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Guthrie’s Bill to Strengthen Small and Rural Communications Providers Passes House

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Brett Guthrie’s (KY-02) bill to further strengthen our telecommunications networks, especially for small and rural providers, passed the U.S. House of Representatives. Guthrie helped introduced the Open RAN Outreach Act with Congressman Colin Allred (TX-32), Congressman Richard Hudson (NC-08), and Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01). The Open RAN Outreach Act follows ...

Guthrie’s Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Bill Passes the House

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WASHINGTON, D.C. - Congressman Brett Guthrie’s (KY-02) National Centers of Excellence in Advanced and Continuous Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Act passed in the U.S. House of Representatives. This bill encourages innovative pharmaceutical manufacturing. Click HERE to watch Guthrie’s House floor speech on this bill Guthrie, who serves as Republican Leader of the Energy and Commerce Committee’s Healt...

Guthrie Reintroduces the Net Price Calculator Improvement Act

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Brett Guthrie (KY-02), along with Congresswoman Lori Trahan (MA-03), reintroduced the Net Price Calculator Improvement Act. This bipartisan legislation would make improvements to existing law by increasing transparency and the accessibility of information about the cost of college for students and their families. “The financial cost of attending a college or universi...

Guthrie, Matsui Introduce Bill to Continue Newborn Hearing Screening Program

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WASHINGTON, D.C. - Congressman Brett Guthrie (KY-02), along with Congresswoman Doris Matsui (CA-06), yesterday introduced the Early Hearing Detection and Intervention Act of 2021. This bipartisan bill would reauthorize the newborn hearing screening and intervention program. Since this program was started in 1999, this program has been successful in significantly increasing the number of infants sc...

Guthrie Again Votes Against Raising the Debt Limit

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WASHINGTON, D.C. - Congressman Brett Guthrie (KY-02) released the following statement after again voting no to raising the debt limit. “Democrats are once again kicking the can down the road on our national debt. It is unacceptable to ask Republicans to raise the debt ceiling to help Democrats pave the way for their reckless $3.5 trillion tax and spending spree. This spending spree is filled with ...

Guthrie Announces Southcentral Kentucky Community and Technical College Grant

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Brett Guthrie (KY-02) announced a grant of $232,050 per year for an anticipated five-year period for Southcentral Kentucky Community and Technical College (SKYCTC). This grant is from the U.S. Department of Education for the Educational Opportunity Centers Program, which is part of the Federal TRIO Programs (TRIO). SKYCTC plans to target its 10-county service area wi...

Guthrie Introduces SMART Spectrum Act

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Brett Guthrie (KY-02) today introduced the Simplifying Management, Reallocation, and Transfer of Spectrum Act, or SMART Spectrum Act. The SMART Spectrum Act would create an information sharing capability at the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) to allow more commercial use of spectrum licensed for federal government use. “The United St...

Guthrie, Bonamici Lead Bipartisan Resolution to Honor Workforce Development Month

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today Representatives Brett Guthrie (R-KY) and Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR) introduced a bipartisan resolution to honor September as National Workforce Development Month. The resolution recognizes that increased investment in workforce development programs will benefit workers and employers. People without a four-year college degree were hit hard by the pandemic, and workforce develo...

Guthrie Praises Historic Investment, New Jobs for Hardin County from BlueOvalSK Battery Park

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Brett Guthrie (KY-02) released the following statement on Ford Motor Company and SK Innovation investing $5.8 billion for BlueOvalSK battery manufacturing campus in Glendale, Kentucky. “I’m thrilled to see that Hardin County was chosen as the site to build an innovative battery manufacturing campus. With a historic $5.8 billion investment and 5,000 new jobs, Kentucki...

Guthrie Votes Against Democrats’ Bill to Allow Abortions on Demand Until Birth

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Brett Guthrie (KY-02) today voted and spoke on the House floor against H.R. 3755, the Democrats’ bill that would allow an abortion on demand until birth. Click HERE to watch Rep. Guthrie’s floor remarks Remarks I rise in opposition to the Democrats’ Abortion on Demand Until Birth bill. The other night we were having a hearing in Energy and Commerce... A lot of the rh...

Guthrie Votes for Child Care Center at Fort Knox, Pay Raises for Troops

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Brett Guthrie (KY-02) voted in support of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2022, which authorizes the construction of a new Fort Knox Child Development Center and includes pay raises for troops. “I’m proud to vote for this NDAA that both ensures our military’s readiness against our adversaries and helps our Fort Knox military families. Se...

Guthrie Announces Over $2M Grant for Bowling Green-Warren County Regional Airport

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WASHINGTON, D.C. -Congressman Brett Guthrie (KY-02) announced that the Bowling Green-Warren County Regional Airport is the recipient of a federal grant totaling $2,041,289. This grant has been awarded from the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) to reconstruct the airport’s apron tie downs and rehabilitate the apron. “I’m happy to announce that the Bowling Green-Warren County Regional Airport ...

Guthrie Votes Against Raising the Debt Ceiling

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WASHINGTON, D.C. - Congressman Brett Guthrie (KY-02) released the following statement after voting against raising the debt limit. “I cannot support Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s efforts to raise our nation’s debt limit as Democrats pursue a reckless budget that would lead to the highest sustained federal spending levels our country has ever seen. Democrats’ reckless $3.5 trillion tax and spending spree ...

Speaker Pelosi’s Socialist Price Controls Fail in E&C

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WASHINGTON, D.C. - Republican Leader of the Energy and Commerce Committee’s Health Subcommittee Brett Guthrie (KY-02) voted against H.R. 3, Speaker Pelosi’s price control scheme for prescription drugs, failed in the Energy and Commerce Committee markup with a bipartisan vote. Guthrie led amendments to expose: • H.R. 3 will harm those with neurodegenerative diseases by implementing socialist price ...

Guthrie Opposes Biden’s Federal COVID-19 Vaccine Mandates

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WASHINGTON, D.C. - Republican Leader of the Energy and Commerce Committee’s Health Subcommittee Brett Guthrie (KY-02) released the following statement on President Joe Biden’s federal COVID-19 vaccine mandates. “I do not support federal COVID-19 vaccine mandates. I believe the Trump Administration’s extraordinary effort with Operation Warp Speed to produce safe and effective vaccines has been crit...