Representative Stephen 'Steve' Ira Cohen's Public Statements

Biographical

Full Name: Stephen 'Steve' Ira Cohen
Current Office: U.S. House - 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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Issue Position: Ethics Issue Position: Economics - Making Work Pay Issue Position: Defense - Afghanistan & Iraq Issue Position: Economics - Economic Stimulus Issue Position: Civil Rights - Historically Black Colleges & Universities Issue Position: Defense - Veterans Issue Position: Iraq Issue Position: Seniors - Social Security Issue Position: Economics - Repairing the Tax Structure Issue Position: Crime - The Second Chance Act Issue Position: Civil Rights - Hate Crimes Issue Position: Energy Policy - Making Energy Affordable Issue Position: Seniors - Medicare Issue Position: Economics - Funding the 9th District Issue Position: Education - Making College Affordable Issue Position: Education - No Child Left Behind Issue Position: Women's Rights Issue Position: Health Care Issue Position: Crime - C.O.P.S. Program Issue Position: Energy Policy - Energy Independence Issue Position: Economics - Fiscal Discipline Issue Position: Education - Head Start Issue Position: Crime - The Mickey Wright Act Issue Position: Defense - Homeland Security Issue Position: Civil Rights - Honoring Dr. King's Dream Issue Position: Animal Welfare Issue Position: Civil Rights - Apology For Slavery & Segregation Issue Position: Environment 7/18/14 Cohen Applauds Approval of Retroactive Sentence Reductions for Non-Violent Drug Offenders 7/17/14 Cartwright & Cohen Introduce Legislation to Cap Excessive Interest & Fees on all Consumer Credit Products 7/17/14 Cohen Cosponsors Bill to Protect Public Employee Pensions 7/16/14 Cohen: Democrats' New "Jumpstart" Action Plan Will Put Middle Class First, Create Jobs, and Help Students Succeed 7/15/14 House Passes Ban on Internet Access Taxes 7/14/14 Financial Services and General Government Appropriations Act, 2015 7/10/14 Pass Extension of the Highway Act 7/09/14 Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2015 7/03/14 Cohen Highlight's Lottery's Benefits for Students After Knoxville Man Claims $260 Million Powerball Jackpot 7/02/14 Cohen: Haslam's Failure to Expand TennCare Will Cost 234,000 Tennesseans Health Coverage 7/02/14 Congressman Cohen Marks 50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Act 6/30/14 Conyers & Cohen: "Supreme Court Ruling an Affront to Reproductive Rights, While Opening Door to Employer Discrimination" 6/30/14 Cohen Responds to Supreme Court's Hobby Lobby Decision 6/26/14 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - 163 Members of Congress Demand a Vote, Not Silence, to Prevent Gun Violence 6/26/14 Conyers & Cohen: "Supreme Court Reaffirms Centrality of Patient Safety When Accessing Healthcare Clinics" 6/25/14 Voting Rights Amendment Act 6/25/14 One Year Later, Cohen Scolds Republicans for Failure to Address Supreme Court's Voting Rights Act Decision 6/20/14 Letter to Tom Wheeler, Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission - Increased Classroom Connectivity for Underserved Communities 6/20/14 Letter to Carolyn Colvin, Commissioner of Social Security Administration - Reconsideration of SSA Decisions 6/19/14 PAST Act Supporters "Walk on Washington" to Move Anti-Soring Legislation Forward 6/18/14 Cohen: Affordable Care Act Saving Tennesseans Almost 70% on Health Insurance Premiums 6/18/14 Cohen Introduces Bill to Protect Environment, Save Local Governments Money