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Congressman James Comer

Representing the 1st District of Kentucky

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September 10, 2018 Press Release

Since I started my time as your United States Representative in Washington, my top priority has always been to serve the needs of my constituents. Making sure I am in touch with the concerns and values of those I represent is extremely important to me when considering pivotal legislation in Congress.

September 6, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - The National Taxpayers Union (NTU) has recognized Congressman Comer for having one of the most fiscally conservative voting records in Washington. This year, Congressman Comer is one of only 66 out of 435 House members to earn the “Taxpayers’ Friend Award” for his distinguished voting record during the 2017 Congressional session.

September 5, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC -  Congressman Comer met with House and Senate Farm Bill Conference Committee members today to begin formulating a final draft of the 2018 Farm Bill. Today marks the first meeting of the Farm Bill Conference Committee – an influential committee that is tasked with framing a final piece of legislation after working out differences in the Farm Bills passed by each

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August 9, 2018 Press Release

TOMPKINSVILLE, Ky. – Congressman James Comer (KY-01) will host a town hall forum in Logan County next week. The public is invited to come and ask questions about any federal government related topic or issue.

 

Wednesday August 15th

5:00 pm CDT

August 1, 2018 Press Release

As your representative in Congress, I am committed to fighting for the issues that matter most to the First District of Kentucky. In recent months, I have seen firsthand the threat posed by Asian carp to our beautiful lakes and rivers in Western Kentucky, and the communities that rely on these waters for fishing, tourism, recreation and so much more.

July 31, 2018 Press Release

TOMPKINSVILLE, Ky. – Congressman James Comer (KY-01) will be hosting town hall forums across the district next week. The public is invited to come and ask questions about any federal government related topic or issue.

 

Tuesday August 7th

5:00 pm EDT

July 27, 2018 Press Release

EDDYVILLE, Ky. – Congressman James Comer (KY-01) concluded a successful field briefing today to examine the threat posed by Asian carp to Kentucky’s waterways and economy. Witnesses Allen Brown from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Mark Giakowski from the U.S.

July 18, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman James Comer (KY-01) has been selected to serve on the conference committee tasked with negotiating a final version of the Farm Bill.

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July 10, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman James Comer (KY-01) will hold an Oversight and Government Reform Committee Field Briefing in Eddyville, Kentucky on July 27, 2018. The hearing will address the growing problem of Asian carp in Kentucky’s waters and examine the federal response to this invasive species.

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July 2, 2018 Press Release

TOMPKINSVILLE, Ky. – Congressman James Comer (KY-01) will host a town hall forum in Union County this week. The public is invited to come and ask questions about any federal government related topic or issue.

 

 

 

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October 3, 2017 In The News

In a town hall meeting at Murray State Wednesday, U.S. Rep. James Comer voiced his concerns regarding the current state of health care.

This was Comer’s first student-based town hall meeting and his thirtieth town hall meeting in this district.

He specifically spoke about Medicaid and its tie to the state of Kentucky.

August 25, 2017 In The News

(WBKO) -- Kentucky Rep. James Comer spoke with 13 News Thursday about President Trump's southern border wall.

Facing a possible government shutdown if an agreement to pay for the wall is not reached, Comer says there's a common misconception about how Congress works.

August 1, 2017 In The News

Republican congressman James Comer said new industrial hemp legislation he filed in the House on Friday has the credibility and bipartisanship it needs to become law.

January 8, 2017 In The News

Kentuckians Andy Barr and James Comer showed a lot more sense than most of their Republican colleagues when they opposed gutting the U.S. House’s ethics watchdog.