Measure would ‘level the playing field’ for Bourbon producers
U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY), Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) and Congressman Andy Barr (KY-06) reintroduced legislation today which corrects a provision in the tax code to ensure that Kentucky’s Bourbon producers are no longer at a disadvantage with their global competitors.
Congressman Andy Barr (KY-06) was interviewed this morning by WVLK’s Jack Pattie. Congressman Barr shared his reaction to President Trump’s nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch to the U.S. Supreme Court:
Congressman Andy Barr (KY-06) issued the following statement after President Donald Trump nominated Judge Neil Gorsuch to serve on the United States Supreme Court:
The office of Congressman Andy Barr (KY-06) is seeking a wounded warrior or medically retired veteran for a paid fellowship in his Lexington office. The position is sponsored by and will be hired through the U.S. House of Representatives Wounded Warrior Fellowship Program.
Americans deserve better than Obamacare’s many failures.
Congressman Andy Barr (KY-06) today voted in favor of a budget resolution which sets the stage for Congress to repeal the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare. The same budget reconciliation process was used in 2016 to get repeal legislation to President Obama, who vetoed the bill.
Congressman Andy Barr (KY-06) has been named the Chairman of the Financial Services Subcommittee on Monetary Policy and Trade for the 115th Congress. Among other issues, the subcommittee is responsible for oversight of the Federal Reserve System, as well as domestic and international monetary policy.
National Defense Authorization Act begins to rebuild our military, supports our troops at home and abroad.
Congressman Andy Barr (KY-06) today voted in favor of the Conference report to H.R. 4909, the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2017. The NDAA is the primary way Congress meets its most important constitutional obligation to provide for the common defense.
Transformative legislation will dramatically improve the way we treat disease, mental health, and addiction
Congressman Andy Barr (KY-06) today voted in favor of H.R. 34, the 21st Century Cures Act which includes numerous reforms to expedite the discovery, development, and delivery of new treatments and cures. Specifically, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will be given flexibility to expedite the review and approval of new drugs, medical devices, and treatments.
Congressman Andy Barr (KY-06) issued the following statement after President-Elect Donald Trump announced he would nominate Secretary Elaine L. Chao to head the Department of Transportation in his administration:
Ruling is a step forward for Rep. Barr’s efforts to reform unaccountable agency.
Congressman Andy Barr (R-KY) today made the following statement after the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia ruled that the structure of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) is unconstitutional: