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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.

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.

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.

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.

May 21, 2019 Press Release
By: Congressman James Comer, U.S. Representative, 1st District of Kentucky

In recent months, I’ve been very proud to work on an issue that every Member of Congress can wholeheartedly support – protecting our nation’s children from abuse and neglect. The safety and security of some of our most vulnerable members of society, our nation’s children, is of the utmost importance to me.

May 6, 2019 Press Release

Congressman James Comer is proud to announce the winners of the 2019 Congressional Art Competition for the 1st District of Kentucky. Laura DeLoach, a student at Christian County High School, won for her piece titled “Euphoria.” Her artwork will hang in the U.S. Capitol all year, and she will receive two roundtrip tickets to Washington for the national reception.