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January 6, 2021 Press Release

"I unequivocally support the right to peacefully assemble, but what occurred today at the U.S. Capitol was senseless, violent and destructive—and counter to American values.
 
My staff and I are safe, thanks to the efforts of the Capitol Police, who have been working tirelessly to reinstate the peace. This was a sad day for our nation and totally unacceptable."

December 21, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed an additional COVID-19 relief package which includes $13 billion in support for the agriculture industry. The legislation provides continued direct relief for producers, additional emergency nutrition assistance, support for food purchases, and funding for rural broadband.
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December 21, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed an additional COVID-19 relief package amounting to $900 billion. The legislation includes Congressman Thompson's bill, the LOCAL Act, which will extend the deadline to spend Coronavirus Relief Funds for one year, to December 31, 2021.
December 14, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC — Today, U.S. Rep. Glenn “GT” Thompson announced Parish Braden as Republican Staff Director of the House Agriculture Committee in the 117th Congress. Braden currently serves as Republican Staff Director of the House Committee on Natural Resources.

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December 10, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Representatives Glenn 'GT' Thompson (PA-15) and Madeleine Dean (PA-04) introduced the Coronavirus Relief Fund Expansion Act, which wil

December 2, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC — Today, Congressman Glenn 'GT' Thompson was elected by the Republican Steering Committee to serve as Republican Leader of the House Agriculture Committee in the 117th Congress. At the conclusion of the vote, Congressman Thompson issued the following statement:
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November 24, 2020 Press Release
HOWARD, PA — Today, U.S. Representatives Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (R-PA), Collin Peterson (D-MN), and James Comer (R-KY) sent a letter to House Leadership and the Appropriations Committee requesting language delaying implementation of the April 2020 Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Order granting Ligado’s application to deploy a terrestrial nationwide network to provide 5G services.
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November 20, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC — Today, Congressman Glenn 'GT' Thompson was unanimously re-elected to the Republican Steering Committee by 14 of his colleagues who represent both Pennsylvania and Kentucky.

November 7, 2020 Press Release
INDIANA, PA — Today, Pennsylvania’s Republican Congressional Delegation expressed their collective concerns over the Commonwealth’s handling of the General Election to Governor Tom Wolf, Attorney General Josh Shapiro, and Secretary of the Commonwealth Kathy Boockvar.
October 9, 2020 Press Release

HOWARD, PA – Today, Congressman Glenn 'GT' Thompson announced Central Intermediate Unit 10 and Seneca Highlands Intermediate Unit 9 as the recipient of a $994,832 U.S.

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In The News

January 7, 2021 In The News

The passage of the National Defense Act was largely overshadowed by the Coronavirus relief bill but, according to Rep. Glenn "GT" Thompson (R-15), there were some important provisions in that bill.

January 7, 2021 In The News

President Donald Trump last month sought to provide most Americans with $2,000 each in the recently passed $900 billion COVID-19 relief bill, but many House and Senate Republicans, including U.S. Rep. Glenn "GT" Thompson, were against doing so.

January 4, 2021 In The News

The coronavirus relief bill that has been approved by Congress includes much-needed help for the agriculture industry, Congressman Glenn Thompson says.

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December 25, 2020 In The News

For Rep. Glenn Thompson, R-Centre, the COVID-19 pandemic has showed the value — and vulnerability — of regions like Pennsylvania’s 15th Congressional District: a 14-county expanse of rural farmland, forests and recreation areas dotted with a major land grant university, energy production and manufacturing. 

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December 21, 2020 In The News

Congressman Glenn GT Thompson, GOP Leader Elect of the House Ag Committee, says his number one priority is building resiliency within the ag food supply chain.

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December 18, 2020 In The News

Congressman Glenn GT Thompson, incoming GOP leader of the House Ag Committee, says it’s critical that lawmakers pass a coronavirus relief bill soon.

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December 16, 2020 In The News

Three politicians and a government official were recognized by the American Bakers Association as winners of the 2020 Bakers’ Dozen Award.

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December 14, 2020 In The News

As volunteer fire departments and other emergency service organizations struggle to maintain operations during the ongoing pandemic, U.S. Rep. Glenn “GT” Thompson (R-PA) last week sponsored a bipartisan bill to expand the permissible uses of federal pandemic relief funds.

December 11, 2020 In The News

Rural broadband development and carbon reduction are expected to be among U.S. Rep. Glenn “G.T.” Thompson’s main priorities when he becomes the House Committee on Agriculture’s Republican leader during the upcoming 117th Congress.

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