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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.

 

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Apr 4, 2014 Press Release

 

JAMESTOWN, KY – Fruit of the Loom, a clothing company, announced it will close the Jamestown plant at the end of the year and as a result, 600 jobs in the region will be lost. The rising cost of business in the United States was cited as one of the reasons the company is moving their facility to Honduras.

 

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Apr 4, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Rep. Ed Whitfield (KY-01), Chairman of the House Subcommittee on Energy and Power, was recognized by the National Job Corps Association this week on Capitol Hill.

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Apr 3, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Rep. Ed Whitfield (KY-01), Chairman of the House Subcommittee on Energy and Power, questioned Ernest Moniz, United States Secretary of Energy, at a hearing held on Capitol Hill in Whitfield’s subcommittee.

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Apr 3, 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 joint hearing of the Energy & Power and Environment & Economy subcommittees on the Fiscal Year 2015 Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) budget. 

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Apr 3, 2014 Press Release

 

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Rep. Ed Whitfield (KY-01), Chairman of the House Subcommittee on Energy and Power, voted today for the passage of H.R. 2575, the Save American Workers Act of 2014. The measure passed the U.S. House of Representatives by a vote of 248 to 179.

 

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