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Ed Whitfield's Public Statements

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
General Nov. 4, 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
Feb. 10, 2011 Energy and Power Subcommittee Examines How Middle East Events Affect U.S. Energy Supplies and Market Stability
Feb. 10, 2011 Hearing of the Energy and Power Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - "The Effects of Middle East Events on U.S. Energy Markets"
Feb. 9, 2011 Hearing of the Energy and Power Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - "H.R. ___, the Energy Tax Prevention Act of 2011"
Feb. 9, 2011 Whitfield Chairs Hearing on EPA's Regulation of Greenhouse Gases Under the Clean Air Act
Feb. 7, 2011 Congressional Energy and Environmental Policy Leaders File Amicus Brief with Supreme Court
Feb. 2, 2011 Upton, Whitfield, Inhofe Unveil Energy Tax Prevention Act to Protect America's Jobs & Families
Jan. 25, 2011 Inhofe, Upton, Whitfield Statement on Protecting Jobs by Blocking Harmful GHG Regulatory Tax
Jan. 25, 2011 Whitfield Responds to President's State of the Union Address
Jan. 21, 2011 Whitfield Announces $237,500 Grant for Breeding Area Volunteer Fire Department
Jan. 20, 2011 Whitfield, DeGette to Co-Chair Bipartisan Diabetes Caucus
Jan. 19, 2011 Repealing the Job-Killing Health Care Law Act
Jan. 19, 2011 Whitfield Votes to Repeal Obama Health Care Law
Jan. 11, 2011 Whitfield Comments on Oil Spill Commission Report
Jan. 7, 2011 Whitfield Receives Energy and Commerce Subcommittee Assignments
Jan. 5, 2011 Whitfield Praises Adoption of New House Rules
Jan. 5, 2011 Whitfield Sworn In to New Term, Assumes Subcommittee Chairmanship
Dec. 21, 2010 Whitfield Opposes Continued Government Spending
Dec. 16, 2010 Whitfield to Chair Subcommittee on Energy and Power
Dec. 16, 2010 Whitfield Calls on Agriculture Department to Assist Kentucky Cattle Producers
Dec. 9, 2010 Whitfield Votes to Prevent Cuts to Medicare
Dec. 9, 2010 Whitfield: President Signs Animal Cruelty Legislation into Law
Dec. 8, 2010 Whitfield Opposes Giving Benefits to Illegal Immigrants
Dec. 8, 2010 Guarantee of a Legitimate Deal Act of 2010
Dec. 8, 2010 Excluding Security and Safety Equipment from Energy Efficiency Standards
Dec. 8, 2010 Letter to Lisa Jackson, Administrator U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Ray LaHood, Secretary U.S. Department of Transportation
Oct. 15, 2010 Reforming Our Tax System
Oct. 6, 2010 Whitfield Awarded Manufacturing Legislative Excellence Prize
Sept. 29, 2010 Whitfield Statement on Vote to Adjourn Congress
Sept. 29, 2010 Whitfield Votes to Level Playing Field for American Manufacturers
Sept. 28, 2010 Calling on Turkish-Occupied Cyprus to Protect Religious Artifacts
Sept. 23, 2010 Whitfield Offers Roadmap to Boost Economy, Reform Congress
Sept. 23, 2010 House Approves Whitfield Bill to Combat Prescription Drug Abuse
Sept. 16, 2010 Whitfield Sponsored Bill to Lower Electricity Costs Receives Stamp of Approval from House
Sept. 15, 2010 Whitfield Shines Light on Flawed Medicare Bidding Program
Sept. 15, 2010 Whitfield Stands United with KY Miners Against Cap and Trade
Aug. 16, 2010 Securing Our Borders and Combating Illegal Immigration
Aug. 2, 2010 Whitfield Works to Move Carbon Storage Technologies Forward
July 30, 2010 Whitfield Works to Expand Clean Water Infrastructure for KY
July 29, 2010 Whitfield Stands Up for American Manufacturing Jobs
July 28, 2010 National Manufacturing Strategy Act of 2010
July 28, 2010 Truth in Fur Labeling Act of 2009
July 22, 2010 NASPER Reauthorization Sails Through House Subcommittee
July 21, 2010 Whitfield Calls for Crackdown on Illegal Immigration
July 19, 2010 Op-Ed - Combating Prescription Drug Abuse
July 13, 2010 Bi-Partisan Group of Lawmakers Team Up to Combat Prescription Drug Abuse
July 13, 2010 Bi-Partisan Group of Lawmakers Team Up to Combat Prescription Drug Abuse
July 1, 2010 Whitfield Shines Light on Battle Against Diabetes
July 1, 2010 Whitfield Calls for Immediate Investigation into Use of Potentially Hazardous FEMA Trailers to House Oil Spill Workers
July 1, 2010 Whitfield Opposes Permanent Wall Street Bailouts
June 24, 2010 Whitfield Votes to Protect KY Seniors' Healthcare
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