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Congressman Andy Barr

Representing All the People of Kentucky's Sixth District

Press Releases

Dec 8, 2015
Changes are needed to ensure foreign fighters do not exploit security gaps.

Congressman Andy Barr (R-KY) today voted for H.R. 158, the Visa Waiver Improvement and Terrorist Travel Prevention Act.  The bipartisan legislation makes reforms to the Visa Waiver Program in light of recent terrorist attacks and concerns that security gaps in the program could make it easier for foreign fighters and terrorists to enter the United States. 

Dec 3, 2015

Congressman Andy Barr (R-KY) today voted for and the House passed H.R.

Dec 2, 2015
Legislation will help expand lending from community banks and credit unions in rural areas.

H.R. 1259, the Helping Expand Lending Practices (HELP) in Rural Communities Act introduced by Congressman Andy Barr (KY-06) has been included in the final conference report of H.R. 22, the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation Act, which is expected to be voted on by the House of Representatives tomorrow.

Nov 19, 2015

Congressman Andy Barr (KY-06) voted today in favor of H.R. 4038, the American Security Against Foreign Enemies (SAFE) Act.  The legislation immediately suspends President Obama’s plan to resettle Syrian refugees in the United States, and requires enhanced, comprehensive security checks and certifications before additional refugees from Iraq and Syria may be allowed to enter the country.

Nov 18, 2015
Bipartisan legislation would expand responsible mortgage lending, prevent future taxpayer bailouts.

The House of Representatives today passed H.R.

Nov 17, 2015

Congressman Andy Barr (KY-6) today appeared before the Veterans’ Affairs Committee, Subcommittee on Health in support of the Military Sexual Assault Victims’ Empowerment (SAVE) Act.  He was joined by former Army Specialist Susan Moseley of Lexington, a survivor of military sexual trauma whose story helped inspire Congressman Barr to write the legislation.

Oct 28, 2015

Congressman Andy Barr (KY-6) today voted for H.R. 1314, the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015.

Oct 27, 2015
Opposes reauthorization of Export-Import Bank; prioritizes taxpayers over corporate welfare.

Congressman Andy Barr (KY-6) today voted against renewing the charter of the Export-Import Bank, which expired on June 30, 2015.  The Bank offers taxpayer-backed loans and guarantees purportedly to support U.S.

Oct 23, 2015
House-passed bill repeals the most harmful mandates and taxes of Obamacare, reduces the deficit.

Congressman Andy Barr (KY-6) today argued in favor of H.R. 3762, the Restoring Americans’ Healthcare Freedom Reconciliation Act on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives.

Oct 21, 2015

Congressman Andy Barr (KY-6) announced Saturday that he participated in a visit to Israel, Jordan, Iraq, and Afghanistan led by U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell.

Barr and McConnell were joined on the trip by U.S. Sens Tom Cotton (R-AR), Mike Rounds (R-SD), and Joni Ernst (R-IA). 

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