Representative Stephen 'Steve' Ira Cohen's Public Statements


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: 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
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4/18/14 Cohen Awarded with Highest Grade for a Tennessee Lawmaker for His Efforts to Promote International Cooperation 4/17/14 Cohen Statement on Affordable Care Act Marketplace Enrollment Reaching 8 Million Americans 4/16/14 New Cohen Bill Would Spur Economic Growth and Job Creation in Economically Distressed Areas 4/15/14 Cohen Announces More Than $4.3 Million in Funding to Help End Homelessness in Memphis 4/12/14 Cohen's "Building a Healthier Memphis" Series Continues with Diabetes Reduction Event 4/11/14 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of the Department of State, and Jacob Lew, Secretary of the Department of the Treasury - Sanction Russia's State Arms Dealer 4/11/14 Cohen: President Obama Issues Major Disaster Declaration for State of Tennessee 4/10/14 Progressive Caucus: Time to Renew Unemployment Insurance 4/10/14 Cohen Introduces Bill to Protect Consumers from Fraudsters Like Mo' Money 4/09/14 At Helsinki Commission, Congressman Cohen Urges Peaceful De-escalation in Ukraine 4/09/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Stop Import of Military-Style Firearms 4/09/14 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Immediate Vote on Unemployment Insurance Deal 4/09/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Approve Federal Disaster Relief for Shelby County 4/08/14 Cohen Presses Attorney General Holder to Protect Shelby County Voters 4/08/14 Cohen Calls on Speaker Boehner to Let House Vote on Bipartisan Emergency Unemployment Insurance Extension 4/04/14 Letter to Chairman Jack Kingston and Ranking Member Rosa DeLauro, Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services and Education - Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program Funding 4/04/14 Letter to Harold Rogers, Nita Lowey, Jack Kingston, and Rosa DeLauro - Increase Funding for the National Institutes of Health 4/04/14 Honoring the Anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King's Assassination 4/03/14 Cohen Receives Humane Champion Award For His Work to Protect Animals 4/03/14 Cohen Supports Memphian's Cultural and Economic Exchange Initiative With South Africa 4/02/14 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 2575, Save American Workers Act of 2014 4/02/14 Cohen Reminds Memphians Not To Miss Out on Unclaimed Tax Refunds and Credits They Deserve 4/02/14 Letter to Rodney Frelinghuysen, Chairman, and Peter Visclosky, Ranking Member, of the House Subcommittee on Defense of the Appropriations Committee - Prostate Cancer 4/02/14 Cohen Statement on Supreme Court's McCutcheon Ruling 4/01/14 Cohen Statement on Paul Ryan's 2015 Republican Budget Proposal 4/01/14 Letter to John Carter, Chairman, and David Price, Ranking Member, of the House Appropriations Committee - Increase Funding for Fire and Emergency Response Teams 3/31/14 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House, Eric Cantor, House Majority Leader, Bob Goodlatte, Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee - Voting Rights Act 3/27/14 Cohen Statement on Affordable Care Act Marketplace Enrollment Reaching 6 Million Americans 3/27/14 Letter to President Barack Obama - Pediatric Acquired Brain Injury Plan 3/27/14 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Improve the Voting Rights Amendment Act 3/26/14 Acknowledging the Ongoing Negotiations Between Greek and Turkish Cypriots on a Unified Cyprus 3/23/14 On Its 4th Anniversary, Cohen Emphasizes Affordable Care Act's Many Benefits for Memphians 3/21/14 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Calling for Extension of Wind Energy Credit 3/20/14 Cohen Highlights Decreased Homelessness Rates in Memphis 3/18/14 Any Plan That Cuts HOPE Scholarships is Bad for Students and Wrong for Tennessee 3/17/14 Letter to Rodney Frelinghuysen, John Culberson, Pete Visclosky, Sanford Bishop - Increase Funding for Military and Veteran Suicide Prevention and Outreach Programs 3/13/14 Letter to Brian Ronholm, Acting Under Secretary for Food Safety of the U.S. Department of Agriculture - Delay Implementing Flawed Salmonella Action Plan 3/12/14 Faithful Execution of the Law Act of 2014 3/12/14 45th Anniversary of the Minority Business Development Agency 3/12/14 Unemployed Memphians Shouldn't Wait Another Day For Benefits Because of Republican Obstruction 3/12/14 Executive Needs to Faithfully Observe and Respect Congressional Enactments of the Law Act of 2014 3/10/14 Cohen Urges Tennessee Legislators to Vote Against Governor's Plan to Cripple HOPE Scholarships 3/06/14 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Don't Leave Jobless Veterans Behind 3/05/14 Cohen Calls Out Federal Marijuana Policy That Unfairly Impact Minority Communities 3/05/14 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 3/04/14 Cohen Announces Nearly $750,000 in Federal Funding for St. Jude 2/26/14 FOX "The O'Reilly Factor" - Transcript: Marijuana Research 2/24/14 Cohen Announces Nearly $400,000 in Federal Funding for St. Jude 2/20/14 Letter to Michael Froman, US Trade Representative - Retain Strong Environmental Protections in Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) 2/20/14 Letter to Bill Haslam, Governor of Tennessee - Expanding Medicaid