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Steve Cohen's Public Statements on Issue: Crime

Full Name: Stephen 'Steve' Ira Cohen
Office: U.S. House (TN) - District 9, Democratic
First Elected: 11/07/2006
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Potential, Democratic for U.S. House - District 9
Primary Aug. 7, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Single
Birth Date: 05/24/1949
Birth Place: Memphis, TN
Home City: Memphis, TN
Religion: Jewish
Date Title
Jan. 29, 2014 Letter to Catherine Lhamon, Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, Office for Civil Rights, US Department of Education - Campus Sexual Assaults
Dec. 19, 2013 President Obama on the Right Track, But Can and Should Do More to Bring Fairness to Our Justice System
Oct. 31, 2013 Cohen Introduces Bill to Help End School-to-Prison Pipeline
Sept. 20, 2013 E-Newsletter: Keeping the Country Running and Helping the Middle Class
Aug. 30, 2013 E-Newsletter: The 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington
Aug. 12, 2013 Cohen Applauds New Approach to Federal Drug Crime Sentencing
Aug. 9, 2013 Newsletter - A Busy Week in Memphis
Aug. 5, 2013 Cohen Reintroduces Bill to Give Non-Violent Offenders a Fresh Start
Aug. 2, 2013 Newsletter - Remembering Speak Pro Tempore Emeritus Lois DeBerry
Aug. 1, 2013 Letter to Janet Napolitano, Department of Homeland Security Secretary - Urban Area Security Initiative Funding
July 20, 2013 Newsletter - This Week on Capitol Hill
July 15, 2013 Cohen Lauds DOJ Decision to Review Trayvon Martin Case for Hate Crime of Civil Rights Violations
July 14, 2013 Cohen Calls for Investigation into Whether Trayvon Martin's Killing was Racially Motivated
May 21, 2013 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Kidnapping of Boulos Yazigi and Yohanna Ibrahim
April 18, 2013 Letter to U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry - U.S.-Colombia Policy
April 11, 2013 Bipartisan Group of Representatives to End Horse Soring
March 21, 2013 Letter to The United States Department of Justice Advisory Policy Board - Urging Stronger Action to Protect Sikh, Hindu, Arab-American Communities from Hate Crimes
Feb. 28, 2013 Cohen Votes to Reauthorize and Strengthen the Violence Against Women Act
Jan. 23, 2013 Cohen: It's Time to Reauthorize and Strengthen the Violence Against Women Act
Aug. 24, 2012 Free Imprisoned Russian Musicians
July 24, 2012 Think Before We Cut
May 18, 2012 Surface Transportation Reauthorization
May 11, 2012 Ending Violence Against Women
April 17, 2012 Letter to Eric Holder, Attorney General of U.S. Department of Justice
April 4, 2012 Letter to Chairman Wolf and Ranking Member Fattah
March 30, 2012 Real Men Wear Purple
March 30, 2012 Trayvon Martin Shooting
March 22, 2012 Letter to The Honorable Eric H. Holder, Jr., Attorney General
March 8, 2012 Letter to Jim Sensenbrenner, Chairman of the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime
March 6, 2012 Stop Being Accessories to Crime
March 1, 2012 Scott & Cohen Meet with Justice Department Regarding Mo Money
Nov. 4, 2011 Helsinki Commission
July 5, 2011 Cohen Praises FBI, DOJ for Pursuing Justice in Mickey Wright Case
June 15, 2011 The War on Drugs
May 13, 2011 Cohen Reintroduces Bill to Have States Reduce Racial Disparities in Criminal Justice System
May 5, 2011 Cohen Reintroduces Justice Integrity Act
Feb. 15, 2011 Full-Year Continuing Appropriations Act, 2011
Jan. 14, 2011 Keeping Gabrielle Giffords In Our Prayers
Jan. 12, 2011 Expressing Sense of House Regarding Arizona Shooting
Jan. 11, 2011 Roll Call - Cohen: Reckless Speech Has Terrible Human Cost
Jan. 8, 2011 Cohen Statement on Shooting of Congresswoman Giffords
July 21, 2010 House Approves Ban on Crush Videos
June 9, 2010 Cohen Authors Bill to Give Non-Violent Offenders Fresh Start
May 26, 2010 Cohen Calls Crush Videos Disturbing at House Judiciary Hearing, Urges Ban
May 20, 2010 Cohen Speaks at Hearing to Examine Why So Many Rape Kits Go Untested Across the Country
May 13, 2010 Cohen Introduces Bill To Have States Reduce Racial Disparities In Criminal Justice System
April 20, 2010 Supporting The Mission And Goals Of 2010 National Crime Victims' Rights Week
March 17, 2010 Prevent All Cigarette Trafficking Act Of 2009
Dec. 2, 2009 House Judiciary Committee Endorses Congressman Cohen's Restorative Justice Program
Oct. 30, 2009 This Week In Washington
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