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Acting Environmental Protection Agency head Andrew Wheeler made a swing through Kentucky Friday to promote the Trump administration’s newly-unveiled energy policy overhaul, which grants states more leeway in setting emissions standards for coal-fired power plants. 

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Amid calls to return campaign dollars from the political action committee of embattled Congressman Chris Collins, Sixth District Rep. Andy Barr says he’s planning to donate $3,000 to a veterans’ charity.

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Kentucky Sixth District Congressman Andy Barr is advising President Donald Trump to keep one playing card in his deck during high-stakes talks with North Korea: a robust sanctions bill he passed through the U.S. House of Representatives last year.

Democrats Targeting Kentucky GOP Congressman In Radio Ad

Oct 5, 2017
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Signaling a renewed push to reclaim a congressional seat in Republican-trending Kentucky, national Democrats are targeting U.S. Rep. Andy Barr in an early radio ad campaign attacking GOP efforts to dismantle the Affordable Care Act.

Candidates in Kentucky's Sixth Congressional District clashed over a number of issues during a forum on statewide TV.

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Democratic 6th District Congressional candidate Elisabeth Jensen is pledging to get her health coverage through the state’s exchange if elected.

Barr to be on House Financial Services Committee

Dec 14, 2012

FRANKFORT, Ky. - Congressman-elect Andy Barr has been assigned to the House Committee on Financial Services.
Barr, a Lexington Republican who defeated Democratic U.S. Rep. Ben Chandler last month to win a seat in Congress, said he's honored to receive the appointment to what he said he considers a top-tier
 He said he will be able to use the committee assignment to work on solving Kentucky's job crisis by pushing to lift regulations that are preventing community banks from making needed loans to individuals and small businesses