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Congressman Andy Barr

Representing All the People of Kentucky's Sixth District

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LEXINGTON, KY – Today, Congressman Andy Barr visited Clark County Community Services (CCCS), a nonprofit organization in Winchester that provides food, clothing, shelter and utility assistance while encouraging families toward self-sufficiency.

During his visit, Congressman Barr discussed how organizations like CCCS would benefit from H.R. 4719, the America Gives More Act of 2014, which passed the House yesterday by a bipartisan vote of 277-130.

The Herald-Leader’s distortion of my office spending is just the type of negative, political, business-as-usual attack by Washington Democrats like Nancy Pelosi and Barack Obama I am fighting to change.

I returned more than $50,000 to the Treasury from my office budget last year.  I spent $300,000 less on personnel than my predecessor; have fewer staff; pay $20,000 less in district office rent, and provide greater service, conducting outreach to constituents who say they have never before been asked for their suggestions, ideas and opinions.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Andy Barr (KY-6) announced today that seven young men and women in the Sixth Congressional District that have received appointment offers to four of the United States Service Academies.

Congressman Andy Barr (R-KY) spoke on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives to mark the 50th anniversary of the passage of Senate Concurrent Resolution 19.
 
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WASHINGTON – Congressman Andy Barr today announced that Bryan Station High School student Salvador Hernandez is the winner of the 2014 Congressional Art Competition, An Artistic Discovery, for Kentucky’s Sixth Congressional District.  The winning photography piece, “Colors in Ice,” will be displayed in the halls of the United States Capitol along with winning art from other congressional districts across the country for the next year. Pictures from the

On Wednesday, April 9, 2014, Congressman Andy Barr had the opportunity to testify before the House Armed Services Committee in support of Kentucky's Active Duty, Guard, and Reserve components, as well as Kentucky veterans to help ensure they receive the equipment and support they deserve.

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.  

H.R. 4005, the Howard Coble Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation Act of 2014, was passed by a bipartisan voice vote and contains Congressman Barr’s bill, H.R. 2570, the Valley View Ferry Preservation Act of 2013.

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.

 

On Wednesday, March 26, Congressman Andy Barr spoke on the House Floor about the University of Kentucky Wildcats men's basketball team upcoming game in the NCAA Tournament against the University of Louisville Cardinals.

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Madam Speaker, when it comes to college basketball, there’s simply no place like my old Kentucky home.

I rise with the distinct honor of congratulating my hometown University of Kentucky Wildcats men’s basketball team on moving on to the Sweet Sixteen in the 2014 NCAA Men’s Division I Basketball Tournament.

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.

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