Andy (Andy) Barr, IV (R-USH06)
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Capitol: 202.225.4706
FAX: 202.225.2122
District: 859.219.1366
Representative
Room 2430 RHOB- Rayburn House Office Building 50 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, DC 20515-1706

Residence: Lexington, KY
Elected: 2012    Next Election: 2022
Spouse: Eleanor Carol Leavell (deceased)   DOB: 7/24/1973
Committee Assignments
RM MemberHouse Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations
Co-ChairCongressional Bourbon Caucus
ChairmanCongressional Horse Caucus
Co-ChairCongressional American Global Investment Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Youth Challenge Caucus
Co-ChairCongressional Sound Money Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Coal Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Motorsports Caucus
FC MemberBipartisan Congressional Pro-Life Caucus
FC MemberSecond Amendment Caucus
FC MemberNational Guard and Reserve Components Caucus
FC MemberHouse Manufacturing Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Automotive Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Prayer Caucus
FC MemberFriends of a Free, Democratic, and Stable Syria Caucus
MemberHouse Subcommittee on Consumer Protection and Financial Institutions
FC MemberUSO Congressional Caucus
MemberHouse Subcommittee on Asia, the Pacific, Central Asia, Nonproliferation
MemberHouse Committee on Financial Services
FC MemberCongressional Automotive Performance and Motorsports Caucus
FC MemberRepublican Study Committee (RSC)
MemberHouse Committee on Foreign Affairs
FC MemberCongressional Sportsmen's Caucus
Counties Representing
Anderson / Bourbon / Boyle / Clark / Estill / Fayette / Franklin / Garrard / Jessamine / Lincoln / Madison / Mercer / Montgomery / Powell / Scott / Woodford

Bio

Andy Barr has served as the U.S. Representative for Kentucky's Sixth Congressional District since January, 2013. He is a senior Member of the House Financial Services Committee, and is Ranking Member of the Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee. He is also a Member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, and serves on the Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Asia, the Pacific, Central Asia and Nonproliferation. Barr is focused on strengthening Kentucky's signature bourbon, equine, coal, agriculture and manufacturing industries, and serves as co-chair of the bipartisan Congressional Horse Caucus. He is fighting for policies that will save the country from bankruptcy, increase government accountability, and that would restore the balance of powers as intended by the founders of our nation.

In an ongoing effort to be an accessible representative to citizens of the Sixth District, Congressman Barr initiated several constituent coalitions focused on finding solutions that will help Kentucky's Veterans, signature industries, and to find solutions to the growing drug epidemic.

Congressman Barr continues to implement his Accessibility Initiative, holding public events in each county he represents -- meeting directly with constituents, maintaining monthly staff office hours in every county, and publishing actively on social media and in his eNewsletter.

Congressman Barr graduated from Lexington's Henry Clay High School in 1992, earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Government and Philosophy from the University of Virginia in 1996, and received his law degree from the University of Kentucky in 2001.

Congressman Barr is a 2007 graduate of Leadership Lexington and has served on the Board of Directors of the Friends of the Isaac Murphy Memorial Art Garden and Prevent Child Abuse Kentucky.

He and his late wife, Carol, have two daughters, Eleanor and Mary Clay.