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Steve Cohen's Public Statements on Issue: Housing and Property

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
Floyd Alberson
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Ricky Wilkins
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Date Title
May 8, 2014 Letter to Shaun Donovan, Secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development - Regarding Fair Housing
May 7, 2014 Cohen, McDermott Introduce Bill to Help Struggling Families Keep Their Homes
April 15, 2014 Cohen Announces More Than $4.3 Million in Funding to Help End Homelessness in Memphis
Jan. 30, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Full LIHEAP Funding in 2015 Budget
Aug. 21, 2013 Cohen Announces More Than $82,000 to Help Reduce Veteran Homelessness in Memphis
July 17, 2012 Cohen: VA Announces New Grants to Help End Veterans Homelessnessq
Feb. 9, 2012 Cohen Statement on Nationwide Mortgage Settlement with Top Five Banks
Jan. 10, 2012 Cohen Announces Over $5 Million for Homeless Housing and Assistance
Oct. 28, 2011 Foreclosure Crisis
Sept. 15, 2011 Congressman Cohen Commemorates Hispanic Heritage Month
Sept. 8, 2011 Letter to Chairman Rogers, Ranking Member Dicks, Chairman Latham and Ranking Member Olver
May 3, 2011 Letter to Hon. Eric H. Holder, Jr. Attorney General of the United States U.S. Department of Justice
March 18, 2011 Cohen Announces $250K for Memphis Housing Authority
March 17, 2011 Cohen Introduces Bill to Prevent Foreclosures, Help Families Keep Their Homes
Jan. 31, 2011 Cohen Hosts 3rd Annual 9th District Office Issues Meeting
Sept. 20, 2010 Cohen Announces More Than $3.2 Million for Flooding and Storm Damage
Sept. 1, 2010 Conyers Calls on Secretary Geithner to Stop Fannie Mae from Bringing Taxpayer Funded Lawsuits Against Underwater Homeowners
July 19, 2010 Cohen Chairs Hearing on Wells Fargo Lawsuit, Bankruptcy and Foreclosure Issues
July 15, 2010 Cohen Authors Bill to Prevent Foreclosures in Memphis, Across the Country
June 10, 2010 Cohen Votes to Improve Fiscal Soundness of Federal Housing Administration
Dec. 11, 2009 This Week In Washington : Federal Funding, Tax Relief, Foreclosure Hearing, Wall Street Reform
Aug. 3, 2009 This Week: Medical Bankruptcy, Jobs, And More Cops In Memphis
July 9, 2009 Cohen Chairs Hearing On Federal Efforts To Help Homeowners Avoid Foreclosure
May 20, 2009 Congressman Cohen Joins President Obama As Housing Relief Bill Is Signed Into Law
March 5, 2009 Congressman Cohen Statement on Legislation to Keep American Families in Their Homes
Feb. 26, 2009 Helping Families Save Their Homes Act of 2009
Feb. 13, 2009 Tennesse Delegation Calls for FEMA Reform
Dec. 21, 2008 Report from the Lame Duck Session
Oct. 20, 2008 Congressman Cohen Announces $4 Million for Lead Hazard Reduction in Memphis
Oct. 8, 2008 Congressman Cohen Announces $14.3 Million in Housing Grants for Memphis and Shelby County
July 23, 2008 Congressman Cohen's Statement on the Passage of the Foreclosure Bill
May 8, 2008 Congressman Cohen Backs Plan to Address Housing Crisis, Preserve American Dream
April 17, 2008 It's Not Nearly Enough
Jan. 28, 2008 HOPE VI Improvement and Reauthorization Act of 2007
Dec. 11, 2007 Congressman Cohen Fights for American Families
Nov. 21, 2007 Congressman Cohen Votes for Anti-Predatory Lending Legislation
Jan. 1, 2011 Issue Position: Housing
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