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Congressman Andy Barr

Representing All the People of Kentucky's Sixth District

Press Releases

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. 

Dec 3, 2015

Congressman Andy Barr (R-KY) today voted for and the House passed H.R.

Dec 2, 2015
Legislation will help expand lending from community banks and credit unions in rural areas.

H.R. 1259, the Helping Expand Lending Practices (HELP) in Rural Communities Act introduced by Congressman Andy Barr (KY-06) has been included in the final conference report of H.R. 22, the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation Act, which is expected to be voted on by the House of Representatives tomorrow.

Nov 19, 2015

Congressman Andy Barr (KY-06) voted today in favor of H.R. 4038, the American Security Against Foreign Enemies (SAFE) Act.  The legislation immediately suspends President Obama’s plan to resettle Syrian refugees in the United States, and requires enhanced, comprehensive security checks and certifications before additional refugees from Iraq and Syria may be allowed to enter the country.

Nov 18, 2015
Bipartisan legislation would expand responsible mortgage lending, prevent future taxpayer bailouts.

The House of Representatives today passed H.R.

Nov 17, 2015

Congressman Andy Barr (KY-6) today appeared before the Veterans’ Affairs Committee, Subcommittee on Health in support of the Military Sexual Assault Victims’ Empowerment (SAVE) Act.  He was joined by former Army Specialist Susan Moseley of Lexington, a survivor of military sexual trauma whose story helped inspire Congressman Barr to write the legislation.

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