Press Releases

April 16, 2009 Press Release

Attends Public Meeting, Meets with ANF Leadership, and Local Stakeholders to Reaffirm his Support of Private Property and States Rights, and Energy Production in the ANF

April 15, 2009 Press Release

Titusville, PA – U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson, R-Howard, announced today that Ian Eisenhauer of Jersey Shore has accepted a fully qualified appointment to attend the U.S. Naval Academy at Annapolis, Maryland. Ian is the son of Walter and Doreen Eisenhauer and is currently a senior at Jersey Shore High School.

April 14, 2009 Press Release

Bellefonte, PA – With the arrival of Tax Day, millions of Americans are preparing to do one of three things: file their taxes, file for a tax extension, or simply not pay their taxes at all.

April 2, 2009 Press Release

Washington, DC – U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson, R-Howard, introduced legislation this week that will amend the Small Business Act by allowing third parties the opportunity to provide high-quality distance training and education to potential and existing entrepreneurs through the use of technology.

April 1, 2009 Press Release

Washington, DC – U.S Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson, Howard, issued the following statement summarizing recent meetings he initiated between his staff and vested interests regarding the numerous issues surrounding the Allegheny National Forest  (ANF) and  local communities: 

March 31, 2009 Press Release

Group will develop policy that ensures energy independence without raising taxes

Washington, DC – U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (R-Pa.), has been tapped by House Republican Leader John Boehner (R-Ohio), to serve as a member of the House GOP American Energy Solutions Group. The group will be chaired by Republican Conference Chairman Mike Pence (R-Ind.).

March 30, 2009 Press Release

Washington, DC – U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson, this afternoon delivered a letter to Kent Connaughton, Regional Forester for the United States Forest Service (USFS), outlining his concerns with the review process currently in place for oil and natural gas permits on the Allegheny National Forest (ANF).

March 27, 2009 Press Release

DuBois, PA – U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson, Howard, and State Representative Matt Gabler, Treasure Lake, announced today that their district office staff will hold joint office hours to assist constituents with both federal and state issues on Thursday, April 2.

March 26, 2009 Press Release

President’s budget will leave a legacy of debt for future generations

Washington, DC – U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson, R-Pa., today called on the Administration to look to the future, and focus on implementing smart government, not big government solutions, when tackling the many challenges facing our economy.

March 17, 2009 Press Release

Washington, DC – U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson, R-Howard, joined his fellow freshman Republican colleagues in announcing legislation that directs the Secretary of the Treasury to recoup, within two weeks of passage, the $165 million in bonuses paid to American International Group (AIG) executives.