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Mar 3, 2015

National PTA Commends Bipartisan Legislation to Strengthen Family Engagement in Education

Issues: Education

"National PTA firmly believes that family engagement is at the core of student success and school improvement. The association commends Representatives Glenn Thompson (R-PA) and Mark Desaulnier (D-CA) and Senators Jack Reed (D-RI), Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI), and Chris Coons (D-DE) for their bipartisan leadership and continued commitment to the importance of family engagement and family-school partnerships to ensure every child succeeds academically and reaches his or her full potential."

Nov 24, 2014 | Bradford Era

Toomey, Thompson urge federal agencies to abandon waters of the U.S. rule

U.S. Rep. Glenn Thompson, along with U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey, R-Pa., and eight additional members of the Pennsylvania delegation in the U.S. House of Representatives, on Friday voiced concerns with the rule...

Nov 24, 2014 | Bradford Era

Thompson Organizes House set for opportunities relating to East Branch Dam project

U.S. Rep. Glenn Thompson, R-Pa., on Friday announced a Community Outreach Open House to highlight economic opportunities associated with the East Branch Rehabilitation Project that will be held in Ridgeway from...

Sep 29, 2014 | Philadelphia Inquirer

Pa. industry leaders question need to increase protection of bats

"Leaders in Pennsylvania's natural resource industries contend that offering federal protections to a cave-dwelling bat would cripple the economy and cost jobs. Witnesses for timber, farming, mining, and gas interests told a congressional panel Monday that placing the northern long-eared bat in Pennsylvania and 37 other states on the endangered species list would have a devastating impact on their industries..."

Sep 16, 2014 | Huntingdon Daily News

Water regulations blocked by House (Huntingdon Daily News)

"The (EPA’s) attempt to expand its authority under the guise of the Clean Water Act would undermine this carefully crafted partnership that is supported by Democrats and Republicans alike..."

Aug 25, 2014 | Centre Daily Times

U.S. Rep. Glenn Thompson pushes mental health aid for vets

Issues: Military Service & Veterans Affairs

A bill that could help curb suicide rates in the military is making its way to the U.S. Senate, thanks in part to the work of a pair of Pennsylvania’s legislators. The Mental Evaluation Parity for Service Members Act has been championed by both Republican Sen. Pat Toomey and Rep. Glenn Thompson, R-Howard Township. The act would require a thorough mental screening of recruits joining the military...