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Congressman James Comer

Representing the 1st District of Kentucky


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March 27, 2018 Press Release

TOMPKINSVILLE, KY. - Congressman James Comer (KY-01) will host a Town Hall Meeting in Adair County Wednesday, March 28th. Congressman Comer will give a Washington update and then take part in a question and answer discussion with participants there.


Wednesday March 28th

March 14, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the House of Representatives passed the STOP School Violence Act (H.R. 4909). Congressman Comer is a proud cosponsor of this bill, which would create a grant program to help schools implement measures to increase school security and keep students and school personnel safe.

March 1, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman James Comer announced the beginning of the 2018 Congressional Art Competition today. The United States House of Representatives sponsors this competition each year to honor talented young artists from across the district.  


February 15, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman James Comer (R-KY), Congressman Larry Bucshon (R-IN), and Senator Todd Young (R-IN) convened a meeting of community leaders from Henderson, KY and Evansville, IN and officials from the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) to discuss federal funding opportunities for the I-69 Ohio River Crossing project.

February 13, 2018 Press Release

By: Congressman James Comer

U.S. Representative, First District of Kentucky

January 29, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman James Comer (KY-01) along with the Kentucky federal delegation paid respects to the victims of the horrific shooting in Marshall County, as well as honored the first responders and the entire community for coming together. A copy of the speech is below.

January 23, 2018 Press Release

TOMPKINSVILLE, Ky. – Congressman James Comer’s Senior Field Representative, Martie Wiles, has been with local officials in Marshall County all morning and has been keeping the Congressman updated. Congressman Comer issued the following statement on the horrific shooting tragedy at Marshall County High School:


January 22, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman James Comer (KY-01) issued the following statement regarding the federal government shutdown:


January 10, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Wednesday, Congressman James Comer joined with Century Aluminum CEO Mike Bless, United Steelworkers Union VP Tom Conway, former U.S.

December 20, 2017 Press Release

When I came to Congress nearly 13 months ago, I committed my unwavering support for all Americans’ Second Amendment right to bear arms. As this year comes to a close, I was proud to maintain my commitment by voting to pass legislation which upholds that right and will put an end to the confusion faced by more than 16 million law-abiding Americans with concealed carry permits.