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Congressman James Comer

Representing the 1st District of Kentucky


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November 9, 2018 Press Release

I am fortunate to represent a congressional district that many U.S. Military veterans call home. During my time serving in the state legislature, as Agriculture Commissioner and now as the Representative for Kentucky’s First District, I have had the privilege of meeting countless men and women who have bravely served our nation.

September 26, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Comer was recognized by the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) - the nation’s leading small business advocacy organization - with the organization’s Guardian of Small Business Award. This is NFIB’s most prestigious honor bestowed on members of Congress in recognition of their efforts to support small business issues.

September 25, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today Congressman Comer attended the 2018 Angels in Adoption Luncheon Ceremony to present Kristin Hill Taylor with her Angels in Adoption certificate and official pin. Kristin is a resident of Murray, Kentucky, along with her husband, Greg, and their three children they adopted as newborns – Cate, Ben, and Rachel.

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

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.


In The News

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.