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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 »

Guthrie, Comer Announce Owensboro Health Grant

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Brett Guthrie (KY-02) and Congressman James Comer (KY-01) today announced that U.S. Department of Agriculture is awarding Owensboro Health a $460,820 grant to expand rural telemedicine services. Owensboro Health will use the grant funds to purchase and install 22 telecommunications units for telehealth services at 10 sites in five rural counties that Owensboro Health... Read more »

Guthrie Statement on Leader Walden’s Retirement

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Brett Guthrie (KY-02) today released the following statement on the retirement announcement of Congressman Greg Walden (OR-02): “I want to thank Leader Walden for his dedication to public service and his steadfast leadership as the chairman and ranking member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee. From combating the opioid crisis to protecting the environment to... Read more »

Guthrie and Pallone Introduce Legislation to Support Continuous Pharmaceutical Manufacturing

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Washington, D.C. – Today, Energy and Commerce Chairman Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) and Rep. Brett Guthrie (R-KY) introduced H.R. 4866, the National Centers of Excellence in Continuous Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Act of 2019. The bipartisan legislation would allow the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to partner with universities across the country to designate them as National Centers of Excellenc... Read more »