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Steve Cohen's Public Statements

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: Potential, 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
Date Title
Oct. 23, 2013 Cohen Introduces Legislation to Protect Voting Rights of Tennesseans
Oct. 16, 2013 Cohen Statement on Bipartisan Agreement to End Government Shutdown and Avert Economic Shutdown
Oct. 11, 2013 Still No Shutdown Breakthrough
Oct. 10, 2013 Cohen: Democrats, President Ready to Negotiate, But Not While Economy & Jobs Are Held Hostage
Oct. 10, 2013 Ending the Shutdown
Oct. 9, 2013 Cohen: Frontier Airlines Will Help Memphis Grow
Oct. 6, 2013 E-Newsletter: The Republican Shutdown Continues
Oct. 5, 2013 Tear Down That Wall
Oct. 5, 2013 Letter to Speaker of the House John Boehner - Demand a Vote on Bill to Reopen Government
Oct. 4, 2013 Obamacare
Oct. 4, 2013 Cohen Asks Not To Be Paid During Federal Government Shutdown
Oct. 3, 2013 Letter to Speaker John Boehner and Leader Nancy Pelosi - Comprehensive Immigration Reform with Strong Labor Protections
Oct. 2, 2013 Cohen: Republicans Crying "Crocodile Tears" Over NIH Funding
Oct. 2, 2013 Progressive Change Campaign Committee: Social Security Protectors
Oct. 2, 2013 National Institutes of Health Continuing Appropriations Resolutions, 2014
Oct. 1, 2013 Checking the Facts
Oct. 1, 2013 Government Shutdown
Oct. 1, 2013 Cohen Speaks Out Against Republican Government Shutdown
Sept. 30, 2013 Cohen Applauds DOJ Lawsuit to Prevent Voter Suppression and Racial Discrimination in North Carolina
Sept. 28, 2013 E-Newsletter: Government by Hostage-Taking?
Sept. 26, 2013 Bucshon Launches Bipartisan Interstate 69 Congressional Caucus
Sept. 26, 2013 Letter to Senators Debbit Stabenow and Thad Cochran and Representatives Frank Lucas and Collin Peterson - Allow Institutions of Higher Education to be able to Grow and Cultivate Hemp for Research Purposes
Sept. 25, 2013 In Support of the Delta Queen
Sept. 25, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Clean Increase in Debt Ceiling
Sept. 23, 2013 Letter to Todd Jones, Director, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives - We Support Obama Administration Firearm Policies
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
Sept. 18, 2013 Cohen Statement on Court Order Against Mo' Money
Sept. 13, 2013 Remembering 9/11
Sept. 13, 2013 Cohen Announces More Than $1.5 Million for University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis
Sept. 12, 2013 Congressman Bachus Backs Permanent Internet Tax Freedom Act
Sept. 12, 2013 Bipartisan Group Introduces Bill To Protect Americans from Unfair Internet Access Taxation
Sept. 11, 2013 Thanking the First Responders
Sept. 11, 2013 Cohen Commemorates 12th Anniversary of September 11th Terrorist Attacks
Sept. 10, 2013 Cohen Reacts to President Obama's Syria Address
Sept. 6, 2013 E-Newsletter: Weighing Action in Syria
Sept. 6, 2013 Cohen Announces $10 Million for Memphis International Airport
Sept. 5, 2013 Cohen Announces More Than $1.4 Million for University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis
Aug. 30, 2013 E-Newsletter: The 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington
Aug. 29, 2013 Cohen Statement on New DOJ Guidelines that Better Protect Businesses and Individuals that Comply with State and Local Marijuana Laws
Aug. 29, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Consult Congress on Military Action in Syria
Aug. 27, 2013 Cohen: MLK's "Fierce Urgency of Now" Demands President Obama Act Now to Reduce Racial Disparities in Our Justice System
Aug. 26, 2013 Cohen Announces $265,000 for Planned Parenthood Greater Memphis Region
Aug. 23, 2013 Newsletter - Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington
Aug. 22, 2013 Cohen Highlights Record of Making College More Affordable As President Obama Kicks Off College Bus Tour
Aug. 22, 2013 Cohen Announces More Than Half a Million Dollars for Memphis-area Women's Services
Aug. 22, 2013 Cohen Applauds DOJ Lawsuit Challenging Constitutionality of Texas Voter ID Law
Aug. 21, 2013 Cohen Announces More Than $82,000 to Help Reduce Veteran Homelessness in Memphis
Aug. 20, 2013 Cohen Announces More Than $3.5 Million to Help Prepare Shelby County Children for School
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