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Steve Cohen's Public Statements on Issue: National Security

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: Defense - Homeland Security
April 9, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Approve Federal Disaster Relief for Shelby County
April 1, 2014 Letter to John Carter, Chairman, and David Price, Ranking Member, of the House Appropriations Committee - Increase Funding for Fire and Emergency Response Teams
Feb. 12, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Reveal Top Line Intelligence Spending Levels in FY2015 Budget
Sept. 20, 2013 E-Newsletter: Keeping the Country Running and Helping the Middle Class
Aug. 1, 2013 Letter to Janet Napolitano, Department of Homeland Security Secretary - Urban Area Security Initiative Funding
July 26, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Limitations of NSA
July 20, 2013 Newsletter - This Week on Capitol Hill
July 17, 2013 At Surveillance Oversight Hearing, Cohen Sheds Light on Extreme Partisan Tilt of Secret FISA Court
July 16, 2013 Cohen Bill to Bring Balance and Transparency to FISA Court Gains Bipartisan Support in House
March 21, 2013 Letter to Transportation Security Administration Administrator John Pistole - Repeal the Allowance of Knives on Airplanes
Sept. 14, 2012 Remembering 9/11
Sept. 11, 2012 Cohen Statement on Anniversary of September 11th Terrorist Attacks
July 19, 2012 House Passes Cohen Amendment to Reduce Infrastructure Funding in Afghanistan
July 18, 2012 Cohen Offers Amendment to Reduce Funding in Afghanistan
June 28, 2012 Cohen Statement on Vote to Hold Attorney General Eric Holder in Contempt of Congress
June 27, 2012 A Fast and Furious Attack
May 29, 2012 Letter to Timothy Geithner, Secretary of the U.S. Department of the Treasury and Mr. Edward DeMarco, Acting Director
March 1, 2012 I am Proud to Support President Obama
Jan. 25, 2012 Moving America Forward
Jan. 20, 2012 Cohen Statement on Postponement of Vote on SOPA
Nov. 29, 2011 House Approves Bipartisan National Guard & Reservist Debt Relief Extension Act
Sept. 21, 2011 Letter to Co-Chairs and Members of the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction
Sept. 20, 2011 Letter to Speaker Boehner and Majority Leader Eric Cantor
July 27, 2011 Fairness and Justice for the American People
June 27, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Barack Obama, President of The United States of America
June 21, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Barack H. Obama, President of the United States
May 26, 2011 Letter to Jacob J. Lew, Director, Office of Management and Budget
May 10, 2011 Letter to Chairman McKeon
May 2, 2011 Mission Accomplished
April 30, 2011 Letter to President Obama Regarding State of Emergency
March 28, 2011 Supporting Governor Ed Rendell's Remarks Regarding Camp Liberty
March 16, 2011 Cohen Introduces Bill to Enhance Earthquake Preparedness
Jan. 21, 2011 Letter to Jeh Johnson, General Counsel of the Department of Defense
Jan. 14, 2011 Keeping Gabrielle Giffords In Our Prayers
Dec. 23, 2010 Letter to The Honorable Barack Obama, President of the United States
Oct. 13, 2010 Letter to the National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform
Sept. 20, 2010 Cohen Announces More Than $3.2 Million for Flooding and Storm Damage
May 28, 2010 Cohen Casts Vote for American Jobs, Closing Tax Loopholes and Preventing Outsourcing Act of 2010
May 11, 2010 Letter To The Honorable Barack Obama, President Of The United States Of America
May 4, 2010 Letter To President Barack Obama
March 17, 2010 Congressman Cohen Introduces Earthquake Preparedness Legislation
Jan. 28, 2010 Reaction To President Obama's State Of The Union Address
June 24, 2009 Department Of Homeland Security Appropriations Act, 2010
June 24, 2009 Markup of H.Res. 537, Requesting that the President and Directing that the Attorney General Transmit to the House of Representatives All Information in their Possession Relating to Specific Communications Regarding Detainees...
May 20, 2009 Hearing of the House Judiciary Committee - Oversight of the Federal Bureau of Investigation
Feb. 13, 2009 Tennesse Delegation Calls for FEMA Reform
Jan. 22, 2009 H.R. 104
Sept. 24, 2008 Congressman Cohen's Statement on the Passage of the Government Funding Bill
April 24, 2008 Congressman Cohen Fights to Save the Delta Queen
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