WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Representatives Ed Whitfield (R-KY-01) and Diana DeGette (D-CO-01), Co-chairs of the Congressional Diabetes Caucus, recently introduced H.R. 1726, the Access to Quality Diabetes Education Act of 2015, and H.R. 1727, the Medicare Safe Needle Disposal Coverage Act of 2015, and H.R. 1686, The Preventing Diabetes in Medicare Act, to improve the lives of people with diabetes and pre-diabetes.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S Representatives Ed Whitfield, (KY-01), and Renee Ellmers (NC-02), released the following statement today after introducing H.R. 1387 – The Fairness for Farmers Act of 2015:
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Subcommittee on Energy and Power, chaired by Rep. Ed Whitfield (R-KY) today held a hearing on “The 21st Century Electricity Challenge: Ensuring a Secure, Reliable and Modern Electricity System.” A strong electricity system is critical to our economic and national security, and today’s hearing focused on efforts to modernize the nation’s electric grid to meet the challenges and opportunities of the 21st Century.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Rep. Ed Whitfield (KY-01), Chairman of the House Subcommittee on Energy and Power, met in his Washington office today with representatives of the Kentucky Broadcasters Association.
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WASHINGTON D.C. – U.S. Rep. Ed Whitfield posted the entries for the 2015 Congressional Art Competition on his official Facebook page. The art competition will determine the high school student that will represent Kentucky’s First Congressional District in the 2015 Congressional Art Competition in Washington. A total of sixty-four entries were submitted to the Congressman’s office in Hopkinsville from across the district.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Rep. Ed Whitfield (KY-01) met in his Washington office yesterday with Master Tung Dinh of Murray, Kentucky. Master Dinh, along with his son Christian, completed 58,282 sit-ups in 40 hours to commemorate the 40 year anniversary of the end of the Vietnam War and the immigration of Master Dinh and his family to the United States.
Pictured above: Congressman Whitfield with Master Tung Dinh (Murray)
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Ed Whitfield (KY-01), Chairman of the House Subcommittee on Energy and Power, today announced that he secured over $257 million for the continued cleanup efforts at the Paducah Department of Energy (DOE) site. The funding was included as part of the Fiscal Year 2016 Energy and Water federal spending bill. Additionally, Whitfield was successful in obtaining language in the committee report urging the DOE to develop a long term acquisition strategy at the site.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Rep. Ed Whitfield (KY-01) voted today in support of the Conference Report to S.Con.Res.11, which establishes the budget for fiscal year 2016 and sets our budget and policy priorities through 2025.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Rep. Ed Whitfield (KY-01), Chairman of the House Subcommittee on Energy and Power, met in his Washington office today with representatives of the Independent Community Bankers of America.
Pictured above: Congressman Whitfield surrounded by members of the Independent Community Bankers of America