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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 released the following statement regarding the Army’s decision to grant the Blue Grass Army Depot (BGAD) firefighters an exemption from the sequester furloughs:

WASHINGTON – Congressman Andy Barr released the following statement upon passage of H.R. 1960, the FY 14 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), which is the key mechanism to provide necessary authorities and funding for America’s military:

WASHINGTON – Congressman Andy Barr today announced the launch of his newly re-designed congressional website, www.Barr.House.Gov.  This new "Online Office" will serve as an interactive and informative resource for Congressman Barr’s constituents. 

WASHINGTON – Following the most recent meeting of his Sixth District Veterans Coalition on Monday, June 10th, Congressman Andy Barr released the following statement:

Washington – Today, Congressman Andy Barr released the following statement upon passage of H.R. 3, the “Northern Route Approval Act.”  Barr was a cosponsor of this legislation that approves the Keystone pipeline to help create jobs and bolster America’s energy security.

On Wednesday, May 8, I had the opportunity to testify before the House Armed Services Committee in support of our Active, Guard and Reserve components. I asked the Committee to continue support for military suicide prevention programs, proper funding for our National Guard, change the Prime Service Areas affecting TRICARE Prime participants, and advocated for full funding of the Blue Grass Chemical Activity that impacts the total operations at Blue Grass Army Depot in Richmond, KY.

WASHINGTON – Congressman Andy Barr issued the following statement today after the U.S. House of Representatives passed legislation to address the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) air traffic controller furloughs:

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Andy Barr released the following statement on the passage of H.R. 624, the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act of 2013.  The bill passed with a strong bipartisan majority of 288-127:

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