Representative Jim Cooper's Public Statements

Office: U.S. House (TN) - District 5, Democratic
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5/27/14 Letter to Eric Shinseki, Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs - VA Audit Concerns 5/22/14 House Passes Bill to Bring Accountability to VA 4/09/14 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Immediate Vote on Unemployment Insurance Deal 1/16/14 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Support of TennCare Waiver Request 12/11/13 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - Republicans Must Not Adjourn for Year without Extending Federal Unemployment Insurance 11/21/13 Cooper Cosponsors Bill to Stop Payments to Deceased Federal Beneficiaries 5/21/13 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Acting Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Details on Administration Medicare Policy 5/21/13 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Acting Administrator for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Tennessee Senators, Representatives Ask for Details on Administration Medicare Policy that Violates Tennessee Law and Harms Tennessee Businesses 4/19/13 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Acting Administrator for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services 11/28/12 Cooper Meets with Bowles, Simpson, CEOs 3/08/12 Schrader, Blue Dogs Build on Bipartisan Efforts to Streamline Government 12/20/11 Cooper Statement on House's Failure to Pass Payroll Tax Cut Extension 9/09/11 The Tennessean - State GOP Lawmakers Slam Obama's Jobs Plan 4/14/11 Quigley, Platts, Cooper, Schock Introduce Bipartisan, Bicameral Bill to Provide Americans a "Tax Receipt' 3/31/11 Cooper, Ryan Introduce MedInfo Act 12/01/10 Letter to the Honorable Collin Peterson, Chairman, U.S. House of Representatives; and Frank Lucas, Ranking Member, U.S. House of Representatives 3/15/10 Cooper, Quigley Champion Restoring Financial Sustainability To The Budget 2/26/10 Cooper Says U.S. Financial Report Demands Urgent Action From Congress 6/10/09 An Interview With Jim Cooper 4/01/08 Cooper Discusses Real Financial Report of U.S. With Wall Street Journal Editorial Page 2/15/08 Budget Should Reflect Reality of the Times 12/13/07 Hearing of the House Budget Committee - Congressional Budget Office's Long-Term Budget Outlook 10/31/07 Senate Budget Committee Holds Hearing on Long-Term Fiscal Reform Legislation 10/30/07 Blue Dog Coalition 10/23/07 Cooper, Wolf Write Presidential Candidates Urging Support for SAFE Commission 9/26/07 Cooper, Wolf Introduce Bills Requiring Congress to Tackle Long-Term Fiscal Crisis 2/11/07 Happy Talk In Bush's Budget 2/06/07 Blue Dog Coalition 9/19/06 Get Real About Budgeting Before It's Too Late 7/18/06 Blue Dog Coalition 7/06/06 Which Way Will Paulson Lean on this Core Issue 5/02/06 Blue Dog Coalition 5/01/06 The Financial Times Editorial - A Truer Measure of America's Ballooning Deficit 4/25/06 Debt and the Deficit 2/01/06 Relating to Consideration of S. 1932, Deficit Reduction Act of 2005 11/18/05 Cooper Opposes Deficit-Increasing Republican Budget 6/21/05 The Budget Deficit 5/04/05 Deficit and Debt Crisis 4/27/05 The Budget 3/25/05 A Tale of Creditors and Drunken Sailors 3/15/05 The Missing-In-Action President 2/09/05 Hearing of the House Budget Committee: Social Security 2/09/05 Hearing of House Committee on the Budget House of Representatives - Social Security: Defining the Problem 2/08/05 Hearing of House Committee on the Budget: The President's Budget for Fiscal Year 2006 3/26/04 Letter members of the Blue Dog Coalition wrote to the President 1/01/14 Issue Position: Health Care