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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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Aug 20, 2015 Press Release

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

Aug 19, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Ed Whitfield (KY-01) is pleased to announce two federal grants from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to provide discretionary federal assistance for the budget period of May 1, 2015 through April 30, 2016. Pennyroyal Healthcare Service in Hopkinsville has been awarded $332,500 and Regional Healthcare Affiliates in Providence will receive $417,500.

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Aug 12, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Ed Whitfield (KY-01) is pleased to announce a $351,259.00 grant by the Federal Aviation Administration through the U.S. Department of Transportation. 

Murray-Calloway County Airport Board will receive these federal funds for the rehabilitation of the Kyle-Oakley Field as well as the purchase of equipment to improve efficiency and safety of operations.  

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Aug 12, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Ed Whitfield (KY-01) is pleased to announce a federal grant to the Cumberland Family Medical Center in Burkesville.  The grant, from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), provides $1,062,500.00 in discretionary federal assistance for the budget period of May 1, 2015 through April 30, 2016.

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Aug 6, 2015 Press Release

MEDIA ADVISORY

Congressman Ed Whitfield’s Public Schedule for Friday, August 7th   

Hopkinsville, KY – U.S. Rep. Ed Whitfield, (KY-01), Chairman of the House Subcommittee on Energy and Power, will travel to Scottsville and Lebanon.

Schedule details are listed below.

Friday, August 7, 2015

7:30-8:30 AM, CST: SCOTTSVILLE: Allen County-Scottsville Industrial Development Authority Breakfast, Washington Center, 110 South Court Street