WASHINGTON – Congressmen Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (R-PA) and Jim Langevin (D-RI), co-chairs of the Congressional Career and Technical Education (CTE) Caucus, yesterday introduced H. Res. 864, a resolution recognizing National CTE Month, which is observed every February.
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson and House Agriculture Committee Chairman Collin Peterson introduced H.R. 5799, the Bridging Responsible Agricultural Conservation Efforts Act.
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the U.S. Senate acquitted President Donald J. Trump of both articles of impeachment. Following the vote, Congressman Glenn 'GT' Thompson issued the following statement:
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Glenn 'GT' Thompson issued the following statement tonight in regards to President Donald J. Trump's third State of the Union address:
"President Trump's vision for America is bold, future-focused, and packed with common sense solutions to our greatest challenges.
HOWARD, Pa. – U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson will host a public forum at the 104th Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg on Saturday, January 4, 2020. The event will begin at 1:30 p.m. in the Susquehanna and Delaware Rooms at the Farm Show Complex.
HOWARD, Pa. – Today, Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson announced that Mr. Braden Zukowski of Saxonburg, has accepted a fully-qualified appointment to the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, MD.
HOWARD, Pa. – Today, Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson announced Mr. Peter Van Cise of Julian, Pennsylvania has accepted a fully-qualified appointment to the U.S. Air Force Academy.
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 5430, the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement, with strong bipartisan support by a vote of 385-41. The agreement is the first major overhaul of U.S. trade policy with Mexico and Canada since the passage of NAFTA in 1993.
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representatives Glenn “GT” Thompson (PA-15) and John Joyce, M.D. (PA-13) announced the Johnstown Redevelopment Authority (JRA) as the recipient of a grant from the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC).
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.Res. 755, a resolution impeaching Donald John Trump, President of the United States, for abuse of power and obstruction of Congress by a vote of 230-197-1 and 229-198-1 respectively. Three Democrats joined House Republicans in their bipartisan opposition.
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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.
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.
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.
U.S. Reps. Glenn Thompson, R-Howard Township, and Dwight Evans, D-Philadelphia, have introduced what they call the Giving Retailers and Our Convenience Employees Relief Act, or GROCER Act, which would establish a federal tax holiday for grocery and convenience store employees making less than $75,000 a year.
U.S. Rep. Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (R-PA) on April 21 introduced a bipartisan bill that would provide tax relief for America’s grocery and convenience store employees on the front lines of the pandemic.