Health Care

Guthrie Votes for CARES Act

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Congressman Guthrie spoke on the House floor in support of the CARES Act. Click here to watch Congressman Guthrie’s speech. WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Brett Guthrie (KY-02) today voted for the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. “During the last two weeks I have spoken to many Kentucky residents who have been struggling since the onset of the coronavirus pandemic,” said... Read more »

Guthrie Votes for Families First Coronavirus Response Act

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Brett Guthrie (KY-02) today released the following statement after voting for the Families First Coronavirus Response Act. “I am glad that Republicans and Democrats were able to come together to respond to the ongoing coronavirus outbreak. This bill will increase testing capabilities across the country. This bill also includes emergency measures to ensure that employ... Read more »

Health Subcommittee Approves Three Guthrie Bills

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – The House Energy and Commerce Committee’s Health Subcommittee today approved three bills introduced by Congressman Brett Guthrie (KY-02): The MODERN Labeling Act, Safeguarding Therapeutics Act, and the National Centers of Excellence in Continuous Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Act. The MODERN Labeling Act, which Congressman Guthrie introduced with Rep. Doris Matsui (CA-06), will a... Read more »

Guthrie Introduces Bipartisan Bill to Prevent Drug Shortages

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Brett Guthrie (KY-02), along with Rep. Scott Peters (CA-52), Rep. Eliot Engel (NY-16), Rep. Anna G. Eshoo (CA-18), Rep. Richard Hudson (NC-08), Rep. Michael McCaul (TX-10), Rep. Kurt Schrader (OR-05), and Rep. Gus Bilirakis (FL-12), this week introduced the Preventing Drug Shortages Act, which would help address the critical issue of drug shortages that affect the qu... Read more »

Guthrie Votes for Coronavirus Funding

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Brett Guthrie (KY-02) today released the following statement after voting in favor of the Coronavirus Preparedness and Response Supplemental Appropriations Act (H.R. 6074): “As the top Republican on the House Energy and Commerce Committee’s Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee, and as a member of the committee’s Health Subcommittee, I have been closely monitorin... Read more »

Guthrie on Coronavirus: We Need to Prepare

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Brett Guthrie (KY-02), senior member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee’s Subcommittee on Health and Republican leader of the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, today questioned U.S. Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Alex Azar and other senior administration officials on current efforts to prepare for a coronavirus outbreak in the United St... Read more »

Guthrie Leads Charge to Protect Medicare Advantage

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Brett Guthrie (KY-02) led 338 fellow members of the U.S. House of Representatives in a bipartisan effort to protect the Medicare Advantage program. “Thousands of Kentucky’s seniors rely on Medicare Advantage for health care coverage, and I want to protect Medicare for generations to come,” said Guthrie. “As the administration sets payment policies for the next fiscal... Read more »

Guthrie Leads Hearing on E-Cigarette Use

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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 hearing on the public health impact of e-cigarette use. “The marketing of e-cigarette products to children must stop, and youth access to e-cigarette products must be prevented. This will require an all hands-on deck approach fro... Read more »

Guthrie Response to the State of the Union

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Brett Guthrie (KY-02) released the following statement in response to President Donald J. Trump’s State of the Union address: “Tonight, we heard a strong, optimistic vision for America from President Trump. As a member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee’s Health Subcommittee, and as a member of the House Education and Labor Committee, I appreciated hearing fr... Read more »

Health Subcommittee Holds Hearing on Three Guthrie Bills

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – The House Energy and Commerce Committee’s Health Subcommittee today held a hearing on three bills introduced by Congressman Brett Guthrie (KY-02): The MODERN Labeling Act, Safeguarding Therapeutics Act, and the National Centers of Excellence in Continuous Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Act. “I was proud to introduce three bipartisan bills,” said Guthrie at the hearing. “The MODERN... Read more »