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March 19, 2010 Press Release


Washington, D.C.—Erick Coolidge of Wellsboro has been named vice chairman of the newly created Dairy Advisory Commission under the U.S. Department of Agriculture.   U.S. Representative Glenn `GT’ Thompson, R-Howard, nominated Coolidge to the Commission back in September 2009, and he won the position in January of this year.

March 10, 2010 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—U.S. Representative Glenn `GT’ Thompson, R-Howard, today applauded the decision by Judge Sean McLaughlin, of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania, denying the motions for reconsideration by the U.S. Forest Service on McLaughlin’s  December 15, 2009 decision.  That decision allowed drilling to continue in the Allegheny National Forest.

March 2, 2010 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—A measure to congratulate Penn State IFC/Panhellenic Dance Marathon (THON) on its continued success in support of the Four Diamonds Fund at Penn State Hershey Children’s Hospital, H. Res. 1112, passed the U.S. House of Representatives today by voice vote.  It was introduced by U.S. Representative Glenn `GT’ Thompson, R-Howard.

February 25, 2010 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—U.S. Representative Glenn `GT’ Thompson, R-Howard, today announced Nicholas Fink, 17, of Oil City, has accepted a fully qualified appointment to the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, New York.  He is the son of John and Erin Fink.

February 23, 2010 Press Release


Washington, D.C.—U.S. Representative Glenn `GT’ Thompson, R-Howard, today announced that Bryan R. Schmidt, 17, of State College, has accepted a fully qualified appointment to the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, MD.  Bryan is the son of Robert and Stephanie Schmidt.

February 12, 2010 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—U.S. Representative Glenn `GT’ Thompson, R-Howard, today announced that Eugene H. Lefebvre, III, 18, of Titusville, has accepted a fully qualified appointment for admission to the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, CO.  Eugene is the son of Eugene II and Jennifer Lefebvre.

February 3, 2010 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—At a hearing today in the House Education and Labor Committee, U.S. Representative Glenn `GT’ Thompson, R-Howard, questioned U.S. Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis,  on President Obama’s Executive Order encouraging Project Labor Agreements (PLAs) for federal contracts and asked why the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has imposed them when going to bid.

February 2, 2010 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Today U.S. Representative Glenn `GT’ Thompson, R-Howard, wrote to Pennsylvania Attorney General Tom Corbett  to ask him to investigate claims in Ralph M. Bailets’ suit against the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission (PTC), in which he alleges corruption and waste.

February 2, 2010 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Anthony D. Rombold, 19, of Summerville in Jefferson County, will soon join the cadets at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, according to U.S. Representative Glenn `GT’ Thompson, R-Howard, who nominated him.  Anthony is the son of Rick and Celeste Rombold.

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