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March 22, 2017 Press Release

USDA funding will help undergraduates enter agriculture workforce

March 20, 2017 Press Release

Fire Summit Survey released to help find solutions to some of the challenges volunteer, rural departments face 

March 9, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (PA-05) this week approved a number of legislative proposals to expand affordable health care for working families and promote a healthy workforce.

March 7, 2017 Press Release

Congressmen: CTE programs prepare Americans for high-wage, high-demand jobs

March 6, 2017 Press Release

BROCKPORT, Pa. -- Today, the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM), and Owens-Illinois, Inc. presented Rep. Glenn 'GT' Thompson (R-PA-05) the NAM Award for Manufacturing Legislative Excellence during an event at Owens-Illinois in Brockport, Pennsylvania.

March 3, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – In November of 2016, the U.S Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) began requesting information from oil and gas producers regarding methane emissions from existing production well and facility sites. Though the surveys were requested by the EPA, costly fines would have been assessed on individual oil and gas operators for non-compliance.

March 2, 2017 Press Release

Nearly 1,000 people gather on Capitol Hill in an effort to unite, not divide Americans

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:


In The News

May 24, 2012 In The News

For Rep. Glenn Thompson, chairman of the House Agriculture Committee’s Subcommittee on Conservation, Energy and Forestry, the goal of hearing the testimony was to help create a better and more financially efficient Farm Bill...

May 1, 2012 In The News

The House Agriculture Committee’s Subcommittee on Conservation, Energy, and Forestry, headed by U.S. Rep. Glenn Thompson, convened the panel Thursday...

March 26, 2012 In The News

Rep. Glenn Thompson said Monday afternoon that while the Supreme Court is just starting to assess the constitutionality of the 2010 healthcare law, most Americans have already rendered the verdict that the law is both...

March 26, 2012 In The News

While the court’s decision is yet to be made, the verdict has already been cast by the countless American families and small businesses that simply cannot afford the Affordable Care Act...

February 9, 2012 In The News

U.S. Congressman Glenn 'GT' Thompson, R-Howard, recently outlined his legislative priorities for 2012 as the 112th Congress.“We start 2012 with momentum."...

November 2, 2011 In The News

Bipartisanship is still alive, at least when it comes to lawmakers looking at ways to reform education. At the federal level, Republican U.S. Rep. Glenn Thompson and Democratic Sen. Bob Casey...

September 26, 2011 In The News

While seemingly well intentioned, the author neglects the fact that this legislation will allow for greater access to our public lands by releasing acres that have had more restrictions levied upon them as a result of being part of a wilderness designation study...

July 26, 2011 In The News

Thompson deserves credit for the bill perhaps mostly because it's a creative attempt to help districts that have been subject to huge state cuts as states reel from big deficits related mostly to the national recession...

May 29, 2011 In The News

A quiet rider on the Defense authorization bill passed by the House on Thursday should make it easier for veterans to get mental health treatment--and perhaps other types of medical care as well, its sponsor says...