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Congressman Andy Barr

Representing All the People of Kentucky's Sixth District

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Washington, D.C. – Today, Representative Andy Barr joined a bipartisan group of Members of Congress to introduce H.R. 4646, the Regulatory Improvement Act of 2014. H.R. 4646 would reform the Code of Federal Regulations and create a commission tasked with eliminating or revising outdated or redundant federal regulations.

Congressman Andy Barr (R-KY) spoke on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives to mark the 50th anniversary of the passage of Senate Concurrent Resolution 19.
 
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In honor of the upcoming 140th Kentucky Derby on Saturday, May 3, 2014, Congressman Andy Barr spoke about the men and women who dedicate their lives to Kentucky's signature horse industry, and the significant economic and jobs impact of this industry on Kentucky and beyond.

 

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WASHINGTON – Today, the House of Representatives passed Congressman Andy Barr’s bipartisan, commonsense fix to a real-world problem voiced by community banks and employers in Kentucky.

H.R. 4167, the Restoring Proven Financing for American Employers Act, included significant bipartisan input from Democratic members of the House Committee on Financial Services, passing out of the Committee in March by a vote of 53-3, and passing the full House today by a bipartisan voice vote.

On April 1, 2014, Congressman Andy Barr spoke on the House floor about his support for H.R. 2575, the Save American Worker Act. 

WASHINGTON – Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed legislation that includes a provision Congressman Andy Barr introduced that would transfer the licensing authority for the Valley View Ferry from federal operating licensing to a state-based operating license.  

H.R. 4005, the Howard Coble Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation Act of 2014, was passed by a bipartisan voice vote and contains Congressman Barr’s bill, H.R. 2570, the Valley View Ferry Preservation Act of 2013.

Washington - Today, the House Committee on Financial Services approved two pieces of legislation introduced by Congressman Andy Barr.  Both H.R. 2672, the Helping Expand Lending Practices and Rural Communities Act, or the HELP Rural Communities Act, and H.R. 4167, the Restoring Proven Financing for American Employers Act, included significant bipartisan input from Democratic members of the Committee, and would ensure that Washington bureaucrats don’t needlessly and arbitrarily restrict access to credit.

Congressman Andy Barr spoke on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives in support of The Protecting Volunteer Firefighters and Emergency Responders Act:
 
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Today, the House has the chance to more permanently establish in law a provision that firefighters across Kentucky’s Sixth District have told me is vital to their ability to continue protecting our communities.  
 
On Thursday, February 27, Congressman Andy Barr spoke on the House Floor in support of H.R. 3193, the Consumer Financial Freedom and Washington Accountability Act.
 
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Washington - Congressman Andy Barr released the following statement regarding H.R. 2804, the Achieving Less Excess in Regulation and Requiring Transparency (ALERRT) Act, which passed the House of Representatives today:

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