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Representative Ed Whitfield

Representing the 1st District of Kentucky

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Nov 24, 2014 Press Release

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.

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Nov 24, 2014 Press Release

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.

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Nov 24, 2014 Press Release

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.”

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Nov 20, 2014 Press Release

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:

Nov 20, 2014 Press Release

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:

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