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Guthrie Child Care Bill Passes House

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. House of Representatives today passed Congressman Brett Guthrie’s (KY-02) Ensuring Children and Child Care Workers are Safe Act (H.R.7909) by a vote of 387 to 33. Guthrie introduced the bill with Rep. Abby Finkenauer (D-IA-01) to equip child care providers with the information and resources needed to safely operate through the COVID-19 pandemic. “Without child care opti... Read More »

Guthrie Bills Advance to House Floor

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – The House Energy and Commerce Committee today approved several bills to advance to the full U.S. House of Representatives, including three bills introduced by Congressman Brett Guthrie (KY-02): The Countering Online Harms Act, the Advancing Blockchain Act, and the Blockchain Innovation Act. Both the Advancing Blockchain Act and the Countering Online Harms Act were included in a ... Read More »

VIDEO: Guthrie Virtual Academy Day

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BOWLING GREEN, KY – Congressman Brett Guthrie (KY-02) today released his “2020 Virtual Academy Day” video to help Second District students learn more about the five U.S. Service Academies and the process to apply for a congressional nomination. “One of the greatest honors I have as the representative for the Second District is to nominate students to the U.S. Service Academies,” said Guthrie. “Whi... Read More »

Guthrie Releases Final ‘Second Wave Preparedness Project’ Report

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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, along with full committee Republican Leader Rep. Greg Walden (OR-02), published the third and final report as part of their “Second Wave Preparedness Project” to provide recommendations for addressing a possible second wave of the coronavirus ... Read More »

Guthrie Continues Work to Address Opioid Crisis

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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 leaders of the committee in raising concerns that the COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated the ongoing substance use disorder (SUD) and opioid crisis in the United States. “As the global coronavirus pandemic wears on, we must ma... Read More »

Guthrie, Finkenauer Introduce Bipartisan Child Care Bill

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Brett Guthrie (KY-02) and Congresswoman Abby Finkenauer (D-IA) on Friday introduced the Ensuring Children and Child Care Workers Are Safe Act of 2020 to equip child care providers with information and resources needed to safely operate through the COVID-19 pandemic. “As our nation continues to respond to the coronavirus pandemic, we must ensure that child care provid... Read More »

ICYMI: Guthrie Applauds KY-02 CARES Act Grants

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Brett Guthrie (KY-02) today applauded the continued grant funding provided to Kentucky’s Second District through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. “When we created the CARES Act, we wanted to put money directly into the hands of those who are fighting the coronavirus pandemic on the frontlines such as health care providers and local comm... Read More »

VIDEO: Guthrie Leads COVID Vaccines Hearing

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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 subcommittee hearing on COVID-19 vaccines. “The COVID-19 pandemic has been a tough challenge for our nation, but the incredible effort to develop safe, effective, and accessible COVID-19 vaccines gives me great hope that we are ... Read More »

Guthrie Statement on the Passing of Congressman John Lewis

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Brett Guthrie (KY-02) today released the following statement on the passing of Congressman John Lewis: “I am deeply saddened by the passing of my friend and colleague Congressman John Lewis. Not only was Mr. Lewis incredibly courageous, facing the many challenges in his life with dignity, he was also incredibly kind. He was one of the first members of Congress I met ... Read More »

Guthrie, Wild Introduce ‘Early Educators Apprenticeship Act’

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Brett Guthrie (KY-02), senior member of the House Education and Labor Committee and co-founder of the Congressional Apprenticeship Caucus, along with Rep. Susan Wild (PA-07), today introduced the bipartisan Early Educators Apprenticeship Act. The Early Educators Apprenticeship Act will increase the number of apprenticeships available for early child educators, partic... Read More »

Committee Approves Guthrie Health Care Bills

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – The House Energy and Commerce Committee today approved three health care bills introduced by Congressman Brett Guthrie (KY-02): The Safeguarding Therapeutics Act (H.R. 5663), which will give the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) the authority to seize and destroy counterfeit medical devices, including counterfeit COVID-19 tests; The MODERN Labeling Act (H.R. 5668) which will al... Read More »

Five Guthrie Bills Head to House Floor

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – The House Energy and Commerce Committee today approved five bills introduced by Congressman Brett Guthrie (KY-02). Ranging from energy efficiency to health care to telecommunications, these five bipartisan bills introduced by Guthrie will now be sent the House floor for a vote by the full U.S. House of Representatives. “I am proud to serve on the House Energy and Commerce Commit... Read More »

Guthrie Introduces ‘Success for Rural Students and Communities Act’

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Brett Guthrie (KY-02) today introduced the Success for Rural Students and Communities Act, bipartisan legislation that will improve college access and success for rural students by spurring innovation and investment in new strategies to prepare them to complete their credentials and step into high-demand jobs in their communities. Guthrie introduced the Success for R... Read More »

Guthrie Releases COVID Vaccines Report

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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, today joined full committee Republican Leader Greg Walden (OR-02) in releasing a report on the committee’s recommendations for COVID-19 vaccines and treatments. Guthrie and Walden are together leading the “Second Wave Preparedness Project” to ... Read More »

Guthrie Introduces ‘TRUSTED Broadband Networks Act’

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Brett Guthrie (KY-02), senior member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, today introduced the Timely Replacement Under Secure and Trusted for Early and Dependable (TRUSTED) Broadband Networks Act. The TRUSTED Broadband Networks Act will build on Congressman Guthrie’s Secure and Trusted Communications Networks Act, which was signed into law in March to help sm... Read More »