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Congressman Andy Barr

Representing All the People of Kentucky's Sixth District

Press Releases

May 8, 2013

WASHINGTON – Congressman Andy Barr released the following statement upon passage of the Working Families Flexibility Act of 2013 (H.R. 1406), legislation that will help Americans balance family and work by allowing private-sector workers to choose paid time off or ‘comp time’ in lieu of cash wages for working overtime hours:

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May 7, 2013

Washington, D.C. – On Monday May 6th, Congressman Andy Barr helped introduce H.R. 1829, The Coal Jobs Protection Act, in the U.S.

Apr 26, 2013

WASHINGTON – On Friday, April 26, Congressman Andy Barr introduced H.R. 1789, the Creating Crop Insurance Certainty for Farmers Act.  H.R.

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Apr 26, 2013

WASHINGTON – Congressman Andy Barr issued the following statement today after the U.S. House of Representatives passed legislation to address the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) air traffic controller furloughs:

Apr 18, 2013

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Andy Barr released the following statement on the passage of H.R. 624, the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act of 2013.  The bill passed with a strong bipartisan majority of 288-127:

Apr 18, 2013

"Energy always has been and always will be the key to Americans’ ability to work hard and pursue happiness."

Apr 17, 2013
VIDEO: Congressman Barr's opening statement during Financial Services Committee hearing examining the regulatory burdens on community banks.

Apr 16, 2013

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell and Representative Andy Barr met with Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe today to discuss the Postal Service’s accelerated closure of the Lexington Area Mail Processing Plant. 

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Apr 15, 2013
Congressman Barr requested this meeting in order to discuss the US Forest Service’s proposed Cave Run Non-motorized Trails Initiative and the Sand Lick Fork Watershed Restoration Project.
Congressman Barr requested this meeting in order to discuss the Forest Service’s proposed Cave Run Non-motorized Trails Initiative and the Sand Lick Fork Watershed Restoration Project. I appreciate Chief Tidwell’s willingness to work with us on these important issues and I am encouraged that the Chief is going to take a closer look at both of these situations. I look forward to continuing to work with the Forest Service to find mutually beneficial solutions that will safeguard local tourism and recreation, which is vital to the economic stability of the Sixth District.
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