Representative Jim Cooper's Public Statements

Office: U.S. House (TN) - District 5, Democratic
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Issue Position: Eliminating Corporate Handouts Issue Position: Helping Grow Jobs and Supporting Small Business Issue Position: Protecting the Environment Issue Position: Supporting Our Troops and Veterans Issue Position: Earmark Reform Issue Position: Demanding Open, Accountable Government for ALL Citizens Issue Position: Cutting Government Red Tape Issue Position: Fighting Runaway Government Spending 11/18/15 Letter to Chairman Rogers and Ranking Member Lowey - Boost in NIH funding 11/03/15 Letter to President Mahmoud Abbas, Palestinian Authority - Violence in the West Bank and Israel 10/23/15 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Raising the Debt Ceiling 10/01/15 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Commonsense Gun Legislation 9/29/15 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House and Nancy Pelosi, Minority Leader - implementation of Positive Train Control 9/22/15 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House- Keep House in Session Until Shutdown Averted 9/17/15 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Prevent Shutdown 9/09/15 Blue Dog Coalition Supports Ending Ban on Crude Oil Exports 7/30/15 Cooper Bill Would Ban Earmarks for Good 7/28/15 Cooper Honors Chattanooga Heroes 7/22/15 Cooper Reform Bill Clears Committee 7/08/15 Letter to Jacob Lew, Treasury Secretary - IRS Operations 7/01/15 Cooper Statement on President's Visit to Nashville 6/30/15 Congressman Lieu Sends Letter to OMB on Tanning Beds 6/26/15 Cooper Applauds Supreme Court's Marriage Equality Ruling 6/25/15 Cooper Praises Supreme Court's Health Care Ruling 6/19/15 Cooper Praises NIH's Rule as a Major Victory for Women's Health 5/14/15 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2016 5/05/15 Cooper, Lummis Reintroduce Research for All Act 4/16/15 New Democrat Coalition Members' Statement on Introduction of Bipartisan Congressional Trade Priorities and Accountability Act of 2015 4/14/15 Cooper Recognizes Equal Pay Day 4/01/15 Letter to Gene Dodaro, Comptroller General of the US Government Accountability Office - Federal Voting Assistance Program 3/26/15 Cooper Prods Legislature, Cites Negative Health Report 3/20/15 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Iran Nuclear Negotiations 3/10/15 Ribble, Cooper Push to End Gerrymandering, Reform Redistricting 3/06/15 Brief of 167 Members of the U.S. House of Representatives and 44 U.S. Senators as Amici Curiae in Support of Petitioners 3/03/15 Letter to Robert McDonald, Secretary of the Department of Veteran Affairs - Expanded Access to Non-VA Care Through the Veterans Choice Program 2/27/15 Cooper: Treasury Financial Report Ugly 2/24/15 Cooper's Role Expands in Armed Forces Committee 2/11/15 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives, and Nancy Pelosi, Minority Leader of the House of Representatives - Improving Transportation Infrastructure 2/04/15 Tennessee Representatives Lead Bipartisan Effort to Level Online Ticket Sales Playing Field for Fans of Live Entertainment 2/04/15 Cooper Comments on Legislature's Failure to Pass Insure Tennessee 2/02/15 Cooper Praises the Inclusion of Courthouse Funding in President's Budget 1/28/15 Cooper Bill Would Curb Duplication in Government 1/28/15 Walberg, Cooper Introduce Taxpayers Right-To-Know Act 1/26/15 Congressman Lowenthal Leads Bipartisan Amicus Brief To Supreme Court Defending Voters' and States' Rights 1/21/15 Cooper Statement on State of the Union Address 1/14/15 Cooper Pushes to Unmask Congressional Research 1/07/15 Cooper Introduces No Budget, No Pay in 114th Congress 1/06/15 Cooper Comments on Start of 114th Congress 1/06/15 Cooper Praises New Rule Protecting Musicians, Instruments in Flight 12/18/14 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - TennCare Waiver Extension