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Congressman James Comer

Representing the 1st District of Kentucky

Press Releases

June 6, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – During the American Agri-Women’s (AAW) 33rd annual fly-in in Washington, D.C., Congressman Comer was presented with the AAW’s prestigious Champion of Agriculture award. This award is given to Congressional Members who are proven advocates for the agricultural sector and represent the ideals of American agriculture in Congress.

May 30, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Following the request of Congressman Comer, Kentucky’s First District officially joined the Tennessee Valley Corridor (TVC), an award-winning, non-profit, regional economic development organization.

May 24, 2018 Press Release

TOMPKINSVILLE, Ky. – Congressman James Comer (KY-01) will host a town hall forum in Fulton County next week. The public is invited to come and ask questions about any federal government related topic or issue.



Tuesday May 29th

1:00 pm CDT

May 15, 2018 Press Release
By: Congressman James Comer, U.S. Representative, First District of Kentucky

The Farm Bill is a critical piece of legislation that shapes agriculture and food policy. It impacts everything from commodity programs and farm credit, to rural development and food and nutrition programs. This bill influences the future of American farmers and our rural economy, those who produce our food and supply many of the goods and resources we rely on as a country.

May 7, 2018 Press Release

TOMPKINSVILLE, Ky. – Congressman James Comer (KY-01) announced the winner of the 2018 Congressional Art Competition. Asjion Catlett, a student at Christian County High School, won for her piece titled “War Hero.” Her artwork will hang in the U.S. Capitol all year, and she will receive two roundtrip tickets to Washington for the national reception.

April 17, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman James Comer once again followed through on his promise of transparency by disclosing his 2017 personal income taxes. Comer was one of a few members of the entire U.S. Congress to disclose his 2016 personal income taxes.

April 13, 2018 Press Release

As a farmer myself, I understand the challenges of agriculture, especially the risks that come with the business – like market swings, weather and the trade policies of foreign nations. I know first-hand how tough the last five years have been for farmers as net farm incomes have fallen 52 percent.

April 9, 2018 Press Release

Congressman James Comer (KY-01) is proud to announce, six students from the First District of Kentucky have received appointments to these United States Service Academies.


The following students have received appointments:


West Point

April 5, 2018 Press Release

Congressman James Comer’s staff and the Taxpayer Advocate Service (TAS) are joining up to help First District residents with federal tax-related issues.

Monday April 9th
1:00 PM CDT
Pennyrile Area Development District Office
300 Hammond Drive
Hopkinsville, KY 42240


March 29, 2018 Press Release
By: Rep. James Comer (KY-01)

For decades, the city of Paducah, Kentucky has served as a major hub of the inland waterways system due to its strategic location at the confluence of the Ohio and Tennessee Rivers. To highlight the importance of the river industry to our region, I invited Representatives Jason Smith of Missouri and David Kustoff of Tennessee to join me in Paducah for a meeting with industry experts.