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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
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
March 6, 2014 Hearing of the Energy and Power Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - Benefits of and Challenges to Energy Access in the 21st Century: Fuel Supply and Infrastructure
March 5, 2014 Whitfield Applauds Passage of Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act
March 5, 2014 The Huffington Post - EPA's Power Plant Gamble -- A Risk We Can't Afford
March 5, 2014 Electricity Security and Affordability Act
March 4, 2014 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, and Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator of Centers for Medicare and Medicaid - Bipartisan Lawmakers Defend Medicare
March 4, 2014 Energy Efficiency Improvement Act of 2014
Feb. 27, 2014 Hearing of the Energy and Power Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - Benefits of and Challenges to Energy Access in the 21st Century: Electricity
Feb. 27, 2014 Letter to Bill Shuster, Chairman, House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure and Barabara Boxer, Chairman, House Committee on Environment and Public Works - Water Resources Development Act
Feb. 26, 2014 Bill to Stop Political Targeting by IRS Passes House
Feb. 21, 2014 EPA's Ever-Expanding Web of Red Tape
Feb. 19, 2014 Letter to Ernest Moniz, Secretary of the Department of Energy - Release Cleanup Funding for Paducah
Feb. 19, 2014 Whitfield Welcomes House Agriculture Committee Member Representative Fincher to Discuss New Farm Bill
Feb. 14, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Expedite Propane to Ohio, Midwest
Feb. 13, 2014 Statement from Congressman Ed Whitfield on Adair County Pipeline Explosion
Feb. 12, 2014 Surf KY - Whitfield Questions President Obama's Endangered Species Act Hypocrisy
Feb. 5, 2014 Whitfield Leads Efforts to Save Military Commissaries
Feb. 5, 2014 Whitfield Responds to Report Finding Over 2 Million Less People Will be Working as a Result of Obamacare
Feb. 3, 2014 Letter to John Hudson, Division Commanding General US Army Corps of Engineers, and Daniel Ashe, Director US Fish and Wildlife Service - Restore Lake Cumberland Water Levels
Jan. 31, 2014 Committee Leaders Respond to Final Keystone XL Environmental Impact Statement
Jan. 30, 2014 Whitfield Statement on Lake Cumberland
Jan. 30, 2014 Roll Call - A Bipartisan Solution to Keep the Lights On
Jan. 29, 2014 Whitfield Applauds Passage of Five Year Farm Bill
Jan. 28, 2014 Whitfield's 'Electricity Security and Affordability Act' Clears Energy and Commerce Committee
Jan. 28, 2014 Whitfield Statement on Tonight's State of the Union Address
Jan. 28, 2014 Committee Approves Two Bipartisan Bills Advancing All-of-the-Above Energy Strategy
Jan. 27, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary, US Department of State - P-2 Refugee Status for Ahiska Turks
Jan. 24, 2014 Whitfield Expresses Concern Over Regulatory Assault on Coal
Jan. 15, 2014 Whitfield Statement on Passage of 2014 Federal Spending Bill
Jan. 14, 2014 Whitfield's Bipartisan Electricity Security and Affordability Act Sails Through Subcommittee
Jan. 14, 2014 Subcommittee Advances Bipartisan Electricity Security and Affordability Act
Jan. 14, 2014 Hearing of the House Energy and Commerce Committee Energy and Power Subcommittee - Markup of H.R. 3826, the "Electricity Security and Affordability Act"
Jan. 10, 2014 Whitfield-Sponsored 'Health Exchange Security and Transparency Act' Overwhelmingly Passes House
Jan. 9, 2014 Whitfield and Manchin Introduce Bipartisan Electricity Security and Affordability Act
Dec. 16, 2013 Senator McConnell Leads Kentucky Delegation in Filing Amicus Brief at U.S. Supreme Court to Support Kentucky Coal Jobs
Dec. 12, 2013 Whitfield Statement on Passage of Bipartisan Budget Act of 2013
Dec. 12, 2013 Hearing of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - Oversight of NRC Management and the Need for Legislative Reform
Dec. 11, 2013 Whitfield Chastises Health Secretary On Botched Obamacare Rollout
Dec. 11, 2013 Letter to Ernest Moniz, Secretary US Department of Energy - Proposed Land Transfer Changes
Dec. 10, 2013 Letter to Thomas Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture, Department of Agriculture - Grain and Protein Limits for Meals Provided in Schools
Dec. 5, 2013 Whitfield's Subcommitee Holds Hearing on the Role of Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Nov. 27, 2013 Statement from Kentucky Delegation on Paducah DOE Site
Nov. 22, 2013 Letter to House Speak Boehner and House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi - Reps. Flores, Maffei Lead Bipartisan Effort to Pass Long-Term Fix to Medicare Sustainable Growth Rate
Nov. 21, 2013 Letter to Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack, Office of Management and Budget Director Sylvia Burwell - Tobacco Payments and the Sequester
Nov. 21, 2013 Natural Gas Pipeline Permitting Reform Act
Nov. 21, 2013 Loss of Coverage IV
Nov. 21, 2013 Whitfield Pushes for Additional Resources to Help States Combat Prescription Drug Abuse
Nov. 20, 2013 Subcommittee Advances Bipartisan Legislation to Modernize Cross-Border Permitting
Nov. 19, 2013 Whitfield Statement on Recent Paradise Plant Decision
Nov. 19, 2013 Hearing of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Energy and Power - North American Infrastructure Act
Nov. 15, 2013 Letter to Administrator Gina McCarthy, Environmental Protection Agency - Proposed Power Plant Standards
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