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Jim Cooper's Public Statements on Issue: Government Operations

Full Name: Jim Cooper
Office: U.S. House (TN) - District 5, Democratic
First Elected: 11/05/2002
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 5
Primary Aug. 7, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Martha; 3 Children: Mary, Jamie, Hayes
Birth Date: 06/19/1954
Birth Place: Nashville, TN
Home City: Nashville, TN
Religion: Episcopalian
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Date Title
Feb. 25, 2014 Cooper Reform Bill Passes House
Oct. 31, 2013 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Government Shutdown
Oct. 16, 2013 Cooper, Bipartisan Group Support Deal to Avert Default, End Government Shutdown
Oct. 7, 2013 Letter to The Honorable John Boehner, Speaker of the House, and Nancy Pelosi, Democratic Leader - Support Clean CR
Oct. 4, 2013 Letter to Speaker John Boehner, House of Representatives - Clean Continuing Resolution
Oct. 3, 2013 Cooper Endorses Solution to End Shutdown
Oct. 2, 2013 Cooper Will Donate Salary to Food Bank During Shutdown
July 15, 2013 Letter to Commissioner Daniel Werfel, Internal Revenue Service - Questions on Privacy Breaches
May 4, 2012 The Boston Globe - If Jim Cooper is Right, Fiscal Negotiations are in Danger. Big Danger
Feb. 29, 2012 Blue Dogs Endorse Cooper's No Budget, No Pay Act
Sept. 9, 2011 CBS "Early Show - Transcript
July 13, 2011 Cooper, Myrick Introduce Bipartisan Resolution to End Duplicative Federal Programs
April 14, 2011 Cooper to Intoduce Bipartisan Tax Recipt Bill
Feb. 10, 2011 Cooper Introduces Bipartisan Legislation to Cut Government Waste
Jan. 31, 2011 Knoxville News-Sentinel - Editorial: Redistricting Transparency Would Benefit All
June 24, 2009 Legislative Push Seeks To Ease Partisanship
Sept. 27, 2008 Cooper IG Reform Bill Passes Congress, Awaits President's Signature
Sept. 25, 2008 Inspector General Reform Act of 2008
Oct. 4, 2007 Hearing of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee - Assessing the State of Iraqi Corruption
Oct. 3, 2007 House Passes Cooper Watchdog Reform Bill by Vote of 404-11
Oct. 3, 2007 Improving Government Accountability Act
Oct. 2, 2007 Hearing of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform - Blackwater USA; Private Security Contracting in Iraq & Afghanistan
Oct. 2, 2007 Hearing of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee - Blackwater USA's Iraq Mission
Feb. 8, 2007 Advanced Fuels Infrastructure Research And Development Act
Oct. 7, 2004 9/11 Recommendations Implementation Act
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Budget and Economy
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Government Reform
Jan. 1, 2011 Issue Position: Government Reform
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