Congressman Andy (R-KY) issued the following statement after the Keeneland Association issued a public endorsement of H.R. 3084, the Thoroughbred Horseracing Integrity Act (THIA). The bill was introduced by Congressman Barr along with Congressman Paul Tonko (D-NY).
Congressman Andy Barr (KY-6) today honored the life and service of Captain Matthew D. Roland of Lexington who was killed while serving in Afghanistan on August 26, 2015. Roland was an Eagle Scout, a graduate of Lexington Catholic High School and the United States Airforce Academy. He served as an officer in the 23rd Special Tactics Squadron.
Congressman Andy Barr (KY-6) applauded the House’s passage yesterday of bipartisan legislation he introduced with Congressmen Scott Tipton (CO-3) and Lacy Clay (MO-1) to reduce the frequency of on-site examinations for small banks in good standing.
Congressman Andy Barr (KY-6) reintroduced two bills to provide relief and prevent a looming tax increase on Kentucky’s signature horse industry. H.R. 3671, the Race Horse Cost Recovery Act, would make permanent the three-year depreciation schedule for all race horses which is subject to expire at the end of this year. H.R.
Congressman Andy Barr (KY-6) today voted for H.R. 3457, the Justice for Victims of Iranian Terrorism Act. The bill holds Iran accountable by requiring them to pay court-ordered compensation to victims of its state-sponsored terrorism before economic sanctions are lifted on the regime as part of the proposed nuclear agreement.
Congressman Andy Barr (KY-6) today voted against a short-term funding bill that continues current spending levels without reforms.
Congressman Andy Barr (KY-6) issued the following statement:
Congressman Andy Barr (KY-6) voted for H.R. 3134, the Defunding Planned Parenthood Act of 2015. The vote comes in the aftermath of a series of videos that feature senior level Planned Parenthood officials admitting to unethical and potentially illegal procedures.
Congressman Andy Barr (KY-6) voted against legislation to approve the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action between the P5+1 countries and Iran, also known as the Iran nuclear agreement.