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Congressman Andy Barr

Representing All the People of Kentucky's Sixth District


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WASHINGTON - After hearing from folks across the Sixth District about their concerns and sending a letter to IRS Acting Commissioner Werfel seeking clarification about how Obamacare treats volunteer firefighters under the employer mandate, yesterday Congressman Andy Barr helped introduce H.R. 3685, the Protecting Volunteer Firefighters and Emergency Responders Act.

The response today demonstrates the overwhelming interest in finding new opportunities to build community and economic success in the Appalachian region.
On November 14, Congressman Andy Barr spoke on the House floor about the need to allow Americans who liked their health care plans to keep them. Barr shared Melody's story about how she and her family lost their current healthcare policies and will now go without healthcare coverage because Obamacare.
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.”

President Obama repeatedly promised Americans that, “If you like your current health care plan, you can keep it.” Now, millions of Americans are discovering that is a promise the administration could not keep.

Are you one of them?

I want to hear how the law's new insurance exchanges may have changed Kentuckians health coverage situations.

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 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.

I was proud to join Congressman Ed Whitfield, Senator Mitch McConnell, Senator Rand Paul and the other Friends of Coal in the Kentucky congressional delegation to denounce the EPA’s New Source Performance Standards (NSPS) for electric utilities. This destructive policy has one goal: to kill the coal industry.

WASHINGTON, D.C.  – Congressman Andy Barr released the following statement today after voting for H.J.Res. 59, the Fiscal Year 2014 Continuing Appropriations Resolution, which passed the House by a vote of 230-189:

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.