WASHINGTON – Congressmen Steve Cohen (D-TN) and Lamar Smith (R-TX) today introduced legislation to protect consumers from unfair taxes on digital goods and services like those purchased over the internet or on smartphones. The Digital Goods and Services Tax Fairness Act ensures that digital goods and services are not taxed at a higher rate than their tangible counterparts.
WASHINGTON – Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09) expressed disappointment at today’s Senate confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh as an associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, and made the following statement:
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Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09) Congressman Steve Cohen today released the following statement regarding the passing of Philip H. Trenary, CEO of the Memphis Chamber of Commerce:
WASHINGTON – Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09), a senior member of the House Aviation Subcommittee, hailed passage of his Planes Ensuring Total Safety (PETS) Act that was made a part of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) reauthorization bill that passed the House on a vote of 398 to 23 and is expected to be considered in the Senate soon.
WASHINGTON – Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09) spoke from the well of the House this afternoon to say that “the soul of the country is in jeopardy and in question” over the nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh and accusations against him of sexual assault. See his remarks here.
WASHINGTON – Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09), a senior member of the House Aviation Subcommittee, hailed passage of the Seat Egress in Air Travel (SEAT) Act, the Planes Ensuring Total Safety (PETS) Act and three other measures he introduced that were made a part of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) reauthorization bill that passed the House on a vote of 398 to 23 and is expected to be c
WASHINGTON – Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09), a senior member of the House Aviation Subcommittee, praised passage of his Seat Egress in Air Travel (SEAT) Act he introduced that was made a part of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) reauthorization bill that passed the House today. The vote was 398 to 23.
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