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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: 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
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Date Title
Feb. 26, 2014 FOX "The O'Reilly Factor" - Transcript: Marijuana Research
Feb. 24, 2014 Cohen Announces Nearly $400,000 in Federal Funding for St. Jude
Feb. 20, 2014 Letter to Bill Haslam, Governor of Tennessee - Expanding Medicaid
Feb. 20, 2014 Letter to Michael Froman, US Trade Representative - Retain Strong Environmental Protections in Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)
Feb. 19, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Exclude 'Chained CPI' from Budget
Feb. 18, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Increase Funding for Special Education
Feb. 13, 2014 Cohen Launches Memphis Health Series With Panel on Racial Disparities in Breast Cancer Outcomes
Feb. 12, 2014 Tennessee Members Demand FAA Action
Feb. 12, 2014 Cohen Introduces Bill to Give Drug Czar Freedom to Reform "Ludicrous" Marijuana Policies
Feb. 12, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Reveal Top Line Intelligence Spending Levels in FY2015 Budget
Feb. 12, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Reschedule Marijuana
Feb. 12, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Call for Diplomacy with Iran
Feb. 11, 2014 Cohen Votes to Avoid Defaulting on the Nation's Debt
Feb. 11, 2014 Breast Cancer Morbidity Rates
Feb. 10, 2014 Cohen Announces More Than $380,000 in Federal Funding for St. Jude
Feb. 5, 2014 House Judiciary Committee Approves Bipartisan Bill to Increase Transparency of Federal Attorneys' Fees Payments
Feb. 4, 2014 Cohen: Governor's "Promise" Raids Scholarship Fund, Makes It Harder for Students to Afford Tennessee's Best Colleges
Jan. 31, 2014 Cohen Statement Commemorating Black History Month
Jan. 30, 2014 Cohen, Wharton, Shelby County Trustee Lenoir to Highlight Importance of the Earned Income Tax Credit
Jan. 30, 2014 Letter to Dave Camp, Chairman of the Committee on Ways and Means, and Sander Levin, Ranking Member of the Committee on Ways and Means - State and Local Sales Tax Deduction Extension
Jan. 30, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Full LIHEAP Funding in 2015 Budget
Jan. 29, 2014 Letter to Catherine Lhamon, Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, Office for Civil Rights, US Department of Education - Campus Sexual Assaults
Jan. 29, 2014 Cohen: This Farm Bill Doesn't Do Enough to Protect Americans from Hunger
Jan. 28, 2014 Hoyer, Pelosi, Slaughter & DeGette, Along with 87 Members of Congress File Amicus Brief in Supreme Court Contraceptive Coverage Requirement Challenge
Jan. 28, 2014 Cohen Reacts to President Obama's State of the Union Address
Jan. 27, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary, US Department of State - P-2 Refugee Status for Ahiska Turks
Jan. 24, 2014 Letter to Sally Jewell, Secretary, Department of the Interior - Conserve National Treasures Using Antiquities Act
Jan. 22, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Strengthen Clean Water
Jan. 17, 2014 Newsletter - Finally, a Bipartisan Bill to Fund the Government Passes
Jan. 17, 2014 Letter to Curtis Marez, President of the American Studies Association - Condemning Academic Boycott of Israel
Jan. 16, 2014 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Support of TennCare Waiver Request
Jan. 16, 2014 With $600 Million Available, Cohen Urges Memphis Veterans Groups to Apply for Federal Funding
Jan. 15, 2014 Cohen Votes for Bipartisan 2014 Government Funding Bill
Jan. 15, 2014 Tennessee Education Lottery
Jan. 9, 2014 Cohen, Wharton Working Together for Memphis' Inclusion in President's "Promise Zone" Program
Jan. 9, 2014 Kellogg Lockout
Jan. 8, 2014 On 50th Anniversary of the War on Poverty's Launch, Cohen Reflects on Work Ahead
Jan. 7, 2014 Bipartisan Senate Vote to Move Forward on Extending Unemployment Insurance "Good First Step"
Dec. 23, 2013 Cohen Announces More Than $13 Million to Help Prepare Shelby County Children for School
Dec. 20, 2013 Letter to Michael Froman, Ambassador Office of the US Trade Representative - Question U.S. Trade Representative's Position on Tar Sands
Dec. 20, 2013 Putin Made Right Decision To Free Imprisoned Musicians and Other Political Prisoners
Dec. 19, 2013 President Obama on the Right Track, But Can and Should Do More to Bring Fairness to Our Justice System
Dec. 13, 2013 Letter to Eric Shinseki, Secretary of the US Department of Veterans Affairs - Veteran Military Sexual Trauma Survivors
Dec. 13, 2013 Letter to Arne Duncan, US Secretary of Education - Regulations to Protect Students from Unmanageable Debt and Worthless Degrees
Dec. 12, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Keystone XL Environmental Review
Dec. 12, 2013 Newletter - Steve Cohen
Dec. 12, 2013 Statement on House Passage of the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2013
Dec. 12, 2013 Letter to Michael Huerta, Federal Aviation Administration - Urging FAA to Not Allow Cell Phone Calls in Flight
Dec. 11, 2013 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - Republicans Must Not Adjourn for Year without Extending Federal Unemployment Insurance
Dec. 11, 2013 Gabriella Miller Kids First Research Act
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