James Comer

Paducah Area Chamber of Commerce

The coronavirus pandemic forced the Paducah Area Chamber of Commerce to cancel its annual “DC Fly-In” in favor of a virtual “fly-back” event this week. Federal officials addressed chamber members Wednesday and Thursday.


Kentucky Congressman James Comer held a telephone town hall meeting July 30. In the meeting Comer discussed the newest stimulus package and his hope for liability protection legislation for schools and businesses. He also announced his new position as the ranking member on the House Oversight Committee. 


Calloway County farmer and Kentucky Farm Bureau Second Vice President Sharon Furches has been appointed to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Farm, Ranch, and Rural Communities Committee (FRRCC).

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Schools in the U.S. will be able to continue providing meals to students following passage of federal legislation which lifts the requirement for students to gather in school buildings to receive those meals. The legislation is in response to nationwide concerns for children who faced food insecurities even before the worldwide pandemic caused by COVID-19.

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Republican First District Congressman James Comer is introducing legislation to protect access to school lunches as districts throughout the country close due to outbreaks of the coronavirus.


Republican U.S. Representative James Comer of the first district in west Kentucky has been re-elected to office. 

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A Kentucky congressman with deep roots in agriculture will serve on the conference committee assigned to negotiate a final version of the next federal farm bill.

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  U.S. Congressman James Comer will host a town hall meeting in Ballard County on October 17 in the Ballard Center at 4:00 P.M.

Engage Cuba via Facebook

A new, bipartisan Kentucky council aiming to strengthen ties between the U.S. and Cuba has high hopes for trade.


U.S. Congressman James Comer says he is "disappointed" in President Donald Trump's new restrictions on travel and trade with Cuba. But, he said he is encouraged to see American agriculture as a priority for future U.S-Cuba engagement.