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Big Brown trainer is on witness list

...Welfare of the Thoroughbred Racehorse." Subcommittee chairman Rep. Bobby Rush , D-Ill., and ranking Republican Ed Whitfield of Kentucky recently announced plans for the hearing. They expressed concern about the sport after Eight Belles broke...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/06/12/oth_461885.shtml
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Big Brown's owner says he will not use steroids

...we're the first of many (owners) to take the step, but you've got to show you really want it." U.S. Rep. Ed Whitfield -- the ranking Republican on the House Subcommittee on Commerce, Trade, and Consumer Protection -- called the move...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/06/24/oth_463314.shtml
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Eight Belles' death leads to safety changes at track

...not everybody is convinced the changes are sufficient -- or ever can be under the current structure. U.S. Rep. Ed Whitfield says he plans to introduce legislation as early as this summer that would compel racing states to comply with safety...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/04/28/oth_521959.shtml
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Dutrow to miss hearing

...the horse also ran the race on a quarter crack in the left front hoof . "I'm sorry he's not here," said Rep. Ed Whitfield of Kentucky, the subcommittee's ranking Repub-lican. "We had a lot of questions for him." BREEDERS' CUP CHALLENGE...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/06/19/oth_462713.shtml
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Overtime

...industry leaders, asking for their views on the sport. Subcommittee chairman Rep. Bobby Rush , D-Ill., and Rep. Ed Whitfield , R-Ky., said they expect to hold the hearing in June. Auto Racing Pocono co-owner: track's not for sale Bruton...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/05/28/oth_460205.shtml
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Ports might get waste shipments

...and material licenses or facilities equivalent to U.S. Superfund sites." Reps. Joe Barton, R-Texas, and Ed Whitfield, R-Kentucky, also argued that some of the waste could exceed federal radiation limits, meaning it would not be...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/11/22/met_153400.shtml
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Trainer, sport chided during thoroughbred safety hearing

...of Horse-land Security' funded by yet another tax on our long-suffering customers is not what we need." Rep. Ed Whitfield, of Kentucky, the subcommittee's ranking Republican, felt otherwise. He pointed out that Congress has leverage...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/06/20/oth_462834.shtml
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Leaders push DOE for claim transfers

...systems after medical experts determine claimants became sick on the job. U.S. Reps. John Duncan, R-Tenn.; Ed Whitfield, R-Ky.; and Jim Leach, R-Iowa, also wrote the subcommittee chairman, expressing their disappointment in the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/10/30/met_398945.shtml
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Children of nuclear-weapons workers might not get benefits

...Early drafts of the Labor Department's regulations found their way to Capitol Hill and raised some eyebrows. Rep. Ed Whitfield, R-Ky., circulated a letter among lawmakers laying out changes to jointly suggest. "This is a travesty," said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/05/26/tec_315182.shtml
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GOP keeps majority in House

...also picked up two Wisconsin seats vacated by retiring Republicans, and one in Iowa. One GOP freshman under assault, Ed Whitfield, held on to a western Kentucky district, where two years ago he became the first Republican ever sent to the House...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1996/11/06/met_200399.shtml
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