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G.T. Thompson, Jr.'s Public Statements on Issue: Education

Full Name: Glenn 'G.T.' W. Thompson, Jr.
Office: U.S. House (PA) - District 5, Republican
First Elected: 11/04/2008
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Republican for U.S. House - District 5
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary May 20, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Penny; 3 Children: Parker, Logan, Kale
Birth Date: 07/27/1959
Birth Place: Bellefonte, PA
Home City: Howard Township, PA
Religion: Christian
Date Title
July 11, 2014 The Need for a More Equitable Allocation of Title I Funding
April 14, 2014 Thompson Announces Agriculture Grant Opportunities for Beginning Farmers
April 2, 2014 Congressional Career and Technical Education Caucus
Feb. 25, 2014 National Career and Technical Education Month
Jan. 28, 2014 Thompson Reacts to President's State of the Union Address
Jan. 16, 2014 Career and Technical Education
Jan. 16, 2014 Chairmen of the Career and Technical Education Caucus Applaud Increased Funding for Perkins CTE Programming
Dec. 11, 2013 Supporting Career and Technical Education Programs
July 11, 2013 Rep. Thompson Introduces Bipartisan Bill To Fix Discriminatory Flaw Under Title I Education Grant Formulas
May 17, 2013 Student Loan Bill
May 16, 2013 House Education Committee Advances "Smarter Solutions for Students Act"
April 22, 2013 Letter to Jack Kingston, Chair Member of the Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies and Rosa DeLauro, Member of the Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies - Technical Education Act
March 28, 2013 Letter to Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack and Acting Director of the Office of Management and Budget Jeffrey Zients - Rural School Funding
March 14, 2013 SKILLS Act
March 6, 2013 Spread the Word to End the Word
Feb. 28, 2013 Pennsylvania Special Olympics
Feb. 14, 2013 National Recreational Therapy Month
Feb. 13, 2013 National Career and Technical Education Month
April 19, 2012 Child and Education Advocacy: National PTA Congressional Voice for Children Award
Feb. 28, 2012 Thompson's Career and Technical Education Bill Advances as Part of House Elementary and Secondary Education Reauthorization
Feb. 15, 2012 Committee Leaders Voice Support for K-12 Education Reform Bills
Oct. 12, 2011 Casey and Thompson Introduce the Education for Tomorrow's Jobs Act
Oct. 12, 2011 Thompson Introduces Legislation to Improve & Expand Skilled Workforce Training and Education
July 13, 2011 Hearing of the House Education and The Workforce Committee - H.R. 2445, The State and Local Funding Flexibility Act
July 12, 2011 Thompson Introduces Bill to Address Inequities in Federal Education Funding
June 2, 2011 Thompson Condemns Administration's Gainful Employment Regulation
May 24, 2011 Repealing Mandatory Funding for Graduate Medical Education
April 27, 2011 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Withdraw Proposed "Gainful Employment" Regulation
March 11, 2011 Thompson Sheds Further Light on Alleged Improprieties at U.S. Dept. of Education
March 10, 2011 Thompson Questions Education Secretary on Proposed Reductions to Career and Technical Training
Feb. 18, 2011 Thompson Advances Measure to End Job-Destroying Education Regulation
Feb. 14, 2011 Job Creation and Economic Growth: House of Representatives
Jan. 17, 2011 Thompson Secure Three Committee Assignments in New Congress: Natural Resources, Agriculture, and Education & Labor
Sept. 29, 2010 Thompson Rallies with Students for Education Rights
May 20, 2010 Thompson Joins 9 Members of PA Delegation in Letter to Education Secretary Duncan Opposing Proposed 'Gainful Employment' Rules
May 19, 2010 Ridgway School Superintendent Thomas Butler Testifies Before the U.S. House Committee on Education & Labor
Nov. 20, 2009 Thompson Joins Education And Labor Committee Colleagues To Ask For Hearing On Rising Unemployment And Erroneous Job Reports
July 28, 2009 Thompson Bill Passes House "The Educating Entrepreneurs Through Today's Technology Act"
July 28, 2009 Educating Entrepreneurs Through Today's Technology Act
June 23, 2009 Higher Education Technical Corrections
June 23, 2009 Hearing Of The House Education And Labor Committee - The Tri-Committee Draft Proposal For Health Care Reform
June 9, 2009 Recognizing National Physical Education And Sport Week
April 8, 2008 Centre Daily Times - "Candidates Evaluate No Child Left Behind"
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Education
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