Guthrie given ‘Waste Warrior’ award

Published 2:37 pm Wednesday, January 2, 2019


News release

WASHINGTON D.C. — The White Coat Waste Project has announced that Kentucky Republican Rep. Brett Guthrie is one of several recipients of its third annual Congressional Waste Warrior awards, which recognizes members of Congress who have demonstrated outstanding leadership to expose and stop $15 billion in wasteful and unnecessary taxpayer-funded animal experiments.

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Guthrie cosponsored the bipartisan KITTEN Act to end the USDA’s cruel and wasteful kitten experiments; and cosponsored the bipartisan PUPPERS Act to end painful and wasteful dog experiments at the VA and helped enact legislation de-funding and drastically restricting the practice.