Representative Jim Cooper's Public Statements

Office: U.S. House (TN) - District 5, Democratic
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2/25/14 Cooper Reform Bill Passes House 2/12/14 Tennessee Members Demand FAA Action 2/12/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Call for Diplomacy with Iran 1/30/14 Letter to Dave Camp, Chairman of the Committee on Ways and Means, and Sander Levin, Ranking Member of the Committee on Ways and Means - State and Local Sales Tax Deduction Extension 1/28/14 Cooper Statement on State of the Union Address 1/16/14 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives and Eric Cantor, Majority Leader of the House of Representatives - Emergency Unemployment Compensation 1/16/14 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Support of TennCare Waiver Request 12/12/13 Letter to Paul Ryan, Chairman, House of Representatives Budget Committee and Patty Murray, Chairman, Senate Budget Committee - Seeking Common Ground on Budget 12/12/13 Letter to Michael Huerta, Federal Aviation Administration - Urging FAA to Not Allow Cell Phone Calls in Flight 12/12/13 Cooper Votes for Budget Deal 12/11/13 Letter to Tom Wheeler, Chairmans of the Federal Communications Commission - DeFazio Sponsors Bill to Ban Cell Phone Conversations on Planes 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 11/06/13 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House and Nancy Pelosi, Minority Leader of the House - Federal Defender Services Funding 10/31/13 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Government Shutdown 10/24/13 Cooper's INFORM Act Gains Momentum 10/16/13 Cooper, Bipartisan Group Support Deal to Avert Default, End Government Shutdown 10/15/13 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - In Support of Japanese Investment 10/09/13 Letter to The Honorable John Boehner, Speaker of the House, and Nancy Pelosi, Minority Leader - Pass Big, Bipartisan Budget Deal 10/07/13 Letter to The Honorable John Boehner, Speaker of the House, and Nancy Pelosi, Democratic Leader - Support Clean CR 10/04/13 Letter to Speaker John Boehner, House of Representatives - Clean Continuing Resolution 10/03/13 Cooper Endorses Solution to End Shutdown 10/02/13 Cooper Will Donate Salary to Food Bank During Shutdown 9/25/13 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Clean Increase in Debt Ceiling 8/16/13 Rep. Cooper Recognized for Protecting National Parks 8/02/13 Letter to Speaker John Boehner, House of Representatives - Immigration Reform 8/01/13 Cooper, Ryan Introduce Defense Flexibility Act 7/26/13 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Limitations of NSA 7/18/13 Cooper Joins Bipartisan Group to Announce Major Reform Effort 7/16/13 Cohen Bill to Bring Balance and Transparency to FISA Court Gains Bipartisan Support in House 7/15/13 Letter to Commissioner Daniel Werfel, Internal Revenue Service - Questions on Privacy Breaches 7/15/13 Cooper Joins Bill to Cut Congress' Pay during Sequestration 7/10/13 Cooper Co-Sponsors Legislation to Improve Health of Military Exposed to Toxic Chemicals 7/10/13 The Tennessean - House Republicans from TN Oppose Immigration Bill Backed by Corker, Alexander 7/09/13 Letter to Mitch McConnell, Minority Leader of the U.S. Senate - National Labor Relations Board Nominees 6/28/13 The Tennessean - TN Voices Weigh in on Senate Passage of Immigration Reform Bill 6/21/13 Letter to Honorable Eric Fanning, Acting Secretary of the Air Force - Military Sexual Assault 6/19/13 Cooper Statement on Nuclear Security Announcement 6/19/13 Cooper Statement on DOMA and Prop 8 Rulings 6/12/13 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2014 6/06/13 Cooper Offers Amendment to Protect Military, Allow Department of Defense to Have Flexibility 6/06/13 Letter to Rep. Darrell Issa and Rep. Bob Goodlatte - High-Skilled Visa Reform in House Immigration Bill 6/05/13 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Currency Manipulation in Trans-Pacific Partnership Negotiations 5/28/13 Cooper Calls For Fairness For Pregnant Workers, Co-Sponsors H.R. 1975 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 5/21/13 Freedom to Fish Act Passes House Unanimously 5/21/13 Freedom to Fish Act 5/21/13 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Acting Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Details on Administration Medicare Policy 5/14/13 Letter to the President - Blue Dogs to President Obama: Investigate IRS 5/09/13 Cooper's Call to Dock Member Pay Passes House Overwhelmingly