“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, DC – Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee Ranking Member Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska), House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI), and Energy and Power Subcommittee Chairman Ed Whitfield (R-KY) today wrote to Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Chairman Cheryl LaFleur seeking information regarding any consultation between FERC and the Environmental Protection Agency in the development of EPA’s Clean Power Plan and other major rules impacting electric reliability.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Ed Whitfield (KY-01), Chairman of the House Subcommittee on Energy and Power, today announced that Ms. Brittany Bongiovanni of Beaver Dam has received an offer of appointment to the prestigious United States Naval Academy. As part of the requirements for that appointment, Whitfield provided a Congressional Nomination for Ms. Bongiovanni.
WASHINGTON, D.C. –U.S. Rep. Ed Whitfield (KY-01), Chairman of the House Subcommittee on Energy and Power made the following statement regarding Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel.
“I thank Secretary Chuck Hagel for his honorable service to our country. He was a good Secretary of Defense that was given the daunting task of leading our military during a time of budget cuts, worldwide unrest, and with a White House that doesn’t seem to want to take the advice of our military leaders.”
WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Rep. Ed Whitfield, (KY-01), Chairman of the House Subcommittee on Energy and Power, issued the following statement today on the president's immigration announcement expected this evening:
WASHINGTON, D.C. –Senators Mitch McConnell and Rand Paul and Congressman Ed Whitfield today released the following statement regarding the Department of Defense announcing its Army Aviation Force Restructure removing the 159th Combat Aviation “Thunder” Brigade from Fort Campbell Army Base: