“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. - U.S. Rep. Ed Whitfield (KY-01), Chairman of the House Subcommittee on
Energy and Power, met in his Washington office today with Brigadier General Ronald F. Lewis,
Deputy Commanding General of the 101st
Airborne Division at Fort Campbell.
Pictured above: Congressman Whitfield and Brigadier General Ronald Lewis.
H.R. 3826, the Electricity Security and Affordability Act, Allows a True “All-of-the-Above” Energy Strategy
WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Rep. Ed Whitfield (KY-01), Chairman of the House Subcommittee on Energy and Power, voted in favor of H.R. 3370, the Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act of 2014, which ensures flood insurance rates will remain affordable for homeowners throughout Kentucky’s 1st Congressional District and across the nation.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Rep. Ed Whitfield (KY-01), Chairman of the House Subcommittee on Energy and Power, recently lead the charge to encourage the U.S. House of Representatives and U.S. Senate Conference Committee to work quickly to reach a bipartisan, bicameral agreement on the Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA). This Conference Committee was convened to work out the differences between the House and Senate versions after the two bodies passed differing versions last year.