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July 7, 2009 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—U.S. Representative Glenn `GT’ Thompson, R-Howard, today announced the Department of Health and Human Services has awarded $525,170 to Keystone Rural Health Consortia for renovation of the Cameron County Health Care Center.

July 6, 2009 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—U.S. Representative Glenn `GT’ Thompson, R-Howard, today announced he will co-sponsor a workshop detailing how to apply for energy grants both on the state and federal levels.

June 25, 2009 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—U.S. Representative Glenn `GT’ Thompson, R-Howard, today announced the Federal Aviation Administration has awarded a $1,383,200 grant to the University Park Airport for airport drainage improvements and to install runway lighting.

June 25, 2009 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—U.S. Representative Glenn `GT’ Thompson, R-Howard, today announced $99,000 has been awarded to the St. Mary’s Area Economic Development Corporation from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

The Rural Business Enterprise Grant will be used for a revolving loan fund for small and emerging businesses in Elk and Cameron counties.

June 24, 2009 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Members of the Education and Labor Committee got their first and only hearing today on the Democratic Health Care Reform package.  It lasted all of three hours on a health care system that may change the lives of all Americans.  July 31st is the deadline for bill passage set by the majority leadership.

June 19, 2009 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—U.S. Representative Glenn `GT’ Thompson, R-Howard, today announced that he requested  $250,000 for the Lycoming County Emergency Operations Center, that was included in the Commerce, Justice, Science Appropriations  measure for fiscal year 2010, which passed the House of Representatives last night.

June 19, 2009 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—U.S. Representative Glenn `GT’ Thompson, R-Howard, today announced that he requested  $250,000 for  the upgrade of the Centre County  Emergency Communication System, that was included  in the Commerce, Justice, Science Appropriations  measure for fiscal year 2010, which passed the House of Representatives last night.

June 16, 2009 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—U.S. Representative Glenn `GT’ Thompson, R-Howard, today received a copy of a letter from Agriculture Secretary Thomas Vilsack, declaring that the counties of Warren and McKean fall under a disaster designation due to agricultural losses from excessive snow last winter.

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