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June 11, 2010 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Back in January 1985, Boris Weisfeiler, a mathematics professor at Penn State, disappeared during a hiking trip in Chile near the controversial colony known as Colonia Dignidad.  Today, his is the only case of a missing U.S. citizen from the Pinochet-era for which there has never been a full accounting of the circumstances surrounding his disappearance.

June 10, 2010 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson, R-Howard, today announced the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) has awarded a $199,500 grant to the Clearfield-Jefferson County Regional Airport Authority.

June 9, 2010 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—DuBois Business College this year celebrates 125 years of education for the people of the area. 

In recognition of their longevity, U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson today read a statement of congratulations on the floor of the House of Representatives.

June 9, 2010 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson, R-Howard, today announced his official website has been revamped and improved for better access and readability.

May 26, 2010 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—John Dippold, President of Innovative Sintered Metals in St. Marys today told the Committee on Small Business of the U. S. House of Representatives that,“in crisis, there is opportunity.”

May 25, 2010 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson, R-Howard, today announced his support for an effort to reach out to the American people to engage them in a new agenda for the nation called “America Speaking Out”.

May 20, 2010 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—The U.S. Department of Education has proposed a rule that has the potential to close some private secondary institutions and keep fewer students from accessing federal lending for career and technical education.

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May 19, 2010 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Dr. Thomas Butler, superintendent of Ridgway Area School District in Elk County, today testified before a U.S. House hearing on education stating that, “We need to transform our schools to meet the needs of the 21st century.” Dr. Butler said he faces three challenges to that transformation.
 

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May 13, 2010 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Britaney Dunkle, a senior at Franklin High School, has won the Congressional Art Competition for the 5th District sponsored by U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson, R-Howard.  Her pencil drawing will hang on the walls of the tunnel between the Cannon House Office Building and the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C.

May 5, 2010 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—The Federal Emergency Management Agency under the Department of Homeland Security has awarded $126,825 in Assistance to Firefighter Grants to the Bradford City Fire Department, according to U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson, R-Howard.

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