Congressman Steve Cohen

Representing the 9th District of Tennessee

Seniors

Throughout my career as your representative in Congress, I have worked to strengthen Medicare and Social Security and have consistently voted against measures that would be detrimental to their security and solvency. Hard working Americans pay into Social Security and Medicare throughout most of their lives and I believe that Congress has a duty to ensure their retirement security. 

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June 23, 2017 Enewsletters

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June 22, 2017 Press Release

[WASHINGTON, D.C.] – Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09) today released the following statement on the Senate Republicans’ draft bill to repeal the Affordable Care Act:

May 23, 2017 Press Release

[WASHINGTON, D.C.] — Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09) today released the following statement on President Trump’s Fiscal Year 2018 budget:

May 5, 2017 Enewsletters

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May 4, 2017 Press Release

[WASHINGTON, D.C.] — Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09) today released the following statement after the House of Representatives passed H.R. 1628, the American Health Care Act of 2017, or “Trumpcare,” by a vote of 217-213:

May 3, 2017 Press Release

[WASHINGTON, D.C.] — Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09) today released the following statement after the House of Representatives passed the FY2017 Omnibus Appropriations Act:

March 31, 2017 Press Release

[WASHINGTON, D.C.] — Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09) today released the following statement after the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) appointed David K. Dunning to be the new director of the Memphis VA Medical Center:

March 24, 2017 Press Release

[WASHINGTON, D.C.] — Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09) today released the following statement after Speaker of the House of Representatives Paul Ryan pulled H.R. 1628, the American Health Care Act of 2017, or “Trumpcare,” from the House floor for a vote:

March 16, 2017 Press Release

[WASHINGTON, D.C.] — Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09) today released the following statement on President Trump’s Fiscal Year 2018 Budget:

December 16, 2016 Press Release

[MEMPHIS, TN] – Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09) today announced that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) has extended the TennCare II section 1115 demonstration through June 30, 2021. TennCare is the state's managed-care Medicaid system and is authorized under a section 1115 waiver. Section 1115 waivers allow certain pieces of the Medicaid program to be waived in order to give states additional flexibility to design and improve their state-run Medicaid programs. In May, Congressman Cohen wrote a letter to Secretary of the U.S.