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June 15, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC – Legislation authored by U.S. Rep. Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (PA-5) that will protect the rights of private mineral owners in the Allegheny National Forest (ANF) was approved today on a bipartisan basis by the House Natural Resources Committee. 

June 15, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC – U.S. Rep. Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (PA-5) and Sen. Pat Toomey (PA) today announced that President Barack Obama has signed into law H.R. 433.  The measure designates the Post Office in Knox, Clarion County, as the Specialist Ross A. McGinnis Memorial Post Office.  McGinnis lost his life in the line of duty on Dec.

June 9, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC – U.S. Rep. Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (PA-5) today voted in favor of H.R. 5278, the Puerto Rico Oversight, Management and Economic Stability Act (PROMESA), which passed the House with bipartisan support by a margin of 297 to 127.

June 1, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (PA-5) announced that Ms. Hannah Milliron, of Otto Township, McKean County, has accepted a fully qualified appointment to the U.S. Naval Academy.  Hannah is the daughter of Kathleen and the late Bruce Milliron.

May 26, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) named U.S. Rep.

May 24, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (PA-5) announced that Ms. Alexandra Treglia, of State College, has accepted a fully qualified appointment to the U.S. Naval Academy.  Alexandra is the daughter of Ann and Stephen Treglia.  She is also the granddaughter of Ruth Novack of Altoona.

May 24, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (PA-5) announced that Mr. Bryce Town of Sigel, Jefferson County, has accepted a fully qualified appointment to the U.S. Air Force Academy.  Bryce is the son of James and Annette Town.

May 24, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, the U.S. House of Representatives unanimously passed H.R. 433, to designate the Post Office in Knox, Clarion County as the Specialist Ross A. McGinnis Memorial Post Office. McGinnis was killed in the line of duty on Dec. 4,

May 19, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC – U.S. Rep. Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (PA-5) this evening voted in favor of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDDA) for Fiscal Year 2017 (H.R. 4909), which passed the House by a vote of 277 to 147.

May 17, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, U.S. Rep.

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July 6, 2012 In The News

Another measure introduced by Reps. Glenn Thompson, R-Pa., and Kurt Schrader, D-Ore., aims to modify the definition of biobased materials to include forest products in the USDA’s BioPreferred program...

 
 
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...

 
 
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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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