Energy

Guthrie Named Top Republican on Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Brett Guthrie (KY-02) was today named the ranking member, or the top Republican, on the House Energy and Commerce Committee’s Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations. “It’s an honor to be selected as the top Republican for the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations,” said Guthrie. “Last Congress, this subcommittee addressed a number of important issues, ra... Read more »

Guthrie Announces $11.5 Million Daviess County Transportation Grant

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Washington, DC– Congressman Brett Guthrie (KY-02) today announced that the U.S. Department of Transportation Better Utilizing Investment to Leverage Development (BUILD) program is awarding a $11,520,000 grant to Daviess County to reconstruct KY 331 between 2nd and 4th Streets and the Owensboro Riverport. “I am proud to announce this huge grant for Daviess County to improve KY 331,” said Guthrie. “... Read more »

Guthrie Announces Washington County Rural Development Water Grant

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Washington, DC– Congressman Brett Guthrie (KY-02) today announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) office of Rural Development is awarding a $2,903,720 grant and a $9 million loan to the City of Springfield to improve wastewater systems. “I’m proud to announce this water development investment for Washington County,” said Guthrie.“This grant and loan package will be used to expand th... Read more »

Guthrie Announces Warren County Rural Development Water Loan

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Washington, DC– Congressman Brett Guthrie (KY-02) today announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) office of Rural Development is awarding a $645,000 loan to the Warren County Water District to improve wastewater systems. “I’m proud to announce this water development investment for Warren County,” said Guthrie.“This loan package will be used to rehabilitate 35 miles of sewer lines to... Read more »

Guthrie Votes to Strengthen Military, Secure Fort Knox Energy Independence

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Washington, DC– Congressman Brett Guthrie (KY-02) today voted in support of the Fiscal Year 2019 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), the annual legislation that authorizes the military. This year’s NDAA includes legislation from Guthrie to make the award-winning energy conservation program at Fort Knox permanent.Guthrie worked with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Senator Paul, th... Read more »

Guthrie, McConnell, Paul Secure Fort Knox Energy Independence in NDAA

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Washington, DC– Congressman Brett Guthrie (KY-02), Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY), and Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) secured updated language in the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2019 to allow the Department of the Army (Army) to continue using natural gas as an energy source at Fort Knox.Guthrie introduced legislation earlier this year to authorize Army to co... Read more »

ICYMI: Guthrie Addresses Internet Access, Safety

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Click here to watch Congressman Guthrie’s remarks and this week’s hearings. Washington, DC– At two subcommittee hearings this week, Congressman Brett Guthrie (KY-02) addressed broadband internet connectivity and what can be done to create more internet access for Second District residents, as well as the importance of protecting consumers from phishing websites. Guthrie is a senior member of both ... Read more »

Guthrie, Matsui Introduce the SPECTRUM Now Act

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Washington, DC– Congressman Brett Guthrie (KY-02) and Congresswoman Doris Matsui (D-CA-06), co-chairs of the Congressional Spectrum Caucus, today introduced the “SPECTRUM NOW Act” (H.R. 6017), which would enable government agencies to improve their spectral efficiency and effectiveness and make more spectrum available for commercial wireless use. Senate Commerce Subcommittee on Communications, Tec... Read more »

Guthrie-Matsui Spectrum Legislation Passes House

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Washington, DC– Congressman Brett Guthrie (KY-02) and Congresswoman Doris Matsui (D-CA-06), co-chairs of the Congressional Spectrum Caucus, today applauded the House passage of Ray Baum’s Act (H.R. 4986), a comprehensive telecommunications bill that includes the Spectrum Auction Deposits Act, which Guthrie and Matsui introduced last year.Spectrum – a finite resource – makes up the radio frequencie... Read more »

ICYMI: Guthrie Introduces Broadband Access Bill

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Washington, DC– Congressman Brett Guthrie (KY-02), along with Congressman Bill Johnson (OH-06), this week introduced the Making Available Plans to Promote Investment in Next Generation Networks without Overbuilding and Waste (MAPPING NOW) Act.The MAPPING NOW Act would require the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) to update the National Broadband Map, identifying are... Read more »