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March 2, 2011 Press Release

Washington, D.C. -- John “Jack” Mellgard, of Clearfield County, will soon join the midshipmen at the U.S. Naval Academy, according to U.S. Representative Glenn `GT’ Thompson, R-Howard, who nominated him.  John is the son of Reverend and Mrs. J. Robert Mellgard. 

February 22, 2011 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson, R-Howard, today announced that he will hold a constituent town hall meeting on Wednesday, February 23rd, in Lock Haven, Clinton County.  The meeting is open to the public and designed as a forum to hear from constituents of the 5th Congressional District.  Details of the event are as follows:

February 18, 2011 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson today voted in support of House Amendment (H. AMDT.) # 214, a measure to prohibit funds for the Department of Education Regulations on Gainful Employment.

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February 11, 2011 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson today voted in support of H. Res. 72, a resolution directing House committees to inventory and review existing, pending, and proposed regulations and orders from agencies of the Federal Government, with respect to their effect on jobs and economic growth.

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February 9, 2011 Press Release

 

Washington, D.C.—Nathan Weber, 19, of Lycoming County, will soon join the cadets at the U.S. Military Academy, according to U.S. Representative Glenn `GT’ Thompson, R-Howard, who nominated him.  Nathan is the son of William and Rae Weber. 

January 28, 2011 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, the White House announced that President Obama plans to visit Pennsylvania State University Park on Wednesday, February 2nd, to discuss America’s energy policies and the important work of the Energy Innovation Hub.  In response to the visit, Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (PA-5), issued the following statement: 

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January 27, 2011 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Yesterday, Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson participated in two of the first congressional oversight hearings of the 112th Congress under the new Republican-led majority.  Thompson’s first hearing with the House Education & Workforce Committee, entitled “State of the American Workforce,” focused on the Administration’s efforts to grow the economy and su

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January 25, 2011 Press Release

Washington, D.C. —This evening, Congressman Thompson will host Centre County Commissioner, Steve Dershem, as his honored guest for the President’s State of the Union address.  Preceding the speech, the two met to discuss the impacts of federal regulations upon localities and areas of mutual responsibility with regard to economic growth in Centre County and the Commonwealth.  Th

January 25, 2011 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson today learned he has been appointed to the Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources of the House Natural Resources Committee.  This appointment follows Thompson’s recent appointment to the full House Natural Resources Committee and reappointment to the full House Agriculture and Education & Labor Committees. 

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