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Congressman Andy Barr

Representing All the People of Kentucky's Sixth District

Defense and National Security

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WASHINGTON –Congressman Andy Barr today released the following statement following House passage of the FY 2014 Omnibus Appropriations bill:

“The people of central and eastern Kentucky sent me to Washington to rein in out-of-control federal spending, save our country from bankruptcy, and promote the long-term growth of our economy and our workforce.

WASHINGTON – Congressman Andy Barr released the following statement on today’s clarification by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) regarding the status of volunteer firefighters and emergency personnel under the Employer Mandate Provision contained in Obamacare:

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LEXINGTON – United States Congressman Andy Barr (KY-6) will hold a press conference announcing the introduction of his bill, H.R. 3775, the Military Sexual Assault Victim Empowerment Act, also known as the Military SAVE Act, which will empower victims of military sexual trauma to select their own care providers. 

Congressman Barr will be joined by Representative Susan Westrom, Representative Addia Wuchner, Miss America 2000 and veterans advocate Heather French Henry, and Susan Moseley, a 19 year survivor of military sexual trauma. 

The response today demonstrates the overwhelming interest in finding new opportunities to build community and economic success in the Appalachian region.
“Today, we remember and honor the thousands of Americans who died in the attack on Pearl Harbor. Though it has been 72 years since the attack, we have not forgotten the effect it had on our country nor the service of the ‘Greatest Generation’ who answered the call of duty and fought to preserve the freedoms we have today. As we remember those who gave their lives on this day 72 years ago, Carol and I send our thoughts and prayers to all members of our Armed Forces and their loved ones.”
On Tuesday, October 29, Congressman Barr was honored to add his voice to those of the thousands of hardworking coal miners and their families who visited Washington as part of the “Rally for American Energy Jobs.”

WASHINGTON – Congressman Andy Barr released the following statement:

“I ran for Congress to stop the Washington spending spree and put the nation’s fiscal house in order.  Unfortunately, this legislation does not accomplish what the people of the Sixth Congressional District elected me to do: reform government, reduce spending and hold Washington accountable to the American people. 

Congressman Andy Barr released the below statement regarding his support for the Honoring our Promise to America’s Veterans Act:
Congressman Andy Barr spoke on the floor of the House of Representatives after voting for  the House Amendment to the CR, which would keep the government open, while delaying Obamacare's individual mandate and canceling health-insurance subsidies for members of Congress, their staff and the White House.

Mr. Barr:

The House has voted multiple times to fund the government and to prevent a shutdown.

On Tuesday, September 17, Congressman Andy Barr (KY-6) spoke on the floor of the United States House of Representatives about the Obama Administration's radical energy-rationing agenda that threatens Kentucky families, workers, and entire industries across the Commonwealth and the country.

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