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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 2, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Ed Whitfield (KY-01) is pleased to announce a grant from the Department of Defense’s Office of Economic Adjustment in the amount of $393,348 to the Pennyrile Area Development District (PADD).

Jul 2, 2015 Press Release

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

Jun 29, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Energy and Power Subcommittee Chairman Ed Whitfield (KY-01) and House Energy and Commerce Chairman Fred Upton (MI-06) issued the following statement regarding the Supreme Court’s decision on the EPA’s Mercury and Air Toxics (MATS) rule.

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Jun 25, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.U.S. Representative Ed Whitfield (KY-01) today issued the following statement in response to the Supreme Court’s ruling in King v. Burwell:

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