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Congressman Andy Barr

Representing All the People of Kentucky's Sixth District

Press Releases

Oct 7, 2015
Lexington airman was killed while serving in Afghanistan

Congressman Andy Barr (KY-6) today honored the life and service of Captain Matthew D. Roland of Lexington who was killed while serving in Afghanistan on August 26, 2015.  Roland was an Eagle Scout, a graduate of Lexington Catholic High School and the United States Airforce Academy.  He served as an officer in the 23rd Special Tactics Squadron.

Oct 7, 2015

Congressman Andy Barr (KY-6) applauded the House’s passage yesterday of bipartisan legislation he introduced with Congressmen Scott Tipton (CO-3) and Lacy Clay (MO-1) to reduce the frequency of on-site examinations for small banks in good standing.

Oct 2, 2015

Congressman Andy Barr (KY-6) reintroduced two bills to provide relief and prevent a looming tax increase on Kentucky’s signature horse industry.  H.R. 3671, the Race Horse Cost Recovery Act, would make permanent the three-year depreciation schedule for all race horses which is subject to expire at the end of this year.  H.R.

Oct 1, 2015

Congressman Andy Barr (KY-6) today voted for H.R. 3457, the Justice for Victims of Iranian Terrorism Act.  The bill holds Iran accountable by requiring them to pay court-ordered compensation to victims of its state-sponsored terrorism before economic sanctions are lifted on the regime as part of the proposed nuclear agreement. 

Sep 30, 2015

Congressman Andy Barr (KY-6) today voted against a short-term funding bill that continues current spending levels without reforms.

Sep 25, 2015

Congressman Andy Barr (KY-6) issued the following statement:

Sep 18, 2015
One-year funding moratorium will allow for thorough investigation.

Congressman Andy Barr (KY-6) voted for H.R. 3134, the Defunding Planned Parenthood Act of 2015.  The vote comes in the aftermath of a series of videos that feature senior level Planned Parenthood officials admitting to unethical and potentially illegal procedures.

Sep 11, 2015
A nuclear Iran is a global threat to everyone, everywhere.

Congressman Andy Barr (KY-6) voted against legislation to approve the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action between the P5+1 countries and Iran, also known as the Iran nuclear agreement.

Jul 28, 2015
The REINS Act requires congressional approval of economically significant regulations.

Congressman Andy Barr (KY-6) today voted in favor of H.R.

Jul 16, 2015
Implementation of national uniform medication rules by an independent nongovernmental authority will enhance the safety, integrity and popularity of American thoroughbred horseracing.

Congressman Andy Barr (R-KY) and Congressman Paul Tonko (D-NY), the co-chairmen of the Congressional Horse Caucus, today introduced the bipartisan Thoroughbred Horseracing Integrity Act of 2015.