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Congressman Andy Barr

Representing All the People of Kentucky's Sixth District

Press Releases

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. 

Dec 19, 2017
The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act is expected to be signed into law in the coming days.

Congressman Andy Barr (KY-06) today voted in favor of the conference report to H.R. 1, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, the most significant rewrite of the Internal Revenue Code in more than 31 years.  The legislation will lower tax rates on individuals and businesses and simplify the code so that most households can file their taxes on a simple postcard. 

Dec 5, 2017
Secretary of the Interior recommends historic site in Jessamine County be considered for Kentucky’s first National Monument designation.

Congressman Andy Barr (KY-06), who has championed efforts to give national recognition to the Camp Nelson Civil War Heritage Park in Jessamine County, applauded the release of the Department of the Interior’s recommendation that the park be designated as a National Monument.  After learning of the Department’s plans to review National Monument designations, Congressman Barr brought the historic

Dec 1, 2017
Legislation will allow more low and moderate income Kentuckians to achieve the American Dream of homeownership.

Today, the House of Representatives passed bipartisan legislation introduced by Congressman Andy Barr (KY-06).  The Preserving Access to Manufactured Housing Act of 2017 corrects a Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) regulation which has harmed lower and moderate income families by making it harder for lenders to offer financing for manufactured homes.