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Congressman Andy Barr

Representing All the People of Kentucky's Sixth District

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May 22, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Andy Barr (KY-06) today offered an amendment to H.R. 1500, the Consumers First Act, which would grant the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) the statutory authority to assist the Department of Defense with supervising financial institutions to ensure they comply with the Military Lending Act (MLA).

May 17, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – “Today, I voted against H.R. 5, legislation that has been inaccurately described as a simple measure to prohibit discrimination against gay, lesbian and transgendered Americans.

May 14, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Last week, the House Veterans’ Affairs Committee unanimously passed legislation introduced by Rep. Andy Barr (R-Ky.) to ensure that student veterans have access to the Edith Nourse Rogers STEM scholarship program that was enacted as part of the Harry W. Colmery Veterans Educational Assistance Act of 2017, also known as the Forever GI Bill.

Apr 19, 2019 Press Release

LEXINGTON, Ky. – Congressman Andy Barr (KY-06) today applauded the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) for awarding an $87 million grant to the University of Kentucky to launch a HEALing Communities Study to help end our nation’s opioid crisis.

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Apr 10, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rep. Andy Barr (R-Ky.), a member of the House Veterans’ Affairs Committee, introduced legislation to ensure that student veterans have access to the Edith Nourse Rogers STEM scholarship program that was enacted as part of the Harry W. Colmery Veterans Educational Assistance Act of 2017, also known as the Forever GI Bill.

Apr 4, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Andy Barr (R-KY) has joined fellow House Financial Services Committee members Rep. David Scott (D-GA) and Rep. Lee Zeldin (R-NY), and fellow Veterans’ Affairs Committee member Congressman. Mike Levin (D-CA) in introducing the bipartisan Protecting Affordable Mortgages for Veterans Act of 2019.

Mar 14, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Andy Barr (R-KY) and Congressman Paul Tonko (D-NY) today reintroduced the Horseracing Integrity Act (H.R. 1754), which establishes an authority to create and implement a national uniform medication program with input from the horse industry.

Feb 26, 2019 Press Release

Congressman Andy Barr (KY-06) released the following statement after the House of Representatives today voted on H.J. Res. 46, a resolution terminating the national emergency declaration by President Trump regarding the crisis at the southern border:

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