WASHINGTON – The Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) recently announced Saint Francis University as the recipient of a $150,000 grant. The funds will support advanced patient simulation training equipment for the University’s new Health Sciences Experiential Learning Commons.
WASHINGTON – Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R.2500, the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2020 by a vote of 220-197. The annual authorizing legislation sets Department of Defense (DOD) policy for the coming fiscal year.
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WASHINGTON – Today, Rep. Glenn “GT” Thompson (PA-15) and Rep. Marcia L.
WASHINGTON — Today, Congressman Joe Courtney (CT-02) and Congressman Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (PA-15) introduced the School Milk Nutrition Act of 2019—bipartisan legislation to expand milk options for students and reverse the decline of milk consumption in schools.
WASHINGTON – U.S. Representatives Glenn “GT” Thompson (R-PA) and Gerry Connolly (D-VA) introduced H. Con. Res. 42, a Resolution to ensure that countries that enter into trade agreements with the United States provide transparent and efficient support in the research and recovery efforts of our nation’s missing service members.
WASHINGTON – Last week during Infrastructure Week, Rep. Paul Mitchell (R-MI), Rep. Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR), and CTE caucus co-chairs Rep. Jim Langevin (D-RI), and Rep. Glenn “GT” Thompson (R-PA) introduced bipartisan H.R. 2831, the Building U.S.
WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson today announced $1.2 million in federal funding that will construct 2,087 feet of new access roads to the upgraded Penn Highlands DuBois East Behavioral Health campus.
WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson today announced $980,000 in federal funding to design and construct an access road for a future 65-acre business park development in Cambria County.
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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.
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.