Today, Congressman Andy Barr released the following statement regarding the passage of H.R. 45, which repeals Obamacare.
Legislation Will Close the Obamacare Loophole Exempting Certain Congressional Staff
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Andy Barr (KY) today introduced H.R. 2010, the Live by the Laws You Write Act, in the U.S. House of Representatives. This simple, two-page legislation aims to close Obamacare’s congressional loophole and ensure that Congress and its staff are not exempt from the laws that it writes.
Bryan Station High School Student Gabriel M. Baczkowski’s Scratchboard Drawing, “Atticus,” Receives Top Honor
Legislation takes the threat of default 100% off the table, Protects Social Security Beneficiaries
WASHINGTON. D.C. – Congressman Andy Barr released the following statement upon passage of H.R. 807, the Full Faith and Credit Act:
"Energy always has been and always will be the key to Americans’ ability to work hard and pursue happiness."
On Wednesday, April 17, Congressman Andy Barr reserved an hour of time on the floor of the U.S.
VIDEO: Congressman Barr's opening statement during Financial Services Committee hearing examining the regulatory burdens on community banks.
Congressman Barr requested this meeting in order to discuss the US Forest Service’s proposed Cave Run Non-motorized Trails Initiative and the Sand Lick Fork Watershed Restoration Project.
Calls on Colleagues to Remember Legacy of "The Great Compromiser"
WASHINGTON - Friday, April 12, 2013, Congressman Andy Barr recognized Henry Clay's 236th birthday on the Floor of the United States House of Representatives.
"Today's jobs report is not only disappointing - it is not surprising."
For Immediate Release: April 5, 2013
LEXINGTON – Congressman Andy Barr (KY-6) released the following statement regarding the March jobs report:
Hails Plan to “Put Our Nation on a Significantly Different, More Prosperous Path”
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Andy Barr today voted in favor of the Fiscal Year 2014 Budget Resolution proposed by House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan, hailing the measure as a plan to “put our nation on a significantly different, more prosperous path.”
Cites “Human Cost” of President’s War on Coal
As White House Bars Visiting Citizens Due to President Obama’s Sequestration Policy, Congress Keeps the People’s House Open
WASHINGTON, D.C. – As the White House announced yesterday that it has cancelled citizen tours due to the across-the-board spending cuts required by President Obama’s sequestration policy, Congressman Andy Barr issued a statement today inviting his constituents to visit the United States Capitol, which continues to welcome visitors for public tours.
Joy Global Closing in Millersburg is the Latest Casualty in the President’s War on Coal
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Andy Barr expressed deep concern today regarding news that Joy Global, a manufacturer and supplier of underground mining equipment, will stop manufacturing at its Millersburg, Kentucky plant this October due to the continued struggles of Kentucky’s coal industry.
Sixth District Lawmaker: “Let Us Not Adjourn Until the Work Is Done”
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Andy Barr today sent a letter to Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-OH) and House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA), urging that Congress and the White House stay in Washington until they come to an agreement on a more intelligent alternative to the across-the-board sequestration due to take effect March 1.
Sequestration Impasse Shows Measure Is “More Essential Than Ever,” Sixth District Lawmaker Says
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Andy Barr last week introduced House Joint Resolution 26; a proposed amendment to the United States Constitution that would cap at 12 the number of consecutive years which members of the House and the Senate could serve in office.
Group of Freshman House Members Dedicated to Finding Solutions
New Congressman urges “Thoughtful and Strategic Plan” to Replace President's “Haphazard and Devastating” Cuts
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Andy Barr sent a letter yesterday to Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-OH) and Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA) supporting legislation to replace the sequester; across-the-board spending cuts set to take effect on March 1.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Commenting today on President Obama’s failure to deliver his budget requests to Congress by the date required by law for the fourth time in five years, U.S. Rep. Andy Barr issued the following statement:
Another Step in Fulfilling Accessibility Initiative
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Andy Barr announced today that his staff will conduct regular office hours each month in every county of the Sixth Congressional District, beginning on February 5, 2013.
New Congressman Hears Broad Consensus that Economic Growth and Restraining Spending Must Be Top Priorities
WASHINGTON, D.C. – During his “Get to Know Your Congressman” meeting with his constituents in Frankfort yesterday, U.S. Rep.
Financial Services Committee Assignments Position Sixth District Lawmaker to Fight for Kentucky Jobs, Hold Washington Accountable
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Andy Barr announced today that he has received assignments on two key subcommittees with the House Committee on Financial Services: the Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit and the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations.
No Budget, No Pay Legislation Will Focus Lawmakers’ Minds on “Basic Responsibility of Governing”
Calls on the Senate to do its job and pass a budget before any long-term debt limit increase is enacted
Congressman Andy Barr today announced his support for the House Republican plan to require members of the House and Senate to pass a budget as a condition of receiving their salaries:
The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Birthday and President Obama’s Inauguration Reminders of the “Struggles So Many Have Endured to Keep America’s Promise”
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Congressman Andy Barr today issued the following statement regarding President Obama's gun control proposals:
Votes in Favor Regulatory Reform and Spending Offset Measures; Striving to Provide Immediate Help for Victims and Ensure Long-Term Stability of Disaster Relief Programs
Joins 113th Congress with “Humble Resolve to Make a Difference”
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Andy Barr was sworn in today as the representative for Kentucky's Sixth Congressional District, joining other members of the 113th Congress in reciting the oath of office under the leadership of Speaker of the House John Boehner just after noon.