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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
General Nov. 4, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Single
Birth Date: 05/24/1949
Birth Place: Memphis, TN
Home City: Memphis, TN
Religion: Jewish
Date Title
March 31, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House, Eric Cantor, House Majority Leader, Bob Goodlatte, Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee - Voting Rights Act
March 27, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Improve the Voting Rights Amendment Act
March 27, 2014 Cohen Statement on Affordable Care Act Marketplace Enrollment Reaching 6 Million Americans
March 27, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Pediatric Acquired Brain Injury Plan
March 26, 2014 Acknowledging the Ongoing Negotiations Between Greek and Turkish Cypriots on a Unified Cyprus
March 23, 2014 On Its 4th Anniversary, Cohen Emphasizes Affordable Care Act's Many Benefits for Memphians
March 21, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Calling for Extension of Wind Energy Credit
March 20, 2014 Cohen Highlights Decreased Homelessness Rates in Memphis
March 18, 2014 Any Plan That Cuts HOPE Scholarships is Bad for Students and Wrong for Tennessee
March 17, 2014 Letter to Rodney Frelinghuysen, John Culberson, Pete Visclosky, Sanford Bishop - Increase Funding for Military and Veteran Suicide Prevention and Outreach Programs
March 13, 2014 Letter to Brian Ronholm, Acting Under Secretary for Food Safety of the U.S. Department of Agriculture - Delay Implementing Flawed Salmonella Action Plan
March 12, 2014 45th Anniversary of the Minority Business Development Agency
March 12, 2014 Unemployed Memphians Shouldn't Wait Another Day For Benefits Because of Republican Obstruction
March 12, 2014 Faithful Execution of the Law Act of 2014
March 12, 2014 Executive Needs to Faithfully Observe and Respect Congressional Enactments of the Law Act of 2014
March 10, 2014 Cohen Urges Tennessee Legislators to Vote Against Governor's Plan to Cripple HOPE Scholarships
March 6, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Don't Leave Jobless Veterans Behind
March 5, 2014 Cohen Calls Out Federal Marijuana Policy That Unfairly Impact Minority Communities
March 5, 2014 Letter to Janet Yellen, Chairwoman of the Federal Reserve, Thomas Curry of the Comptroller of the Currency, Martin Gruenberg, Chairman of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, and Deborah Matz, Chairman of the National Credit Union Administration - Banking Access for Marijuana Businesses
March 4, 2014 Cohen Announces Nearly $750,000 in Federal Funding for St. Jude
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
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