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February 28, 2017 Press Release

Will offer testimony before the House Appropriations Committee in support of increased resource management through timbering

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (PA-05) this afternoon will testify before the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies.

February 16, 2017 Press Release

Young Farmer Success Act’ offers beginning farmers same student loan assistance to teachers, nurses, public servants

February 15, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson released the following statement to the media regarding issues surrounding the resignation of former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn:

February 8, 2017 Newsletter

Dear Friends, 

The House of Representatives is off to a busy start in Washington, D.C. in 2017. We officially began the 115th Congress and witnessed the Inauguration of our 45th President Donald J. Trump. I am grateful to again be the voice of Pennsylvania's 5th Congressional District in our nation's capital.

February 3, 2017 Press Release

After lengthy Immigration Process Father Quimno Scheduled to Return

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (PA-05) today announced that the pastor of St. Bernard’s Church in Falls Creek, Pa. will return to the parish after a lengthy process involving U.S. Immigration.

January 30, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON -- U.S. Representative Glenn 'GT' Thompson (PA-05) today issued the following statement on President Donald J. Trump's travel ban:

January 24, 2017 Press Release

Bill would direct Medicare to once again cover recreational therapy for patients

January 24, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (PA-05) today released the following statement in regard to President Donald J. Trump’s executive action to advance two pipeline projects in the United States:

January 13, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (PA-05) has been named Vice Chairman of the House Agriculture Committee for the 115th Congress.

House Agriculture Committee Chairman K. Michael Conaway (R-TX) made the announcement this morning as he welcomed six new Members of Congress to serve on the Agriculture Committee.

January 4, 2017 Press Release


WASHINGTON, D.C. -- U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (PA-05) today was sworn in as United States Representative for Pennsylvania's 5th District in the 115th Congress.  Rep. Thompson was joined by his wife, Penny, as well as family members, friends, and supporters.


In The News

November 24, 2014 In The News

U.S. Rep. Glenn Thompson, along with U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey, R-Pa., and eight additional members of the Pennsylvania delegation in the U.S. House of Representatives, on Friday voiced concerns with the rule...

November 24, 2014 In The News

U.S. Rep. Glenn Thompson, R-Pa., on Friday announced a Community Outreach Open House to highlight economic opportunities associated with the East Branch Rehabilitation Project that will be held in Ridgeway from...

September 29, 2014 In The News

"Leaders in Pennsylvania's natural resource industries contend that offering federal protections to a cave-dwelling bat would cripple the economy and cost jobs.

September 16, 2014 In The News

"The (EPA’s) attempt to expand its authority under the guise of the Clean Water Act would undermine this carefully crafted partnership that is supported by Democrats and Republicans alike..."

August 25, 2014 In The News

A bill that could help curb suicide rates in the military is making its way to the U.S. Senate, thanks in part to the work of a pair of Pennsylvania’s legislators. The Mental Evaluation Parity for Service Members Act has been championed by both Republican Sen. Pat Toomey and Rep. Glenn Thompson, R-Howard Township.

June 19, 2014 In The News

Nearly one in five Army soldiers enters the service with a psychiatric disorder, and nearly half of all soldiers who tried suicide first attempted it before enlisting, according to recent Army reports...

December 12, 2013 In The News

"We lost a lot of our manufacturing jobs after World War II, up through the '60s and early '70s. We have the capability now, with the affordable energy supply in shale gas, to be able to regenerate those jobs again...

November 14, 2013 In The News

U.S. Rep. Glenn Thompson, R-Howard Township, gained more support for a bill he’s been involved with since last year, when four other lawmakers introduced the same bill Thursday in the Senate to help those living with disabilities have more control over their futures...