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October 19, 2010 Press Release

Titusville, PA – Congressman Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (R-Howard) announced this afternoon that he had received a call from the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) informing him that the Susquehanna Economic Development Association Council of Governments (SEDA-COG) Joint Rail Authority has been awarded $10 million from the DOT, through a competitive TIGER II grant.

October 4, 2010 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—U.S Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson, R-Howard, today announced the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded a $119,525 Environmental Education grant to the Galeton (lead organization), Austin, Coudersport, Northern Potter and Oswayo Valley School Districts, with their regional and commonwealth partners.

September 29, 2010 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson, R-Howard, today told a rally of a thousand students that, “You have every right to determine your own educational needs; you have every right to determine your future career path; and, you have every right to make your own destiny.”

September 23, 2010 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—“I traveled more than 4000 miles throughout the 17 counties of the Fifth Congressional District during the month of August.  I listened to my friends and neighbors about their concerns with the direction of the government, soaring unemployment rates, a government takeover of healthcare, and the overwhelming debt for the country,” said U.S.

September 22, 2010 Press Release

 Washington, D.C.—U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson, R-Howard, today announced the U.S. Department of Commerce has awarded a $457,500 grant to the Mifflin County Industrial Development Authority (MCIDA) for improvements at the MCIDC Plaza.

September 13, 2010 Press Release

 Washington, D.C.—U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson, R-Howard, today announced the Federal Transit Administration under the U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded $2,002,950 to River Valley Transit for construction related to the Church Street Transportation Center.

September 8, 2010 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson, R-Howard, today announced the U.S.

August 18, 2010 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—U.S. Representative Glenn `GT’ Thompson, R-Howard today announced  October 1, 2010,  is the deadline for high school seniors to apply for nomination through the Bellefonte District Office for acceptance into one of the four military academies for the year 2011. 

July 30, 2010 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson, R-Howard, today sent a letter to President Barack Obama with 17 additional bipartisan signatures to ask that Joe Paterno be awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom.

July 28, 2010 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—The House Agriculture Committee today passed H.R 5509, The Chesapeake Bay Restoration and Improvement Act.  U.S.

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