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October 18, 2016 Press Release

Bellefonte, PA – U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (PA-5), a senior member of the House Agriculture Committee and Chairman of the House Agriculture Subcommittee on Conservation and Forestry, will be recognized in Ridgway, Elk County on Wednesday, Oct.

October 14, 2016 Press Release

Bellefonte, PA – U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (PA-5) will join with disability rights advocates on Monday, Oct. 17, at 2 p.m., for a press conference at the Centre County Bar Association in Bellefonte, highlighting the Special Needs Trust Fairness and Medicaid Improvement Act, or H.R.

October 6, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (PA-5) today highlighted the importance of manufacturing to the economy of Pennsylvania’s 5th Congressional District, in recognition of the 5th annual “National Manufacturing Day,” on Friday, Oct.

October 4, 2016 Press Release

Bellefonte, PA – U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (PA-05), chairman of the House Subcommittee on Conservation and Forestry and a senior member of the House Agriculture Committee, will be on hand to address the attendees of the White House Rural Forum, scheduled to take place at the Penn State University’s HUB-Robeson Center on Wednesday.

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September 28, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC –U.S. Rep. Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (PA-5), a member of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce, today voted in favor of H.R. 6094, the Regulatory Relief for Small Businesses, Schools and Nonprofits Act, which passed the House by a margin of 246 to 177.  The bill would delay the Department of Labor’s final overtime rule for six months.

September 28, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (PA-5) tonight voted in favor of the Fiscal Year 2017 Continuing Resolution, Zika Response, and Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Funding Legislation.  The bill includes a short-term appropriations measure, known as a Continuing Resolution (CR), in addition to funding to fight the Zika virus, help address the na

September 28, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC – U.S. Rep. Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (PA-5) today voted to override President Barack Obama’s veto of The Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act (S.2040).  The House vote of 348 to 77 follows Senate passage of 97 to 1.

Thompson issued the following statement regarding the veto override:

September 20, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC – The U.S. House today, by a margin of 383 to 22, approved the Special Needs Trust Fairness and Medicaid Improvement Act, H.R. 670, which was authored by U.S. Rep.

September 13, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC – The House today, by a vote of 405 to 5, approved the Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act, H.R. 5587, bipartisan legislation introduced by U.S. Rep.

September 7, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (PA-05) today announced that federal funds will assist in the expansion of a Cameron County health center.  The Keystone Rural Health Consortia was awarded a $657,540 loan from the United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Office of Rural Development. 

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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...

 
 
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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...

 
 
 
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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...

 
 
 
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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...

 
 
 
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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...

 
 
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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...

 
 
May 28, 2011 In The News

A mere 387 words make up the STEP Act, but the legislation drafted by U.S. Rep. Glenn "GT" Thompson is poised to aid tens of thousands of veterans nationwide...

 
 

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