WASHINGTON-Congressman Andy Barr (KY-6) today released the following statement on the passing of former Senator Wendell Ford:
“As a Governor and U.S. Senator, Wendell Ford always upheld the highest ideals of public service. His love of the Commonwealth was evident in his life’s work and he leaves a proud legacy of service to its people.
WASHINGTON – Congressman Andy Barr released the following statement following President Obama’s State of the Union Address:
WASHINGTON - Congressman Andy Barr released the following statement upon passage of H.R. 3, the Keystone XL Pipeline Act, which approves the Keystone XL Pipeline to help create jobs and bolster America’s energy security:
WASHINGTON – As an original cosponsor of H.R. 30, the Save American Workers Act, Congressman Andy Barr released the following statement upon its passage:
WASHINGTON – After being sworn in to the 114th Congress, Congressman Andy Barr supported passage of H.R. 22, the Hire More Heroes Act, which exempts veterans already enrolled in healthcare plans through the Department of Defense or the VA from being counted toward the employee limit under the Affordable Care Act.
WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Andy Barrapplauded the Senate’s passage of H.R. 5771, the Tax Increase Prevention Act of 2014, a legislative package designed to prevent a series of automatic tax increases at the end of the year. H.R. 5771 incorporates a provision advocated by Congressman Barr that is critical to Kentucky’s signature equine industry.
WASHINGTON – Congressman Andy Barr released the following statement upon passage of FY 2015 Omnibus:
WASHINGTON – Legislation to provide relief from over-burdensome federal regulations that threaten the continued operation of the Valley View Ferry is headed to the President’s desk following bipartisan support from both houses of Congress.
WASHINGTON - Congressman Andy Barr issued the following statement after the House of Representatives passed H.R. 5759, the Preventing Executive Overreach on Immigration Act: