Rep. Andy Barr

Rep. Andy Barr

Kentucky District 6
Republican
5%
2017 Score
14%
Average House Republican
6%
Lifetime Score
— Voted with working people
— Voted against working people
— Did not vote
Date Key Vote Vote
Jun
29
2017
No Sanctuary for Criminals Act
The bill would punish “sanctuary cities” that commit to engage in sensible local policing and that work to end discrimination and racial profiling by withholding federal funding for critical public safety programs.
Wrong
Jun
29
2017
Kate's Law
This bill would increase penalties for civil violations of our immigration laws, putting tens of thousands more people behind bars at enormous cost to taxpayers.
Wrong
Jun
13
2017
Department of Veterans Affairs Accountability and Whistleblower Protection Act
The bill would undercut collective bargaining and civil service protections for VA employees by weakening standards for discharges and even permitting the forfeiture of some employees’ pensions.
Wrong
May
04
2017
American Health Care Act
This bill would roll back Affordable Care Act coverage expansions and sharply reduce funding for the Medicaid program, taking health coverage away from 23 million people.
Wrong
May
02
2017
Working Families Flexibility Act
The bill would allow employers to substitute comp time for overtime pay, reducing the take home pay of millions of workers and resulting in longer hours and more unpredictable schedules.
Wrong
Apr
26
2017
Register of Copyrights Selection and Accountability Act
By making the head of the U.S. Copyrights Office a presidential appointee, confirmed by the U.S. Senate, the bill would strengthen the independence of the Copyright Office, and it would give the American people the opportunity to weigh in on the selection process through their elected representatives.
Right
Mar
22
2017
Small Business Health Fairness Act
This bill would allow for the establishment of association health plans that would be shielded from state regulation and allowed to sell coverage across state lines.
Wrong
Mar
16
2017
VA Accountability First Act
This bill would dramatically weaken due process rights for frontline VA employees by lowering the standard of proof for disciplinary actions and shortening the period for workers to appeal dismissals and other adverse actions.
Wrong
Mar
09
2017
Fairness in Class Action Litigation and Furthering Asbestos Claim Transparency Act
This legislation would invade the privacy of asbestos victims by posting personal exposure and medical information online and create new barriers to victims receiving compensation for asbestos disease.
Wrong
Mar
02
2017
Regulatory Integrity Act of 2017
This bill would significantly undermine federal agencies' ability to engage and inform the public in a meaningful and transparent way.
Wrong
Mar
01
2017
SCRUB Act of 2017
This bill, part of a broad anti-regulation agenda, would require any agency that issues a new regulation to remove an existing regulation of equal or greater cost.
Wrong
Mar
01
2017
Resolution Overturning the OSHA Injury and Illness Reporting Rule
This resolution of disapproval overturned an Obama administration rule that would require employers to keep accurate and complete records of serious work-related injuries and illnesses for at least five years.
Wrong
Feb
15
2017
Resolution Overturning the Retirement Plan Safe Harbor Rule
This resolution of disapproval overturned an Obama administration rule that would have allowed states to create retirement programs for private sector workers whose employers do not offer any retirement savings plan.
Wrong
Feb
02
2017
Resolution Overturning the Fair Pay and Safe Workplace Rule
This resolution of disapproval overturned an Obama administration rule that would have required companies bidding on federal contracts to disclose past violations of labor and employment laws, including the Occupational Safety and Health Act, the Fair Labor Standards Act and the National Labor Relations Act.
Wrong
Jan
13
2017
FY2017 Budget Resolution
A concurrent budget resolution that would pave the way for a vote to repeal the Affordable Care Act under a procedure known as "reconciliation." Budget reconciliation rules allow for the expedited consideration of legislation and a simple majority for passage in the U.S. Senate.
Wrong
Jan
11
2017
Regulatory Accountability Act
This bill would upend 40 years of labor, health safety and environmental laws by requiring agencies to adopt the cheapest rules, rather than those deemed most effective.
Wrong
Jan
05
2017
Regulations from the Executive in Need of Scrutiny (REINS) Act
This bill would radically alter the regulatory process by requiring Congress to approve all major rules before they can go into effect.
Wrong
Jan
04
2017
Midnight Rules Relief Act
This bill would permit Congress to overturn in one fell swoop countless regulations that can take years, if not decades, to develop, stripping away vital protections from workers and the public.
Wrong