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.
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.
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.
House passes legislation to increase U.S. economic and political pressure on three adversaries.
Congressman Andy Barr (KY-06) today voted in favor for H.R. 3364, the Russia, Iran and North Korea Sanctions Act, legislation that will increase U.S.
House passes legislation to combat sanctuary cities, and to deter criminal undocumented immigrants from returning to the United States after deportation.
Congressman Andy Barr (KY-06) today voted in favor of two bills to enhance public safety and to combat sanctuary cities.
Legislation overhauls the Dodd-Frank Act, expands economic opportunity, ends taxpayer bailouts, and increases penalties for fraud.
Congressman Andy Barr (KY-06) today voted in favor of H.R. 10, the Financial Creating Hope and Opportunity for Investors, Consumers, and Entrepreneurs (CHOICE) Act. Congressman Barr is an original cosponsor of the legislation which overhauls the Dodd-Frank Act to expand economic opportunity, end taxpayer bailouts, and to increase penalties for financial fraud and crimes.
Congressman Andy Barr (KY-06) issued the following statement on the passing of former Kentucky Senator Jim Bunning:
The time has come for uniform medication rules in American horseracing.
Congressman Andy Barr (R-KY) and Congressman Paul Tonko (D-NY), the Co-Chairmen of the Congressional Horse Caucus, today introduced H.R. 2651, the Horseracing Integrity Act. The legislation, an updated version of the Thoroughbred Horseracing Integrity Act of 2015, establishes an authority to create and implement a national uniform medication program with input from the horse industry.
Reform bill gives Congress the Power of the Purse over unaccountable CFPB for the first time.
Congressman Andy Barr (KY-06) today reintroduced the Taking Account of Bureaucrats’ Spending (TABS) Act. The legislation would make the budget of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) subject to congressional appropriations and therefore give Congress the power of the purse over this unaccountable agency, its regulatory overreaches, and lavish spending for the first time.
House of Representatives takes important step in long-term effort to repeal and replace Obamacare.
Congressman Andy Barr (KY-06) today voted in favor of H.R. 1628, the American Health Care Act, legislation that will repeal most of Obamacare’s mandates, taxes, and regulations while making important reforms that will lower costs and expand access to care.