Kentucky Sixth Congressional District http://wfpl.org en Barr Lands Key Committee Assignments http://wfpl.org/post/barr-lands-key-committee-assignments <p>Kentucky Sixth District Congressman-elect Andy Barr announced his committee assignments Thursday.</p><p>Barr will be a member of the House Committee on Financial Services, which is led by fellow Republican Spencer Baucus. The financial services panel is considered a "top-tier," committee that dealt directly with the bank bailouts and crafted the controversial Dodd-Frank Act.</p><p>In a news release, Barr says he is honored to receive the appointment, and wants to work on solving&nbsp; helping the state's community banks.</p> Thu, 13 Dec 2012 18:10:15 +0000 Phillip M. Bailey 2956 at http://wfpl.org Barr Lands Key Committee Assignments