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Congressman Andy Barr

Representing All the People of Kentucky's Sixth District

Press Releases

Apr 28, 2016
Lawmakers and horse industry leaders discuss medication reform efforts.

Congressman Andy Barr (R-KY) and Congressman Paul Tonko (D-NY), the co-chairs of the Congressional Horse Caucus, hosted a hearing with fellow Caucus members and leaders from the horseracing industry to discuss a path forward for the Thoroughbred Horseracing Integrity Act. 

Apr 11, 2016

Congressman Andy Barr (KY-06) announced the winners of the 2016 Congressional Art Competition.  Samuel Jolly of Nicholas County High School was the overall winner for his piece, “Where My Story Begins.”  Jolly’s work will be displayed in the U.S. Capitol building for one year along with winners from each Congressional district.

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Mar 26, 2016

Congressman Andy Barr (R-KY) today released the following statement:

Mar 7, 2016

Congressman Andy Barr (KY-06) issued the following statement:

Feb 22, 2016

Congressman Andy Barr (KY-06) issued the following statement honoring the life and legacy of Justice Antonin Scalia:

Feb 5, 2016

Congressman Andy Barr (R-KY) today voted for H.R. 3662, the Iran Terror Finance Transparency Act.  The bill provides for enhanced Congressional oversight over U.S. economic and trade sanctions, particularly over Iranian terrorism financiers.

Jan 13, 2016

Congressman Andy Barr (R-KY) today voted for S.J. Res.

Jan 12, 2016

Congressman Andy Barr (R-KY) today made the following statement after the President’s State of the Union Address:

Jan 6, 2016
Repeal legislation heads to the President’s desk for the first time.

Congressman Andy Barr (R-KY) today voted for H.R. 3762, the Restoring Americans’ Healthcare Freedom Reconciliation Act.  The legislation repeals the most damaging Obamacare mandates and taxes, and denies funding for Planned Parenthood of America through the budget reconciliation process, which is not subject to a Senate filibuster.

Dec 8, 2015
Changes are needed to ensure foreign fighters do not exploit security gaps.

Congressman Andy Barr (R-KY) today voted for H.R. 158, the Visa Waiver Improvement and Terrorist Travel Prevention Act.  The bipartisan legislation makes reforms to the Visa Waiver Program in light of recent terrorist attacks and concerns that security gaps in the program could make it easier for foreign fighters and terrorists to enter the United States. 

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