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Congressman Andy Barr

Representing All the People of Kentucky's Sixth District

Press Releases

Dec 2, 2016
National Defense Authorization Act begins to rebuild our military, supports our troops at home and abroad.

Congressman Andy Barr (KY-06) today voted in favor of the Conference report to H.R. 4909, the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2017.  The NDAA is the primary way Congress meets its most important constitutional obligation to provide for the common defense. 

Nov 30, 2016
Transformative legislation will dramatically improve the way we treat disease, mental health, and addiction

Congressman Andy Barr (KY-06) today voted in favor of H.R. 34, the 21st Century Cures Act which includes numerous reforms to expedite the discovery, development, and delivery of new treatments and cures.  Specifically, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will be given flexibility to expedite the review and approval of new drugs, medical devices, and treatments.

Nov 29, 2016

Congressman Andy Barr (KY-06) issued the following statement after President-Elect Donald Trump announced he would nominate Secretary Elaine L. Chao to head the Department of Transportation in his administration:

Oct 11, 2016
Ruling is a step forward for Rep. Barr’s efforts to reform unaccountable agency.

Congressman Andy Barr (R-KY) today made the following statement after the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia ruled that the structure of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) is unconstitutional:

Sep 29, 2016

Congressman Andy Barr (KY-06) today participated in a Financial Services Committee hearing titled, “Holding Wall Street Accountable: Investigating Wells Fargo’s Opening of Unauthorized Accounts” to question John Stumpf, Chairman and CEO of Wells Fargo.  The hearing is the first in the committee’s investigation of Wells Fargo since the company admitted to opening hundreds of thousands of deposit

Aug 19, 2016

Congressman Andy Barr (KY-06) will host his annual Academy Day on Saturday, August 27, 2016 in Lexington.  All students, parents, and school officials from the Sixth Congressional District are invited to attend and learn more about the nomination process to the United States Service Academies.  Representatives from the U.S. Naval Academy, the U.S. Military Academy, the U.S.

Aug 18, 2016
Legislation marks important step toward incorporating historic site into the National Park Service.

Congressman Andy Barr (R-KY) today announced the introduction of H.R.

Jul 27, 2016
Project receives $14 million federal grant.

Congressman Andy Barr (R-KY) today congratulated the Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government for securing a federal grant worth more than $14 million to support the Town Branch Commons Corridor project in downtown Lexington from the Department of Transportation.  Congressman Barr supported the project through letters of support, phone calls to Administration officials, and working with Lexing

Jul 14, 2016

Congressman Andy Barr (KY-06) today participated in a bill signing ceremony for The Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act.  The legislation marks the most significant effort yet by Congress to combat the growing epidemic of drug abuse, especially the abuse of opioids and heroin.

May 19, 2016
Federal taxpayers should not be on the hook for fiscally irresponsible states, territories, and local governments.

Congressman Andy Barr (KY-06) today introduced H.R.