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Steve Cohen's Public Statements on Issue: Employment and Affirmative Action

Office: U.S. House (TN) - District 9, Democratic
Date Title
Sept. 14, 2017 Rep. Cohen, Sen. Warren Introduce Bill to Protect Job Seekers from Credit-Based Discrimination
Aug. 8, 2017 Letter to Attorney General Jeff Sessions - Pallone and Cicilline Lead Letter Urging Attorney General Sessions to Uphold LGBT Worker Protections
March 18, 2017 The Commercial Appeal - Cohen: Trump Budget Hurts African-Americans
Feb. 23, 2017 Letter to Prime Minister Hasina - Release Jailed Labor Activists and Restore Workers' Rights
Feb. 3, 2017 Cohen Introduces Bill to Put Our Veterans Back to Work
Aug. 11, 2016 Issue Position: Economy
Aug. 11, 2016 Issue Position: Small Businesses
Aug. 11, 2016 Issue Position: Women's Issues
June 22, 2016 Sheila White
May 12, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Janet Yellen, Chair, Federal Reserve Board of Governors - Calling for Diversity at the Federal Reserve Bank
March 23, 2016 Rogers, Larson, Cohen, and Wilson Introduce Bi-Partisan Legislation to Spur Job Creation and Investment in Promise Zones
Feb. 22, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Loretta Lynch, U.S. Attorney General - Have 2007 OLC RFRA Opinion Reconsidered
Nov. 4, 2015 Hire More Heroes Act of 2015
Sept. 25, 2015 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Land and Water Conservation Fund
Sept. 16, 2015 Cohen-Warren Bill to Protect Job Seekers from Credit-Based Discrimination Introduced in the House
Sept. 15, 2015 - Sen. Elizabeth Warren & Rep. Steve Cohen: It's Time to Stop Employer Credit Checks
July 8, 2015 Cohen Hails New Federal Designation That Makes Region Eligible to Share $1 Billion in Economic Development Assistance
June 30, 2015 Cohen: New Overtime Pay Rule Will Help Memphis Workers
May 21, 2015 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Fair Chance Hiring Policy
May 21, 2015 Congresswoman Waters Introduces TIGER Grants for Job Creation Act
April 10, 2015 Enewsletter: Latest Building a Healthier Memphis: Vaccinations
April 8, 2015 Cohen: New Federal Grant Aims to Create 50 Jobs, Save 30 More
April 2, 2015 Cohen Helps Launch $3 Million Foote Homes Pilot Program to Employ Memphians
Jan. 1, 2015 Issue Position: Labor and Jobs
Jan. 1, 2015 Issue Position: Women's Issues
Jan. 1, 2015 Issue Position: Financial Services
Jan. 1, 2015 Issue Position: Civil Rights
Oct. 24, 2014 Newsletter - Seeking to Increase Funding for Medical Research
Oct. 23, 2014 Letter to Ronnie Goldberg, Senior Counsel for the US Council for International Business - Combatting Gender-Based Violence in the Workplace
Oct. 21, 2014 Cohen Statement on U of M Seeking to Raise Its Minimum Wage to $10.10 Per Hour
Oct. 15, 2014 Cohen: New $8 Million Job Training & Placement Partnership Will Help Nearly 1,000 Unemployed Memphians Find Jobs
Oct. 10, 2014 Newsletter - Launching a New Multimillion Dollar U of M Research Initiative
Oct. 7, 2014 Cohen: U of M Wins $1 Million Grant for New Regional Surface Transportation Workforce Center to Help Create Jobs
Sept. 30, 2014 Cohen Announces Additional $3.25 Million for Memphis Workforce Development Programs
Sept. 29, 2014 Cohen Announces More Than $4 Million for Job Training Programs at Southwest Tennessee Community College
Aug. 22, 2014 Newsletter: Stopping the Excessive Use of Police Force
Aug. 21, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Executive Action on Poverty
July 31, 2014 Cohen Statement on Kellogg Ruling
May 29, 2014 Letter to Michael Froman, Ambassador Office of the US Trade Representative - Protect Workers' Rights in TPP Negotiations
May 16, 2014 Cohen Awarded with "A" Grade for Votes Supporting Memphis Families and Workers' Rights
May 1, 2014 Congressman Cohen Introduces Bill to Help Reformed Ex-Offenders Re-Enter Workforce
April 30, 2014 Following Republican Obstruction in Senate, Cohen Renews Call for Speaker Boehner to Give Americans A Raise
April 22, 2014 Cohen Statement on Supreme Court's Affirmative Action Decision
April 16, 2014 New Cohen Bill Would Spur Economic Growth and Job Creation in Economically Distressed Areas
Dec. 3, 2013 Cohen Commends UT for Raising its Minimum Wage
July 9, 2013 Letter to Mitch McConnell, Minority Leader of the U.S. Senate - National Labor Relations Board Nominees
May 8, 2013 The End of the 40-Hour Workweek
April 23, 2013 Letter to Chuck Hagel, Secretary of Defense - Civilian Furloughs
April 19, 2013 Letter to Chairman Kingston and Ranking Member DeLauro - Job Corps Program Funding
April 9, 2013 As We Mark Equal Pay Day, Cohen Calls for Enactment of the Paycheck Fairness Act
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