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Guthrie Votes to Ban Russian Energy

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WASHINGTON, D.C. - Congressman Brett Guthrie (KY-02), who is a senior member of the Energy and Commerce Committee, released the following statement after voting for the Suspending Energy Imports from Russia Act, a bill to ban imports of oil and gas from Russia. “While this bill to end Russian energy imports is not perfect, the United States absolutely must not fuel Russia’s war machine against the...

Guthrie Cosponsors Bills to Thwart Russia’s Energy Leverage

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WASHINGTON, D.C. - Congressman Brett Guthrie (KY-02), who is a senior member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, has cosponsored several bills to strengthen America’s energy security, thwart Russia’s energy leverage, and prevent the United States from supporting Russia’s war machine against Ukraine through the importation of Russian energy. “Since day one of taking office, President Biden ...

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 Energy Efficiency Bill Passes House

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Brett Guthrie’s (KY-02) Ceiling Fan Improvement Act (H.R. 5758) passed in the U.S. House of Representatives today by a vote of 396 to 2. This commonsense bill would update energy conservation standards from the Department of Energy (DOE) to better regulate and acknowledge the efficiency of large-diameter fans. The Ceiling Fan Improvement Act was advanced to the Hous...

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...

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. “...

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...

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...

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...

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...