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Steve Cohen's Public Statements on Issue: Unemployed and Low-Income

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
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary Aug. 7, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Single
Birth Date: 05/24/1949
Birth Place: Memphis, TN
Home City: Memphis, TN
Religion: Jewish
Date Title
July 25, 2014 Newsletter: Working for the Ninth District
July 2, 2014 Cohen: Haslam's Failure to Expand TennCare Will Cost 234,000 Tennesseans Health Coverage
June 18, 2014 Cohen: Affordable Care Act Saving Tennesseans Almost 70% on Health Insurance Premiums
May 16, 2014 Cohen Awarded with "A" Grade for Votes Supporting Memphis Families and Workers' Rights
May 7, 2014 Cohen, McDermott Introduce Bill to Help Struggling Families Keep Their Homes
April 30, 2014 Following Republican Obstruction in Senate, Cohen Renews Call for Speaker Boehner to Give Americans A Raise
April 10, 2014 Progressive Caucus: Time to Renew Unemployment Insurance
April 9, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Immediate Vote on Unemployment Insurance Deal
April 8, 2014 Cohen Calls on Speaker Boehner to Let House Vote on Bipartisan Emergency Unemployment Insurance Extension
April 4, 2014 Letter to Jack Kingston, Chairman and Rosa DeLauro, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Labor for Health and Human Services and Education - Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program Funding
April 2, 2014 Cohen Reminds Memphians Not To Miss Out on Unclaimed Tax Refunds and Credits They Deserve
March 20, 2014 Cohen Highlights Decreased Homelessness Rates in Memphis
March 12, 2014 Unemployed Memphians Shouldn't Wait Another Day For Benefits Because of Republican Obstruction
March 6, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Don't Leave Jobless Veterans Behind
Feb. 20, 2014 Letter to Bill Haslam, Governor of Tennessee - Expanding Medicaid
Jan. 30, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Full LIHEAP Funding in 2015 Budget
Jan. 29, 2014 Cohen: This Farm Bill Doesn't Do Enough to Protect Americans from Hunger
Jan. 9, 2014 Cohen, Wharton Working Together for Memphis' Inclusion in President's "Promise Zone" Program
Jan. 9, 2014 Kellogg Lockout
Jan. 8, 2014 On 50th Anniversary of the War on Poverty's Launch, Cohen Reflects on Work Ahead
Jan. 7, 2014 Bipartisan Senate Vote to Move Forward on Extending Unemployment Insurance "Good First Step"
Dec. 23, 2013 Cohen Announces More Than $13 Million to Help Prepare Shelby County Children for School
Dec. 11, 2013 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - Republicans Must Not Adjourn for Year without Extending Federal Unemployment Insurance
Dec. 11, 2013 Letter to John Boehner - Calling on Speaker Boehner to Help the Nation's Unemployed Before Taking His Christmas Vacation
Sept. 20, 2013 E-Newsletter: Keeping the Country Running and Helping the Middle Class
Sept. 19, 2013 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 687, Southeast Arizona Land Exchange and Conservation Act of 2013; Providing for Consideration of H.R. 1526, Restoring Healthy Forests for Healthy Communities Act; Providing for Consideration of H.R. 3102, Nutrition Reform and Work Opportunity Act of 2013; and for Other Purposes
Sept. 19, 2013 Cohen Calls on Republicans to Drop Plans to Push Millions of Americans into Hunger
Aug. 22, 2013 Cohen Announces More Than Half a Million Dollars for Memphis-area Women's Services
Aug. 13, 2013 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - SNAP Funding
Aug. 7, 2013 Cohen Introduces Bill to Help Struggling Workers Find Jobs
April 19, 2013 Letter to Chairman Kingston, Ranking Member DeLauro, Chairman Latham, Ranking Member Pastor - Programs that Aim to Eliminate Poverty Funding
Feb. 15, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Medicare, Medicaid, and Social Security
Jan. 21, 2013 Cohen Honors the Life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Dec. 7, 2012 Letter to House and Senate Leadership - Unemployment
Oct. 5, 2012 September Jobs Report
Oct. 5, 2012 Employment Credit Checks: Unwarranted Barrier to Employment
Oct. 4, 2012 Cohen Joins With CBC and CPC to Host Congressional Briefing on Credit Checks
March 7, 2012 Cohen Receives Award from National Urban League for Cosponsoring Urban Jobs Act
Jan. 25, 2012 Cohen Statement on President Obama's State of the Union
Jan. 10, 2012 Cohen Announces Over $5 Million for Homeless Housing and Assistance
Dec. 2, 2011 Regulatory Accountability Act of 2011
Nov. 18, 2011 Call to Extend Unemployment Insurance
Nov. 17, 2011 H.R. 3346, The Emergency Unemployment Compensation Extension Act
July 15, 2011 Cicilline to Leader Pelosi: Protect Social Security, Medicare & Medicaid Benefits
June 16, 2011 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the US House of Representatives - Prescription Drug Costs
Feb. 10, 2011 Cohen Scores High on Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law Scorecard
July 1, 2010 Cohen Votes to Extend Unemployment Benefits
May 19, 2010 Cohen Applauds USDA for Extending Disaster Food Stamp Program in Tennessee
March 4, 2010 Jobs For Urban Sustainability Act
Dec. 15, 2009 We Need To Help The Unemployed
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