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Guthrie Announces 2020 Congressional App Challenge Winners

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Brett Guthrie (KY-02) today announced the 2020 winners of the Congressional App Challenge from Kentucky’s Second District. Students in congressional districts across the country compete in the annual Congressional App Challenge. Congressman Guthrie encourages middle school and high school students in the Second District to participate in the app challenge to provide ... Read more »

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... Read more »

Guthrie: Service Academy Application Deadline November 12

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BOWLING GREEN, KY – Congressman Brett Guthrie (KY-02) today released the following reminder for high school students who may be interested in applying for a nomination to one of our nation’s five U.S. Service Academies: “Every year, I am honored to nominate some of the Second District’s brightest students to our nation’s service academies,” said Guthrie. “The application is due November 12, 2020. ... Read more »

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 Child Care Bill Passes House

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. House of Representatives today passed Congressman Brett Guthrie’s (KY-02) Ensuring Children and Child Care Workers are Safe Act (H.R.7909) by a vote of 387 to 33. Guthrie introduced the bill with Rep. Abby Finkenauer (D-IA-01) to equip child care providers with the information and resources needed to safely operate through the COVID-19 pandemic. “Without child care opti... 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 »

Guthrie Introduces ‘Success for Rural Students and Communities Act’

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Brett Guthrie (KY-02) today introduced the Success for Rural Students and Communities Act, bipartisan legislation that will improve college access and success for rural students by spurring innovation and investment in new strategies to prepare them to complete their credentials and step into high-demand jobs in their communities. Guthrie introduced the Success for R... Read more »

Guthrie Announces Congressional App Challenge Winners

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Brett Guthrie (KY-02) today announced the winners of the Second District Congressional App Challenge. Congressman Guthrie hosted the inaugural Second District Congressional App Challenge to give middle school and high school students an opportunity to practice coding and computer science skills. The winning app will be displayed in the U.S. Capitol for the next year.... 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 »

Guthrie to Host Annual Academy Day Information Fair

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ELIZABETHTOWN, KY – Congressman Brett Guthrie (KY-02) will host his annual Service Academy Day Information Fair on Tuesday, September 3, 2019, at 5:00 p.m. EDT at Elizabethtown High School. “One of the greatest honors I have as the representative for the Second District is to nominate students to our U.S. Service Academies,” said Guthrie. “The Academy Day Information Fair is an opportunity for Sec... Read more »