Health Care

Guthrie’s Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Bill Passes the House

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WASHINGTON, D.C. - Congressman Brett Guthrie’s (KY-02) National Centers of Excellence in Advanced and Continuous Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Act passed in the U.S. House of Representatives. This bill encourages innovative pharmaceutical manufacturing. Click HERE to watch Guthrie’s House floor speech on this bill Guthrie, who serves as Republican Leader of the Energy and Commerce Committee’s Healt...

Guthrie, Matsui Introduce Bill to Continue Newborn Hearing Screening Program

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WASHINGTON, D.C. - Congressman Brett Guthrie (KY-02), along with Congresswoman Doris Matsui (CA-06), yesterday introduced the Early Hearing Detection and Intervention Act of 2021. This bipartisan bill would reauthorize the newborn hearing screening and intervention program. Since this program was started in 1999, this program has been successful in significantly increasing the number of infants sc...

Guthrie Votes Against Democrats’ Bill to Allow Abortions on Demand Until Birth

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Brett Guthrie (KY-02) today voted and spoke on the House floor against H.R. 3755, the Democrats’ bill that would allow an abortion on demand until birth. Click HERE to watch Rep. Guthrie’s floor remarks Remarks I rise in opposition to the Democrats’ Abortion on Demand Until Birth bill. The other night we were having a hearing in Energy and Commerce... A lot of the rh...

Speaker Pelosi’s Socialist Price Controls Fail in E&C

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WASHINGTON, D.C. - Republican Leader of the Energy and Commerce Committee’s Health Subcommittee Brett Guthrie (KY-02) voted against H.R. 3, Speaker Pelosi’s price control scheme for prescription drugs, failed in the Energy and Commerce Committee markup with a bipartisan vote. Guthrie led amendments to expose: • H.R. 3 will harm those with neurodegenerative diseases by implementing socialist price ...

Guthrie Opposes Biden’s Federal COVID-19 Vaccine Mandates

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WASHINGTON, D.C. - Republican Leader of the Energy and Commerce Committee’s Health Subcommittee Brett Guthrie (KY-02) released the following statement on President Joe Biden’s federal COVID-19 vaccine mandates. “I do not support federal COVID-19 vaccine mandates. I believe the Trump Administration’s extraordinary effort with Operation Warp Speed to produce safe and effective vaccines has been crit...

Guthrie, E&C Republican Leaders Statement on FDA COVID-19 Vaccine Approval

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Energy and Commerce Committee Subcommittee on Health Republican Leader Brett Guthrie (KY-02), House Energy and Commerce Committee Republican Leader Cathy McMorris Rodgers (WA-05), and Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations Republican Leader Morgan Griffith (VA-09) released the following statement after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced the Pfizer ...

Guthrie Statement on Third COVID-19 Vaccine Dose for Immunocompromised Individuals

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Republican Leader of the Energy and Commerce Committee’s Health Subcommittee Brett Guthrie (KY-02) released the following statement on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommending a third COVID-19 vaccine dose for immunocompromised individuals. “Today’s recommendation by CDC’s independent vaccine advisory panel gives people who are immunocompromised the oppo...

Guthrie and Nunes Announce Healthy Future Task Force Subcommittees and Chairs

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WASHINGTON, D.C. - Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee Republican Leader Brett Guthrie (KY-02) and Ways and Means Health Subcommittee Republican Leader Devin Nunes (CA-22) announced the subcommittees for the Healthy Future Task Force and each respective subcommittee’s chair. “The Healthy Future Task Force is taking action to modernize, personalize, and improve health care for all Americans. Th...

Guthrie’s Continuous Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Bill Advances

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WASHINGTON, D.C. - Congressman Brett Guthrie (KY-02), Republican Leader of the Energy and Commerce Committee’s Health Subcommittee, reintroduced the National Centers of Excellence in Continuous Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Act with Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ). “A challenge for Operation Warp Speed was finding manufacturing capacity in the U.S. to quickly delive...

Guthrie: Standing up for bipartisanship against government takeover of prescription drug prices

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Brett Guthrie (KY-02) authored an op-ed in The Washington Times to encourage a bipartisan path to lower prescription drug costs. Guthrie, who serves as the Republican Leader of the Energy and Commerce Committee’s Health Subcommittee and co-leader of the Healthy Future Task Force, makes the case for passing the Lower Costs, More Cures Act, a bipartisan package of bill...