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Congressman Andy Barr

Representing All the People of Kentucky's Sixth District

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The response today demonstrates the overwhelming interest in finding new opportunities to build community and economic success in the Appalachian region.

WASHINGTON - The Committee on Financial Services Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit held a hearing on Wednesday focused on legislation introduced by Congressman Andy Barr (KY-06) that would provide rural areas like Bath County, Kentucky, the right to petition to be properly reclassified as “rural” and relieve them from burdensome regulations that limit their ability to lend and help create jobs in their communities.

WASHINGTON - The Committee on Financial Services Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit held a hearing on Wednesday focused on legislation introduced by Congressman Andy Barr (KY-06) that would provide rural areas like Bath County, Kentucky, the right to petition to be properly reclassified as “rural” and relieve them from burdensome regulations that limit their ability to lend and help create jobs in their communities.

The Committee on Financial Services Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit held a hearing on Wednesday focused on legislation introduced by Congressman Andy Barr (KY-06) that would provide rural areas like Bath County, Kentucky, the right to petition to be properly reclassified as “rural” and relieve them from burdensome regulations that limit their ability to lend and help create jobs in their communities.

Congressman Barr’s Full Opening Statement before Committee on Financial Services Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit Subcommittee hearing that examined regulatory relief proposals for community financial institutions, including Barr’s legislation, H.R. 2672, the CFPB Rural Designation Petition and Correction Act:

WASHINGTON - Congressman Barr released the following statement closure or conversion to natural gas of eight coal-fired power units in the southeast, including three in Kentucky:

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.”
On Tuesday, October 29, 2013 Congressman Andy Barr spoke before the House Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation about how the stringent federal captain licensing requirements on the Valley View Ferry have forced it to cut back its hours and cease weekend operation.
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.

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