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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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January 19, 2011 Press Release

Washington, D.C.— U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson, R-Howard, today voted in favor of repealing the flawed health care reform bill, originally passed in March of 2009.  The final vote count on H.R. 2 was 245-189 in favor of passage.  Thompson offered the following statement on the House Floor during today’s debate:  

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January 19, 2011 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson, R- Howard, today announced he has hired Parish Braden as his new communications director.  Braden will replace Tina Kreisher, who is retiring.

January 5, 2011 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson, R-Howard, today took the oath of office as a Member of the 112th Congress.  Vowing to put great focus on deficit reduction, Thompson said:

December 22, 2010 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson today learned from House Agriculture Committee Chairman-Elect Frank Lucas that he will lead the Agriculture Subcommittee on Conservation, Energy & Forestry for the upcoming 112th Congress, beginning January 5th, 2011.

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December 17, 2010 Press Release

Washington, D.C.— Just before midnight U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson voted in favor of the compromise tax package that will stop looming tax increases from taking effect January 1st.  The bill passed the Senate earlier in the week and the House passed it late tonight by a vote of  277-148.  The following is Thompson’s statement on his vote:

December 17, 2010 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson today learned he has been reappointed to the House Agriculture Committee and the Education and Labor Committee.  In addition, he will serve on the Natural Resources Committee, which has jurisdiction over natural resource development, such as the Marcellus Shale natural gas play.

December 3, 2010 Press Release

Washington, D.C.— During a reception last evening, hosted by the American Public Transportation Association (APTA), U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson, R-Howard, congratulated Hugh Mose, General Manager of the Centre Area Transportation Authority (CATA) for receiving the APTA’s Outstanding Public Transportation Award.

November 17, 2010 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—The U.S. House of Representatives today passed a resolution by U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson, R-Howard, honoring Joe Paterno on his 400th win as Penn State Nittany Lions Football head coach.

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