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Ed Whitfield's Public Statements on Issue: Employment and Affirmative Action

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
General Nov. 4, 2014
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
Whitfield is Honored by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce
Mine Safety, Broadcast Decency Bills Ready for President's Signature
Aug. 1, 2014 Obama's EPA Hands 1,100 Coal Miners Pink Slips
July 24, 2014 Whitfield Investigates Impacts of Energy Policies on Jobs
June 12, 2014 Whitfield Works to Grow Manufacturing and Boost Jobs
May 22, 2014 Whitfield, Polis, Perlmutter Praise Inclusion of Cold War Atomic Worker Benefits Amendment in NDAA
May 22, 2014 Obama's Administration Continues to Undermine Veterans and Small Businesses
May 14, 2014 Subcommittee to Review Draft Bill to Promote New Manufacturing and Job Creation
April 30, 2014 Rush, Whitfield, Johnson Introduces the 21st Century Energy Workforce Development Jobs Initiative Act of 2014
April 3, 2014 Whitfield Votes to Protect American Workers
Feb. 5, 2014 Whitfield Responds to Report Finding Over 2 Million Less People Will be Working as a Result of Obamacare
Jan. 28, 2014 Whitfield Statement on Tonight's State of the Union Address
Aug. 1, 2013 Whitfield, Polis & Perlmutter Introduce Bill to Strengthen Oversight and Improve Benefits of EEOICPA
July 31, 2013 Whitfield Meets with New Leadership Overseeing Jobs Corps Program
July 8, 2013 Whitfield Introduces Bill to Protect Coal Miners' Health Care Benefits
June 4, 2013 McConnell, Paul And Whitfield Meet With Energy Secretary Moniz And Deputy Secretary Poneman To Discuss Paducah DOE Site
April 19, 2013 Letter to Chairman Kingston and Ranking Member DeLauro - Job Corps Program Funding
Jan. 25, 2013 Whitfield Champions Efforts in Congress to Protect Job Corps Students in Kentucky
Oct. 5, 2012 Whitfield Statement on Today's Jobs Numbers
July 31, 2012 No Mr. President, the Private Sector is Not Doing Fine
July 26, 2012 Hoeven, McCarthy, Republican Leaders Launch the Domestic Energy and Jobs Act of 2012
June 21, 2012 House Votes to Remove Roadblocks to American Energy Production and Job Creation
Feb. 3, 2012 President Obama Must Do More to Create and Retain Jobs
Dec. 21, 2011 EPA Never Considers the Costs in Communities Where the Jobs Are Lost
Oct. 12, 2011 EPA Regulatory Relief Act of 2011
Sept. 16, 2011 Whitfield Supports Bill to Keep Government from Hindering Job Creation
Sept. 8, 2011 Whitfield Response to President's Address
May 3, 2011 American Coal - Coal Powers our Economy -- Literally
March 10, 2011 Whitfield, Polis Introduce Bills to Strengthen Oversight and Improve Benefits of EEOICPA
Jan. 27, 2009 Whitfield: 'Lilly Ledbetter Act a Matter of Fairness'
March 7, 2007 Whitfield Reintroduces Bill To Help Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant Retirees
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Labor
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Jobs and the Economy
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