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Congressman James Comer

Representing the 1st District of Kentucky


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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.

December 19, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman James Comer (KY-01) voted for the final version of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (H.R. 1), which will lower taxes across the board for hard-working Kentucky families and job creators. Under the newly reformed system, an American family of four would save $2,059.

December 7, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman James Comer (KY-01) recognizes Christian Berry and Austin Fitzgerald for winning the First District 2017 Congressional App challenge.

December 6, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman James Comer (KY-01) voted in favor of the Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act of 2017, which passed the House of Representatives by a vote of 231-198. The bill, which is endorsed by the National Rifle Association (NRA), prioritizes the Constitutional Second Amendment rights of law-abiding citizens.

November 30, 2017 Press Release


TOMPKINSVILLE, Ky. – The U.S. House of Representatives has been instructed to be back in Washington on Monday to handle tax reform. In order for the Congressman to get back to Washington in time, the Christian County Town Hall has been moved up to 9 am. The location remains the same.


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November 30, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – On Thursday, the U.S. House of Representatives passed Congressman Comer’s (KY-01) bill, the Ensuring a Qualified Civil Service (EQUALS) Act (H.R. 4182).