BARR'S TOP PRIORITIES

For Kentucky

Learn about Representative Barr’s top priorities for serving the constituents of Kentuky’s 6th district. 

Agriculture

Kentucky’s Sixth District is home to several unique, signature industries in agriculture and many farmers who work endlessly to provide our food. 

Education

As a father of two young daughters, I recognize the importance of our nation’s education system and personally believe the most important investment we can make in our children is providing them with quality instruction and educational opportunities. 

Energy

The Commonwealth of Kentucky relies heavily on fossil fuels, and our coal resources provide our state thousands of jobs and deliver over 83 percent of our electricity. This allows Kentuckians to enjoy some of the lowest average electricity rates in the nation. 

Financial Services

As a member of the House Financial Services Committee, I know that access to high quality and competitively priced financial services and products are critical to all Kentuckians. 

Healthcare

Expanding access to affordable, quality health care without putting bureaucrats between patients and doctors has been one of my top priorities in Congress. 

Horses

No industry is more synonymous with our Commonwealth than thoroughbred breeding and horseracing, which has long been a source of jobs and opportunities for the people of Kentucky. I am privileged to represent the Horse Capital of the World and I am proud to fight for its future.

Immigration

The United States has a proud tradition of welcoming immigrants and refugees from war-torn and economically distressed parts of the world. I fully embrace that tradition, and I believe America’s generosity in this regard is what makes our country a beacon of freedom and hope for the world. 

Jobs & Economy

For nearly a decade, our nation was stuck in the slowest, weakest economic recovery since the Great Depression. But policies enacted over the last couple of years to roll back burdensome regulations and cut taxes are restoring confidence in our economy. 

National Defense

Our nation enjoys many freedoms thanks to the service and sacrifice of those in the Armed Forces. Supporting and investing in our National Defense is a Constitutional duty of the Federal government and a primary responsibility of the United States Congress. 

Opioid Epidemic

It is critical that Congress do more to combat the opioid epidemic, especially in our home state of Kentucky where we suffer from the fifth highest overdose mortality rate in the nation. 

Spending & Debt

Since first being elected to Congress, I have worked to reverse the course of irresponsible federal spending and enact fiscally conservative politics to ensure a prosperous future for our children and grandchildren.

Values

Human life, marriage, religious freedom, these foundations of everyday life are sacred and deserve to be protected. I have consistently supported policies that promote the sanctity of human life, preserve marriage, and safe-guard religious freedoms of Americans.

Veterans

I have the privilege of representing Veterans across the Sixth Congressional District and I am honored to serve on the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs. In this role I am able to advocate for the needs of our veterans and play a vital role in shaping the policies that affect their lives.

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Washington, DC Office

2430 Rayburn House Office Bldg.
Washington, DC 20515
Phone: 202-225-4706
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Lexington District Office

2709 Old Rosebud Rd., Ste. 100
Lexington, KY 40509
Phone: 859-219-1366
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