Clarion, PA—Today, U.S. Representative Glenn “GT” Thompson (PA-15) hosted a field hearing of a working group of Congressional and Pennsylvania State Legislators, entitled Local Voices: Examining PennDOT's P3 Major Bridge Tolling Proposals at the Clarion County Administrative Building.
Washington, DC – Today, U.S. Congressman Glenn “GT” Thompson met with PennDOT Secretary Yassmin Gramian and representatives from Governor Wolf’s office to answer questions regarding PennDOT’s P3 Major Bridge Tolling Proposal.
“We must restore the rule of law to our southern border. In the 57 days since President Biden has taken office, we have witnessed a surge in illegal border crossings, causing a humanitarian and national security crisis.
Howard, PA—The office of Congressman Glenn 'GT' Thompson is now accepting entries for the 2021 Congressional Art Competition.
Washington, D.C. — Republican Leader of the House Agriculture Committee Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (PA-15) and Congressman Antonio Delgado (NY-19) have introduced a bill to allow for unflavored and flavored whole milk to be offered in school cafeterias.
Washington, D.C. — Today, Congressman Glenn 'GT' Thompson voted against H.R. 1319, a $1.9 trillion package thinly veiled as COVID-19 relief. Following the vote, Mr. Thompson issued the following statement:
“More than a decade ago, Pennsylvania’s Act 44 was passed under the misguided assumption that the federal government would grant the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission permission to place tolls across the I-80 corridor.
KNOX, PA — Following the announcement of the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) bridge tolling proposal, Representative Glenn 'GT' Thompson issued the following statement:
"The violence at the U.S. Capitol last week was a gruesome and senseless display, and I remain hopeful President Trump will address the nation to encourage a peaceful transition for the swearing-in of President-Elect Biden on January 20th.
"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."
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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.
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.
Congressman Glenn GT Thompson, incoming GOP leader of the House Ag Committee, says it’s critical that lawmakers pass a coronavirus relief bill soon.
Three politicians and a government official were recognized by the American Bakers Association as winners of the 2020 Bakers’ Dozen Award.
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.
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.
The Georgia Democrat and Pennsylvania Republican poised to take the reins of the House Agriculture Committee next year have shared priorities, including climate policy, but different timelines and approaches.
Pennsylvania Congressman Glenn “GT” Thompson was elected as the top Republican in the House Agriculture Committee.
Thompson was elected ranking member Dec. 2. The full House GOP Conference ratified the decision Dec. 3. He is succeeding the retiring Rep. Mike Conway (R-Texas).
Earlier this week, Rep. Glenn “GT” Thompson was elected by the Republican Steering Committee to serve as Republican leader of the House Agriculture Committee, replacing Rep. Mike Conaway of Texas, whom he worked under as vice ranking member in the current Congress.