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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 »

Guthrie, Cárdenas, Blumenauer, Kelly Lead Bipartisan Effort to Secure Medicare Advantage

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressmen Brett Guthrie (KY-02), Tony Cárdenas (CA-29), Earl Blumenauer (OR-03), and Mike Kelly (PA-16) this week wrote to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to urge continued support for the Medicare Advantage program, which provides care to more than 22 million people. “Millions of seniors depend on Medicare Advantage plans to provide comprehensive, afforda... Read More »

Guthrie Leads Hearing on E-Cigarette Use

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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 the public health impact of e-cigarette use. “The marketing of e-cigarette products to children must stop, and youth access to e-cigarette products must be prevented. This will require an all hands-on deck approach fro... Read More »

Guthrie Statement on the Senate’s Acquittal of President Trump

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Brett Guthrie (KY-02) today released the following statement on the U.S. Senate’s acquittal of President Donald J. Trump in his impeachment trial: “I am glad that impeachment has finally come to an end and that President Trump has been acquitted. He should never have been impeached in the first place. Democrats in the House and Senate have put politics over the Ameri... Read More »

Guthrie Response to the State of the Union

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Brett Guthrie (KY-02) released the following statement in response to President Donald J. Trump’s State of the Union address: “Tonight, we heard a strong, optimistic vision for America from President Trump. As a member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee’s Health Subcommittee, and as a member of the House Education and Labor Committee, I appreciated hearing fr... Read More »

Health Subcommittee Holds Hearing on Three Guthrie Bills

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – The House Energy and Commerce Committee’s Health Subcommittee today held a hearing on 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. “I was proud to introduce three bipartisan bills,” said Guthrie at the hearing. “The MODERN... Read More »

Guthrie Introduces MODERN Labeling Act

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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, has introduced the MODERN Labeling Act to modify how certain generic drug labels are updated. Congressman Guthrie introduced this legislation with Congresswoman Doris Matsui (CA-06). “We live in a country with constant medical innovation an... Read More »

Guthrie, Engel Introduce Safeguarding Therapeutics Act

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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, and Congressman Eliot Engel (NY-16), senior member of the Health Subcommittee, today introduced the Safeguarding Therapeutics Act (H.R. 5663) to protect American consumers from counterfeit medical devices. The Safeguarding Therapeutics Act wil... Read More »

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 »