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Congressman Andy Barr

Representing All the People of Kentucky's Sixth District

Press Releases

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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Apr 12, 2013
Calls on Colleagues to Remember Legacy of "The Great Compromiser"

WASHINGTON - Friday, April 12, 2013, Congressman Andy Barr recognized Henry Clay's 236th birthday on the Floor of the United States House of Representatives. 

Apr 9, 2013
"Today's jobs report is not only disappointing - it is not surprising." For Immediate Release: April 5, 2013
LEXINGTON – Congressman Andy Barr (KY-6) released the following statement regarding the March jobs report:
Mar 21, 2013
Hails Plan to “Put Our Nation on a Significantly Different, More Prosperous Path”

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Andy Barr today voted in favor of the Fiscal Year 2014 Budget Resolution proposed by House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan, hailing the measure as a plan to “put our nation on a significantly different, more prosperous path.”

Mar 14, 2013
Cites “Human Cost” of President’s War on Coal

WASHINGTON, D.C.

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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. 

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