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Jim Cooper's Public Statements on Issue: Legislative Branch

Office: U.S. House (TN) - District 5, Democratic
Date Title
Feb. 6, 2018 Cooper Applauds House Passage of Anti-Harassment Bills
Nov. 29, 2017 Cooper Helps Lead Effort to Eliminate Congressional "Hush Fund" for Sexual Harassment Settlements
Nov. 27, 2017 Cooper Says Mandatory Training "Not Enough" -- Congressional Sexual Harassment Settlements Should Be Public
Nov. 15, 2017 Cooper Applauds Mandatory Sexual Harassment Training in Congress
June 29, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Michael E Horowitz, Inspector General of the U.S. Department of Justice - Investigate Whether Attorney General Violated Recusal in Comey Firing
May 23, 2017 Letter to Mitch McConnell, Senate Majority Leader and Orrin Hatch, Senate Finance Committee Chairman - Senate Approach to Health Care Debate
May 4, 2017 Cooper Statement on House Passage of Trumpcare
April 27, 2017 Letter to Jason Chaffetz, Chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee - Get the White House Documents on Michael Flynn That You Requested
April 25, 2017 Cooper Calls to Limit Congressional Pay if Government Shuts Down
March 29, 2017 Cooper Reintroduces No Budget, No Pay Act
Jan. 13, 2017 Cooper Opposes Republican Attempt to Repeal Affordable Care Act
Jan. 4, 2017 House Passes Cooper, Walberg Transparency Bill in First Week of Congress
Nov. 10, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Harold Rogers - Prioritize Funding for National Institutes of Health
Dec. 3, 2015 Letter to the Hon. Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House, and the Hon. Nancy Pelosi, House Minority Leader - Drop Controversial Campaign Finance Rider
July 30, 2015 Cooper Bill Would Ban Earmarks for Good
Feb. 24, 2015 Cooper's Role Expands in Armed Forces Committee
Jan. 14, 2015 Cooper Pushes to Unmask Congressional Research
Jan. 7, 2015 Cooper Introduces No Budget, No Pay in 114th Congress
Jan. 6, 2015 Cooper Comments on Start of 114th Congress
Oct. 2, 2013 Cooper Will Donate Salary to Food Bank During Shutdown
July 18, 2013 Cooper Joins Bipartisan Group to Announce Major Reform Effort
July 15, 2013 Cooper Joins Bill to Cut Congress' Pay during Sequestration
May 9, 2013 Cooper's Call to Dock Member Pay Passes House Overwhelmingly
May 8, 2013 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 807, Full Faith and Credit Act
Feb. 15, 2013 Cooper Pushes to End Gerrymandering
Jan. 23, 2013 No Budget, No Pay Passes House
Jan. 14, 2013 Rep. Cooper Joins the No Labels Congressional Problem-Solvers Group
Jan. 3, 2013 Cooper Comments on Start of 113th Congress
Sept. 20, 2012 MSNBC "The Daily Rundown with Chuck Todd" - Transcript
Sept. 17, 2012 Cooper First to Sign "No Lobbying" Pledge
June 22, 2012 MSNBC - "Daily Rundown" - Transcript
June 11, 2012 Christian Science Monitor - The Fix Congress Now Caucus
May 16, 2012 Schrader, Rigell, Ribble, Cooper Launch Bipartisan Fix Congress Now Caucus
May 16, 2012 The Washington Times - 2-Party Group Puts Pay on Line in Get Budget Passed in House
March 30, 2012 The Tennessean - Grab Congress by its Purse Strings
March 14, 2012 CNN - Transcript
March 14, 2012 Fox News - Transcript
March 14, 2012 Representative Cooper Testifies About No Budget, No Pay Act
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Budget
Dec. 22, 2011 Michaud: No Budget, No Pay
Dec. 19, 2011 Congressmen Jeff Flake and Jim Cooper Introduce Earmark Elimination Act of 2011
Sept. 6, 2011 New York Times - The Last Moderate
June 29, 2011 Fixing Congress
April 8, 2011 Cooper on Possible Government Shutdown
March 30, 2011 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker, House of Representatives - Vote on S. 388
Jan. 4, 2011 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the US House of Representatives - Regarding Rules for Consideration
Sept. 28, 2006 Failures Of The Congress Under Republican Leadership
Nov. 18, 2004 Increasing the Public Debt Limit
July 13, 2004 House Republicans Refuse to Play by the Rules
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