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Congressman Andy Barr (KY-06) today announced that Lextran will receive a $1 million grant through the Federal Transit Authority’s Low or No Emission Vehicle Program. The funds will be used to purchase battery-powered buses and on-route charging stations in coordination with the University of Kentucky’s ‘Blue Goes Green’ program which seeks a zero-emissions campus for transportation. Congressman Barr wrote a letter to the Federal Transit Administration in support of the grant application.
Congressman Andy Barr (R-KY) today voted for S.J. Res. 22, to block the Environmental Protection Agency and the Army Corps of Engineers from redefining “waters of the United States” to include smaller bodies of water including farm ponds and irrigation ditches. The proposed rule significantly expands the scope of federal jurisdiction under the Clean Water Act over virtually all waters and wet areas in the country.
Today, the United States Supreme Court sent the U.S.
Congressman Andy Barr (KY-6) today voted in favor of Trade Promotion Authority (TPA), which establishes strict guidelines, congressional oversight, and public transparency requirements as the Obama Administration negotiates new trade agreements. The legislation gives Congress the final say on any new trade agreement, but only after any proposed agreement is available to the public for at least 60 days before a vote.
Congressman Andy Barr (R-KY) today announced he will support a bipartisan, bicameral agreement to renew and update Trade Promotion Authority (TPA). The proposal comes as the United States negotiates major trade agreements with Asia and Europe, which could open new markets for Kentucky products and support Kentucky jobs.
WASHINGTON – Congressman Andy Barr released the following statement following President Obama’s State of the Union Address:
WASHINGTON - Congressman Andy Barr released the following statement upon passage of H.R. 3, the Keystone XL Pipeline Act, which approves the Keystone XL Pipeline to help create jobs and bolster America’s energy security:
WASHINGTON – Congressman Andy Barr released the following statement upon passage of FY 2015 Omnibus:
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Barr Honored with Award for Manufacturing Legislative Excellence
Nation’s Largest Industrial Trade Association Names Barr “Champion of Manufacturing”
On September 17, 2014, the National Federation of Independent Business, an advocacy association which gives small-business owners on Main Street a voice in public policy-making, announced that they have named Congressman Barr a "Guardian of Small Business" for his outstanding voting record on behalf of America’s small-business owners in the 113th Congress.
Congressman Andy Barr made the following statement upon being recognized: