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February 7, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson today announced that Mr. Liam Wilderoter of DuBois, Pa. has accepted a fully-qualified appointment to the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, N.Y.

January 30, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (R-PA) and Chairman of the House Agriculture Committee Collin Peterson (D-MN) have introduced a bill to allow for unflavored and flavored whole milk to be offered in school cafeterias.

January 24, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, every member of the Pennsylvania Republican Congressional Delegation supported an amendment to pay Department of Homeland Security employees for their work to date. This includes Transportation Safety Administration (TSA) employees and members of the U.S.

January 17, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson today introduced legislation reauthorize the Oil Region National Heritage Area’s federal charter.  

January 3, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson today was sworn in as United States Representative for Pennsylvania’s 15th Congressional District for the 116th Congress.  

December 12, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – The House of Representatives today approved a 5-year Farm Bill agreement that charts a better path for America’s farmers and ranchers, rural communities, small businesses, and consumers across the country.

December 7, 2018 Press Release

BELLEFONTE, Pa. – U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson issued the following statement in response to the U.S. Department of Labor’s November 2018 jobs report, which showed the economy added 155,000 jobs in November and the unemployment rate was 3.7 percent:

December 6, 2018 Press Release

BELLEFONTE, Pa. – U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson today applauded the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) for issuing a rule to provide schools more flexibility in implementing federal nutrition standards.

November 2, 2018 Press Release

BELLEFONTE, Pa. – U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson issued the following statement in response to the U.S. Department of Labor’s October 2018 jobs report:

October 26, 2018 Press Release

WARREN, Pa.U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson welcomed U.S. Forest Chief Vicki Christiansen today to the Allegheny National Forest (ANF), and they underscored the need to keep the forest healthy and build upon past successes in the region.


In The News

October 25, 2019 In The News

Government and business leaders gathered in Elk County Friday morning to talk about the future of the coal and carbon industry.

Today was the Carbon and Coal Innovation Summit in St. Marys.

U.S. Representative Glenn “GT” Thompson and White House Environmental Quality chair Mary Neumayr spoke at the summit.

October 23, 2019 In The News

Pennsylvania Republican members of the House of Representatives aren’t having it when it comes to House Chairman Adam Schiff and Speaker Pelosi and House Democrats’ “secret behind closed doors” impeachment inquiry.

October 10, 2019 In The News

The Venango County Economic Development Authority has received a $1.5 million POWER grant from the Appalachian Regional Commission.

October 5, 2019 In The News

Congressman Glenn Thompson says the recent good news on job creation isn't an accident.

"In September, 136,000 jobs were created (nationwide)," Thompson said Friday at the annual meeting of Jefferson County Development Council. "We continue to be on that amazing trajectory in terms of the nationwide economy."

October 2, 2019 In The News

U.S. Rep. Glenn Thompson, R-Howard, thinks impeachment has taken the oxygen out of the room “on a lot of issues” in Washington, but he still has hope for USMCA, the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement meant to update the North American Free Trade Agreement.

October 1, 2019 In The News

U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross has announced that the department’s Economic Development Administration is awarding a $2 million grant to the Clearfield County Economic Development Corporation to help construct a new River’s Landing facility to accommodate small business tenants, according to a press release.

October 1, 2019 In The News

Healthcare professionals met at St. Francis University on Monday to discuss the future of rural health innovations through telemedicine.

Congressman GT Thompson was also there as representatives from Highmark and UPMC explained how many patients can now skype with their primary care providers at any time.

October 1, 2019 In The News

St. Francis University is trying to help our veterans get back to work more easily.

The university’s Knee Center for the Study of Occupational Regulation received the Veterans Accelerated Learning for Licensed Occupations Project, or VALLO, Grant through the U.S. Department of Labor.

September 27, 2019 In The News

DiamondBack Truck Covers of Philipsburg in Centre County was recently presented with the Pennsylvania Small Business of the Year award by U.S. Representative Glenn Thompson, R-Howard Township. DiamondBack founders and owners Ethan Wendle and Matt Chverchko were also been named SBA’s Pennsylvania’s Persons of the Year. In presenting the award, Rep.

September 18, 2019 In The News

Friends, partners, volunteers and donors of the Food Bank gathered Tuesday morning at the local food bank site to honor the 2019 Hunger Hero Award winners.