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December 2, 2011 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has announced that changes have been made to the Fiscal Year 2011 Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) program award procedures, according to U.S. Representative Glenn 'GT' Thompson.

December 2, 2011 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson today voted to support H.R. 3010, the Regulatory Accountability Act, which passed the U.S. House of Representatives by a vote of 253-167.  H.R.

December 1, 2011 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson today during a radio address reminded Medicare beneficiaries of the upcoming December 7th, 2011, deadline for the 2012 Medicare Open Annual Enrollment Period.  The full text of Thompson’s remarks, which includes additional Medicare beneficiary enrollment information, are provided below.   

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November 18, 2011 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson today voted to support a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution of the United States. During general debate, Representative Thompson delivered remarks in support of the resolution.  The measure, H. J. Res.

November 15, 2011 Press Release

Note: On November 17, 2011, FEMA amended the disaster declaration for communities impacted by Tropical Storm Lee to include Mifflin County.

November 11, 2011 Press Release
U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson, R-Howard, today released the following statement in recognition of Veterans Day...
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.

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