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Congressman James Comer

Representing the 1st District of Kentucky


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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

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.

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