional Art Competition: Ms. Megan Smith, a 12th-grader at Bellefonte Area High School.
Amendment to scrap EAS fails in House, Thompson highlights importance of rural airports during passionate floor speech
WASHINGTON – U.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).
Thompson introduces Melissa Hamsher to discuss her work with permitting natural gas projects in Appalachia
WASHINGTON – U.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).
FFA an integral part of agriculture career and technical education for American youth
WASHINGTON – U.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.
House Agriculture Committee advances Agriculture and Nutrition Act
WASHINGTON – U.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.
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.