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November 11, 2011 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Earlier today, U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (PA-5) sent the following letter to the White House, withdrawing his support for the recommendation of former Penn State University football coach Joe Paterno for the Presidential Medal of Freedom. The full text of the letter is provided below. 

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November 11, 2011

November 4, 2011 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), in cooperation with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), will conduct the first nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System (EAS), according to U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson, R-Howard.

November 4, 2011 Press Release
U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (R-PA), Chairman of the House Agriculture Subcommittee on Conservation, Energy, and Forestry today held a public hearing to review Phase II...
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October 31, 2011 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representatives Glenn 'GT' Thompson (R-05), Jason Altmire (D-04), Bill Shuster (R-09), Mike Kelly (R-03), and Tom Marino (R-10) released the following statement regarding the Senate’s failure to take action on the bipartisan Reducing Regulatory Burdens Act (H.R.

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October 20, 2011 Press Release

Lock Haven, Pa. – Students from high schools throughout the Centre Region today attended a government seminar at Lock Haven University, in Lock Haven, Pa. “Government Outreach 2011” – an event hosted by U.S.

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October 19, 2011 Press Release

Bradford, PA – Students from high schools throughout the Western part of the 5th Congressional District today attended a government seminar, “Government Outreach 2011,” at the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford.  “Government Outreach 2011” – hosted by U.S.

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October 12, 2011 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson tonight voted to support legislation implementing three pending free-trade agreements with Colombia (H.R. 3078), Panama (H.R. 3079), South Korea (H.R. 3080), and an extension of federal Trade Adjustment Assistance programs (H.R. 2832).  All four measures passed the U.S.

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October 12, 2011 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (R-PA) and U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) today introduced the Education for Tomorrow’s Jobs Act (H.R. 3154 and S. 1686).

September 30, 2011 Press Release

In October, students from high schools across the 5th Congressional District of Pennsylvania attended Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson’s “Government Outreach 2011,” a two-day seminar at the Pittsburgh University at Bradford and

September 27, 2011 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson today wrote the following letter to local union representatives of the U.S. Postal Service (USPS). Thompson issued the letter after “informational rallies” were held by four USPS national employee union groups, including the National Rural Letter Carriers' Association, at his Bellefonte and Titusville offices.

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