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Steve Cohen's Public Statements on Issue: Education

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: Running, 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
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Date Title
Issue Position: Civil Rights - Historically Black Colleges & Universities
Issue Position: Education - No Child Left Behind
Issue Position: Education - Making College Affordable
Issue Position: Education - Head Start
July 16, 2014 Cohen: Democrats' New "Jumpstart" Action Plan Will Put Middle Class First, Create Jobs, and Help Students Succeed
June 16, 2014 As Tennessean Wins $260 Million Powerball Jackpot, Cohen Highlights Lottery's Benefits for Students
May 1, 2014 Congressman Cohen Introduces Bill to Help Reformed Ex-Offenders Re-Enter Workforce
April 22, 2014 Cohen Statement on Supreme Court's Affirmative Action Decision
Jan. 17, 2014 Letter to Curtis Marez, President of the American Studies Association - Condemning Academic Boycott of Israel
Dec. 23, 2013 Cohen Announces More Than $13 Million to Help Prepare Shelby County Children for School
Oct. 31, 2013 Cohen Introduces Bill to Help End School-to-Prison Pipeline
Aug. 20, 2013 Cohen Announces More Than $3.5 Million to Help Prepare Shelby County Children for School
May 14, 2013 Young People in Memphis Choosing Occupations that Help Others
May 9, 2013 Our Education System Needs Help
April 19, 2013 Letter to Chairman Simpson and Ranking Member Moran - National Environmental Education Act Programs Funding
April 17, 2013 Letter to Chairman Aderholt and Ranking Member Farr, Subcommittee on Agriculture - Additional Funding for Child Nutrition Programs
April 12, 2013 Letter to Seth Harris, Acting Secretary of Labor - Reduction of On Board Strength
Aug. 24, 2012 AmeriCorps and Senior Corps Funding
June 8, 2012 Cohen Introduces Education Funding Equity Act
July 29, 2011 Letter to Secretary Duncan
July 12, 2011 Cohen Voted to Reduce Federal Deficit by $66 Billion in Defense Spending Bill
June 29, 2011 Interest Rates on Subsidized Student Loans Have Been Cut in Half With Last Cut on July 1st
March 3, 2011 Cohen Reintroduces Bill to Create Public Awareness Campaign to Help Kids Stay in School
Jan. 31, 2011 Cohen Announces More Than $5.6 Million for Head Start Projects in Shelby County
Dec. 21, 2010 Cohen Votes to Support COMPETES Act
Sept. 29, 2010 Cohen Announces More Than $285K for University of Memphis
Sept. 16, 2010 Cohen Announces Tennessee to Receive $67 Million to Help Low Achieving Schools
April 21, 2010 Cohen Introduces Bill To Create Public Awareness Campaign To Help Kids Stay In School
April 15, 2010 Durbin, Cohen And Others Introduce Legislation To Restore Fairness In Student Lending
March 7, 2010 Letter To The Honorable Dave Obey, Chairman, Subcommittee on Labor Health & Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies; The Honorable Todd Tiahrt, Ranking Member, Subcommittee on Labor Health & Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies
Sept. 23, 2009 Congressman Cohen Chairs Hearing On Student Loans And Bankruptcy
Sept. 17, 2009 Congressman Cohen Votes To Make College Even More Affordable
Aug. 3, 2009 New GI Bill Education Benefits Start August 1
July 24, 2009 Departments Of Labor, Health And Human Services, And Education, And Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2010
May 21, 2009 Hearing Of The Subcommittee On Crime, Terrorism And Homeland Security Of The House Committee On The Judiciary - Unfairness In Federal Cocaine Sentencing: Is It Time To Crack The 100-To-1 Disparity?
Oct. 14, 2008 Congressman Cohen Announces $460,379 for Crichton College
July 31, 2008 Congressman Cohen's Statement on the Passage of the Higher Education Opportunity Act
June 5, 2008 Congressman Cohen Backs Democratic Budget Plan
April 30, 2008 Congressman Cohen Backs GI Bill for the 21st Century
April 17, 2008 Bipartisan Delegation Works Together To Help Tennesseans Pay For College
Feb. 7, 2008 Congressman Cohen Speaks for LeMoyne-Owen and Votes to Remove Other Barriers to College Enrollment
July 18, 2007 Department Of Labor, Health And Human Services, And Education, And Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2008
June 18, 2007 Celebrating The Accomplishments Of Title IX Of The Education Amendments Of 1972 And Recognizing The Need To Continue Pursuing Educational...
March 20, 2007 Letter: To Dave Obey, Chairman, Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education; James Walsh, Ranking Member, Subcommittee on Labor, H
Jan. 17, 2007 Let's Support H.R. 5
Jan. 1, 1 Education
Jan. 1, 1 Tennessee Education Association Applauds Lottery Scholarship Legislative Leaders
Jan. 1, 2011 Issue Position: Education
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