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Guthrie Statement on Partisan $1.9 Trillion COVID-19 Bill

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Brett Guthrie (KY-02) released the following statement after voting against the partisan $1.9 trillion COVID-19 bill. Click HERE for video of Rep. Guthrie speaking against the partisan COVID-19 bill on House floor “I have proudly voted for five bipartisan COVID-19 bills that were signed into law,” said Guthrie. “I support targeted relief for people and small business... Read more »

Guthrie Statement on Third COVID-19 Vaccine Authorization

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Brett Guthrie (KY-02), Republican Leader of the Energy and Commerce Committee’s Health Subcommittee, released the following statement after the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued an emergency use authorization (EUA) for Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine. “With FDA’s authorization of Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine, we now have three safe COVID-19 vacci... Read more »

Guthrie Statement on 500,000 Americans Lost to COVID-19

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Brett Guthrie (KY-02) released the following statement after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported more than 500,000 Americans have lost their lives to COVID-19. “Family, friends, and fellow Kentuckians have been taken away from us too soon because of COVID-19,” said Guthrie. “Now, we’ve crossed a terrible marker in this public health emergenc... Read more »

Guthrie Announces PPE Grant for West 84 Volunteer Fire Department

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Brett Guthrie (KY-02) announced a personal protective equipment (PPE) grant for West 84 Volunteer Fire Department. This volunteer fire department is being awarded a $4,115 Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) grant to purchase PPE to reduce the risk of COVID-19 exposure during medical runs. Guthrie voted in favor of federal funding for first responders to purch... Read more »

Guthrie Announces PPE Grant for Daviess County Fire Department

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Brett Guthrie (KY-02) announced a personal protective equipment (PPE) grant for Whitesville Volunteer Fire Department. This volunteer fire department in Daviess County is using their newly awarded grant of $2,782 to acquire PPE to protect against COVID-19. Funding for this Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) grant was authorized in the Coronavirus Aid, Relief,... Read more »

Guthrie on First 2021 Service Academy Appointment

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Washington, D.C. – Congressman Brett Guthrie (KY-02) notified Clayton Lewis of his appointment to the U.S. Military Academy (West Point). Lewis is the first student to receive a service academy appointment in 2021, who was nominated through Guthrie’s congressional office. “One of my greatest honors as a member of Congress and a West Point graduate is breaking the news to students about their appoi... Read more »

Guthrie Supports PPE Grant for Perryville Fire Department

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Brett Guthrie (KY-02) supported funding for a personal protective equipment (PPE) grant awarded to the Perryville Fire Department. Guthrie voted in favor of funding for first responders to acquire PPE in the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) used money authorized by the CARES Act to award the Pe... Read more »

Guthrie Reintroduces ‘TRUSTED Broadband Networks Act’

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Brett Guthrie (KY-02), member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee’s Communications and Technology Subcommittee, reintroduced the Timely Replacement Under Secure and Trusted for Early and Dependable (TRUSTED) Broadband Networks Act. The TRUSTED Broadband Networks Act advances the goal of Guthrie’s Secure and Trusted Communications Networks Act, which was signed... Read more »

Guthrie Criticizes Partisan Process on COVID-19 Bill

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Brett Guthrie (KY-02), Republican Leader of the Energy and Commerce Committee’s Health Subcommittee, in his opening remarks at an Energy and Commerce Committee markup criticized Democrats rushing a $1.9 trillion COVID-19 bill without bipartisan negotiations. The committee markup is part of the partisan budget reconciliation process of the COVID-19 bill. Click HERE to... Read more »

ICYMI: Guthrie Supports Bill to Protect Patients with Pre-Existing Conditions

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Brett Guthrie (KY-02), Republican Leader of the Energy and Commerce Committee’s Health Subcommittee, supported legislation introduced last week to protect patients with pre-existing conditions. Guthrie joined the Pre-Existing Conditions Protection Act of 2021, which was introduced by Energy and Commerce Committee Republican Leader Cathy McMorris Rodgers (WA-05), as a... Read more »