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May 5, 2011 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Rep. Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson, Chairman of the House Agriculture Committee's Subcommittee on Conservation, Energy, and Forestry held a public hearing to review the U.S.

May 5, 2011 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson today voted to support H.R. 1230, the Restarting American Offshore Leasing Now Act.  H.R. 1230, cosponsored by Thompson, requires the Secretary of the Interior to conduct oil and natural gas lease sales in the Gulf of Mexico and offshore Virginia that have been delayed or cancelled by the Obama Administration.

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May 2, 2011 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson issued the following statement on the death of terrorist leader Osama bin Laden:

April 28, 2011 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson issued the following statement regarding the current debate over gas prices and the need for bipartisan action to expand domestic energy production and avert America’s looming energy crisis:

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April 19, 2011 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson has joined a bipartisan group of 170 lawmakers expressing concern that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has proposed a dramatic expansion of federal jurisdiction under the Clean Water Act (CWA).

April 15, 2011 Press Release

 

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson today voted to support H. Con. Res. 34, the Fiscal Year 2012 Budget Resolution.  The measure passed the House by a vote of 235-193. Thompson released the following statement after final passage:

April 13, 2011 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - The House Natural Resources Committee today held a Full Committee markup on three energy bills cosponsored by Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson.  Today’s markup comes as energy experts predict gasoline prices could reach $5 per gallon by Memorial Day weekend

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April 9, 2011 Press Release

Washington, D.C.– Congressman Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson tonight voted to support H.R. 1363, a stop-gap funding measure to avert a government shutdown and reduce government spending. The full House passed the bill by a vote of 348-70.

April 7, 2011 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson today voted to support H.R 910, the Energy Tax Prevention Act of 2011, a bill to prevent the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) from acting beyond its authority granted by Congress.  H.R. 910 passed the full House today by a vote of 255-172.

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