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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
Sept. 12, 2013 Congressman Bachus Backs Permanent Internet Tax Freedom Act
Sept. 11, 2013 Cohen Commemorates 12th Anniversary of September 11th Terrorist Attacks
Sept. 11, 2013 Thanking the First Responders
Sept. 10, 2013 Cohen Reacts to President Obama's Syria Address
Sept. 6, 2013 Cohen Announces $10 Million for Memphis International Airport
Sept. 6, 2013 E-Newsletter: Weighing Action in Syria
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 Applauds DOJ Lawsuit Challenging Constitutionality of Texas Voter ID Law
Aug. 22, 2013 Cohen Announces More Than Half a Million Dollars for Memphis-area Women's Services
Aug. 22, 2013 Cohen Highlights Record of Making College More Affordable As President Obama Kicks Off College Bus Tour
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
Aug. 16, 2013 Cohen Announces Over $1.2 Million to Help People Take Advantage of the Affordable Care Act
Aug. 16, 2013 Newletter - A Smarter Approach to Prosecuting Non-Violent Drug Offenses and Reducing Racial Disparities
Aug. 15, 2013 Cohen Highlights Need to Refocus on American Priorities Instead of Overseas Spending
Aug. 15, 2013 Cohen Highlights Need to Refocus on American Priorities Instead of Overseas Spending
Aug. 13, 2013 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - SNAP Funding
Aug. 12, 2013 Cohen Applauds New Approach to Federal Drug Crime Sentencing
Aug. 9, 2013 Newsletter - A Busy Week in Memphis
Aug. 7, 2013 Cohen Introduces Bill to Help Struggling Workers Find Jobs
Aug. 7, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Focus on Defeating Kony, LRA
Aug. 6, 2013 Cohen Introduces Bill to Bring Fresh, Healthy Foods to Underserved "Food Deserts"
Aug. 6, 2013 On 48th Anniversary of Voting Rights Act, Cohen Calls on Congress to Address Supreme Court Ruling
Aug. 5, 2013 Cohen Reintroduces Bill to Give Non-Violent Offenders a Fresh Start
Aug. 2, 2013 Newsletter - Remembering Speak Pro Tempore Emeritus Lois DeBerry
Aug. 2, 2013 Letter to Ranking Member Collin Peterson, House Committee on Agriculture - Reject Rep. King's Provision on Farm Bill
Aug. 2, 2013 Letter to Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, Department of Health and Human Services - Reevaluate Discriminatory Blood Donation Policy
Aug. 2, 2013 Cohen, Lummis Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Increase Government Transparency and Track Equal Access to Justice Payments
Aug. 1, 2013 Letter to Janet Napolitano, Department of Homeland Security Secretary - Urban Area Security Initiative Funding
Aug. 1, 2013 Regulations from the Executive in Need of Scrutiny Act of 2013
Aug. 1, 2013 Regulations from the Executive in Need of Scrutiny Act of 2013
Aug. 1, 2013 Obama Nominates Cohen-Recommended Sheri Lipman to Fill Federal Judgeship in Western District
July 31, 2013 Cohen Congratulates the City of Memphis on Being Named One of the Top 20 Travel Destinations in the World
July 28, 2013 Cohen Statement on the Passing of Speaker Pro Tempore Emeritus Lois DeBerry
July 26, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Limitations of NSA
July 26, 2013 Newsletter - Cutting the Deficit and Reducing the Risk of Waste and Fraud
July 26, 2013 Letter to President Abdullah Gul, Republic of Turkey - Condemn Anti-Semitic Statements by Turkish Officials
July 25, 2013 Cohen on DOJ Seeking to Preclear Texas Voting Law Changes: "A Win for Civil Rights"
July 25, 2013 Anniversary of Apology for Slavery and Jim Crow Laws
July 24, 2013 Cohen Introduces Research First Act to Protect Efforts to Find Cures for Debilitating Diseases
July 23, 2013 Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2014
July 20, 2013 Newsletter - This Week on Capitol Hill
July 17, 2013 At Surveillance Oversight Hearing, Cohen Sheds Light on Extreme Partisan Tilt of Secret FISA Court
July 17, 2013 Cohen on GOP's 38th Doomed Attempt to Undermine and Repeal Health Care Law: "Waste of Time and Taxpayer Money"
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