As your Representative in Congress, I am committed to helping the people of Kentucky's 6th Congressional District. If you cannot get an answer from a federal agency in a timely fashion or if you feel you have been treated unfairly, my office may be able to help resolve a problem or get you the information you need. While we cannot guarantee you a favorable outcome, we will do our best to help you receive a fair and timely response to your problem. 

Provisions of the Privacy Act of 1947 require me to have your written permission before making an inquiry on your behalf. In order to better serve you, please fill out one of the Privacy Release Forms below. 

  • You can access the digital Privacy Release Form here. Once submitted, you will receive a response from my office notifying you of receipt. In order to ensure timely assistance, you may want to confirm with my office that your digital PRF has been received. Please allow one hour after submitting and then call (859) 219-1366 to verify. 
  • You may also fill out a paper Privacy Release Form which you can find here. You may submit it to my office via email at, by fax to (859) 219-3437, or by mailing it to my Lexington office.

*Either version MUST include a signature.

  • Please include all pertinent information and claim numbers in your privacy form—such as:
    • Social Security number for a case involving Social Security;
    • VA claim number for a case with Department of Veterans Affairs;
    • Taxpayer identification number (Social Security number, if individual) for an Internal Revenue Service problem;
    • Copies of any related documents or correspondence that you may have from the agency involved;
    • Your address, home phone number and daytime phone number (if different than home) so that we can obtain any additional information from you that might be necessary.

    State/Legal Matters

    Although this office wishes to be of service to you in any we can, I have no jurisdiction to intervene in matters involving a state agency OR in matters pertaining to civil or criminal cases. Examples of this may include: 
    • Medicaid;
    • SNAP Benefits (Food Stamps);
    • Insurance regulation;
    • Child Custody;
    • Child Support;
    • Divorce Issues;
    • Law Enforcement Issues;
    • Local Government Issues (road conditions, etc.);
    • Private Business Issues.
    If you have a problem involving a state agency, you should contact the Office of the Governor of Kentucky at (502) 564-2611. In addition, you may contact your state senator or state representative for assistance. Please visit or call (502) 564-8100 to locate your state elected officials. You may also visit to find information on any state government agency. If you need legal assistance, please contact the Kentucky Bar Association at (502) 564-3795.


    The following information is for immigrants. Please contact my Lexington office for assistance with any questions or problems you may have.

    For United States Citizenship and Immigration Services, you will be required to fill out an additional privacy form which may be found below: