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March 27, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman James Comer (KY-1) spoke this morning on the floor of the House of Representatives to express his support for the stimulus package under discussion. He noted that while not perfect, the bill helps Americans affected by the coronavirus by putting money into the pockets of workers and families and supporting small businesses.

March 25, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – President Trump has signed the Supporting Older Americans Act of 2020 into law, which prioritizes the delivery of critical services for Kentucky’s senior citizens. Congressman James Comer was a lead Republican sponsor of the legislation, which reauthorizes the Older Americans Act (OAA).

March 23, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman James Comer (KY-01) announced the start of the 2020 Congressional Art Competition, open to high school students throughout the 1st Congressional District. The United States House of Representatives hosts this competition each year to recognize talented young artists from across the country. 

March 18, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – President Trump has signed legislation into law to prioritize helping Americans affected by the coronavirus. The package includes legislation sponsored by Congressman James Comer to protect nationwide access to school meals during COVID-19-related school closures.

March 11, 2020 Press Release

Today, the leaders of the Subcommittee on Civil Rights and Human Services, Reps. James Comer (R-KY) and Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR), unveiled a bipartisan bill to protect students’ access to school meal benefits during school closures related to COVID-19.

February 28, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman James Comer recently spoke before the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure in favor of an increased federal investment in Kentucky’s waterways infrastructure, including upgrades on levees, locks and dams, and countless other projects.

February 18, 2020 Press Release

I try to dedicate as much time as I can to traveling throughout the 1st Congressional District and seeing the exciting programs and opportunities underway, especially relating to workforce development. Based on recent stops in our district, I’m encouraged to see that efforts to equip our workers with modern-day skills are moving in a positive direction.

February 6, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman James Comer (KY-1) released the following statement on the Senate’s acquittal of President Trump:

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In The News

March 10, 2020 In The News

Each year, the YMCA holds its National Advocacy Days when they award the “YMCA Congressional Champion. This year’s recipient was Kentucky Congressman James Comer.

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March 10, 2020 In The News

Congressman James Comer advocated before the U.S. House Committee of Transportation and Infrastructure on Friday to get more federal investment toward rehabilitating Kentucky’s waterways infrastructure and toward eradicating Asian Carp.

March 10, 2020 In The News

I try to dedicate as much time as I can to traveling throughout the 1st Congressional District and seeing the exciting programs and opportunities underway, especially relating to workforce development. Based on recent stops in our district, I’m encouraged to see that efforts to equip our workers with modern-day skills are moving in a positive direction.

March 10, 2020 In The News

February 26, 2020 - The United Mine Workers of America recognized Kentucky Congressman Comer for his legislative efforts to save the healthcare and retirement benefits of Kentucky coal miners and their families.

February 27, 2020 In The News

Congressman James Comer, who represents the state’s 1st congressional district in the United States House of Representatives, took time out of his busy schedule to come Saturday, Feb. 22 to come and visit the Logan County Detention Center as well as stopping by Walnut Grove Farm for a tour and discussion of agriculture issues.

February 25, 2020 In The News

GRAND RIVERS, Ky. — Wildlife experts are trying a new method to get Asian Carp out of Kentucky waterways.

It’s called the modified-unified method, and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service displayed it Monday at Kentucky Lake for government officials.

February 13, 2020 In The News

MCCRACKEN COUNTY, KY — Two weeks ago, a graduation ceremony was held for inmates enrolled in the McCracken County Jail's electrician program. The program gives inmates a second chance.

December 18, 2019 In The News

WASHINGTON (WBKO) -- Congressman James Comer (KY-1) joined other members of the GOP on the House Floor Wednesday speaking in opposition against the articles of impeachment brought forward against President Trump.

December 17, 2019 In The News

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) announced today that he secured legislation in the Fiscal Year 2020 government-funding agreement to begin the process of designating a section of the Wendell H. Ford Western Kentucky Parkway in Muhlenberg and Ohio Counties as a spur of Interstate 69 (I-569).

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.

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