“It was great having a Skype meeting with Mr. Goad’s third grade Cairo Elementary students. These are very intelligent kids, and they asked some great questions. I think we may have a future Member of Congress in that classroom!”
“The people I serve need this legislation and cannot afford to wait any longer while FEMA continues to implement excessive rate increases “said Whitfield. “I hope the United States Senate will move quickly on this bill so that it can be signed into law.”
‘It is critical that Lake Cumberland be able to raise water levels adequate to support tourism prior to the peak season in 2014. It is well past time for the lake to return to its full capacity.’
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WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Subcommittee on Energy and Power, chaired by Rep. Ed Whitfield (R-KY), today held a hearing to examine changes in global energy markets. When it comes to energy markets, the transformation over the last decade has been dramatic and for the better. America is producing more while using and importing less, resulting in more jobs and lower prices at the pump. While the overall effects of our energy abundance are positive, they do present some new challenges under our current existing energy policy.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Ed Whitfield (KY-01), voted against the Senate Amendment to H.R. 240 that funds the Department of Homeland Security for the remainder of Fiscal Year 2015. Whitfield released the following statement:
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Ed Whitfield (KY-01), Chairman of the House Subcommittee on Energy and Power, today announced that Mr. Noah Davis of Oak Grove has received an offer of appointment to the prestigious United States Military Academy at West Point. As part of the requirements for that appointment, Whitfield provided a Congressional Nomination for Mr. Davis.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Rep. Ed Whitfield (KY-01) voted today in support of H.R. 33, a short-term Continuing Resolution (CR) that would fund the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) for the next seven days. The funding bill passed the House of Representatives by a vote of 357 to 60.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Ed Whitfield (KY-01), Chairman of the House Subcommittee on Energy and Power, today questioned U.S.