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Congressman Andy Barr

Representing All the People of Kentucky's Sixth District

Press Releases

Mar 24, 2018

Congressman Andy Barr (KY-06) issued the following statement on the passing of Don Ball:

Mar 22, 2018
Consolidated Appropriations Act keeps promises to rebuild the military and fight the opioid epidemic, and advances other Kentucky priorities.

Congressman Andy Barr (KY-06) today voted in favor of H.R. 1625, the Consolidated Appropriations Act.  The legislation includes an amendment offered by Congressman Barr and Congressman Evan Jenkins (WV-03) during the House Appropriations process to increase funding for High Intensity Drug Trafficking Areas (HIDTA), including Madison County and 32 other counties in Kentucky.

Mar 21, 2018

Congressman Andy Barr (R-KY) received the Spirit of Enterprise Award by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce for his support of small business priorities including regulatory reform and the recently enacted Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. Each year, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce establishes pro-growth policies important to businesses and rates Members of Congress who support these priorities.

Mar 14, 2018

Congressman Andy Barr (KY-06) issued the following statement following Senate passage of S. 2115, the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act, a bipartisan package that would reform the Dodd-Frank Financial Control Law:

Mar 9, 2018

This week, Congressman Andy Barr (KY-06) announced that with the help of his office the Department of Transportation awarded the City of Frankfort a $7.9 million grant through the Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) grant program. 

Mar 6, 2018
Bipartisan legislation would expand home ownership, encourage responsible mortgage lending, and prevent future taxpayer bailouts.


Mar 6, 2018

Congressman Andy Barr (KY-06) today announced that the City of Frankfort will receive a $7.9 million grant through the Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) grant program for the Second Street Corridor Revitalization Project.

Feb 26, 2018
House has already passed Barr’s Otto Warmbier North Korea Nuclear Sanctions Act to impose harshest sanctions ever directed at Pyongyang.

Congressman Andy Barr (KY-06) today applauded the latest sanctions on North Korea announced by the Trump Administration, and encouraged the Senate and the President to go further by enacting H.R.

Feb 15, 2018
Legislation to honor two Kentucky heroes of World War II heads to the President’s desk for signature.


Feb 9, 2018
Barr succeeds in effort to include in Bipartisan Budget Agreement provision to permanently exempt tuition-free school from excise tax on endowment income.

Congressman Andy Barr (KY-06) today voted for the Bipartisan Budget Agreement, which included a permanent repeal of the excise tax on endowment income for colleges and universities with fewer than 500 tuition-paying students.  The provision exempts Berea College from the tax because the Kentucky work-study school does not charge tuition.