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Congressman James Comer

Representing the 1st District of Kentucky

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May 21, 2019 Press Release

In recent months, I’ve been very proud to work on an issue that every Member of Congress can wholeheartedly support – protecting our nation’s children from abuse and neglect. The safety and security of some of our most vulnerable members of society, our nation’s children, is of the utmost importance to me.

May 6, 2019 Press Release

Congressman James Comer is proud to announce the winners of the 2019 Congressional Art Competition for the 1st District of Kentucky. Laura DeLoach, a student at Christian County High School, won for her piece titled “Euphoria.” Her artwork will hang in the U.S. Capitol all year, and she will receive two roundtrip tickets to Washington for the national reception.

May 2, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Comer partnered with Congresswoman Kim Schrier and several members of the House Committee on Education and Labor to introduce the Stronger Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act (Stronger CAPTA) (H.R. 2480).

April 30, 2019 Press Release

This April, I spent the two-week district work period in several counties throughout the 1st District. We’re off to a busy start in Washington this year, and district work periods afford me the important opportunity to hear about how Washington can better serve our citizens.

April 3, 2019 Press Release

Today Congressman Comer and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell introduced companion legislation to begin the process of designating a section of the Wendell H.

April 2, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today Congressman Comer attended a Congressional Coal Caucus meeting where he was joined by State Rep. Melinda Prunty who spoke to the group of Coal Caucus Members and staff.

March 29, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Comer announced that the Marshall County Board of Education has been selected to receive $460,064 in funding through the Project SERV Program to help with school violence recovery efforts.

March 27, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Comer testified today during Member Day at the House Appropriation Committee’s Subcommittee on Interior, Environment and Related Agencies. Member Days allow for Representatives to speak before any given congressional committee about his or her high-level legislative priorities. 

March 7, 2019 Press Release

Congressman James Comer (KY-01) is pleased to announce the start of the 2019 Congressional Art Competition. The United States House of Representatives hosts this competition each year to recognize talented young artists from across the country. 

February 26, 2019 Press Release

Congressman James Comer (KY-01) is pleased to announce 11 service academy nominations from the 1st District of Kentucky.

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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.