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Congressman James Comer

Representing the 1st District of Kentucky

Press Releases

November 7, 2019 Press Release
By: Congressman James Comer, U.S. Representative, 1st District of Kentucky

I am proud that many of our nation’s veterans call the 1st District of Kentucky home. Serving as these brave patriots’ Representative in Congress is one of the greatest privileges of this office.

October 30, 2019 Press Release
By: Congressman James Comer, U.S. Representative, 1st District of Kentucky

In Congress, we are tasked with serving the interests of diverse demographics within our congressional districts. The fastest growing demographic within many of our constituencies is Americans over 65. Today the life expectancy rate in our nation is at a historic high – an amazing achievement in our history.

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October 29, 2019 Press Release

Today, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) released the interim final rule for implementing the U.S. Domestic Hemp Production Program as authorized by the 2018 Farm Bill. The interim final rule is considered final as soon as it is posted in the federal register. There will be a 60-day comment period for the public to submit comments to the agency.

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October 28, 2019 Press Release

Today the House of Representatives passed the Dignity in Aging Act of 2019 (H.R. 4334), which reauthorizes the Older Americans Act (OAA) - key legislation governing the organization and delivery of critical services for senior citizens throughout the nation.

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October 17, 2019 Press Release
By: U.S. Representatives Dan Newhouse (WA-04), James Comer (KY-01), and John Rose (TN-06)

As former heads of our states’ agriculture departments, we understand the significance an updated trade agreement with Canada and Mexico holds for growers and producers across the country. Now in Congress, we bring invaluable experience when shaping national agriculture and trade policy.

September 24, 2019 Press Release

MURRAY, Ky. – On Sunday, Congressman Comer hosted Congressman Collin Peterson (D-MN), Chairman of the House Agriculture Committee, in Murray.                        

September 17, 2019 Press Release
By: Congressman James Comer, U.S. Representative, 1st District of Kentucky

The House of Representatives is back in session following a productive district work period. Throughout the month of August, I traveled across the 1st District to 15 different counties in Central, Southern, and Western Kentucky. During my travels I met with local government officials, business leaders, farmers and other community members.

August 14, 2019 Press Release

Adair County
Tuesday, August 20, 2019
10:30 - 11:30 AM CT
Adair County Judicial Center
201 Campbellsville Street
1st Floor Adair District Courtroom
Columbia, Kentucky

August 13, 2019 Press Release
By: Congressman James Comer

President Trump, along with leaders from Mexico and Canada, signed the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) on November 30, 2018. Since then, Canada began the process to vote on implementing the legislation in May of this year and Mexico’s Senate overwhelmingly ratified the agreement shortly after in June.

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July 16, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Congressman Comer introduced legislation Tuesday with Congressman Jim Jordan that would require a citizenship question on the United States census.

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