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June 11, 2009 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—In a hearing today before the House Agriculture Committee, Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack answered the question of what the cost of the Cap and Trade proposal would be in rural America by saying that the Department of Agriculture had not finished its cost analysis but that innovation and green collar jobs would help to balance costs.

June 10, 2009 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—U.S. Representative Glenn `GT’ Thompson, R-Howard, today joined other members of the GOP American Energy Solutions Working Group to introduce their alternative to the proposed Cap and Trade legislation.

June 3, 2009 Press Release

Washington, DC—U.S. Representative Glenn `GT’ Thompson, R-Howard, today pushed the Forest Service to acknowledge that the economic downturn around the Allegheny National Forest was due to actions of the Forest Service in regard to oil and gas development and timbering.

May 29, 2009 Press Release

Washington, DC—U. S. Representative Glenn `GT’ Thompson, R-Howard, today announced the Federal Aviation Administration has awarded $627,000 to the Williamsport Municipal Airport Authority to extend a taxiway.

May 27, 2009 Press Release

Congressman Pence, thank you for your hard work and leadership on this issue. 

May 27, 2009 Press Release

DuBois—U.S. Representative Glenn `GT’ Thompson, R-Howard, said the legislation in Congress to create a cap and trade system will devastate our already strained economy, especially in Rural Pennsylvania.

May 22, 2009 Press Release

Washington, DC—U.S. Representative Glenn `GT’ Thompson, R-Howard, today joined Reps. Steve LaTourette (R-Ohio) and Dennis Kucinich (D-Ohio), in a press conference to discuss their letter to President Barack Obama asking that his Auto Task Force be returned to an advisory role and the Congress be involved in crafting legislation to address the Chrysler and GM crises.

May 20, 2009 Press Release

Washington, DC—A measure to encourage job creation in this nation passed the House of Representatives today.

May 19, 2009 Press Release

Washington, DC—U.S. Representative Glenn `GT’ Thompson, R-Howard, today announced that the Department of Health and Human Services has awarded a $22,117 grant to Clarion University, for an advanced education nursing traineeship.

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