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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.
Here is the text of the statement:
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
Representatives Glenn 'GT' Thompson and Dwight Evans discuss the GROCER Act with Nexstar's Basil John.
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.
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.