Representative Jim Cooper's Public Statements

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Full Name: Jim Cooper
Current Office: U.S. House - District 5, Democratic
First Elected: 11/05/2002
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Announced, 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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6/12/12 Letter to the Honorable Fred Upton, Chairman of the Committee on Energy &Commerce, The Honorable Tom Harkin, Chairman of the Committee on Health, Education, Labor &Pensions, and the Honorable Henry A. Waxman, Ranking Member of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, The Honorable Michael B. Enzi, Ranking Member of the Committee on Health, Education, Labor & Pensions 6/11/12 Christian Science Monitor - The Fix Congress Now Caucus 5/22/12 Letter to The Honorable Barack Obama President of the United States 5/16/12 The Washington Times - 2-Party Group Puts Pay on Line in Get Budget Passed in House 5/16/12 Schrader, Rigell, Ribble, Cooper Launch Bipartisan Fix Congress Now Caucus 5/16/12 Cooper Launches Bipartisan Fix Congress Now Caucus 5/08/12 Witnesses: Bills to Amend Lacey Act Would Correct Unintended Consequences of Law, Protect from Over-Criminalization 5/04/12 The Boston Globe - If Jim Cooper is Right, Fiscal Negotiations are in Danger. Big Danger 4/27/12 Rep. Cooper Statement on Student Loan Interest Rate Break 4/25/12 The Hill - Ending Federal Duplication Finds Immediate Savings 4/25/12 Rep. Jim Cooper, Broad Coalition Hatch "Golden Goose" Award 4/19/12 Udall Joins Senate, House Colleagues in Introducing Bipartisan Legislation to Prevent Duplication 4/19/12 House, Senate Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Prevent Duplication 4/14/12 Hearing of the Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee of the House Armed Services Committee - Accountability at Arlington National Cemetery 4/04/12 The New York Times - Budget Bill Defeat is Lesson in Difficulty of Compromise 3/30/12 The Tennessean - Grab Congress by its Purse Strings 3/28/12 Cooper Statement on Simpson-Bowles Budget Vote 3/28/12 Concurrent Resolution on the Budget for Fiscal Year 2013 3/27/12 Representatives Schrader, Cooper, LaTourette, Bass, Quigley, Reed Introduce Simpson-Bowles Budget 3/27/12 Representatives Cooper, LaTourette Introduces Simpson-Bowles Budget 3/27/12 U.S. Reps. Steve LaTourette (OH-14) and Jim Cooper (TN-05) Introduce Simpson-Bowles Federal Budget Alternative 3/14/12 Representative Cooper Testifies About No Budget, No Pay Act 3/14/12 Fox News - Transcript 3/14/12 CNN - Transcript 3/08/12 The Atlantic - Outdated LAws and Subsidies- How Did It Get So Bad? 3/08/12 Schrader, Blue Dogs Build on Bipartisan Efforts to Streamline Government 3/06/12 Letter to Speaker Boehner, Leader Pelosi, Majority Leader Cantor, and Democratic Whip Hoyer 2/29/12 Blue Dogs Endorse Cooper's No Budget, No Pay Act 2/17/12 Cooper Statement on Payroll Tax Extension 2/09/12 Cooper Statement on Passage of Stock Act 2/07/12 Congressman Schrader Urges Congress to Pass Expedited Rescission 1/06/12 Cooper Statement on Proposed Congressional Lines 12/23/11 Cooper Statement on Payroll Tax Extension 12/23/11 Cooper Says Financial Report Underscores Need for Action on Debt 12/22/11 Michaud: No Budget, No Pay 12/20/11 Cooper Statement on House's Failure to Pass Payroll Tax Cut Extension 12/19/11 Congressmen Jim Cooper and Jeff Flake Introduce Earmark Elimination Act of 2011 12/19/11 Congressmen Jeff Flake and Jim Cooper Introduce Earmark Elimination Act of 2011 12/13/11 Introduction No Budget, No Pay Act 12/13/11 Sen. Dean Heller (R-NV), Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-05) Introduce "No Budget, No Pay" 12/07/11 Letter to President Obama 12/06/11 Bipartisan Coalition of 111 Members Urge President Obama to Support Six-Year Transportation Package 11/18/11 Coopers Votes for Balanced Budget Amendment 11/17/11 Proposing a Balanced Budget Amendment to the Constitution 11/15/11 Goodlatte and DeFazio Announce Strong Bipartisan Support for Balanced Budget Amendment 11/03/11 Cooper Co-Sponsors Bill to Simplify Taxes for Songwriters, Publishers 11/02/11 Letter to Congressman Hensarling, Senator Murray, and Members of the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction 11/01/11 CNN "American Morning" - Transcript 11/01/11 Letter to Speaker Boehner 10/19/11 Letter to the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction