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April 9, 2020 Press Release
Announcement Follows Advocacy by Congressman James Comer

WASHINGTON, D.C. - A day after Congressman Comer sent a letter to the U.S. Department of Agriculture calling for relief for cattle farmers affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, the agency has announced plans to expand an existing investigation into beef price fixing to include the negative effects of the coronavirus on cattle prices.

April 7, 2020 Press Release
Comer specifically requests assistance for cow/calf and stocker sectors

WASHINGTON, D.C. – In the wake of tremendous market volatility due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, Congressman James Comer (KY-1) recently sent a letter to U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue requesting that the agency expedite assistance to Kentucky’s cattle producers suffering from the current economic downturn.

March 30, 2020 Press Release

Amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, families, businesses and healthcare providers are facing unprecedented tough times. However, during these trying times I’m encouraged to see the strength exemplified by communities across the nation to support each other and heed warnings.

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
Comer was a lead Republican sponsor of legislation to aid senior citizens

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 24, 2020 Press Release
Forum will allow constituents to ask questions on federal response and medical concerns

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
WASHINGTON, D.C. | March 11, 2020

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.