Congressman Andy Barr (R-KY) received the Spirit of Enterprise Award by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce for his support of small business priorities including regulatory reform and the recently enacted Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. Each year, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce establishes pro-growth policies important to businesses and rates Members of Congress who support these priorities.
Congressman Andy Barr (KY-06) issued the following statement following Senate passage of S. 2115, the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act, a bipartisan package that would reform the Dodd-Frank Financial Control Law:
This week, Congressman Andy Barr (KY-06) announced that with the help of his office the Department of Transportation awarded the City of Frankfort a $7.9 million grant through the Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) grant program.
Bipartisan legislation would expand home ownership, encourage responsible mortgage lending, and prevent future taxpayer bailouts.
Congressman Andy Barr (KY-06) today announced that the City of Frankfort will receive a $7.9 million grant through the Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) grant program for the Second Street Corridor Revitalization Project.
House has already passed Barr’s Otto Warmbier North Korea Nuclear Sanctions Act to impose harshest sanctions ever directed at Pyongyang.
Congressman Andy Barr (KY-06) today applauded the latest sanctions on North Korea announced by the Trump Administration, and encouraged the Senate and the President to go further by enacting H.R.
Legislation to honor two Kentucky heroes of World War II heads to the President’s desk for signature.
Barr succeeds in effort to include in Bipartisan Budget Agreement provision to permanently exempt tuition-free school from excise tax on endowment income.
Congressman Andy Barr (KY-06) today voted for the Bipartisan Budget Agreement, which included a permanent repeal of the excise tax on endowment income for colleges and universities with fewer than 500 tuition-paying students. The provision exempts Berea College from the tax because the Kentucky work-study school does not charge tuition.
Congressman Andy Barr (KY-06) issued the following statement after Democrats in the U.S. Senate ended their filibuster of a short-term appropriations bill that had shut down the federal government since Saturday:
Congressman Andy Barr (KY-06) issued the following statement after Senate Democrats blocked House-passed legislation to keep the government open, fund our military, and reauthorize the Children’s Health Insurance Program: