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Congressman James Comer

Representing the 1st District of Kentucky

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May 24, 2018 Press Release

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

 

 

Tuesday May 29th

1:00 pm CDT

May 15, 2018 Press Release

The Farm Bill is a critical piece of legislation that shapes agriculture and food policy. It impacts everything from commodity programs and farm credit, to rural development and food and nutrition programs. This bill influences the future of American farmers and our rural economy, those who produce our food and supply many of the goods and resources we rely on as a country.

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May 7, 2018 Press Release

TOMPKINSVILLE, Ky. – Congressman James Comer (KY-01) announced the winner of the 2018 Congressional Art Competition. Asjion Catlett, a student at Christian County High School, won for her piece titled “War Hero.” Her artwork will hang in the U.S. Capitol all year, and she will receive two roundtrip tickets to Washington for the national reception.

April 17, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman James Comer once again followed through on his promise of transparency by disclosing his 2017 personal income taxes. Comer was one of a few members of the entire U.S. Congress to disclose his 2016 personal income taxes.

April 13, 2018 Press Release

As a farmer myself, I understand the challenges of agriculture, especially the risks that come with the business – like market swings, weather and the trade policies of foreign nations. I know first-hand how tough the last five years have been for farmers as net farm incomes have fallen 52 percent.

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April 9, 2018 Press Release

Congressman James Comer (KY-01) is proud to announce, six students from the First District of Kentucky have received appointments to these United States Service Academies.

 

The following students have received appointments:

 

West Point

April 5, 2018 Press Release

Congressman James Comer’s staff and the Taxpayer Advocate Service (TAS) are joining up to help First District residents with federal tax-related issues.

Monday April 9th
1:00 PM CDT
Pennyrile Area Development District Office
300 Hammond Drive
Hopkinsville, KY 42240

 

March 29, 2018 Press Release

For decades, the city of Paducah, Kentucky has served as a major hub of the inland waterways system due to its strategic location at the confluence of the Ohio and Tennessee Rivers. To highlight the importance of the river industry to our region, I invited Representatives Jason Smith of Missouri and David Kustoff of Tennessee to join me in Paducah for a meeting with industry experts.

March 27, 2018 Press Release

TOMPKINSVILLE, KY. - Congressman James Comer (KY-01) will host a Town Hall Meeting in Adair County Wednesday, March 28th. Congressman Comer will give a Washington update and then take part in a question and answer discussion with participants there.

 

Wednesday March 28th

March 14, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the House of Representatives passed the STOP School Violence Act (H.R. 4909). Congressman Comer is a proud cosponsor of this bill, which would create a grant program to help schools implement measures to increase school security and keep students and school personnel safe.

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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.