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Steve Cohen's Public Statements on Issue: Health and Health Care

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: Health Care
June 26, 2014 Conyers & Cohen: "Supreme Court Reaffirms Centrality of Patient Safety When Accessing Healthcare Clinics"
June 10, 2014 The Silence is Deafening
June 9, 2014 Cohen Statement on New VA Report
May 30, 2014 Cohen Statement on VA Secretary Eric Shinseki's Resignation
May 29, 2014 Improving VA Medical Centers
May 24, 2014 Cohen Announces $8 Million Federal Contract to Help St. Jude Prevent Flu Outbreaks
May 21, 2014 WBIR- TN Members Unanimous in Support of VA Accountability Bill
May 21, 2014 Cohen Recommits to Supporting Our Veterans and Addressing Concerns Over Quality of Care at Memphis VA
May 12, 2014 Cohen Highlights Work to Help Secure $10 Million for The MED
May 8, 2014 Cohen Announces $1 Million for Memphis-based Small Business
April 30, 2014 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2015
April 29, 2014 Cohen Announces More Than $5 Million for HIV and AIDS Treatment in Shelby County
April 12, 2014 Cohen's "Building a Healthier Memphis" Series Continues with Diabetes Reduction Event
April 4, 2014 Letter to Harold Rogers, Nita Lowey, Jack Kingston, and Rosa DeLauro - Increase Funding for the National Institutes of Health
April 2, 2014 Letter to Rodney Frelinghuysen, Chairman, and Peter Visclosky, Ranking Member, of the House Subcommittee on Defense of the Appropriations Committee - Prostate Cancer
March 27, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Pediatric Acquired Brain Injury Plan
March 17, 2014 Letter to Rodney Frelinghuysen, John Culberson, Pete Visclosky, Sanford Bishop - Increase Funding for Military and Veteran Suicide Prevention and Outreach Programs
March 13, 2014 Letter to Brian Ronholm, Acting Under Secretary for Food Safety of the U.S. Department of Agriculture - Delay Implementing Flawed Salmonella Action Plan
Feb. 24, 2014 Cohen Announces Nearly $400,000 in Federal Funding for St. Jude
Feb. 10, 2014 Cohen Announces More Than $380,000 in Federal Funding for St. Jude
Dec. 11, 2013 Gabriella Miller Kids First Research Act
Dec. 10, 2013 Cohen Announces Nearly $220,000 For St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
Nov. 22, 2013 Letter to House Speak Boehner and House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi - Reps. Flores, Maffei Lead Bipartisan Effort to Pass Long-Term Fix to Medicare Sustainable Growth Rate
Oct. 2, 2013 Cohen: Republicans Crying "Crocodile Tears" Over NIH Funding
Oct. 2, 2013 National Institutes of Health Continuing Appropriations Resolutions, 2014
Aug. 26, 2013 Cohen Announces $265,000 for Planned Parenthood Greater Memphis Region
Aug. 23, 2013 Newsletter - Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington
Aug. 22, 2013 Cohen Announces More Than Half a Million Dollars for Memphis-area Women's Services
Aug. 6, 2013 Cohen Introduces Bill to Bring Fresh, Healthy Foods to Underserved "Food Deserts"
Aug. 2, 2013 Letter to Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, Department of Health and Human Services - Reevaluate Discriminatory Blood Donation Policy
Aug. 1, 2013 Regulations from the Executive in Need of Scrutiny Act of 2013
July 24, 2013 Cohen Introduces Research First Act to Protect Efforts to Find Cures for Debilitating Diseases
May 15, 2013 Cohen and King Establish Congressional Caucus on Tourette Syndrome
May 14, 2013 Young People in Memphis Choosing Occupations that Help Others
April 25, 2013 Funding the National Institutes of Health
April 17, 2013 Letter to Chairman Aderholt and Ranking Member Farr, Subcommittee on Agriculture - Additional Funding for Child Nutrition Programs
April 8, 2013 Cohen Statement on Rally Held by Cancer and Medical Researchers to Protest Federal Funding Cuts
March 19, 2013 Funding the National Institutes of Health
March 19, 2013 Concurrent Resolution on the Budget for Fiscal Year 2014
March 15, 2013 There They Go Again
March 14, 2013 Sequestration
Feb. 4, 2013 Cohen Statement on American Heart Month
Dec. 12, 2012 Don't Raise Eligibility Age for Medicare
Nov. 30, 2012 Cohen Marks World AIDS Day
Sept. 21, 2012 Veterans
July 18, 2012 Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2013
July 11, 2012 Affordable Care Act Repeal Efforts
July 10, 2012 Repeal of Obamacare Act
July 2, 2012 Cohen: Le Bonheur Community Health and Well-Being to Receive $902K
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