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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.

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.

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