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whitfield muhlenbergEd Whitfield with representatives of the Earle C. Clements Job Corps Center in Morganfield, Ky.MUHLENBERG COUNTY, Ky. (4/8/14) — 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.

A plaque presented to Whitfield acknowledged his efforts regarding enrollment suspensions.

The award stated, “Representative Whitfield fought to restart youth admissions and he championed funding, allowing Job Corps to serve as many youth as possible. As a result, tens of thousands of formerly disconnected youth are safe, learning and starting careers in our nation’s fastest growing occupations.”

Whitfield Robinson Ed Whitfield with Karen Robinson from Muhlenberg County Job Corps Center.

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