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Congressman Andy Barr

Representing All the People of Kentucky's Sixth District

Press Releases

Mar 14, 2019

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

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:

Feb 26, 2019

Congressman Andy Barr (KY-06) today thanked the Kentucky Department for Local Government (DLG) for their support of Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) projects in four of Kentucky’s Sixth Congressional District counties.

Jan 28, 2019

Congressman Andy Barr (R-KY) has been named the Ranking Member of the House Financial Services Committee’s Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations for the 116th Congress.  

Jan 18, 2019

This week, the House Republican Steering Committee for the 116th Congress selected Congressman Andy Barr (KY-06) to serve on the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs.  The Committee has jurisdiction over the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and is responsible for overseeing the operations of the VA and recommending legislation to better provide for veterans’ benefits.

Jan 2, 2019

Legislation introduced by Congressman Andy Barr (R-KY) and Congressman Richard Neal (D-MA), the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Commemorative Coin Act, was signed into law by the President on December 21, 2018.

Dec 21, 2018

This week, Congressman Andy Barr (KY-06) introduced legislation, the Financial Protection for Our Military Families Act, to give the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) supervisory authority over all financial firms that lend to our troops and their families protected under the Military Lending Act.

Dec 13, 2018
Legislation introduced by Rep. Barr will ensure retroactive payments for veterans' educational housing benefits.

Congressman Andy Barr (R-KY) this week introduced bipartisan legislation, the Forever GI Bill Housing Payment Fulfillment Act, to ensure the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) properly and retroactively pays student veterans with the educational housing benefits they have earned.

Nov 28, 2018

Congressman Andy Barr (KY-06), Chairman of the House Financial Services Committee’s Monetary Policy and Trade Subcommittee, issued the following statement in response to Federal Reserve (Fed) Chairman Jerome “Jay” Powell’s speech today before the Economic Club of New York:  

Oct 27, 2018
Barr led efforts with community stakeholders and Camp Nelson descendants to convey the site's historical significance to the nation.

After more than four years of collaboration with families of those who lived and worked at Camp Nelson, along with community stakeholders and others, Congressman Andy Barr (KY-06) and Department of the Interior (DOI) Secretary Ryan Zinke today announced that President Trump has designated the Camp Nelson Civil War Heritage Park as Kentucky’s first National Monument.