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Representative Ed Whitfield

Representing the 1st District of Kentucky
  • Whitfield Takes Part in USO Service Project

    WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Rep. Ed Whitfield (KY-01), Chairman of the House Subcommittee on Energy and Power, joined with other Congressional members and staff in a United Service Organization (USO) Service Project on Capitol Hill today. Participants assembled snack packages for service members and their families that will be distributed to USO centers in the Washington metropolitan area.
  • Whitfield Meets with Kentucky Ambulance Providers

    WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Rep. Ed Whitfield (KY-01), Chairman of the House Subcommittee on Energy and Power, met in his Washington office yesterday with representatives of the Kentucky Ambulance Providers.
  • Whitfield Meets with Mental Health Advocates from Kentucky

    WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Rep. Ed Whitfield (KY-01), Chairman of the House Subcommittee on Energy and Power, met in his Washington office yesterday with representatives of Kentucky’s chapter of the National Alliance for Mental Illness (NAMI).
  • Whitfield Votes to Support America’s Entrepreneurs and Rein in Obama’s Wasteful Climate Change and Green Energy Programs

    WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Rep. Ed Whitfield (KY-01) voted last night in support of H.R. 880, the American Research and Competitiveness Act, and H.R. 1806, the America COMPETES Reauthorization Act. Both measures passed the House of Representatives by a vote of 274 to 145 and 217 to 205, respectively. Whitfield released the following statement upon passage.
  • Whitfield Advances 21st Century Cures Initiative

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Ed Whitfield (KY-01), Member of the Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee, voted to advance the 21st Century Cures Act. The bill will help transform the health care innovation infrastructure to promote more cures and treatments for patients. After a full year of listening to patients, innovators, care givers, regulators, researchers, and other thought leaders, the Committee unanimously approved the bipartisan initiative. “I am proud to be part of this tremendous, bipartisan effort,” said Whitfield. “I want to commend my friends and colleagues Chairman Fred Upton, Representatives Diana DeGette, Frank Pallone, Joe Pitts, and Gene Green on their hard work and dedication on this important effort. I believe this legislation will bring us a step closer to cures and treatments for many of America’s most challenging diseases, and we’re doing it by implementing widely supported reforms to the discovery, development, and delivery process.”

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Jul 27, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Ed Whitfield (KY-01) is pleased to announce a federal grant to the Kentucky Community and Technical College in Madisonville. The grant, from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Rural Network Allied Health Training Program, provides $198,397 in discretionary federal assistance for the budget period of August 1, 2015, through July 31, 2016.

Jul 23, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Rep. Ed Whitfield (KY-01) met in his Washington office today with representatives of the Kentucky State Future Farmers of America (FFA) Association.

Pictured: State Vice President, James Kash (Lee County); Congressman Whitfield; and State President, Wesley Estes (Logan County)

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Jul 23, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Representative Ed Whitfield (KY-01) is pleased to announce grants for two area fire departments from the Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency in cooperation with the U.S. Fire Administration.

Jul 23, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Ed Whitfield (KY-01), Member of the Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee, voted today in support of H.R. 1599, the Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act. The bill would create uniform national standards for labeling of food products containing genetically engineered plants or ingredients (GMO). This important initiative passed the House of Representatives by a vote of 275 to 150. Whitfield, an original cosponsor of the legislation in both the 113th and 114th Congress, issued the following statement upon passage.

Jul 23, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Ed Whitfield (KY-01), Chairman of the Subcommittee on Energy and Power, voted today in support of H.R. 1734, the Improving Coal Combustion Residuals Regulation Act. This legislation passed the House of Representatives by a vote of 258 to 166. Whitfield, an original cosponsor of the legislation, issued the following statement upon passage.

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