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Congressman Andy Barr

Representing All the People of Kentucky's Sixth District

Financial Services Committee

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Congressman Andy Barr released the following statement after passage of H.R. 1911, the Smarter Solutions for Students Act. H.R. 1911 would move federal student loans from rates arbitrarily set by the government to market-based interest rates as a way of providing more certainty and stability to American students and their families:

WASHINGTON – On Wednesday, May 22, U.S. Treasury Secretary and former White House Chief of Staff Jack Lew will be appearing before Congressman Andy Barr and the House Committee on Financial Services.  Today, Congressman Barr noted he is looking forward to hearing Secretary Lew’s responses to ongoing questions about the partisan conduct of the Internal Revenue Service and its enforcement of our Nation’s tax code.

Congressman Andy Barr (R-KY) spoke on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives to share that Kentucky's outstanding workforce has attracted investment from first-class companies like Toyota, Tiffany and Company, and Bingham McCutchen, pointing out how Congress could continue this trend by enacting more pro-growth policies.

Community and regional bankers across central and eastern Kentucky consistently tell me that over-regulation has effectively prohibited reputational, relationship, and character-based lending, which in turn deprives entrepreneurs and small businesses the ability to access the capital needed to create much-needed jobs.

U.S. Rep. Andy Barr questions Federal Housing Administration Commissioner Carol J. Galante during a February 13, 2013 House Financial Services Committee hearing on the FHA's solvency

 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Andy Barr announced today that he has received assignments on two key subcommittees with the House Committee on Financial Services: the Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit and the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations.

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