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Congressman James Comer

Representing the 1st District of Kentucky

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June 21, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman James Comer (KY-01) joined his freshman colleagues Wednesday to recommit their pledge to civility following the horrific events that occurred last week at the GOP Congressional baseball practice. 

June 21, 2017 Press Release

 

WASHINGTON – Congressman James Comer is proud to congratulate the people of Christian County for being one of only eight communities in the country to receive the 2017 Great American Defense Community Award.

 

June 15, 2017 Press Release

TOMPKINSVILLE, Ky. – Congressman James Comer will host two town hall forums across the district in the coming days. The Congressman has hosted town halls in 18 counties so far, this year. This next tour will bring the total number of counties to 20. Rep. Comer will host a town hall in all 35 first district counties by the end of the year.

 

June 13, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Congressman James Comer is proud to support the financial CHOICE Act. As a former director of a small community bank, he understands the hardships Dodd-Frank put on the Main Street bankers, the men and women who were the financial lifeblood of many rural communities. The CHOICE Act would help fix those problems. 

May 30, 2017 Press Release

TOMPKINSVILLE, Ky. – Congressman James Comer will host two town hall forums this week across the district. The Congressman has already held town hall events in 16 counties so far, this year. This next tour will bring the total number of counties to 18. Rep. Comer will host a town hall in all 35 first district counties by the end of the year.

 

May 25, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY), Senator Rand Paul (R-KY), and Congressman James Comer (KY-01) praised the decision by the Department of Energy (DOE) to execute a new, long-term contract to continue deactivation and cleanup work at the Paducah DOE site. This contract was announced today by the U.S. Secretary of Energy, Rick Perry.

May 17, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman James Comer spoke with the Secretary of Agriculture, Sonny Perdue, about tobacco regulations in an Agriculture Committee meeting Wednesday.

May 15, 2017 Press Release

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University Hutson School of Agriculture is introducing the Murray State University Congressman James Comer Congressional Agriculture Fellowship program.

May 10, 2017 Press Release

TOMPKINSVILLE, Ky. – Congressman James Comer (KY-01) announced the winners of the 2017 Congressional Art Competition. Christopher Bender Jr. is the winner this year. Christopher is from Christian County, and his piece “Chief” finished first. His artwork will hang in the capitol all year, and he will get two roundtrip tickets to Washington for the national reception.

May 5, 2017 Press Release

Does this bill protect people with pre-existing conditions? – YES

The AHCA keeps protections for pre-existing conditions. Insurance companies will not be allowed to deny or limit coverage based on a pre-existing condition. All of these current protections will remain the law.

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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.