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Steve Cohen's Public Statements on Issue: Transportation

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
May 8, 2014 Cohen Introduces Bills to Spur Development of Memphis Aerotropolis
May 8, 2014 Cohen Introduces Bills to Spur Development of Memphis Aerotropolis
Feb. 12, 2014 Tennessee Members Demand FAA Action
Dec. 12, 2013 Letter to Michael Huerta, Federal Aviation Administration - Urging FAA to Not Allow Cell Phone Calls in Flight
Dec. 11, 2013 Letter to Tom Wheeler, Chairmans of the Federal Communications Commission - DeFazio Sponsors Bill to Ban Cell Phone Conversations on Planes
Nov. 20, 2013 Cohen Joins Denham and TV Host Laura Nativo in Support of Bipartisan Legislation to Allow Families to Travel on Amtrak With Their Pets
Oct. 11, 2013 Still No Shutdown Breakthrough
Oct. 9, 2013 Cohen: Frontier Airlines Will Help Memphis Grow
Sept. 26, 2013 Bucshon Launches Bipartisan Interstate 69 Congressional Caucus
Sept. 6, 2013 Cohen Announces $10 Million for Memphis International Airport
Sept. 6, 2013 E-Newsletter: Weighing Action in Syria
June 27, 2013 Cohen Reintroduces "The End Discriminatory State Taxes for Automobile Renters Act"
June 4, 2013 Cohen: Delta Cutting More Flights Continues the String of Broken Promises
May 24, 2013 Oppose the Keystone XL Pipeline
May 21, 2013 Denham and Cohen Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Allow Passenger Transport of Pets on Amtrak Trains
May 21, 2013 Denham Introduces Bipartisan Legislation to Allow Passenger Transport of Pets on Amtrak Trains
May 2, 2013 Letter to Secretary LaHood - Preventing Closures of Air Traffic Control Towers
March 21, 2013 Letter to Transportation Security Administration Administrator John Pistole - Repeal the Allowance of Knives on Airplanes
Feb. 21, 2013 Cohen: Memphis International Airport Approved for TSA Pre✓™
Feb. 4, 2013 Cohen Statement on Southwest Airlines Bringing More Flights to Memphis Z
Jan. 30, 2013 Cohen Statement on the Departure of Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood
July 5, 2012 Cohen Statement on City Council Approving 'Financial Hardship' Waivers on Check Engine Light Issue
June 29, 2012 Cohen Aerotropolis Language Included in Bipartisan Agreement on Highway Funding
June 25, 2012 Cohen, Wharton, Luttrell, HUD Celebrate $15 Million Grant for Main to Main Project
June 19, 2012 Cohen Announces $15 Million Tiger IV Grant for Main Street to Main Street Multi-Modal Connector Project
June 8, 2012 Pass the Transportation Bill and Put Americans Back to Work
May 25, 2012 Cohen Statement on High Airfares in Memphis
May 17, 2012 Motions to Instruct Conferees on H.R. 4348, Surface Transportation Extension Act of 2012, Part II
April 18, 2012 Surface Transportation Extension Act of 2012, Part II
March 30, 2012 Transportation Reauthorization
March 22, 2012 Cohen Gets White House Administrator's Attention on Check Engine Light Issue
March 21, 2012 E&E - Lawmaker's Pesky 'Check Engine' Light Gets White House Rule Czar's Attention
March 14, 2012 Cohen Sends Governor Haslam Letter on "Check Engine" Light Issue
March 1, 2012 I am Proud to Support President Obama
Dec. 7, 2011 Letter to President Obama
Nov. 4, 2011 Jobs and Infrastructure
July 8, 2011 Cohen, Graves Reintroduce Bill to End Discrimatory Taxes on Car Rental Companies
July 7, 2011 Cohen Statement on GOP Surface Transportation Bill
March 31, 2011 FAA Reauthorizatoin and Reform Act of 2011
March 15, 2011 Cohen Introduces Bill to Collect Unspent Funds from Orphan Transportation Projects to Reduce Deficit
March 9, 2011 Surface Transportation Earmark Recision, Savings and Accountability Act
March 2, 2011 Surface Transportation Extension Act, 2011: House of Representatives
Feb. 16, 2011 Cohen Aerotropolis Language Added to FAA Reauthorization
Jan. 26, 2011 Cohen Statement on President Obama's State of the Union Speech
Jan. 21, 2011 Cohen Appointed to House Judiciary Committee, Transportation & Infrastructure Committee
Jan. 1, 2011 Issue Position: Jobs and Economic Development
Sept. 24, 2010 Cohen Announces $9.2 Million for Upgrades at Memphis International Airport
Aug. 2, 2010 Cohen Authors Bill to Create National Freight Transportation System
Aug. 2, 2010 E-Newsletter - My Bill Goes to President Obama
June 15, 2010 Cohen Chairs Hearing on Legislation to End Discriminatory Taxes on Car Rental Companies
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