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Guthrie Pushes for Information on Alzheimer’s Disease Cures and Treatments

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Brett Guthrie (KY-02), top Republican on the House Energy and Commerce Committee’s Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee, joined his fellow committee leaders in requesting information on what federal agencies are doing to advance Alzheimer’s Disease treatments and cures. Guthrie, Energy and Commerce Committee Republican Leader Rep. Greg Walden (OR-02), and Health... Read More »

Guthrie Leads Hearing on Opioid Crisis

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Brett Guthrie (KY-02), top Republican on the House Energy and Commerce Committee’s Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, today led a hearing on state-level responses to the ongoing opioid epidemic. “Our local communities are suffering. On average, 130 Americans die every day from an opioid overdose and opioids were involved in 47,600 overdose deaths in 2017, ... Read More »

Guthrie Votes ‘No’ on War Powers Resolution

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Brett Guthrie (KY-02) today voted against H.Con.Res. 83, Speaker Pelosi’s War Powers Resolution: “President Trump acted in America’s best interest when he ordered the strike that killed Iranian General Soleimani,” said Guthrie. “This afternoon, I voted against Speaker Pelosi’s War Powers Resolution that would undermine President Trump’s authority to protect American ... Read More »

Guthrie Statement on Death of Soleimani

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Congressman Brett Guthrie (KY-02) released the following statement on the death of Qassem Soleimani: “Qassem Soleimani has directed attacks at U.S. troops and has the blood of hundreds of American lives on his hands. Our brave men and women in uniform eliminated him from the battlefield. I think President Trump reacted restrained and appropriately, and I do hope Iran sees the power and will of our... Read More »

Guthrie Announces Mammoth Cave Grant

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Brett Guthrie (KY-02) today announced that the National Park Foundation Open OutDoors for Kids program is awarding a $10,000 grant to Mammoth Cave National Park. The grant will be used to connect 2,000 fourth graders from nearby elementary schools to Mammoth Cave for field trips. “Mammoth Cave is the pride of the Second District,” said Guthrie. “I am proud to announc... Read More »

Guthrie Votes ‘No’ on Articles of Impeachment

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Congressman Guthrie spoke on the House floor this afternoon on impeachment. Click here to watch his statement. WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Brett Guthrie (KY-02) today voted against the two articles of impeachment against President Donald J. Trump. “My Democratic colleagues have been planning to impeach President Trump since the minute he took office,” said Guthrie. “After months of wasting Hous... Read More »

Guthrie Introduces Bipartisan Lower Insulin Costs Now Act

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UPDATE: The Lower Insulin Costs Now Act was included in the Fiscal Year 2020 Appropriations package and was signed into law by President Trump on Friday, December 20, 2019. WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Brett Guthrie (KY-02), top Republican on the House Energy and Commerce Committee’s Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, this week introduced the bipartisan Lower Insulin Costs Now Act, al... Read More »

House Funds Guthrie Opioid Legislation

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today the House of Representatives passed two Fiscal Year 2020 appropriations packages. This legislation included funding for Congressman Brett Guthrie’s (KY-02) Comprehensive Opioid Recovery Centers Act. “Last year, I was proud to introduce the Comprehensive Opioid Recovery Centers Act, a bill that will help Kentuckians access a full range of treatments for opioid-use disorders... Read More »

Guthrie Announces Congressional App Challenge Winners

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Brett Guthrie (KY-02) today announced the winners of the Second District Congressional App Challenge. Congressman Guthrie hosted the inaugural Second District Congressional App Challenge to give middle school and high school students an opportunity to practice coding and computer science skills. The winning app will be displayed in the U.S. Capitol for the next year.... Read More »

VIDEOS: Guthrie Fights for Lower Drug Prices, Defends Innovation in Health Care

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WASHINGTON, D.C. –Congressman Brett Guthrie (KY-02), top Republican on the House Energy and Commerce Committee’s Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations and a senior member of the committee’s Health Subcommittee, this week urged his colleagues to consider legislation that will lower prescription drug prices without sacrificing innovation and research into new cures. This week, the House consi... Read More »

ICYMI: Guthrie Presses Insurers on Rising Insulin Prices

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Brett Guthrie (KY-02), top Republican on the House Energy and Commerce Committee’s Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee, has joined his fellow committee leaders in pressing insurance companies for answers on their role in the rising cost of insulin at the pharmacy counter. In letters to Anthem, Blue Cross Blue Shield, CVS Health, Cigna Corporation, Kaiser Perman... Read More »

PHOTOS: Guthrie Hosts Fort Knox at Energy Innovation Showcase

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Brett Guthrie (KY-02), a senior member of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce, this week hosted representatives from the U.S. Army and Fort Knox at the committee’s Energy and Environment Innovation Showcase. The Energy and Environment Innovation Showcase highlighted businesses and organizations from across the country that are developing and deploying breakth... Read More »

Guthrie Votes to Support Our Troops

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Brett Guthrie (KY-02) today released the following statement after voting in favor of the Fiscal Year 2020 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA): “The brave men and women in our Armed Forces deserve nothing but the best. I was proud to vote for the Fiscal Year 2020 NDAA, which will give our troops a 3.1% pay raise, the largest increase in a decade. This bill prov... Read More »

Guthrie Applauds House Passage of Bill to Stop Robocalls

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Brett Guthrie (KY-02), a senior member of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce, today applauded the House passage of the Pallone-Thune TRACED Act (S. 151), a bill that will end the practice of illegal robocalls. “So far this year, Kentuckians have received over 500 million robocalls. That’s over 100 calls per person this year,” said Guthrie in a speech on the H... Read More »

Guthrie Rural Telecom Security Bill Advances in Committee

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Brett Guthrie (KY-02)’s bill, the Secure and Trusted Communications Act (H.R. 4998), was approved yesterday by the House Committee on Energy and Commerce in a full committee markup. Congressman Guthrie introduced the bipartisan Secure and Trusted Communications Act along with Reps. Greg Walden (OR-02), Frank Pallone (NJ-06), and Doris Matsui (CA-06) to protect small ... Read More »