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
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary Aug. 7, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Single
Birth Date: 05/24/1949
Birth Place: Memphis, TN
Home City: Memphis, TN
Religion: Jewish
Floyd Alberson

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Independent

Herbert Bass

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Independent

Charlotte Bergmann

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Republican

Paul Cook

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Independent

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Issue Position: Education - Making College Affordable Issue Position: Iraq Issue Position: Civil Rights - Historically Black Colleges & Universities Issue Position: Ethics Issue Position: Crime - C.O.P.S. Program Issue Position: Economics - Economic Stimulus Issue Position: Civil Rights - Hate Crimes Issue Position: Crime - The Second Chance Act Issue Position: Economics - Making Work Pay Issue Position: Economics - Repairing the Tax Structure Issue Position: Civil Rights - Apology For Slavery & Segregation Issue Position: Women's Rights Issue Position: Education - Head Start Issue Position: Energy Policy - Making Energy Affordable Issue Position: Economics - Funding the 9th District Issue Position: Animal Welfare Issue Position: Defense - Homeland Security Issue Position: Seniors - Social Security Issue Position: Energy Policy - Energy Independence Issue Position: Defense - Afghanistan & Iraq Issue Position: Seniors - Medicare Issue Position: Health Care Issue Position: Education - No Child Left Behind Issue Position: Civil Rights - Honoring Dr. King's Dream Issue Position: Economics - Fiscal Discipline Issue Position: Defense - Veterans Issue Position: Environment Issue Position: Crime - The Mickey Wright Act 8/15/14 Newsletter: Fighting for our Veterans and Stopping Excessive Use of Police Force 8/15/14 MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript: Ferguson, Missouri 8/14/14 Letter to Bob Goodlatte, Chairman of the Committee on the Judiciary - Hearing on Use of Excessive and Deadly Force by Police 8/11/14 Cohen Announces $1.35 Million to Help Fight and Prevent Veteran Homelessness 8/08/14 Newsletter: Supporting Innovators in the Ninth District 8/07/14 Letter to Janice Schneider, Assistant Secretary of Lands and Minerals Management - Modernizing the Outdated and Inadequate Onshore Oil and Gas Fiscal System 8/06/14 Cohen: New Report Finds Voting Rights Discrimination Still Rampant, Voting Rights Act Protections Must Be Fully Restored 8/05/14 Cohen to Join 10 New Memphis-area Small Businesses in Support of "Start-Up Day Across America" 8/01/14 Newsletter: Defending the President 7/31/14 Cohen Statement on Kellogg Ruling 7/31/14 Letter to Michael Huerta, Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration - Keep Dubuque Air Traffic Control Tower Open 7/31/14 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - House Should Stay in Session to Address Budget and Other Pressing Issues 7/30/14 New Cohen Bill Would Help Reduce Teacher Shortages 7/30/14 Authorization to Initiate Litigation for Actions By the President 7/30/14 Cohen, Takano, Davis Announce Legislation to Protect Students from For-Profit Colleges 7/28/14 The War on Marijuana 7/25/14 Newsletter: Working for the Ninth District 7/24/14 Empowering Students Through Enhanced Financial Counseling Act 7/24/14 U.S. House Adopts Cohen Amendment to Help Students Understand Risks of High-Interest Private Student Loans 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