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Steve Cohen's Public Statements on Issue: Veterans

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
General Nov. 4, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Single
Birth Date: 05/24/1949
Birth Place: Memphis, TN
Home City: Memphis, TN
Religion: Jewish
Date Title
Issue Position: Defense - Veterans
Aug. 15, 2014 Newsletter: Fighting for our Veterans and Stopping Excessive Use of Police Force
Aug. 11, 2014 Cohen Announces $1.35 Million to Help Fight and Prevent Veteran Homelessness
Aug. 8, 2014 Newsletter: Supporting Innovators in the Ninth District
Aug. 1, 2014 Newsletter: Defending the President
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 21, 2014 Cohen Recommits to Supporting Our Veterans and Addressing Concerns Over Quality of Care at Memphis VA
May 21, 2014 WBIR- TN Members Unanimous in Support of VA Accountability Bill
April 30, 2014 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2015
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 6, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Don't Leave Jobless Veterans Behind
Jan. 16, 2014 With $600 Million Available, Cohen Urges Memphis Veterans Groups to Apply for Federal Funding
Dec. 13, 2013 Letter to Eric Shinseki, Secretary of the US Department of Veterans Affairs - Veteran Military Sexual Trauma Survivors
Nov. 14, 2013 Cohen, Durbin, Harkin: Congress Should End Loophole that Encourages For-Profit Colleges To Target Veterans & Servicemembers
Aug. 21, 2013 Cohen Announces More Than $82,000 to Help Reduce Veteran Homelessness in Memphis
June 14, 2013 Newsletter - Supporting Our Veterans
June 13, 2013 Cohen Authors Preference for Local Veteran Contractors Act
May 24, 2013 Oppose the Keystone XL Pipeline
April 18, 2013 Letter to Chairman Kingston and Ranking Member DeLauro - Department of Labor's Veterans' Employment and Training Services Funding
Sept. 21, 2012 Veterans
July 17, 2012 Cohen: VA Announces New Grants to Help End Veterans Homelessnessq
June 21, 2012 Cohen Introduces Bill to Help Veteran-Owned Businesses Win Contracts from Veterans Administration
May 27, 2012 Cohen Holds Press Conference Remembering Our Veterans and Discussing the Voting Rights of Shelby County Residents
May 25, 2012 Congressman Cohen Observes Memorial Day
May 18, 2012 Helping Unemployed Veterans Find Work
March 23, 2012 Free Photo Identification
Feb. 2, 2012 Cohen Statement on Black History Month
Nov. 10, 2011 Cohen Commemorates Veterans Day
Sept. 22, 2011 Bipartisan National Guard & Reservist Debt Relief Extension Act Approved by House Judiciary Committee Measure Heads to House Floor
July 15, 2011 Cohen Announces $232K for Homeless Veterans in Memphis
Feb. 7, 2011 Cohen Office to Hire Veterans Case Worker Through Wounded Warrior Program
Jan. 31, 2011 Cohen Hosts 3rd Annual 9th District Office Issues Meeting
Jan. 14, 2011 Keeping Gabrielle Giffords In Our Prayers
Aug. 2, 2010 E-Newsletter - My Bill Goes to President Obama
Jan. 29, 2010 This Week: State Of The Union, Honoring Veterans, St. Jude And Bankruptcy Reform
Oct. 15, 2009 Additional $250 Recovery Payment Proposed For Social Security Recipients And Veterans
Aug. 3, 2009 New GI Bill Education Benefits Start August 1
July 10, 2009 Congressman Cohen Wins Increase In Veterans Health Care
July 10, 2009 Military Construction And Veterans Affairs Appropriations Act, 2010
June 24, 2009 Support For Veterans Health Care Reform And Improvements
June 23, 2009 The Women Veterans Health Care Improvement Act
May 1, 2009 Congressman Cohen Votes to Pass Credit Cardholders' Bill of Rights
March 24, 2009 Letter to the Honorable John M. Spratt Jr., Chairman, House Committee on the Budget, and the Honorable Paul Ryan, Ranking Member, Committee on the Budget
Nov. 10, 2008 Congressman Cohen's Statement on Veterans Day
Sept. 24, 2008 Congressman Cohen's Statement on the Passage of the Government Funding Bill
April 30, 2008 Congressman Cohen Backs GI Bill for the 21st Century
Nov. 20, 2007 Congressman Steve Cohen Stands with Murtha, Obey to Insist on Troop Redeployment
Oct. 18, 2007 Congressman Cohen Announces Grant for Homeless Veterans
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