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Steve Cohen's Public Statements on Issue: Women

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
Floyd Alberson
(Running)
Independent
Herbert Bass
(Running)
Independent
Charlotte Bergmann
(Running)
Republican
Paul Cook
(Running)
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Isaac Richmond
(Running)
Democratic
Ricky Wilkins
(Running)
Democratic
Date Title
Issue Position: Women's Rights
June 30, 2014 Conyers & Cohen: "Supreme Court Ruling an Affront to Reproductive Rights, While Opening Door to Employer Discrimination"
June 30, 2014 Cohen Responds to Supreme Court's Hobby Lobby Decision
June 26, 2014 Conyers & Cohen: "Supreme Court Reaffirms Centrality of Patient Safety When Accessing Healthcare Clinics"
June 5, 2014 Congressman Cohen's $5 Million Provision to Fight Rape Kit Backlog Approved by U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee
May 29, 2014 House Passes Cohen Amendment to Help Eliminate Memphis Rape Kit Backlog and Keep Communities Safe
May 29, 2014 Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2015
Dec. 13, 2013 Letter to Eric Shinseki, Secretary of the US Department of Veterans Affairs - Veteran Military Sexual Trauma Survivors
Dec. 10, 2013 Letter to Rajiv Shah, Administrator, US Agency for International Development - Reproductive Health as a Core Human Right
Sept. 28, 2013 E-Newsletter: Government by Hostage-Taking?
Aug. 22, 2013 Cohen Announces More Than Half a Million Dollars for Memphis-area Women's Services
June 14, 2013 Newsletter - Supporting Our Veterans
April 9, 2013 As We Mark Equal Pay Day, Cohen Calls for Enactment of the Paycheck Fairness Act
Feb. 28, 2013 Cohen Votes to Reauthorize and Strengthen the Violence Against Women Act
Jan. 23, 2013 Cohen: It's Time to Reauthorize and Strengthen the Violence Against Women Act
Aug. 31, 2012 Supporting African American and Women Owned Businesses
Aug. 24, 2012 Free Imprisoned Russian Musicians
May 18, 2012 Surface Transportation Reauthorization
May 11, 2012 Ending Violence Against Women
March 30, 2012 Real Men Wear Purple
March 23, 2012 Thoughts on Limbaugh
March 5, 2012 Advertisers Play a Role in Politics
Nov. 3, 2011 Letter to President Obama
Aug. 25, 2011 Cohen on Learning Tour in Rwanda, Congo with Humanitarian Organization
April 1, 2011 Congresswoman Yvette D. Clarke Reintroduces H.R. 1319, the Global Sexual & Reproductive Health Act
Feb. 9, 2011 Cohen Reintroduces Jane's Law
Aug. 31, 2010 E-Newsletter - Fighting Drug Trafficking in Memphis
May 12, 2010 Hearing Of The The House Committee On Oversight And Government Reform - Legislative Hearing On: H.R. 4869, The Restroom Gender Parity In Federal Buildings Act
March 12, 2010 This Week In Washington
Sept. 14, 2009 Recognizing The Persistently High Rates Of Drowning Fatalities Among Children
Sept. 14, 2009 Supporting Efforts To Reduce Infant Mortality
June 23, 2009 The Women Veterans Health Care Improvement Act
April 28, 2009 Congressman Cohen Statement on Equal Pay Day
March 18, 2009 Congressman Cohen Introduces Resolution Supporting Efforts to Reduce Infant Mortality
Jan. 27, 2009 Congressman Cohen Statement on the Passage of the Lilly Ledbetter Act
Jan. 9, 2009 Paycheck Fairness Act
Aug. 1, 2008 Congressman Cohen's Statement on the Passage of the Paycheck Fairness Act
July 31, 2008 Congressman Cohen's Statement on the Passage of the Higher Education Opportunity Act
June 10, 2008 Congressman Cohen Marks 45th Anniversary of the Equal Pay Act with Call for More Action
April 22, 2008 Congressman Cohen's Statement on Equal Pay Day
Aug. 8, 2007 Letter to Felipe Calderón, President of Mexico
July 30, 2007 Providing For Consideration Of H.R. 2831, Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act Of 2007
June 18, 2007 Celebrating The Accomplishments Of Title IX Of The Education Amendments Of 1972 And Recognizing The Need To Continue Pursuing Educational...
Jan. 1, 1 Women's Issues
Jan. 1, 1 Constituent Service
Jan. 1, 2011 Issue Position: Womens Issues
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