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G.T. Thompson, Jr.'s Public Statements on Issue: Health and Health Care

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
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
April 10, 2014 Medical Evaluation Parity for Servicemembers
April 9, 2014 Military Mental Wellness
April 9, 2014 Thompson Legislation to Improve Military Mental Health Evaluations Introduced in Senate
April 8, 2014 Gabriella Miller Research Act
March 13, 2014 Josh Hardy's Struggle with Cancer
Feb. 3, 2014 Military Suicides
Jan. 13, 2014 Volunteer Firefighters
Jan. 8, 2014 Transitional Assistance Management Program
Dec. 12, 2013 Transitional Assistance Management Program
Nov. 4, 2013 Reps. Fattah and Thompson Introduce House Resolution Recognizing November as National Alzheimer's Disease Awareness Month
Sept. 18, 2013 Alzheimer's Month
Sept. 17, 2013 Medicare Orthotics and Prosthetics Improvement Act
Sept. 12, 2013 Thompson Announces Rural Hospital Grant for Charles Cole Memorial Hospital
Sept. 10, 2013 Medicare DME-POS Market Pricing Program Act of 2013
Aug. 27, 2013 Office of Inspector General Grants Request by Reps. Thompson and Braley for Investigation Into Controversial Medicare Competitive Bidding Program
June 20, 2013 Letter to Inspector Levinson - Investigate Issues Surrounding Plans of the CMS
June 19, 2013 Reps. Thompson, Braley Criticize CMS Administrator for Failing to Address Abuses and Failures of Durable Medical Equipment Procurement Program
June 14, 2013 Mental Health Assessments
June 13, 2013 Extend TAMP Coverage
June 3, 2013 Mental Health Treatment
May 28, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - VA Disability Claims Backlog
May 23, 2013 Thompson Aims to Increase Veteran Health Care Access Through New Telemedicine Legislation
May 16, 2013 Congressional Military/Veterans Mental Health Briefing
May 8, 2013 Thompson Testifies Before House Armed Service Committee Urging Full Implementation of STEP Act Provisions
April 18, 2013 Servicemembers' Telemedicine and E-Health Portability Act
April 11, 2013 The Recovering Service Members Disability Benefits Act
March 12, 2013 The Unaffordable Affordable Care Act
March 6, 2013 Spread the Word to End the Word
Feb. 28, 2013 Pennsylvania Special Olympics
Feb. 19, 2013 Thompson Lauds Penn State Students for THON Fundraising Milestone
Feb. 14, 2013 National Recreational Therapy Month
Jan. 23, 2013 March for Life
Oct. 12, 2012 Blog: The President's Health Care Law: Provisions Going Into Effect in 2013
Oct. 7, 2012 Stars and Strips - House Bill Would Speed Disability Payments to Wounded Troops
July 13, 2012 Thompson Introduces Bipartisan Bill to Expand Use of Telemedicine for Veterans
June 7, 2012 House Passes Bill to Repeal Impending Tax Hike on U.S. Manufacturers, Expand Health Care Coverage Options
May 16, 2012 Blog: "Supporting Our Servicemembers and Recognizing Military Mental Health Awareness Day"
May 15, 2012 Military Mental Health Awareness Day
April 19, 2012 Thompson Bill Expanding Service Member Healthcare Access Becomes Law
March 30, 2012 Letter to Jon Leibowitz, Chair of the Federal Trade Comission
March 26, 2012 Two Years Later, Health Care Law's Broken Promises Continue
March 22, 2012 The Affordable Care Act
Feb. 24, 2012 Thompson Letter Encourages Full Utilization of Step Act Law, Greater Department Coordination in Achieving Goals of Recently-Released DOD-VA Joint Strategic Plan
Feb. 10, 2012 Thompson Views Health Care Mandate as Violation of Religious Liberty
Feb. 2, 2012 House Votes to Repeal Class Act
Dec. 14, 2011 Thompson Bill Included in Final National Defense Policy Agreement, Provisions Praised by Army Leadership
June 28, 2011 New Checks and Balances in Washington
June 3, 2011 Health Care
May 26, 2011 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012
May 11, 2011 Thompson Introduces Servicemembers' Telemedicine & E-Health Portability (STEP) Act
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