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Congressman Andy Barr

Representing All the People of Kentucky's Sixth District

Press Releases

Dec 5, 2017
Secretary of the Interior recommends historic site in Jessamine County be considered for Kentucky’s first National Monument designation.

Congressman Andy Barr (KY-06), who has championed efforts to give national recognition to the Camp Nelson Civil War Heritage Park in Jessamine County, applauded the release of the Department of the Interior’s recommendation that the park be designated as a National Monument.  After learning of the Department’s plans to review National Monument designations, Congressman Barr brought the historic

Dec 1, 2017
Legislation will allow more low and moderate income Kentuckians to achieve the American Dream of homeownership.

Today, the House of Representatives passed bipartisan legislation introduced by Congressman Andy Barr (KY-06).  The Preserving Access to Manufactured Housing Act of 2017 corrects a Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) regulation which has harmed lower and moderate income families by making it harder for lenders to offer financing for manufactured homes.

Nov 16, 2017
The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act represents the most significant overhaul of the Internal Revenue Code in over 30 years.

Congressman Andy Barr (KY-06) today voted in favor of H.R. 1, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, the first comprehensive tax reform legislation to pass the House of Representatives since the Tax Reform Act of 1986.

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Nov 8, 2017
Greater transparency and accountability in the Fed’s monetary policy will give households, businesses and investors more certainty, and greater economic opportunities.

Congressman Andy Barr (KY-06) introduced H.R.

Nov 2, 2017

Congressman Andy Barr (KY-06) issued the following statement after President Donald Trump nominated Jerome “Jay” Powell to serve as the next Chairman of the Federal Reserve:

Oct 27, 2017

Congressman Barr issued the following statement after attending the President’s declaration of the opioid epidemic as a National Public Health Emergency:

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Oct 24, 2017
The Otto Warmbier North Korea Nuclear Sanctions Act would impose the most far-reaching sanctions ever directed at Pyongyang.

The House of Representatives today approved legislation introduced by Congressman Andy Barr (KY-06) to impose the most far-reaching sanctions ever directed at North Korea.  H.R. 3898, the Otto Warmbier North Korea Nuclear Sanctions Act was passed in the House with overwhelming bipartisan support, and was recently passed by the Financial Services Committee with a unanimous vote of 56-0.

Oct 13, 2017

Congressman Andy Barr (KY-06) issued the following statement in response to the President’s announced new Comprehensive Iran Strategy and actions taken to counter Iranian threats:

Oct 12, 2017
Members on both sides of the aisle support imposing the most severe financial sanctions ever on Pyongyang.

Congressman Andy Barr’s (KY-06) legislation, H.R. 3898, the Impeding North Korea’s Access to Finance Act of 2017, was passed unanimously today by the House Financial Services Committee.  During yesterday’s debate of the legislation, which would impose the most far-reaching sanctions ever directed at Pyongyang, both Republican and Democratic members of the committee praised the bill.

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