Jobs and the Economy

Guthrie Celebrates $2 billion investment and 2,000 new jobs in Bowling Green

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Brett Guthrie (KY-02) released the following statement after Envision AESC announced it is investing $2 billion and creating 2,000 jobs with a new electric vehicle battery manufacturing plant in Bowling Green. “Bowling Green received incredible news this week with Envision AESC’s decision to invest $2 billion and create 2,000 jobs in the community with a new EV batte...

Guthrie Responds to Federal Court Blocking Vaccine Mandate on Federal Contractors

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WASHINGTON, D.C. - Congressman Brett Guthrie (KY-02) released the following statement after a federal judge in Kentucky blocked President Joe Biden’s vaccine mandate on federal contractors and subcontractors. “I’m pleased to see that my colleague Attorney General Daniel Cameron successfully argued for a preliminary injunction on President Biden’s vaccine mandate for federal contractors and subcont...

Guthrie Statement on House Passage of Democrats’ Socialist Reconciliation Package

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Brett Guthrie (KY-02) released the following statement after Democrats’ socialist reconciliation package passed in the U.S. House of Representatives. “Democrats are trying to fit their entire legislative agenda in this socialist tax and spending spree package. Despite the high price tag of this enormous package with the left’s wish list items, this partisan package d...

Guthrie, Bonamici Lead Bipartisan Resolution to Honor Workforce Development Month

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today Representatives Brett Guthrie (R-KY) and Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR) introduced a bipartisan resolution to honor September as National Workforce Development Month. The resolution recognizes that increased investment in workforce development programs will benefit workers and employers. People without a four-year college degree were hit hard by the pandemic, and workforce develo...

Guthrie Praises Historic Investment, New Jobs for Hardin County from BlueOvalSK Battery Park

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Brett Guthrie (KY-02) released the following statement on Ford Motor Company and SK Innovation investing $5.8 billion for BlueOvalSK battery manufacturing campus in Glendale, Kentucky. “I’m thrilled to see that Hardin County was chosen as the site to build an innovative battery manufacturing campus. With a historic $5.8 billion investment and 5,000 new jobs, Kentucki...

Guthrie Re-Launches Congressional Apprenticeship Caucus for 117th Congress

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Brett Guthrie (KY-02) released the following statement after re-launching the bipartisan Congressional Apprenticeship Caucus for the 117th Congress with Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici (OR-01). Guthrie at a recent visit to the Breckinridge County Area Technology Center. Click HERE to download photo. “I’m proud to re-launch the Congressional Apprenticeship Caucus with ...

Guthrie Praises New Kentucky Apprenticeship Entity

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Brett Guthrie (KY-02), senior member of the House Education and Labor Committee and co-chair of the Congressional Apprenticeship Caucus, released the following statement on the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) announcing the recognition of the Commonwealth of Kentucky Department of Workforce Investment as an approved Standards Recognition Entity (SRE). This SRE recogni...

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...

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...

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...