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February 4, 2009 Press Release

Washington, DC – U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson, R-Howard, was informed by the House Republican Leader this afternoon that he has been appointed to the House Education and Labor Committee.  This appointment is in addition to the Thompson’s seat on the Agriculture and Small Business Committees.

February 2, 2009 Press Release

Punxsutawney, PA - In an age old tradition in Northwestern Pennsylvania, thousands flocked to Gobbler’s Knob to witness Punxsutawney Phil make his 123nd prediction as to when winter will end.  Phil made his debut at Gobbler’s Knob in 1887.
 

January 28, 2009 Press Release

Washington, DC – U.S. Representative Glenn “GT” Thompson, R-Howard, today voted in opposition to a massive $1.1 trillion spending  package crafted by Speaker Pelosi and House Democrats that will do little to stimulate the economy and create jobs.

January 27, 2009 Press Release

Washington, DC – Holding true to a campaign pledge to end the partisan politics that has consumed Washington for decades, President Obama met with House Republicans today to discuss the state of the economy and to solicit their ideas for an economic recovery and rescue package. Thompson issued the following statement after meeting with the President:

January 22, 2009 Press Release

 

Washington, DC – U.S. Representative Glenn “GT” Thompson, R-Howard, joined hundreds of Fifth District residents who made the journey to Washington to celebrate life and participate in the 36th Annual March for Life.  Thompson issued the following statement:

January 21, 2009 Press Release

Washington, DC – U.S. Representative Glenn “GT” Thompson, R-Howard, joined 165 other Members today in exercising fiscal responsibility by voting to deny the Department of the Treasury access to an additional $350 billion of taxpayers’ dollars to bailout corporate America.
 

January 20, 2009 Press Release

Washington, DC – U.S. Representative Glenn "GT" Thompson, R-Howard, issued the following statement on the swearing in Barack H. Obama as the 44th President of the United States and Joseph R. Biden as the Vice President of the United States:

January 16, 2009 Press Release

Television broadcast feeds to switch from analog to digital on February 17

January 14, 2009 Press Release

Disappointed that debate and input were prevented by the Democratic Leadership

January 13, 2009 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Glenn “GT” Thompson, R-Howard, announced today that the Ridgway Fire Department is recipient of $190,000 in federal dollars through the Department of Homeland Security’s Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) Program to purchase a new tanker truck. AFG is administered through the Federal Emergency Management Agency, otherwise known as FEMA.

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