Health Care

Guthrie Introduces Bipartisan Amputee Services Bill

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Brett Guthrie (KY-02), along with Congressman G.K. Butterfield (NC-01), today introduced the Triple A Study Act, a bill to improve services related to the amputation of a limb. The bill directs the GAO to identify barriers to care, gaps in assessments and device prescriptions, and performance measures for timely coverage. It would also compare coverage, prevention, a... Read more »

Guthrie Pushes for COVID-19 Solutions in Committee Leadership Role

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Brett Guthrie (KY-02), top Republican on the House Energy and Commerce Committee’s Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee, is working with his colleagues to oversee government’s response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. “I am honored to serve on the Energy and Commerce Committee, which has broad jurisdiction over many different issues including health care. As th... Read more »

Guthrie Leads Hearing on COVID-19 Vaccine Safety

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Brett Guthrie (KY-02), top Republican on the House Energy and Commerce Committee’s Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee, today led a hearing on COVID-19 vaccine safety. “Ultimately, it will be a vaccine that offers us the best chance to finally end this pandemic, allowing our nation to fully reopen. But it is not just the vaccine itself. In addition to an approv... Read more »

Guthrie Health Bills Pass House

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. House of Representatives yesterday passed Congressman Brett Guthrie’s (KY-02) Safeguarding Therapeutics Act (H.R. 5663) and the National Centers of Excellence in Continuous Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Act of 2020 (H.R. 4866). Both bipartisan bills passed unanimously. Guthrie, the top Republican on the House Energy and Commerce Committee’s Oversight and Investigations ... 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 Bills Advance to House Floor

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – The House Energy and Commerce Committee today approved several bills to advance to the full U.S. House of Representatives, including three bills introduced by Congressman Brett Guthrie (KY-02): The Countering Online Harms Act, the Advancing Blockchain Act, and the Blockchain Innovation Act. Both the Advancing Blockchain Act and the Countering Online Harms Act were included in a ... Read more »

Guthrie Releases Final ‘Second Wave Preparedness Project’ Report

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Brett Guthrie (KY-02), top Republican on the House Energy and Commerce Committee’s Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee, along with full committee Republican Leader Rep. Greg Walden (OR-02), published the third and final report as part of their “Second Wave Preparedness Project” to provide recommendations for addressing a possible second wave of the coronavirus ... Read more »

Guthrie Continues Work to Address Opioid Crisis

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Brett Guthrie (KY-02), top Republican on the House Energy and Commerce Committee’s Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee, joined his fellow leaders of the committee in raising concerns that the COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated the ongoing substance use disorder (SUD) and opioid crisis in the United States. “As the global coronavirus pandemic wears on, we must ma... Read more »

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... Read more »

VIDEO: Guthrie Leads COVID Vaccines Hearing

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Brett Guthrie (KY-02), top republican on the House Energy and Commerce Committee’s Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, today led a subcommittee hearing on COVID-19 vaccines. “The COVID-19 pandemic has been a tough challenge for our nation, but the incredible effort to develop safe, effective, and accessible COVID-19 vaccines gives me great hope that we are ... Read more »