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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
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"
July 16, 2013 Cohen Bill to Bring Balance and Transparency to FISA Court Gains Bipartisan Support in House
July 15, 2013 Cohen Lauds DOJ Decision to Review Trayvon Martin Case for Hate Crime of Civil Rights Violations
July 14, 2013 Cohen Calls for Investigation into Whether Trayvon Martin's Killing was Racially Motivated
July 12, 2013 Cohen Blasts GOP Leadership for Subsidizing Billionaires Instead of Supporting Children
July 11, 2013 Letter to Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel - Afghan National Security Forces (ANSF)
July 10, 2013 Cohen Introduces Legislation to Push U.S. Towards Energy Independence and Boost Jobs
July 10, 2013 Letter to Ambassador Froman - Footwear
July 9, 2013 Letter to Dr. Kathryn Sullivan, Acting Administrator of the NOAA - State Shark Fin Trade Laws
July 9, 2013 Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2014
July 9, 2013 Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2014
July 9, 2013 Letter to Mitch McConnell, Minority Leader of the U.S. Senate - National Labor Relations Board Nominees
June 28, 2013 Cohen Introduces Bill to Bring Congressional Accountability to the FISA Court
June 27, 2013 Cohen Reintroduces "The End Discriminatory State Taxes for Automobile Renters Act"
June 26, 2013 Cohen's Response to Supreme Court Decision on DOMA: SCOTUS Ruled Against Discrimination in Favor of Equality and States' Rights
June 25, 2013 Cohen Statement on Supreme Court Ruling Regarding Constitutionality of the Voting Rights Act
June 24, 2013 Newsletter - Helping Local Businesses Grow
June 20, 2013 Letter to Secretary Sally Jewell, Department of the Interior - Wild Horse and Burro Program
June 17, 2013 Cohen/Davis Host Congressional Briefing on Student Loan Debt
June 14, 2013 Newsletter - Supporting Our Veterans
June 13, 2013 Cohen Authors Preference for Local Veteran Contractors Act
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