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Congressman Andy Barr

Representing All the People of Kentucky's Sixth District

Press Releases

Mar 6, 2018

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.

Mar 6, 2018
Bipartisan legislation would expand home ownership, encourage responsible mortgage lending, and prevent future taxpayer bailouts.


Feb 26, 2018
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.

Feb 15, 2018
Legislation to honor two Kentucky heroes of World War II heads to the President’s desk for signature.


Feb 9, 2018
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.

Jan 22, 2018

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:

Jan 20, 2018

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:

Jan 19, 2018

Members of the U.S. House of Representatives from Kentucky, Congressman Andy Barr (KY-06), Congressman Hal Rogers (KY-05), Congressman Brett Guthrie (KY-02), and Congressman James Comer (KY-01) issued the following joint statement:

Jan 17, 2018

The House of Representatives passed H.R. 3326, the World Bank Accountability Act introduced by Congressman Andy Barr (KY-06).  The legislation would withhold up to 30 percent of future U.S.

Jan 11, 2018
Bipartisan legislation will help keep synthetic opioids such as fentanyl out of the United States.

Congressman Andy Barr (KY-06) attended a White House signing ceremony for the International Narcotics Trafficking Emergency Response by Detecting Incoming Contraband with Technology (INTERDICT) Act on January 10, 2018.  The bipartisan bill authorizes more resources to help U.S. Customs and Border Patrol find and stop the flow of fentanyl and other synthetic opioids into the United States.