Brett Guthrie

More candidates file to run for Kentucky’s congressional seats and General Assembly

BY: - November 30, 2023

FRANKFORT — With little  more than a month before the election filing deadline, a few more candidates have signed papers seeking election to the Kentucky General Assembly and U.S. Congress. The deadline is Jan. 5, 2024 to file to appear on the primary election ballot. Next year, Kentucky voters will decide who will represent them […]

Mammoth Cave National Park expansion proposed by McConnell, Guthrie

BY: - June 6, 2023

A 980-acre expansion of Mammoth Cave National Park is in the works. U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell and Rep. Brett Guthrie on Tuesday unveiled legislation that would allow the park  to acquire “critical habitat” within the Green River watershed from The Nature Conservancy. “The property includes numerous cave passages, including Coach Cave and James Cave that […]

Fentanyl-related drugs permanently made criminal under bill passed by U.S. House

BY: - May 25, 2023

WASHINGTON — Lawmakers in the U.S. House passed bipartisan legislation Thursday in an effort to curb staggering overdose deaths from illegal fentanyl substances that are illicitly produced and up to 50 times stronger than heroin. The HALT Fentanyl Act, passed on a 289-133 vote with 74 Democratic votes and support from the Biden administration, would […]