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Congressman James Comer

Representing the 1st District of Kentucky

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August 16, 2017 Press Release

TOMPKINSVILLE, Ky. – Congressman James Comer (KY-01) will host two town hall forums across the district in the coming days. The Congressman has already held town hall events in 23 counties so far, this year. This next tour will bring the total number of counties to 25. Rep. Comer will host a town hall in all 35 first district counties by the end of the year.

 

August 7, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. James Comer (KY-01) travels to Israel this week as part of a congressional delegation attending an educational seminar on critical foreign policy and national security issues facing Israel and the United States.

July 28, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressmen James Comer (R-KY), Bob Goodlatte (R-VA), Jared Polis (D-CO), and Thomas Massie (R-KY) introduced federal legislation to end unnecessary and outdated regulations on industrial hemp.  The Industrial Hemp Farming Act exempts industrial hemp from the Controlled Substance Act’s definition of marijuana, creates a new category for hemp research at univers

July 27, 2017 Press Release

TOMPKINSVILLE, Ky. – Congressman James Comer (KY-01) will host three town hall forums across the district in the coming days. The Congressman has already held town hall events in 20 counties so far, this year. This next tour will bring the total number of counties to 23. Rep.

July 25, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, the House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed legislation to impose new and stronger sanctions on Iran, Russia and North Korea. Congressman Comer released the following statement on the passage of the Countering America’s Adversaries Through Sanctions Act:

June 29, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman James Comer (KY-01) released the following statement upon the passage of Kate’s Law and the No Sanctuary for Criminals Act:

June 29, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman James Comer (KY-01) is proud to announce, seven students from the First District of Kentucky have received appointments to three United States Service Academies.

The following students have received appointments:

 

West Point

Ka’Tyvin Anthony, Hopkinsville High School

June 26, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Continuing to set himself apart from the rest of Congress with respect to personal transparency, Congressman James Comer was one of six members of 535 members of Congress to disclose his entire 2016 tax returns.

June 21, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman James Comer (KY-01) joined his freshman colleagues Wednesday to recommit their pledge to civility following the horrific events that occurred last week at the GOP Congressional baseball practice. 

June 21, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman James Comer is proud to congratulate the people of Christian County for being one of only eight communities in the country to receive the 2017 Great American Defense Community Award.

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