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December 17, 2009 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—U.S. Representative Glenn `GT’ Thompson, R-Howard, today said he was happy to join his Small Business Committee colleague Rep. Bobby Bright, D-AL, in introducing a bipartisan bill to assist small businesses.

December 16, 2009 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—U.S. Representative Glenn `GT’ Thompson, R-Howard, today issued the following statement after Judge Sean McLaughlin of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania issued an injunction lifting the ban on drilling permits in the Allegheny National Forest:

December 10, 2009 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—U.S. Representative Glenn `GT’ Thompson, R-Howard, today reiterated his opposition to tolling Interstate 80 in a letter to Ray LaHood, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Transportation.  He strongly protested Pennsylvania’s application to implement tolls on Interstate 80, and  urged the Secretary to reject the application.

December 8, 2009 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Co-Vice Chairman of the bipartisan Congressional Rural Caucus, U.S. Representative Glenn `GT’ Thompson, R-Howard, today had an opportunity to meet with Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Julius Genachowski on the National Broadband Plan and how it can benefit rural communities.

December 3, 2009 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—U.S. Representative Glenn `GT’ Thompson, R-Howard, today sent a letter to the Allegheny National Forest Supervisor Leanne Marten asking that all meetings on the Transition Environmental Impact Statement (TEIS) be open to the public.

November 20, 2009 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—U.S. Representative Glenn `GT’ Thompson, R-Howard, today sent a letter to the Chairman of the Education and Labor Committee, Rep. George Miller, D-CA, asking that Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis appear before the Committee to answer questions about the Administration’s economic recovery efforts and the lack of clarity in job reports from the stimulus funds.

November 20, 2009 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Members of the Pennsylvania Congressional Delegation, today at a briefing on Capitol Hill, had an opportunity to learn how the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) plans to evaluate the current application from the Turnpike Commission to toll Interstate 80.

November 17, 2009 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—U.S. Representative Glenn `GT’ Thompson, R-Howard, announced today that the U.S. Census Bureau is accepting applications for temporary employment.

November 10, 2009 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—U. S. Rep Glenn "GT" Thompson, R-Howard, Saturday voted "No" on the health care bill that passed the House of Representatives, 220-215.

November 6, 2009 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—U.S. Representative Glenn `GT’ Thompson, R-Howard  today blasted the Democrat leadership,  who are proceeding with a vote on the Pelosi Health Care bill that promises to kill jobs in small business.  “It flies in the face of reason when you see the new unemployment figure of 10.2%,” said Thompson.

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