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Congressman Andy Barr

Representing All the People of Kentucky's Sixth District

Press Releases

Mar 7, 2013
As White House Bars Visiting Citizens Due to President Obama’s Sequestration Policy, Congress Keeps the People’s House Open

WASHINGTON, D.C. – As the White House announced yesterday that it has cancelled citizen tours due to the across-the-board spending cuts required by President Obama’s sequestration policy, Congressman Andy Barr issued a statement today inviting his constituents to visit the United States Capitol, which continues to welcome visitors for public tours.

Mar 5, 2013
Joy Global Closing in Millersburg is the Latest Casualty in the President’s War on Coal

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Andy Barr expressed deep concern today regarding news that Joy Global, a manufacturer and supplier of underground mining equipment, will stop manufacturing at its Millersburg, Kentucky plant this October due to the continued struggles of Kentucky’s coal industry.

Mar 4, 2013



WASHINGTON, Jun 14 - Today, 46 of my colleagues and I sent a letter to the president urging him to remove Eric Holder from his position at Attorney General. 

Feb 28, 2013
Sixth District Lawmaker: “Let Us Not Adjourn Until the Work Is Done”


WASHINGTON, D.C. –   Congressman Andy Barr today sent a letter to Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-OH) and House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA), urging that Congress and the White House stay in Washington until they come to an agreement on a more intelligent alternative to the across-the-board sequestration due to take effect March 1. 

Feb 25, 2013
Sequestration Impasse Shows Measure Is “More Essential Than Ever,” Sixth District Lawmaker Says

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Andy Barr last week introduced House Joint Resolution 26; a proposed amendment to the United States Constitution that would cap at 12 the number of consecutive years which members of the House and the Senate could serve in office.

Feb 14, 2013
Group of Freshman House Members Dedicated to Finding Solutions


Feb 12, 2013
New Congressman urges “Thoughtful and Strategic Plan” to Replace President's “Haphazard and Devastating” Cuts

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Andy Barr sent a letter yesterday to Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-OH) and Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA) supporting legislation to replace the sequester; across-the-board spending cuts set to take effect on March 1.

Feb 4, 2013


WASHINGTON, D.C. – Commenting today on President Obama’s failure to deliver his budget requests to Congress by the date required by law for the fourth time in five years, U.S. Rep. Andy Barr issued the following statement:

Feb 1, 2013
Another Step in Fulfilling Accessibility Initiative


WASHINGTON, D.C. U.S. Rep. Andy Barr announced today that his staff will conduct regular office hours each month in every county of the Sixth Congressional District, beginning on February 5, 2013.