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Guthrie: Paycheck Protection Program Now Open for Small Businesses

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BOWLING GREEN, KY – Congressman Brett Guthrie (KY-02) today announced that the Paycheck Protection Program to help small businesses during the coronavirus outbreak is now accepting applications. The Paycheck Protection Program was created in the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, which Guthrie voted for last week. “Small businesses are the backbone of our economy, but unfo... Read More »

ICYMI: Guthrie Introduces ‘COVID-19 National Service Response Act’

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Brett Guthrie (KY-02) and Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) last month introduced the COVID-19 National Service Response Act to help volunteers with the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) during the coronavirus outbreak. The COVID-19 National Service Response Act will give CNCS the ability to help AmeriCorps volunteers shelter in place if they are... Read More »

Guthrie Announces Annual Congressional Art Competition

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Brett Guthrie (KY-02) today announced the beginning of the 2020 Second District Congressional Art Competition, which will be held digitally this year to protect students, parents, and faculty from the ongoing coronavirus outbreak. “Every year I enjoy hosting the Second District Congressional Art Competition,” said Guthrie. “While the competition will be formatted dif... Read More »

Guthrie Votes for CARES Act

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Congressman Guthrie spoke on the House floor in support of the CARES Act. Click here to watch Congressman Guthrie’s speech. WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Brett Guthrie (KY-02) today voted for the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. “During the last two weeks I have spoken to many Kentucky residents who have been struggling since the onset of the coronavirus pandemic,” said... Read More »

Guthrie Votes for Families First Coronavirus Response Act

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Brett Guthrie (KY-02) today released the following statement after voting for the Families First Coronavirus Response Act. “I am glad that Republicans and Democrats were able to come together to respond to the ongoing coronavirus outbreak. This bill will increase testing capabilities across the country. This bill also includes emergency measures to ensure that employ... Read More »

Health Subcommittee Approves Three Guthrie Bills

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – The House Energy and Commerce Committee’s Health Subcommittee today approved three bills introduced by Congressman Brett Guthrie (KY-02): The MODERN Labeling Act, Safeguarding Therapeutics Act, and the National Centers of Excellence in Continuous Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Act. The MODERN Labeling Act, which Congressman Guthrie introduced with Rep. Doris Matsui (CA-06), will a... Read More »

Guthrie Introduces Bipartisan Bill to Prevent Drug Shortages

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Brett Guthrie (KY-02), along with Rep. Scott Peters (CA-52), Rep. Eliot Engel (NY-16), Rep. Anna G. Eshoo (CA-18), Rep. Richard Hudson (NC-08), Rep. Michael McCaul (TX-10), Rep. Kurt Schrader (OR-05), and Rep. Gus Bilirakis (FL-12), this week introduced the Preventing Drug Shortages Act, which would help address the critical issue of drug shortages that affect the qu... Read More »

Guthrie Votes for Coronavirus Funding

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Brett Guthrie (KY-02) today released the following statement after voting in favor of the Coronavirus Preparedness and Response Supplemental Appropriations Act (H.R. 6074): “As the top Republican on the House Energy and Commerce Committee’s Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee, and as a member of the committee’s Health Subcommittee, I have been closely monitorin... Read More »

ICYMI: Guthrie Rural Telecommunications Bill Heads to President’s Desk

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Senate has passed Congressman Brett Guthrie’s (KY-02) Secure and Trusted Communications Act (H.R. 4998), a bipartisan bill to help secure America’s telecommunications supply chain and help rural providers replace potentially compromised equipment. The Secure and Trusted Communications Act will help small, rural communications providers replace equipment from Huawei, a C... Read More »

ICYMI: Guthrie Leads Hearing on Ticketing Transparency and Scams

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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, this week led a hearing on transparency in the live event ticketing industry. “Many Americans have fond memories of their first concert, or their first football or baseball game – I know I do.” said Guthrie in his opening statement. “While ... Read More »

Guthrie on Coronavirus: We Need to Prepare

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Brett Guthrie (KY-02), senior member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee’s Subcommittee on Health and Republican leader of the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, today questioned U.S. Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Alex Azar and other senior administration officials on current efforts to prepare for a coronavirus outbreak in the United St... Read More »

Guthrie Introduces ‘SKILL UP Act’

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Brett Guthrie (KY-02), co-founder of the Congressional Apprenticeship Caucus and senior member of the House Education and Labor Committee, along with Congressman Steven Horsford (NV-04), this week introduced the Skill and Knowledge Investments Leverage Leaders’ Untapped Potential Tax Credit (SKILL UP) Act (H.R. 5869). The SKILL UP Act would provide businesses with a... Read More »

Guthrie Speech on Fort Knox Announcement

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Brett Guthrie (KY-02) today delivered the below speech on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives to recognize the U.S. Army’s selection of Fort Knox for a new corps headquarters: “I rise today to recognize Fort Knox. Yesterday, the U.S. Army selected Fort Knox as a new corps headquarters called Fifth Corps. Fifth Corps will bring over 600 soldiers and their f... Read More »

Guthrie Statement on Army Selection of Fort Knox for New Corps Headquarters

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Brett Guthrie (KY-02) today released the following statement on the U.S. Army’s announcement that Fort Knox has been selected for a new Army Fourth Corps Headquarters. “I am proud to announce that Fort Knox has been selected for this new three-star command,” said Guthrie. “I personally spoke to Defense Secretary Mark Esper about their application last week. Fort Knox... Read More »

Guthrie Leads Charge to Protect Medicare Advantage

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Brett Guthrie (KY-02) led 338 fellow members of the U.S. House of Representatives in a bipartisan effort to protect the Medicare Advantage program. “Thousands of Kentucky’s seniors rely on Medicare Advantage for health care coverage, and I want to protect Medicare for generations to come,” said Guthrie. “As the administration sets payment policies for the next fiscal... Read More »