Education

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 »

Guthrie Announces WKU Grant

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Brett Guthrie (KY-02) today announced that the National Science Foundation is awarding Western Kentucky University (WKU) a $377,259 grant for the acquisition of a Laser Scanning Confocal Microscope. “WKU is a top-rate academic institution, and I am proud to represent WKU in Congress,” said Guthrie. “I am proud that the National Science Foundation has recognized this ... Read more »

Guthrie, Bonamici Reintroduce Empowering Students through Enhanced Financial Counseling Act

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Brett Guthrie (KY-02) and Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici (OR-01), both members of the House Committee on Education and Labor, today reintroduced the Empowering Students through Enhanced Financial Counseling Act. The Empowering Students through Enhanced Financial Counseling Act would improve the timing, frequency, and content of the financial counseling students are r... Read more »

Guthrie Introduces Legislation to Make College Costs More Transparent

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Brett Guthrie (KY-02), a senior member of the House Committee on Education and Labor, and Congressman Elijah Cummings (D-MD), this week introduced the Net Price Calculator Improvement Act. The bipartisan Net Price Calculator Improvement Act would increase the transparency and accessibility of college costs by improving existing calculators used by students and their ... Read more »

Guthrie Introduces Bipartisan Legislation to Increase Apprenticeship Opportunities

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Brett Guthrie (KY-02), co-chair of the Congressional Apprenticeship Caucus, along with Representatives Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR), Drew Ferguson (R-GA), and Susan Davis (D-CA), this week introduced the bipartisan Promoting Apprenticeships through Regional Training Networks for Employers’ Required Skills (PARTNERS) Act. The PARTNERS Act would establish a grant program to... Read more »

Guthrie Selected as Member of House Committee on Education and Labor

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Brett Guthrie (KY-02) has been selected to serve on the House Committee on Education and Labor for the 116th Congress. During his time serving on this committee, Guthrie has worked on a number of important issues impacting Kentucky families, including introducing legislation to assist student loan borrowers and to reauthorize the National Center for Missing and Explo... Read more »

SECOND GUTHRIE BILL SIGNED INTO LAW IN LESS THAN ONE WEEK

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Washington, DC– Congressman Brett Guthrie (KY-02)’s bill to reauthorize and update the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC) was signed into law last night by President Donald Trump. Guthrie introduced the Improving Support for Missing and Exploited Children Act(H.R. 1808) last year to help NCMEC better serve vulnerable children and their families. It passed in the House unani... Read more »

House Passes Guthrie, Bonamici Student Loan Bill

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Washington, DC– Today the U.S. House of Representatives passed Congressman Brett Guthrie’s (KY-02) and Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici’s (OR-01) bill, the Empowering Students through Enhanced Financial Counseling Act (H.R. 1635) by a vote of 406 to 4.The Empowering Students through Enhanced Financial Counseling Act improves the timing, frequency, and content of financial aid counseling for college ... Read more »

Guthrie to Host Annual Academy Day Information Fair

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BOWLING GREEN, KY– Congressman Brett Guthrie (KY-02) will host his annual Service Academy Day Information Fair on Thursday, August 23, 2018, at 5:00 p.m. EDT in Elizabethtown.Second District students and their parents are invited to learn more about the United States Service Academies and the application process. Representatives from all five service academies – the U.S. Military Academy, the U.S.... Read more »