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Guthrie Announces $430,000 Grant for WKU Research

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Brett Guthrie (KY-02) announced Western Kentucky University has received a $429,768 research grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The grant was awarded to WKU to advance biology professor Noah Ashley’s research into how sleep loss from stress and other factors causes inflammation, which can lead to other diseases such cancer and cardiovascular disease....

Guthrie, Thompson, Butterfield, and Thompson Introduce the Medicare Orthotics and Prosthetics Patient-Centered Care Act

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today Congressman Brett Guthrie (KY-02), Congressman Mike Thompson (CA-05), Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01), and Congressman Glenn “GT” Thompson (PA-15) announced the introduction of the Medicare Orthotics and Prosthetics Patient-Centered Care Act. This bipartisan bill helps ensure that Medicare beneficiaries can access the orthotics and prosthetics devices they need. Unde...

Guthrie and Schrader Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Lower Drug Costs

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Brett Guthrie (KY-02), Republican Leader of the Energy and Commerce Committee’s Health Subcommittee, and Congressman Kurt Schrader (OR-05), Health Subcommittee member, introduced the Protecting Access to Safe and Effective Medicines Act. “Increasing competition for prescription drugs helps drive down costs for patients, and that’s what the Protecting Access to Safe a...

Guthrie Announces Hardin County Students’ Academy Appointments

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Brett Guthrie (KY-02) this week notified Mark Cecil and Eli Kraan that they had been selected for an appointment to a service academy. Cecil received an appointment to the U.S. Military Academy and Kraan received an appointment to the U.S. Air Force Academy. Rep. Guthrie notifying one of the students about the service academy appointment “I had the honor to let Mark ...

Guthrie Honors Kerry McDaniel on House Floor

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Brett Guthrie (KY-02) delivered the following remarks in honor of Kerry McDaniel on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives this week. Click HERE to watch Rep. Guthrie’s full speech “Sadly, Kerry McDaniel passed away in February at just 65 years of age from COVID–19 complications. He was described as ‘can’t be replaced,’ ‘top-notch in every regard,’ and ‘an ex...

Guthrie Statement on the Senate-Amended $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 final version of the partisan $1.9 trillion COVID-19 bill. “I have and will continue to support resources for COVID-19 vaccines and other pandemic response efforts, but with less than 10% of this $1.9 trillion so-called COVID-19 bill going towards fighting COVID-19, I cannot support such ...

Guthrie: Partisan Election Bill Is Written By And For The Benefit Of Politicians

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Brett Guthrie (KY-02) released the following statement after voting against H.R. 1, House Democrats’ partisan election bill. “House Democrats think it’s a good idea to use taxpayer dollars for their political campaigns during the current public health emergency,” said Guthrie. “House Democrats also want to take away power to make certain decisions on how to run elect...

Guthrie Statement on George Floyd Justice in Policing Act

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Brett Guthrie (KY-02) released the following statement on H.R. 1280, the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act. “The deaths of Breonna Taylor in my home state of Kentucky and George Floyd are both tragedies,” said Guthrie. "Many Americans sadly do not have confidence in our criminal justice system, and my colleagues on both sides of the aisle want to fix this. I do no...

Guthrie Joins Delegation in Thanking Kentucky National Guard

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Washington, D.C. – Congressman Brett Guthrie (KY-02), joined by the Kentucky delegation, met with members of the Kentucky National Guard to thank them for their sacrifices to protect the U.S. Capitol. Click HERE for photo of Rep. Guthrie speaking to the Kentucky National Guard Click HERE for photo of Rep. Guthrie talking to members of the Kentucky National Guard Click HERE for photo of the Kentuck...

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...