Congressman Andy Barr (KY-06) today thanked the Kentucky Department for Local Government (DLG) for their support of Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) projects in four of Kentucky’s Sixth Congressional District counties.
Congressman Andy Barr (R-KY) has been named the Ranking Member of the House Financial Services Committee’s Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations for the 116th Congress.
This week, the House Republican Steering Committee for the 116th Congress selected Congressman Andy Barr (KY-06) to serve on the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs. The Committee has jurisdiction over the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and is responsible for overseeing the operations of the VA and recommending legislation to better provide for veterans’ benefits.
Legislation introduced by Congressman Andy Barr (R-KY) and Congressman Richard Neal (D-MA), the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Commemorative Coin Act, was signed into law by the President on December 21, 2018.
This week, Congressman Andy Barr (KY-06) introduced legislation, the Financial Protection for Our Military Families Act, to give the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) supervisory authority over all financial firms that lend to our troops and their families protected under the Military Lending Act.
Congressman Andy Barr (R-KY) this week introduced bipartisan legislation, the Forever GI Bill Housing Payment Fulfillment Act, to ensure the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) properly and retroactively pays student veterans with the educational housing benefits they have earned.
Congressman Andy Barr (KY-06), Chairman of the House Financial Services Committee’s Monetary Policy and Trade Subcommittee, issued the following statement in response to Federal Reserve (Fed) Chairman Jerome “Jay” Powell’s speech today before the Economic Club of New York:
After more than four years of collaboration with families of those who lived and worked at Camp Nelson, along with community stakeholders and others, Congressman Andy Barr (KY-06) and Department of the Interior (DOI) Secretary Ryan Zinke today announced that President Trump has designated the Camp Nelson Civil War Heritage Park as Kentucky’s first National Monument.
In response to the devastating impacts of the nation’s opioid crisis, which took the lives of more than 1,500 Kentuckians last year, President Donald Trump today signed H.R. 6, the SUPPORT for Patients and Communities Act.
Today, Congressman Andy Barr (KY-06) welcomed House Committee on Homeland Security Chairman Michael McCaul (TX-10) to the Sixth District to participate in a roundtable with local law enforcement officials to discuss homeland security priorities.