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Glenn Thompson, a Centre County Republican who represents the sprawling 14-county 15th District in the U.S. House, has teamed up with a Philadelphia Democrat to help out grocery and convenience store employees.
A local lawmaker is sponsoring a nationwide bill that would support grocery and convenience store workers.
U.S. Congressman Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson has introduced the GROCER Act which stands for Giving Retailers and Our Convenience Employees Relief.
The Giving Retailers and Our Convenience Employees Relief Act, introduced by U.S. Rep. Glenn “G.T.” Thompson, R-Centre, on Tuesday, would create a federal tax holiday for employees working in food supply stores during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Some essential employees across the country could get some extra money in their pocket during the coronavirus pandemic.
Congressman Glenn 'GT' Thompson discusses the Giving Retailers and Our Convenience Employees Relief, or GROCER Act with WICU in Erie. 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.
On Tuesday, Representatives Glenn Thompson, R-Pa., and Dwight Evans, D-Pa., introduced the Giving Retailers and Our Convenience Employees Relief Act, or GROCER Act.
On Tuesday, Reps. Glenn Thompson, R-Pa., and Madeleine Dean, D-Pa., 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.
According to U.S. Rep. Glenn Thompson, R-Howard Township, the dairy industry supports more than 50,000 jobs in Pennsylvania and contributes more than $14 billion annually to the state’s economy.
But that industry has come upon hard times.