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Congressman Andy Barr

Representing All the People of Kentucky's Sixth District

Press Releases

Apr 10, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Andy Barr today voted in favor of H. Con. Res. 96, Establishing the budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2015 and setting forth appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2016 through 2024, which passed the House by 219-205.

Apr 1, 2014

WASHINGTON – Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed legislation that includes a provision Congressman Andy Barr introduced that would transfer the licensing authority for the Valley View Ferry from federal operating licensing to a state-based operating license.  

Mar 27, 2014

LEXINGTON - Congressman Andy Barr today announced an extension to participate in the Congressional Art Competition to all high school students in the Sixth District. The contest, “An Artistic Discovery,” began in 1982 as a way to recognize and encourage the artistic talent of our country’s youth.

 

Mar 26, 2014

WASHINGTON – Congressmen John Yarmuth (KY-3) and Andy Barr (KY-6) today announced a friendly wager of locally distilled Kentucky Bourbon on Friday night’s NCAA Sweet 16 Dream Game between the University of Louisville Cardinals and the University of Kentucky Wildcats.

Mar 18, 2014

LEXINGTON - Congressman Andy Barr today announced an invitation to participate in the Congressional Art Competition to all high school students in the Sixth District. The contest, “An Artistic Discovery,” began in 1982 as a way to recognize and encourage the artistic talent of our country’s youth.

Mar 18, 2014

LEXINGTON – On Thursday, March 20, Congressman Andy Barr will be joined by local physicians, healthcare providers, and hospital administrators at the University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy for a roundtable to discuss the impact his legislation, the bipartisan Saving Lives, Saving Costs Act, would have on their ability to provide better, more affordable care to their patients.

Mar 13, 2014
Bills Pass Out of Committee with Broad Bipartisan Support

Washington - Today, the House Committee on Financial Services approved two pieces of legislation introduced by Congressman Andy Barr.  Both H.R. 2672, the Helping Expand Lending Practices and Rural Communities Act, or the HELP Rural Communities Act, and H.R.

Mar 10, 2014

WASHINGTON - As Co-Chairs of the bipartisan Congressional Horse Caucus, Congressmen Andy Barr (R-KY) and Paul Tonko (D-NY) hosted the first meeting of the Caucus on March 5, 2014.

Mar 4, 2014
The Saving Lives, Saving Costs Act reduces malpractice risk for physicians who use evidence-based guidelines



WASHINGTON – Congressmen Andy Barr (R-KY) and Congressman Ami Bera, M.D. (D-CA) today announced that they have introduced the bipartisan Saving Lives, Saving Costs Act.

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Feb 27, 2014
Includes Barr Amendment to Protect Kentucky Families and Jobs

Washington - Congressman Andy Barr released the following statement regarding H.R. 2804, the Achieving Less Excess in Regulation and Requiring Transparency (ALERRT) Act, which passed the House of Representatives today:

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