KY-06: Andy Barr (R)
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November 1, 2020 by TWN Staff
Rep. Andy Barr (R-Ky.) speaks during a news conference outside the U.S. Capitol on May 20, 2014, in Washington, D.C. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images/TNS)

About Barr: 

Andy Barr has served as the U.S. Representative for Kentucky’s Sixth Congressional District since January, 2013. He is a member of the Committee on Financial Services, and is ranking member of the Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee. He is also a member of the House Committee on Veterans Affairs.

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.

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. 

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.

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