Representative Jim Cooper's Public Statements

Office: U.S. House (TN) - District 5, Democratic
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Issue Position: Earmark Reform Issue Position: Supporting Our Troops and Veterans Issue Position: Eliminating Corporate Handouts Issue Position: Helping Grow Jobs and Supporting Small Business Issue Position: Cutting Government Red Tape Issue Position: Protecting the Environment Issue Position: Fighting Runaway Government Spending Issue Position: Demanding Open, Accountable Government for ALL Citizens 11/06/14 Letter to Carolyn Clancy, Interim Under Secretary for Health of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affiars - Ensure VA Hospitals are Prepared for Possible Ebola Diagnosis 10/23/14 Cooper, Community Leaders Highlight New Report on Tennessee Voter ID Law 10/23/14 Cooper Joins Effort to Boost Funding to Public Health Agencies 9/23/14 Cooper Praises Funding to Fight Gender Bias in Medicine 9/17/14 Cooper Opposes Syria Amendment 9/17/14 Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2015 9/12/14 Cooper Celebrates 20th Anniversary of the Violence Against Women Act 8/27/14 Cooper Statement on Passing of George Barrett 7/29/14 Reps. Adam Smith, Cooper Commend Administration for Holding Russia Accountable for INF Treaty Violations 7/16/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Adoption Crisis in the DRC 7/09/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Consult Congress on Iran Nuclear Negotiations 7/08/14 Key Part of Cooper NSA Bill Becomes Law 6/26/14 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - 163 Members of Congress Demand a Vote, Not Silence, to Prevent Gun Violence 6/26/14 Cooper Cosponsors Two Bills Boosting Musicians' Pay 6/17/14 Letter to Dr. Francis Collins, Director of the National Institutes of Health - Make Demographic Data Public for All Clinical Trials 6/17/14 Cooper Bill Ensures Equality in Medical Research 6/16/14 Cooper Lauds White House Move to Protect Federal Contractor Employees 6/12/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States- Create Blue Ribbon Commission to Investigate Care Delivery at Department of Veterans Affairs 6/02/14 Cooper's NSA Watchdog Bill Passes House 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 5/20/14 House Passes Bill to Honor "Doolittle Raiders" 5/20/14 Howard P. "Buck" McKeon National Defense Authorization Act For Fiscal Year 2015 5/08/14 Cooper Blasts "Zombie Earmark" 5/06/14 Cooper Calls for Permanent No Budget, No Pay 5/01/14 Cooper, Smith, Himes Introduce NSA Internal Watchdog Act 4/30/14 Cooper Blames Congress in Wake of China Report 4/30/14 A Look in the Mirror 4/18/14 Letter to Joseph Kabila Kabange, President, and Augustin Matata Ponyo, Prime Minister of the Democratic Republic of Congo - End Delays in US Adoptions from Democratic Republic of Congo 4/09/14 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Immediate Vote on Unemployment Insurance Deal 4/09/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Approve Federal Disaster Relief for Shelby County 4/08/14 http://cooper.house.gov/equalpay 4/04/14 Letter to Harold Rogers, Nita Lowey, Jack Kingston, and Rosa DeLauro - Increase Funding for the National Institutes of Health 3/31/14 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House, Eric Cantor, House Majority Leader, Bob Goodlatte, Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee - Voting Rights Act 3/27/14 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Improve the Voting Rights Amendment Act 3/26/14 Letter to Darrell Issa, Chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee - End Baseless Benghazi Claims and Focus on Reform 3/20/14 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Sudan and South Sudan Call for Action on South Sudan Violence 3/14/14 Letter to Doug Lamborn, Chairman of the Energy and Mineral Resources Subcommittee of the House Natural Resources Committee - Public Lands Renewable Energy Development Act 3/12/14 Cooper Renews Call for Defense Flexibility 3/06/14 Cooper Cosponsors Bill to Address Military Sexual Assaults 3/06/14 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of Health and Human Services - Changes to Affordable Care Act Enrollment Process 3/06/14 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Don't Leave Jobless Veterans Behind