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Ed Whitfield's Public Statements on Issue: Business and Consumers

Full Name: Edward 'Ed' Whitfield
Office: U.S. House (KY) - District 1, Republican
First Elected: 11/08/1994
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Republican for U.S. House - District 1
Primary May 20, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Connie; 1 Child: Kate
Birth Date: 05/25/1943
Birth Place: Hopkinsville, KY
Home City: Hopkinsville, KY
Religion: Methodist
Date Title
March 14, 2014 Bipartisan Sunscreen Innovation Act Seeks to Speed Better Sunscreens onto U.S. Shelves
March 5, 2014 The Huffington Post - EPA's Power Plant Gamble -- A Risk We Can't Afford
Feb. 21, 2014 EPA's Ever-Expanding Web of Red Tape
Dec. 12, 2013 Hearing of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - Oversight of NRC Management and the Need for Legislative Reform
Oct. 28, 2013 Whitfield Unveils Plan to Keep American Electricity Affordable and Reliable
Oct. 15, 2013 Upton and Whitfield Welcome Supreme Court's Review of EPA's Regulatory Authority
July 31, 2013 Whitfield and Cassidy Kick Off Debate on Energy Consumers Relief Act
July 18, 2013 Opinion: Whitfield Fighting for Family Farms
Feb. 13, 2013 Whitfield Outlines Plan for Economic Recovery
Sept. 14, 2012 No More Solyndras Act
July 31, 2012 No Mr. President, the Private Sector is Not Doing Fine
July 26, 2012 Whitfield Votes to Reduce the Regulatory Burden on Job Creators
July 16, 2012 Members Hear Local Perspective on EPA's War on Coal
June 29, 2012 Hearing of the Energy and Power Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - The American Energy Initiative: A Focus on EPA's Greenhouse Gas Regulations
June 28, 2012 Subcommittee Members Express Concern that EPA's New Particulate Matter Standard Blocks Economic Growth
June 5, 2012 Armendariz Bails on Tomorrow's Hearing on EPA Enforcement
March 27, 2012 Whitfield Votes for JOBS Act, Small Business
March 8, 2012 Whitfield Votes For JOBS Act, Small Business
Feb. 3, 2012 Committee Leaders Press EPA on Management of RIN Fraud
Oct. 13, 2011 House Delivers More Regulatory Relief for America's Job Creators and Workers
Oct. 6, 2011 EPA Actions Emphasize Need for TRAIN Act
Sept. 13, 2011 Subcommittee Approves Legislation to Protect Jobs from EPA's Unworkable Rules
Sept. 1, 2011 The House Has Led, Mr. President. Where are the jobs?
March 3, 2011 Whitfield Votes to Provide Relief to Small Business
Dec. 8, 2010 Guarantee of a Legitimate Deal Act of 2010
July 28, 2010 National Manufacturing Strategy Act of 2010
July 28, 2010 Truth in Fur Labeling Act of 2009
July 1, 2010 Whitfield Opposes Permanent Wall Street Bailouts
Dec. 11, 2009 Whitfield Votes No On Further Taxpayer Funded Bailouts
Nov. 4, 2009 Whitfield Votes To Speed Up Implementation Of Credit Card Regulations
July 8, 2009 Whitfield: 'More Government and More Spending Will Not Solve Financial Crisis'
June 11, 2009 Whitfield Fights To Protect Rural Producers And Grocers
May 21, 2009 Whitfield: 'Small Businesses Are The Backbone Of The American Economy'
Sept. 25, 2008 Calling Card Consumer Protection Act
Aug. 14, 2008 Landmark Consumer Product Safety Bill Signed Into Law
July 30, 2008 Consumer Product Safety Legislation Clears House Of Representatives
May 14, 2008 Appointment of Conferees on H.R. 4040, Consumer Product Safety Modernization Act
Sept. 26, 2007 Whitfield Announces Disaster Loans for Businesses Surrounding Lake Cumberland
April 27, 2004 Recognizing Freeman's Fur Shop
Whitfield is Honored by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Jobs and the Economy
Issue Position: Jobs and the Economy
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