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Steve Cohen's Public Statements on Issue: Government Operations

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: Ethics
May 7, 2014 Bipartisan Cohen-Lummis Bill to Increase Government Transparency Passes House
Feb. 12, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Reveal Top Line Intelligence Spending Levels in FY2015 Budget
Feb. 5, 2014 House Judiciary Committee Approves Bipartisan Bill to Increase Transparency of Federal Attorneys' Fees Payments
Oct. 31, 2013 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Government Shutdown
Oct. 16, 2013 Cohen Statement on Bipartisan Agreement to End Government Shutdown and Avert Economic Shutdown
Oct. 11, 2013 Still No Shutdown Breakthrough
Oct. 10, 2013 Ending the Shutdown
Oct. 10, 2013 Cohen: Democrats, President Ready to Negotiate, But Not While Economy & Jobs Are Held Hostage
Oct. 6, 2013 E-Newsletter: The Republican Shutdown Continues
Oct. 5, 2013 Letter to Speaker of the House John Boehner - Demand a Vote on Bill to Reopen Government
Oct. 5, 2013 Tear Down That Wall
Oct. 4, 2013 Cohen Asks Not To Be Paid During Federal Government Shutdown
Oct. 2, 2013 Cohen: Republicans Crying "Crocodile Tears" Over NIH Funding
Oct. 1, 2013 Cohen Speaks Out Against Republican Government Shutdown
Oct. 1, 2013 Government Shutdown
Aug. 2, 2013 Cohen, Lummis Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Increase Government Transparency and Track Equal Access to Justice Payments
Aug. 2, 2013 Newsletter - Remembering Speak Pro Tempore Emeritus Lois DeBerry
Aug. 1, 2013 Regulations from the Executive in Need of Scrutiny Act of 2013
Aug. 1, 2013 Regulations from the Executive in Need of Scrutiny Act of 2013
June 28, 2013 Cohen Introduces Bill to Bring Congressional Accountability to the FISA Court
Sept. 21, 2012 Voting to Stay in Sessiom
March 22, 2012 Cohen Gets White House Administrator's Attention on Check Engine Light Issue
Dec. 2, 2011 Regulatory Accountability Act of 2011
Oct. 13, 2011 Letter to Members of the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction
Sept. 16, 2011 Cohen Applauds President for Signing Patent Reform Into Law
Aug. 1, 2011 Administrative Conference of the United States Reauthorization Act of 2011
Jan. 18, 2011 Letter to the Honorable Harry Reid, Majority Leader, United States Senate, John Boehner, Speaker of the House, United States House of Representatives, Mitch McConnell and Nancy Pelosi, Minority Leaders, United States House of Representatives
Nov. 5, 2010 Cohen Announces Support for Pelosi as Minority Leader of 112th Congress
June 24, 2010 Cohen Chairs Hearing on the Civil Division of the U.S. Department of Justice
May 20, 2010 Supreme Court Justices Testify at Cohen Panel
May 12, 2010 Hearing Of The The House Committee On Oversight And Government Reform - Legislative Hearing On: H.R. 4869, The Restroom Gender Parity In Federal Buildings Act
June 16, 2009 Cohen-Authored Bills Unanimously Pass The House Of Representatives
Jan. 7, 2009 Congressman Cohen: Stop Congressional Pay Raises
June 20, 2008 Congressman Cohen's Statement on the 64th Anniversary of the Signing of the Original GI Bill
March 12, 2008 Congressman Cohen Backs Congressional Ethics Reform
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