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Congressman James Comer

Representing the 1st District of Kentucky

Press Releases

April 21, 2017 Press Release

TOMPKINSVILLE, Ky. – Congressman James Comer just finished his 12th town hall so far this year in 12 different counties on Wednesday.

The most recent tour included events from April 10ththrough April 19th. While Congress is in recess, Rep. Comer made it a priority to talk with people from all over the district.

March 30, 2017 Press Release

In its final days, the Obama Administration issued a new regulation limiting the amount of N-nitrosonornicotine (NNN) in smokeless tobacco. Everyone strives for health and safety, but the levels proposed by the Obama Administration were so low that no tobacco producer would be able to meet it.

March 21, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Comer had the opportunity to ride on Air Force One with President Trump yesterday to and from Louisville.

The congressman spoke at length with the president about health care in the first district. The president mentioned Congressman Comer's name twice during his nationally televised speech last night.

March 13, 2017 Press Release

TOMPKINSVILLE, KY. - Congressman James Comer will host 11 town hall forums in 11 different counties over the next few weeks. They will begin, Friday, March 24th in Paducah and conclude in Carlisle County on April 19th.

Friday, March 24

10:00 am CDT

McCracken County Town Hall

March 8, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON D.C. – Today, Congressman James Comer testified before the House Energy and Water Appropriations Subcommittee on the need for full funding for the cleanup at the U.S. Department of Energy site in Paducah.

March 8, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON D.C. – Congressman James Comer traveled to Cuba for a five day trip as part of a five member congressional trade mission to negotiate agricultural trade talks.

Rep. Comer traveled with Rep. Tom Emmer R-MN., Rep. Jack Bergman R-MI., Rep. Jason Lewis R-MN., Rep. Roger Marshall R-KS.

March 1, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Tuesday, Reps. Jared Polis, D-Colo., James Comer, R-Ky., Earl Blumenauer, D-Ore., and Thomas Massie, R-Ky., hosted an industrial hemp expo that brought lawmakers and entrepreneurs together in the movement to restore industrial hemp to American agriculture. Sens.

February 13, 2017 Press Release

TOMPKINSVILLE, KY – Congressman James Comer officially opened his district office in Tompkinsville on Friday. Many people came to see the Congressman, his office and his staff.

Congressman Comer was pleased with the great turnout, more than 100 people took time out of their busy day to come to hear from the representative of the first district of Kentucky.


February 8, 2017 Press Release

Several students from Mayfield and Graves County High School traveled to Washington, D.C. for the Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America’s National Leadership Forum.

It’s one of the largest substance abuse prevention training events in the nation. The main focus is targeting students in high school to encourage them not to get involved in drugs and alcohol.

January 4, 2017 Press Release

Congressman James Comer was sworn into the 115th Congress of the United States House of Representatives on the 3rd of January, 2017. Proudly serving Kentucky’s First District, Congressman Comer anticipates working closely with fellow members to tackle issues and hit the ground running in the 115th Congress.