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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
Dec. 10, 2013 Cohen Announces Nearly $220,000 For St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
Dec. 3, 2013 Cohen Commends UT for Raising its Minimum Wage
Nov. 22, 2013 Letter to House Speak Boehner and House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi - Reps. Flores, Maffei Lead Bipartisan Effort to Pass Long-Term Fix to Medicare Sustainable Growth Rate
Nov. 22, 2013 Cohen Commemorates 50th Anniversary of the Assassination of President John F. Kennedy
Nov. 21, 2013 Letter to John M. McHugh, Secretary of the Army, Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus, and Acting Secretary of the Air Force Eric Fanning - Immigrant Recruitment Issue in Armed Forces
Nov. 21, 2013 Inspiring a Sense of Idealism, Spirit of Public Service in the American People
Nov. 21, 2013 In Meeting with Moroccan Delegation, Cohen and FedEx Promote International Trade as Path Towards Memphis Job Growth
Nov. 21, 2013 Recognizing the U.S.-Moroccan Economic and Security Partnership
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
Nov. 19, 2013 Health Care Advances Equality, Freedom, and Fairness
Nov. 14, 2013 Cohen, Durbin, Harkin: Congress Should End Loophole that Encourages For-Profit Colleges To Target Veterans & Servicemembers
Nov. 14, 2013 Motion to Instruct Conferees on H.R. 3080, Water Resources Development Act of 2013
Nov. 13, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Outdated Fast Track For Trans-Pacific Partnership
Nov. 5, 2013 Cohen Praises Approval of Nearly $7.5 Million in Disaster Recovery Funding for Shelby County
Nov. 1, 2013 Letter to Chairman Irving Williamson, International Trade Commission - Protect Domestic Steel Producers from Illegal Dumping
Oct. 31, 2013 Cohen Introduces Bill to Help End School-to-Prison Pipeline
Oct. 31, 2013 Cohen Introduces Legislation to Prevent Unreasonable Harassment from Debt Collectors
Oct. 31, 2013 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Government Shutdown
Oct. 23, 2013 A Great Leader has Passed
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
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