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Representative Ed Whitfield

Representing the 1st District of Kentucky

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Apr 11, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The United States House of Representatives Ways and Means Committee has for two years investigated the abuse of power at the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). Evidence revealed Lois Lerner, former Director of the Exempt Organizations Division, is the central figure behind the IRS misconduct targeting conservative groups.

Apr 10, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON D.C. - U.S. Rep. Ed Whitfield (KY-01), Chairman of the House Subcommittee on Energy and Power, supported the budget of the United States Government for fiscal year 2015, which passed the House of Representatives after several days of debate by a vote of 219 to 205.

 

Whitfield issued the following statement:

 

“I supported this budget because it puts us on a path to cut spending, balance the budget, and make the necessary changes to mandatory spending programs that largely drive our debt. 

 

Apr 10, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Rep. Ed Whitfield (KY-01), Chairman of the House Subcommittee on Energy and Power, lead the charge in the U.S. House of Representatives during a Health Subcommittee hearing yesterday on Whitfield’s recently introduced Sunscreen Innovation Act (H.R. 4250), a bipartisan piece of legislation introduced jointly with Representative John Dingell (MI-12) in the U.S. House of Representatives on March 12, 2014.

 

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Apr 10, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Ed Whitfield (KY-01), Chairman of the House Subcommittee on Energy and Power, joined with Representatives Mike Pompeo (KS-04), and G.K. Butterfield (NC-01) in introducing legislation, the Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act, to establish a federal standard for labeling of food products made with genetically modified ingredients (GMOs). 

 

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Apr 10, 2014 Press Release

U.S. Rep. Ed Whitfield (KY-01), Chairman of the House Subcommittee on Energy and Power, presided over a markup in which the Subcommittee approved H.R. 6, The Domestic Prosperity and Global Freedom Act. The legislation would cut the red tape blocking exports of U.S. liquefied natural gas (LNG). In addition, H.R. 6 grants immediate approval of complete export applications currently filed with the Department of Energy and modifies the process moving forward to ensure exports to our allies are no longer subject to unnecessary delays.

 

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