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Jim Cooper's Public Statements on Issue: Arts, Entertainment, and History

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
June 26, 2014 Cooper Cosponsors Two Bills Boosting Musicians' Pay
May 20, 2014 House Passes Bill to Honor "Doolittle Raiders"
Feb. 12, 2014 Tennessee Members Demand FAA Action
Aug. 16, 2013 Rep. Cooper Recognized for Protecting National Parks
Nov. 3, 2011 Cooper Co-Sponsors Bill to Simplify Taxes for Songwriters, Publishers
April 20, 2009 When the Music Industry Suffers, We All Suffer
Oct. 30, 2007 Blue Dog Coalition
Sept. 5, 2007 Hearing of the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigation of the House Armed Services Committee
Feb. 11, 2007 Happy Talk In Bush's Budget
Feb. 7, 2007 Recognizing The African American Spiritual As A National Treasure
Sept. 29, 2006 In Recognition Of Nashville's Schermerhorn Symphony Center
June 21, 2006 Cooper Praises Agreement but Says Delay in Repealing Wright Amendment Wrong for Middle Tennessee
May 5, 2006 Cooper Works to Recognize the African American Spiritual as a National Treasure
Feb. 15, 2006 Honoring those who Served in the United States Colored Troops During the Civil War
April 27, 2005 The Budget
June 16, 2004 Hearing of the House Armed Services Committee - Transcript
June 4, 2004 Congratulating Jerry Douglas On His Election As A 2004 NEA National Heritage Fellow
May 11, 2004 Recognizing Frances Williams Preston For Her Contributions to Music and Her Service to The Community
April 28, 2004 Congratulating The Donaelson Senior Center For Its First Place Award in the 2004 Older Americans Month National Photography Contest
Jan. 27, 2004 Congratulating Kathy Cloninger, New Chief Executive Officer for the Girl Scouts of America
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Music and Entertainment
Jan. 1, 2011 Issue Position: Music & Entertainment
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