Jobs and the Economy

Guthrie Introduces ‘Strengthening Our Youth Apprenticeships Act’

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Brett Guthrie (KY-02), along with Congressman Joaquin Castro (D-TX-20) and Congresswoman Abigail Spanberger (D-VA-07), today introduced the Strengthening Our Youth Apprenticeships Act of 2020. “Apprenticeships are a great way for employees to learn a new skill while earning a wage, and for students, an apprenticeship can set them on the right trajectory for a good ca... 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 »

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 »

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 »

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 Releases FAQ Information on Economic Impact Payments

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BOWLING GREEN, KY – Congressman Brett Guthrie (KY-02) today released the below information on Economic Impact Payments for individuals and families during the coronavirus outbreak. Guthrie voted for the CARES Act, which created the Economic Impact Payment program to help those who have been adversely affected by the ongoing coronavirus outbreak. Eligible recipients will receive payments from the I... Read more »

Guthrie Votes for CARES Act

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Congressman Guthrie spoke on the House floor in support of the CARES Act. Click here to watch Congressman Guthrie’s speech. WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Brett Guthrie (KY-02) today voted for the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. “During the last two weeks I have spoken to many Kentucky residents who have been struggling since the onset of the coronavirus pandemic,” said... Read more »

Guthrie Response to the State of the Union

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Brett Guthrie (KY-02) released the following statement in response to President Donald J. Trump’s State of the Union address: “Tonight, we heard a strong, optimistic vision for America from President Trump. As a member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee’s Health Subcommittee, and as a member of the House Education and Labor Committee, I appreciated hearing fr... Read more »

Guthrie Recognizes National Workforce Development Month with Bipartisan Resolution

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Brett Guthrie (KY-02), along with Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR-01) today introduced a bipartisan resolution to designate September 2019 as National Workforce Development Month. “Our economy is always changing with new innovation and technology, and Congress needs to ensure that Kentuckians have the skills they need for the jobs that are available,” said Guthr... Read more »