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Steve Cohen's Public Statements on Issue: Employment and Affirmative Action

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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Ricky Wilkins
Date Title
Issue Position: Economics - Making Work Pay
Issue Position: Economics - Funding the 9th District
May 29, 2014 Letter to Michael Froman, Ambassador Office of the US Trade Representative - Protect Workers' Rights in TPP Negotiations
May 1, 2014 Congressman Cohen Introduces Bill to Help Reformed Ex-Offenders Re-Enter Workforce
April 30, 2014 Following Republican Obstruction in Senate, Cohen Renews Call for Speaker Boehner to Give Americans A Raise
April 22, 2014 Cohen Statement on Supreme Court's Affirmative Action Decision
April 16, 2014 New Cohen Bill Would Spur Economic Growth and Job Creation in Economically Distressed Areas
Dec. 3, 2013 Cohen Commends UT for Raising its Minimum Wage
July 9, 2013 Letter to Mitch McConnell, Minority Leader of the U.S. Senate - National Labor Relations Board Nominees
May 8, 2013 The End of the 40-Hour Workweek
April 23, 2013 Letter to Chuck Hagel, Secretary of Defense - Civilian Furloughs
April 19, 2013 Letter to Chairman Kingston and Ranking Member DeLauro - Job Corps Program Funding
April 9, 2013 As We Mark Equal Pay Day, Cohen Calls for Enactment of the Paycheck Fairness Act
Feb. 13, 2013 Cohen Introduces Bill to Prevent Employers from Using Credit Checks to Hire or Fire Employees
Oct. 5, 2012 Cohen Statement on September Jobs Report
Oct. 5, 2012 Employment Credit Checks: Unwarranted Barrier to Employment
Oct. 4, 2012 Cohen Joins With CBC and CPC to Host Congressional Briefing on Credit Checks
Jan. 25, 2012 Cohen Statement on President Obama's State of the Union
Oct. 12, 2011 Jobs
July 20, 2011 We Need Jobs
July 14, 2011 Cohen Introduces Jobs for Urban Sustainability and Training in America Act
June 1, 2011 Jobs Without Credit Checks
May 20, 2011 Cohen Announces National Emergency Grant Worth $3.5 Million to Create Jobs, Help With Flooding
Jan. 1, 2011 Issue Position: Jobs and Economic Development
Sept. 23, 2010 Cohen: Employers Should Not Use Credit Checks to Hire or Fire Employees
July 22, 2010 Cohen Votes to Extend Unemployment Benefits
May 25, 2010 Cohen Chairs Hearing on How to Protect Employees and Retirees in Business Bankruptcy
Feb. 3, 2010 Congressman Cohen Introduces Bill To Give Consumers Free Credit Score
Dec. 18, 2009 This Week In Washington
Aug. 3, 2009 This Week: Medical Bankruptcy, Jobs, And More Cops In Memphis
July 31, 2009 Congressmen Cohen and Gutierrez File Bill To Remove Financial Barriers To Employment
July 27, 2009 This Week: Infant Mortality, High-Speed Rail, Auto Dealers, Min Wage Increase
July 24, 2009 Minimum Wage Increase
Feb. 17, 2009 Congressman Cohen Hails President Obama's Signing of American Recovery and Reinvestment Act
Jan. 28, 2009 Congressman Cohen Statement on the Passage of the Economic Recovery Plan
Jan. 27, 2009 Congressman Cohen Statement on the Passage of the Lilly Ledbetter Act
Jan. 9, 2009 Paycheck Fairness Act
Dec. 11, 2007 Congressman Cohen Fights for American Families
July 30, 2007 Providing For Consideration Of H.R. 2831, Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act Of 2007
July 24, 2007 Congressman Cohen Applauds Congress for Increasing Minimum Wage
Jan. 19, 2007 Freshmen Democrats Celebrate Completing 100-Hour Agenda
Jan. 1, 1 Job Security
Jan. 1, 2011 Issue Position: Social Security
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