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Congressman James Comer

Representing the 1st District of Kentucky


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May 15, 2017 Press Release

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University Hutson School of Agriculture is introducing the Murray State University Congressman James Comer Congressional Agriculture Fellowship program.

May 10, 2017 Press Release

TOMPKINSVILLE, Ky. – Congressman James Comer (KY-01) announced the winners of the 2017 Congressional Art Competition. Christopher Bender Jr. is the winner this year. Christopher is from Christian County, and his piece “Chief” finished first. His artwork will hang in the capitol all year, and he will get two roundtrip tickets to Washington for the national reception.

May 5, 2017 Press Release

Does this bill protect people with pre-existing conditions? – YES

The AHCA keeps protections for pre-existing conditions. Insurance companies will not be allowed to deny or limit coverage based on a pre-existing condition. All of these current protections will remain the law.

May 4, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman James Comer (KY-01) released the following statement on the passage of the American Health Care Act:

May 3, 2017 Press Release

TOMPKINSVILLE, Ky. – Congressman James Comer will host four town hall forums next week across the district. The Congressman has already held town hall events in 12 counties so far, this year. This next tour will bring the total number of counties to 16. Rep. Comer will host a town hall in all 35 first district counties by the end of the year.


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.