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Representative Ed Whitfield

Representing the 1st District of Kentucky

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Jul 31, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Representative Ed Whitfield (KY-01), Chairman of the Subcommittee on Energy and Power, supported

Jul 31, 2014 Press Release

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 Housing Authority. 

Jul 31, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – The Energy and Power Subcommittee, chaired by Rep. Ed Whitfield (R-KY), today held a hearing on “FERC Perspectives: Questions Concerning EPA’s Proposed Clean Power Plan and other Grid Reliability Challenges.” All five Commissioners of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) testified on EPA’s proposed rule limiting carbon dioxide emissions from the nation’s power plants, and how the rule would impact reliability and electricity markets.

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Jul 29, 2014 Press Release

Washington, D.C. –  Today, Congressmen Ed Whitfield (R-KY-01) is pleased to announce the United States House of Representatives passage of H.R. 4250, The Sunscreen Innovation Act by voice vote.  The legislation aims to ensure that U.S. consumers have access to the safest, most effective sunscreens available.

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Jul 25, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.- The United States Government Accountability Office (GAO) issued a preliminary report Wednesday stating that in a test of the government’s ability to verify the identity and citizenship status of people signing up for Obamacare, 11 of 12 fictitious applicants were approved.  Not only were they approved, but they also received taxpayer subsidized healthcare coverage under President Obama’s health care law. The full GAO report can be found by clicking here.

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