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Congressman Andy Barr

Representing All the People of Kentucky's Sixth District

Press Releases

Oct 12, 2017
Members on both sides of the aisle support imposing the most severe financial sanctions ever on Pyongyang.

Congressman Andy Barr’s (KY-06) legislation, H.R. 3898, the Impeding North Korea’s Access to Finance Act of 2017, was passed unanimously today by the House Financial Services Committee.  During yesterday’s debate of the legislation, which would impose the most far-reaching sanctions ever directed at Pyongyang, both Republican and Democratic members of the committee praised the bill.

Oct 3, 2017
Bill would impose the most far-reaching financial sanctions ever aimed at North Korea.

Congressman Andy Barr (KY-06) introduced H.R. 3898, the Impeding North Korea’s Access to Finance Act of 2017.

Sep 28, 2017
Kentucky-native will serve as Congressman Barr’s top aide in Kentucky.

Congressman Andy Barr (KY-06) announced today that he has hired Kentucky-native Leslie Hagar Small as his District Director.  Small will serve as the Congressman’s top aide in Kentucky, manage all staff in the Congressman’s Lexington District office, and will oversee all constituent casework and outreach initiatives.

Sep 27, 2017
A simplified and fairer tax code with lower rates will boost economic growth, support American jobs, and let Kentuckians keep more of their paychecks.

Congressman Andy Barr (KY-06) made the following statement applauding the release of a unified framework for tax reform:

Sep 25, 2017
Barr, Neal legislation will honor basketball’s greats at no cost to taxpayers.

The House of Representatives passed legislation introduced by Congressman Andy Barr (R-KY) and Congressman Richard Neal (D-MA) to honor the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame with a commemorative coin in 2020.  Congressman Barr serves as the Chairman of the Financial Services Subcommittee on Monetary Policy and Trade which has jurisdiction over coinage and the U.S.

Sep 13, 2017
Battery-powered buses will support the University of Kentucky’s ‘Blue Goes Green’ Program.

Congressman Andy Barr (KY-06) today announced that Lextran will receive a $1 million grant through the Federal Transit Authority’s Low or No Emission Vehicle Program.  The funds will be used to purchase battery-powered buses and on-route charging stations in coordination with the University of Kentucky’s ‘Blue Goes Green’ program which seeks a zero-emissions campus for transportation.  Congress

Sep 12, 2017
Funding Awarded to Chrysalis House in Lexington, Kentucky

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Andy Barr (R-KY-06) and U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) announced today that Chrysalis House, Inc.

Sep 8, 2017
It is unfair to future generations to increase the debt limit without any reforms.

Congressman Andy Barr (KY-06) today voted against legislation that will raise the debt limit, hike government spending, and reauthorize the national flood insurance program without any reforms through mid-December. 

Aug 22, 2017
Panel participates in conversation on tax reform that would benefit all Kentucky businesses and individuals.

Congressman Andy Barr (KY-06) today met with Chairman Kevin Brady (TX-08) of the House Ways and Means Committee, UPS employees and Kentucky business leaders, including business leaders in the Sixth District, to discuss pro-growth tax reform at the UPS Worldport in Louisville, Kentucky.

Jul 28, 2017
House votes to increase troop pay, secure borders, and improve national defense.

Congressman Andy Barr (KY-06) voted in favor of H.R. 3219, the Make America Secure Appropriations Act of 2018.  The legislation contains four of the twelve appropriations bills which must be passed by Congress before the end of the fiscal year on October 1, 2017.