U.S. Representative Ed Whitfield (KY-01) is pleased to announce a $135,715 Operations and Safety grant for the Knifley Area Volunteer Fire Department in Adair County.
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WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Representative Ed Whitfield (KY-01) is pleased to announce four separate Operations and Safety grants to area fire departments, totaling nearly $200,000 combined. These awards, from the Department of Homeland Security’s Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program, will provide funds that can be used for professional training, wellness and fitness programs equipment, personal protective equipment, modifications to facilities, and supplies that support firefighting and non-affiliated EMS operations and safety.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Representative Ed Whitfield (KY-01) is pleased to announce two area grants by the Federal Aviation Administration through the U.S. Department of Transportation.
Tompkinsville-Monroe County Airport Board will receive $171,399 in federal funds for the construction of a 10 unit T-Hanger building and the removal of trees posing an obstruction to a runway approach.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Rep. Ed Whitfield (KY-01), Chairman of the House Subcommittee on Energy and Power, highlighted a recent hearing entitled, “A Review of EPA’s Regulatory Activity during the Obama Administration: Energy and Industrial Sectors.” This hearing examined the cumulative effects of regulations from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the way in which the agency is exceeding its authority as an environmental regulator.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Representative Ed Whitfield (KY-01) this week voted in favor of three bills: H.R. 5631, H.R. 4992, and H.R. 5119. All three of these pieces of legislation are commonsense approaches to enhancing our nation’s security when responding to Iran’s increasingly destabilizing presence in the Middle East.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Representative Ed Whitfield (KY-01) voted this week in favor of S. 764, relating to GMO labeling requirements. This measure establishes a national mandatory labeling standard for food products that contain genetically modified organisms (GMOs). The bill allows for a variety of labeling options including plain language disclosures, a U.S.