Press Releases

July 5, 2011 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Rural Business-Cooperative Service (RBS) this week announced the availability of approximately $37 million in Value-Added Producer Grants (VAPG) for Fiscal Year 2011, according to Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson, R-Howard.

June 28, 2011 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson today announced that the United State Department of Agriculture (USDA) has awarded $99,000 in grant funding to Downtown Lock Haven Inc. (DLH) in Clinton County.

June 2, 2011 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – On Thursday morning, Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson delivered the following speech on the House floor regarding the necessity of enacting serious budgetary and spending reforms, in order to restore confidence in our economy and preserve America’s AAA credit rating.  Within hours of Thompson’s speech, an announcement was made by Moody’s Investors Services

June 2, 2011 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, the Obama Administration’s Department of Education issued the “gainful employment” regulation, a controversial policy that would impose arbitrary requirements on proprietary schools and deny access to career college students, particularly minority and low income students.

May 26, 2011 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson’s amendment today passed the full U.S. House of Representatives by voice vote as part of H.R. 1540, the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2012.  The amendment is nearly identical to H.R.

May 24, 2011 Press Release
Representatives Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (R-PA) and Shelley Berkley (D-NV) today introduced H.R. 1958...
May 12, 2011 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson Thursday voted in support of H.R. 1231, the Reversing President Obama’s Offshore Moratorium Act, which passed the House by a vote of 243-179.  H.R.

May 11, 2011 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson today introduced H.R. 1832, the Servicemembers’ Telemedicine & E-Health Portability (STEP) Act. The STEP Act will expand the current Department of Defense (DOD) state licensure exemption to allow credentialed health care professionals to work across state borders without having to obtain a new state license.