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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.
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, 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.
Sitting at his dining room table at home in Centre County, U.S. Rep. Glenn Thompson is working all the electronic tools at his disposal to stay connected to public figures, businesses and individuals.
AGRIBUSINESS REPORT PODCAST – Guest: Rep. G.T. Thompson (PA-R) is a member of the House Agriculture Committee in Washington, DC and talks about the current coronavirus pandemic, challenges facing rural America, and what is ahead for U.S. agriculture.
Congressman Glenn GT Thompson says his vision for the House Ag Committee in terms of policy is to restore a robust rural economy and rebuild rural America.
“That means every farm family is doing well, we need to have rural communities be financially viable and it starts with agriculture,” he says. “Number two, my second vision is it’s time to repopulate and rebuild rural America.”