Washington, DC—U.S. Representative Glenn `GT’ Thompson, R-Howard, today used a parliamentary procedure on the floor of the House of Representatives to add a deficit trigger into a bill called The 21st Century Green High-Performing Public School Facilities Act (H.R. 2187). The vote split on party lines and the measure failed 182 to 247.
Washington, DC—U.S. Representative Glenn `GT’ Thompson today announced the Department of Health and Human Services has awarded a grant to the Pennsylvania State University Population Research Institute and Graduate Program in Demography that will enable them to train pre- and post-doctoral students.
Washington, DC—U.S. Representative Glenn `GT’ Thompson today joined his colleagues in the American Energy Solutions Group in a public summit to oppose the Democrat’s misguided national energy tax, called Cap and Trade.
WASHINGTON, DC –Congressmen Glenn `GT’ Thompson (R-Howard) and Gerry Connolly (D-VA) have sponsored legislation to repeal the 3 percent federal telephone excise tax that was first imposed in 1898 to help fund the Spanish American War. It is time to “hang up on the telephone excise tax,” they said.
Washington, DC—U.S. Representative Glenn `GT’ Thompson, R-Howard, today announced Cory A. Smith of Kersey has accepted a fully qualified appointment to attend the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Cory is the son of Craig and Suzanne Smith and is currently a senior at St. Marys Area High School.
Washington, DC – U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson, R-Howard, announced today that Parker Herrington, a Clearfield Area High School senior, has accepted a fully qualified appointment to attend the U.S. Air Force Academy located in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Parker is the son of David and Jill Herrington.
Washington, DC – U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson, R-Howard, a member of the House Small Business Committee, participated in a hearing this afternoon that focused on the impact of cap-and-trade legislation on small business and family farms. Cap-and-trade is a policy that limits the amount of carbon emitted into the atmosphere.
Washington, D.C. — U.S. Representative Glenn “GT” Thompson, R-Howard, was briefed today on the swine flu by members of the President’s Cabinet and officials from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC).
Higher energy costs and increased unemployment to follow