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Steve Cohen's Public Statements on Issue: Agriculture and Food

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
June 11, 2014 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2015
Jan. 29, 2014 Cohen: This Farm Bill Doesn't Do Enough to Protect Americans from Hunger
Sept. 26, 2013 Letter to Senators Debbit Stabenow and Thad Cochran and Representatives Frank Lucas and Collin Peterson - Allow Institutions of Higher Education to be able to Grow and Cultivate Hemp for Research Purposes
Aug. 2, 2013 Letter to Ranking Member Collin Peterson, House Committee on Agriculture - Reject Rep. King's Provision on Farm Bill
July 12, 2013 Cohen Blasts GOP Leadership for Subsidizing Billionaires Instead of Supporting Children
June 24, 2013 Newsletter - Helping Local Businesses Grow
April 17, 2013 Letter to Chairman Aderholt and Ranking Member Farr, Subcommittee on Agriculture - Additional Funding for Child Nutrition Programs
June 14, 2012 Cohen Encourages Memphis Children to Participate in Michelle Obama's Healthy Lunchtime Challeng
Nov. 3, 2011 Letter to Chairwoman Murray and Chairman Hensarling
June 14, 2011 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2012
May 24, 2011 44 House Members Call on President to Enforce Law to Protect Wild Lands
Dec. 2, 2010 Cohen Votes to Combat Childhood Hunger, Childhood Obesity in America
Aug. 9, 2010 E-Newsletter - Remembering Lorenzen Wright
June 23, 2010 Letter to U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack
Dec. 20, 2008 Congressman Cohen Statement on Jobless Claims Rising to Highest Level in 16 Years
May 14, 2008 Congressman Cohen's Statement on the Passage of the Farm Bill
Oct. 23, 2007 Joint Hearing Of The House Committee On the Judiciary's Subcommittees- Federal Justice System's Selective Prosecution
July 12, 2007 Letter to The Honorable Mike Johanns, Secretary, U.S. Department of Agriculture
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