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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.
The House has voted multiple times to fund the government and to prevent a shutdown.
Many of you have been asking about my position on the use of military force in Syria. In my September 1st e-newsletter, I shared my belief that the United States should not intervene in Syria unless and until the President articulates sufficient justification for military action and receives congressional approval.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Andy Barr announced today that his office will host a Military Academy Day for Sixth District students interested in applying to one of the nation’s service academies. The event will be held on Saturday, September 7th at the The Aviation Museum of Kentucky from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM with registration beginning at 8:30 AM.
WASHINGTON - Congressman Andy Barr released the following statement regarding today’s passage of H.R. 2218, The Coal Residuals Reuse and Management Act of 2013:
“Affordable and reliable energy is critical for a growing economy. That’s why today, the House passed a bill I helped introduce that would protect Kentuckians from expensive new EPA regulations that threaten to drive up energy costs for consumers and families, and destroy jobs.