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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
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
June 20, 2013 Subcommittees Discuss Role of U.S. Energy Boom in Reviving America's Manufacturing Sector
June 20, 2013 Whitfield: Obama's Assault on Coal will Lead to an 80 Percent Electricity Rate Hike
June 20, 2013 Joint Hearing of the House Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade and Energy and Power Subcommittees of the Energy and Commerce Committee - "A Competitive Edge for American Manufacturing: Abundant American Energy"
June 18, 2013 Whitfield Responds to Army Corps of Engineers Decision on Northwest Export Terminals
June 18, 2013 Hearing of the House Energy and Power Subcommittee of the Energy and Commerce Committee - "U.S. Energy Abundance: Regulatory, Market, and Legal Barriers to Export"
June 18, 2013 Letter to President Barack Obama - India Intellectual Property
June 14, 2013 Polis, Perlmutter, Whitfield Pass Amendment to Help Streamline Benefits Application Process for 'Cold War Patriots'
June 14, 2013 Blog: Whitfield & Gooch: Protest Against Kentucky Coal is Misguided
June 13, 2013 Hearing of the House Energy and Power Subcommittee of the Energy and Commerce Committee - "The Fiscal Year 2014 U.S. Department of Energy Budget"
June 13, 2013 Bipartisan Group of Representatives Introduce Bill to Repeal Anti-Coal Standards
June 10, 2013 Whitfield Questions Proposed EPA Regulation on Coal-Fired Power Plant
June 5, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Currency Manipulation in Trans-Pacific Partnership Negotiations
June 4, 2013 Whitfield Released Draft Legislation to Protect Coal Miner' Health Care Benefits
June 4, 2013 McConnell, Paul And Whitfield Meet With Energy Secretary Moniz And Deputy Secretary Poneman To Discuss Paducah DOE Site
June 4, 2013 McConnell, Paul and Whitfield Meet with Energy Secretary Moniz and Assistant Secretary Poneman to Discuss Paducah DOE Site
June 3, 2013 Freedom to Fish Act Signed into Law
May 31, 2013 Letter to President Obama - Russian Adoptions
May 31, 2013 Letter to The Honorable Bob Perciasepe - Navajo Generating Station
May 24, 2013 McConnell, Paul, and Whitfield Respond to DOE Decision on Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant
May 22, 2013 Whitfield Announces Passage of Job Creating Keystone XL Pipeline Legislation
May 22, 2013 Northern Route Approval Act
May 21, 2013 Freedom to Fish Act
May 21, 2013 Whitfield Announces House Passage of 'Freedom to Fish Act'
May 16, 2013 Hearing of the House Subcommittees on Energy and Power and Environment and the Economy - "The Fiscal Year 2014 Environmental Protection Agency Budget"
May 16, 2013 Statement from Congressman Ed Whitfield on Voting to Fully Repeal Obamacare
May 15, 2013 Political Bias at EPA
May 15, 2013 Whitfield: Obama Administration has Pattern of Conduct that Rewards Friends and Punishes Opponents
May 13, 2013 Statement from McConnell, Paul, and Whitfield on Paducah DOE Site
May 13, 2013 Statement from McConnell, Paul, and Whitfield on Paducah DOE Site
May 10, 2013 Statement from Congressman Ed Whitfield on Political Abuses by IRS
May 9, 2013 Rep. Pompeo Introduces Bipartisan Bill to Expedite Natural Gas Pipeline Approvals
May 9, 2013 Whitfield on Coal: We Need Electricity Whether or Not the Sun is Shining or the Wind is Blowing
May 9, 2013 Hearing of the House Subcommittee on Energy and Power - "American Energy Security and Innovation: Grid Reliability Challenges in a Shifting Energy Resource Landscape"
May 7, 2013 Hearing of the House Subcommittee on Energy and Power - "U.S. Energy Abundance: Exports and the Changing Global Energy Landscape"
May 2, 2013 Letter to Secretary LaHood - Preventing Closures of Air Traffic Control Towers
May 2, 2013 Whitfield: Thirty Two Days and Counting with No Answers from Corps
April 24, 2013 Whitfield Leads Bipartisan Charge to Get Answers from CMS On How to Protect Cancer Patients' Access to Health Care
April 24, 2013 Burgess, Sessions, Green, Schwartz, Whitfield and Kind Lead Bipartisan Charge to Get Answers from CMS on How to Protect Cancer Patients' Access to Health Care
April 23, 2013 Whitfield: America Does Not Have to Take a Back Seat to Anyone
April 19, 2013 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Acting Administrator for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
April 19, 2013 Letter to Chairman Kingston and Ranking Member DeLauro - Job Corps Program Funding
April 17, 2013 Whitfield Announces Committee Passage of Keystone XL Pipeline Legislation
April 17, 2013 War on Coal
April 17, 2013 Committee Stands Up for Jobs and Approves Bipartisan Bill to Build Keystone XL Pipeline and Advance North American Energy Independence
April 16, 2013 Hearing of the Subcommittee on Energy and Power - Markup of H.R. 3, the Northern Route Approval Act
April 12, 2013 Whitfield Calls on Assistant Secretary of the Army to Stop Cumberland River Dam Barricades
April 12, 2013 Letter to The Honorable Seth D. Harris, Acting Secretary of Labor - Reduction of On Board Strength
April 12, 2013 Hearing of the Subcommittee on Energy and Power - The Energy Consumers Relief Act of 2013
April 12, 2013 Introducing the Prevent All Soring Tactics Act of 2013
April 11, 2013 Bipartisan Group of Representatives to End Horse Soring
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