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Feb 9, 2012 | Ridgeway Record

Budget reform, economic growth important to Thompson (Ridgeway Record)

U.S. Congressman Glenn 'GT' Thompson, R-Howard, recently outlined his legislative priorities for 2012 as the 112th Congress.“We start 2012 with momentum."...

Nov 2, 2011 | Erie Times

Our view: Thompson Education reform needs bipartisan support (Erie Times)

Issues: Education

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...

Sep 26, 2011 | Centre Daily Times

Wilderness bill expands access to public lands (Centre Daily Times)

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...

Jul 26, 2011 | Erie Times

Our View: Thompson's education bill makes sense (Erie Times)

Issues: Education

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...

May 29, 2011 | National Journal

Cutting Red Tape: Defense Bill Rider Encourages Telemedicine (National Journal)

Issues: Healthcare, Military Service & Veterans Affairs

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 | Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

STEP Act would expand health care options for military (Pittsburgh Tribune-Review)

Issues: Military Service & Veterans Affairs

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...