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May 15, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R.

May 13, 2020 Press Release

HOWARD, PA — In response to recent remarks from Governor Wolf related to Coronavirus reopening delays, Congressmen Thompson, Joyce, Keller, Kelly, Meuser, Perry, Reschenthaler, and Smucker issued the following statement:

May 12, 2020 Press Release

HOWARD, PA — Today, Representatives Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (PA-15) and Dwight Evans (PA-03) introduced the Assistance and Gratitude for Coronavirus Heroes in Agribusiness who are Invaluable to the Nation, or the AG CHAIN Act. 

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April 29, 2020 Press Release

HOWARD, PA — Members of the House Agriculture Committee took to social media today to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the House Agriculture Committee. Congressman Glenn 'GT' Thompson, senior member of the Committee and former Vice Chairman, issued the following statement:

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April 23, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R.

April 21, 2020 Press Release
Today, Representatives Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (PA-15) and Dwight Evans (PA-03) introduced H.R. 6567, the Giving Retailers and Our Convenience Employees Relief Act, or GROCER Act.
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April 14, 2020 Press Release
Today, Representatives Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (PA-15) and Madeleine Dean (PA-04) sent a letter to Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and Administrator of the Small Business Administration Jovita Carranza, along with a number of colleagues within the Pennsylvania delegation.
April 9, 2020 Press Release
Congressmen Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (R-PA) and Jim Langevin (D-RI), co-chairs of the bipartisan Congressional Career and Technical Education (CTE) Caucus, sent a letter to House leadership requesting additional funding for CTE in the next COVID-19 relief package. The letter urges House leaders to provide $1 billion for Carl D. Perkins state grants to mitigate the harm to student learning caused by COVID-19.
March 27, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 748, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act by a voice vote. The bill includes an expansion of unemployment insurance, relief and resources for health care providers, and more.

March 14, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Early this morning, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 6201, the Families First Coronavirus Response Act by a vote of 363-40-1. The bill will increase access to free testing and paid leave for those affected by Coronavirus.

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May 14, 2020 In The News

Several Republican U.S. House members from Pennsylvania, including Glenn Thompson and Mike Kelly, issued a statement Wednesday in response to Gov. Tom Wolf's declaration that counties that challenge his re-opening plan won't be eligible for federal stimulus funds.

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May 14, 2020 In The News

New legislation introduced by U.S. Rep. Glenn “G.T.” Thompson, R-Centre, would provide a federal tax holiday and payroll tax exemption for essential employees in the food and agriculture industry who are working during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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May 13, 2020 In The News

U.S. Rep. Glenn Thompson, R-15th District, on Tuesday co-introduced a bipartisan bill that would provide a federal tax holiday and a payroll tax exemption for all essential employees in the food and agriculture industry defined by recent Department of Homeland Security guidance.

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May 13, 2020 In The News

U.S. Reps. Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (PA-15) and Dwight Evans (PA-03), on Tuesday, introduced the Assistance and Gratitude for Coronavirus Heroes in Agribusiness who are Invaluable to the Nation, or the AG CHAIN Act.

The bill is an extension of the previously introduced GROCER Act.

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May 6, 2020 In The News

On Tuesday, Cabot Oil & Gas Corp., the Williamsport/Lycoming Chamber of Commerce and the Wyoming County Chamber of Commerce played host to a Think About Energy Briefing webinar.

The session featured U.S. Rep. Glenn “GT” Thompson (PA-15), which includes Armstrong County; U.S. Rep. Guy Reschenthaler (PA-14); and U.S. Rep. Fred Keller (PA-12).

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May 5, 2020 In The News

Officials from the Pennsylvania natural gas industry and lawmakers met virtually Tuesday for their Think About Energy forum. Both sides shared concerns the coronavirus could negatively impact Pennsylvania’s energy sector, but remain optimistic about the natural gas industry.

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April 27, 2020 In The News

Representatives Glenn 'GT' Thompson and Dwight Evans discuss the GROCER Act with Nexstar's Basil John.

 

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April 24, 2020 In The News

Legislation recently introduced in the state House would establish a federal tax holiday for grocery and convenience store employees from Feb. 15 to June 15 for those making less than $75,000 annually.

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April 24, 2020 In The News

Representatives Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (PA-15) and Dwight Evans (PA-03) recently introduced the Giving Retailers and Our Convenience Employees Relief Act, or GROCER Act. The bill would establish a federal tax holiday for grocery and convenience store employees from February 15 through June 15 for individuals making less than $75,000 annually.

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