“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 United States House of Representatives Ways and Means Committee has for two years investigated the abuse of power at the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). Evidence revealed Lois Lerner, former Director of the Exempt Organizations Division, is the central figure behind the IRS misconduct targeting conservative groups.
WASHINGTON D.C. - U.S. Rep. Ed Whitfield (KY-01), Chairman of the House Subcommittee on Energy and Power, supported the budget of the United States Government for fiscal year 2015, which passed the House of Representatives after several days of debate by a vote of 219 to 205.
Whitfield issued the following statement:
“I supported this budget because it puts us on a path to cut spending, balance the budget, and make the necessary changes to mandatory spending programs that largely drive our debt.
WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Rep. Ed Whitfield (KY-01), Chairman of the House Subcommittee on Energy and Power, lead the charge in the U.S. House of Representatives during a Health Subcommittee hearing yesterday on Whitfield’s recently introduced Sunscreen Innovation Act (H.R. 4250), a bipartisan piece of legislation introduced jointly with Representative John Dingell (MI-12) in the U.S. House of Representatives on March 12, 2014.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Ed Whitfield (KY-01), Chairman of the House Subcommittee on Energy and Power, joined with Representatives Mike Pompeo (KS-04), and G.K. Butterfield (NC-01) in introducing legislation, the Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act, to establish a federal standard for labeling of food products made with genetically modified ingredients (GMOs).
U.S. Rep. Ed Whitfield (KY-01), Chairman of the House Subcommittee on Energy and Power, presided over a markup in which the Subcommittee approved H.R. 6, The Domestic Prosperity and Global Freedom Act. The legislation would cut the red tape blocking exports of U.S. liquefied natural gas (LNG). In addition, H.R. 6 grants immediate approval of complete export applications currently filed with the Department of Energy and modifies the process moving forward to ensure exports to our allies are no longer subject to unnecessary delays.