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ICYMI: Second District Receives Over $100 Million in CARES Act Grants

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BOWLING GREEN, KY – 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. So far, the Second District has received over $105 million in CARES Act funding, which has been distributed to health care providers, local housing authorities, and communities to help respon... Read more »

Guthrie Leads Hearing, Releases Report on Coronavirus Testing

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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, yesterday led a virtual hearing on how different states are responding to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. The hearing focused on the need to expand coronavirus testing capabilities in order to reopen safely and swiftly. The subcommittee hear... Read more »

ICYMI: Guthrie Votes to Protect Small Businesses

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Brett Guthrie (KY-02) this week voted in favor of the Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act (H.R. 7010). The Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) was initially established in the CARES Act to help small businesses continue to pay employees during the coronavirus pandemic. The PPP originally provided eight weeks of cash-flow assistance and required that businesses ... Read more »

Guthrie Introduces Emerging Technology Bills

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Brett Guthrie (KY-02) this week joined with his colleagues on the House Energy and Commerce Committee in introducing two bills to ensure American leadership in emergency technology: The Advancing Blockchain Act and the Countering Online Harms Act. Guthrie serves on the Energy and Commerce Committee’s Subcommittee on Consumer Protection and Commerce. “The ongoing coro... Read more »

Guthrie Announces $97 Million in Funding for Kentucky Coronavirus Testing

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Brett Guthrie (KY-02) today announced that the Commonwealth of Kentucky will receive $97,738,054 in funding for coronavirus testing from the Paycheck Protection Program and Health Care Enhancement Act. Guthrie voted for the Paycheck Protection Program and Health Care Enhancement Act in April. This legislation provided $25 billion in funding for increased testing capa... Read more »

Guthrie Announces 2020 Congressional Art Competition Results

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BOWLING GREEN, KY – Congressman Brett Guthrie (KY-02) today announced Alexis Gribbins of Nelson County High School as the winner of this year’s Second District Congressional Art Competition for her drawing “Self Portrait.” “I am proud to announce Alexis as the winner of the Second District Congressional Art Competition,” said Guthrie. “The judges and I were very impressed by her attention to detai... Read more »

ICYMI: Guthrie Applauds KY-02 CARES Act Grants

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BOWLING GREEN, KY – Congressman Brett Guthrie (KY-02) today applauded the Trump administration’s grants for Kentucky and the Second District, made possible by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. So far, the Second District has received over $32 million in CARES Act grants, and the Commonwealth overall has received over $2.6 billion. “When we created the CARES Act, we wa... Read more »

Guthrie Introduces Coronavirus Public Health Bill

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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 fellow committee leaders U.S. Reps. Diana DeGette (D-CO), Michael Burgess (R-TX), and Anna Eshoo (D-CA), this week introduced the Ensuring Understanding of COVID-19 to Protect Public Health Act (H.R. 6701). This legislation would di... Read more »

ICYMI: Guthrie Introduces Bill to Promote Competitive and Secure 5G Equipment

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Brett Guthrie (KY-02), along with House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ), Committee Republican Leader Greg Walden (R-OR), and Congresswoman Doris Matsui (D-CA), last week introduced the bipartisan Utilizing Strategic Allied (USA) Telecommunications Act of 2020. The bill would authorize up to $750 million for a grant program administere... Read more »

Guthrie: Paycheck Protection Program Open for Business Again

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BOWLING GREEN, KY – Congressman Brett Guthrie (KY-02) today announced that the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) has reopened for applications from small businesses. The Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) was established in the CARES Act, which Guthrie voted for last month, to help small businesses continue to pay its employees during the coronavirus outbreak. This program ran out of the initial $3... Read more »