“It was great having a Skype meeting with Mr. Goad’s third grade Cairo Elementary students. These are very intelligent kids, and they asked some great questions. I think we may have a future Member of Congress in that classroom!”
“The people I serve need this legislation and cannot afford to wait any longer while FEMA continues to implement excessive rate increases “said Whitfield. “I hope the United States Senate will move quickly on this bill so that it can be signed into law.”
‘It is critical that Lake Cumberland be able to raise water levels adequate to support tourism prior to the peak season in 2014. It is well past time for the lake to return to its full capacity.’
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WASHINGTON, D.C. –Representatives Ed Whitfield (R-KY-01), Chairman of the House Subcommittee on Energy and Power, and Sanford D. Bishop, Jr.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Ed Whitfield (KY-01), Chairman of the House Subcommittee on Energy and Power, voted in support of legislation to ensure continued operations of the federal government. H.R. 83, the Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act of 2015, passed the House of Representatives last night by a vote of 219 to 206. This legislation provides funding for the majority of the federal government through the end of Fiscal Year 2015 and funding for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) through February 27, 2015.
WASHINGTON, DC – The Subcommittee on Energy and Power, chaired by Rep. Ed Whitfield (R-KY), today held a hearing on “The Energy Policy and Conservation Act of 1975: Are We Positioning America for Success in an Era of Energy Abundance?” The hearing examined the current law and its effects on domestic energy supplies, including the impact of crude oil export restrictions. The members heard from a panel of energy experts about America’s changing energy landscape and what it means for the economy and the future of U.S. energy policy.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Rep. Ed Whitfield (KY-01), Chairman of the House Subcommittee on Energy and Power, met in his Washington office today with representatives of the National Conference of State Legislatures.
Pictured above: Honorable Jim Gooch (12th District), Congressman Whitfield, Honorable Martha Jane King (16th District), and Honorable Brad Montell (58th District)