Dec 4, 2013 Press Release
The Committee on Financial Services Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit held a hearing on Wednesday focused on legislation introduced by Congressman Andy Barr (KY-06) that would provide rural areas like Bath County, Kentucky, the right to petition to be properly reclassified as “rural” and relieve them from burdensome regulations that limit their ability to lend and help create jobs in their communities.
Nov 15, 2013 Press Release
WASHINGTON - Congressman Barr released the following statement closure or conversion to natural gas of eight coal-fired power units in the southeast, including three in Kentucky:
Nov 15, 2013 Press Release
Congressman Andy Barr expressed support for Kentucky's effort to return the FEI World Equestrian Games to Lexington in 2018:
Nov 14, 2013 Press Release
On November 14, Congressman Andy Barr spoke on the House floor about the need to allow Americans who liked their health care plans to keep them. Barr shared Melody's story about how she and her family lost their current healthcare policies and will now go without healthcare coverage because Obamacare.
Oct 23, 2013 Press Release
Waterway infrastructure is critical to Kentucky trade and competitiveness. Here in the Commonwealth, our waterways and ports support 15,640 Kentucky jobs and directly contribute $2.5 billion to our local economy while our $22 billion international export industry supports hundreds of thousands of jobs.
Oct 16, 2013 Press Release
WASHINGTON – Congressman Andy Barr released the following statement:
Oct 15, 2013 Press Release
On October 14, Congressman Andy Barr spoke on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives about the need to stop business as usual in Washington and address runaway government spending.
Oct 11, 2013 Press Release
Congressman Andy Barr today was joined by fellow Kentucky Representatives Brett Guthrie and Ed Whitfield to call on House Speaker John Boehner to assign farm bill conferees from the House of Representatives to meet with Senate conferees so a bi-cameral agreement on a new long-term farm bill can be reached.
Oct 1, 2013 Press Release
Congressman Andy Barr released the below statement regarding his support for the Honoring our Promise to America’s Veterans Act:
Sep 30, 2013 Press Release
Congressman Andy Barr spoke on the floor of the House of Representatives after voting for the House Amendment to the CR, which would keep the government open, while delaying Obamacare's individual mandate and canceling health-insurance subsidies for members of Congress, their staff and the White House.
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