Congressman Steve Cohen

Representing the 9th District of Tennessee

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August 14, 2018 Press Release

 

WASHINGTON – Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09) marked the 83rd anniversary of President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s signing the Social Security Act into law on Tuesday and made the following statement:

August 11, 2018 Press Release

On the anniversary of the Charlottesville hate march, planned and carried out by a cabal of hate groups including Klansmen and Neo-Nazis, I call upon Americans to reflect upon the tragic loss of life and the deplorable words and actions of the white supremacists and nationalists, countered by passionate Americans standing for love, tolerance, hope, and kindness.

August 6, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09) celebrated the passage of the Voting Rights Act, signed into law by President Lyndon Johnson on this date in 1965, and made the following statement:

August 2, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON D.C.—Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09) today announced that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has awarded St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital a grant totaling $792,792. This grant will help fund important research on mechanisms of regulated cell death.

July 31, 2018 Press Release

[WASHINGTON, DC] – After writing to Tennessee Attorney General Herbert H. Slatery late yesterday urging him to seek an injunction against the publishing of blueprints for a 3-D downloadable guns, Congressman Steve Cohen (D-TN) today cosponsored legislation to block the proliferation of 3-D guns.

July 30, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09) marked the 53rd anniversaries of the Medicare and Medicaid programs that President Lyndon Johnson signed into law on this date in 1965, and made the following statement:

July 27, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09), a senior member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee and its Aviation Subcommittee, today announced two Federal Aviation Administration grants. One grant is a reimbursement for $28.5 million spent in reconstructing Taxiways Y and T.

July 27, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09), the Ranking Member of the House Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice, took note of Saturday’s 150th anniversary of the ratification of the 14th Amendment to the Constitution, and made the following statement:

July 26, 2018 Press Release

 

WASHINGTON – Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09) took note of the 70th anniversary of the integration of the armed services by President Harry Truman’s Executive Order 9981 and made the following statement:

July 26, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09) condemned in the strongest terms the groundless Articles of Impeachment against Deputy Attorney General Rod J. Rosenstein introduced last night by members of the Freedom Caucus, and made the following statement:

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In The News

October 26, 2017 In The News

I am deeply concerned about Governor Haslam’s decision to reintroduce work requirements for recipients of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) in most Tennessee counties.

October 3, 2017 In The News

Each year, Congress works hard to pass bills that will help the American people. While acrimony and partisanship have made this more difficult, lawmakers are considering two bills that have bipartisan support on Capitol Hill and among the American people: H.R. 2327 and H.R.

September 18, 2017 In The News

The incidents at the Memphis Veterans Affairs Medical Center reported last week by the USA Today Network are disturbing and unacceptable.

August 17, 2017 In The News

Rep. Steve Cohen announced Thursday that he would introduce articles of impeachment against President Trump following the president's comments about the violent attacks in Charlottesville, Va., saying the president had "failed the presidential test of moral leadership."

July 28, 2017 In The News

New York Times columnist David Leonhardt recently highlighted the current trend to focus on vocational training as a cure-all for job preparedness, student debt and poor matriculation.

June 5, 2017 In The News

“And now it’s on to Chicago, and let’s win there,” Senator Robert F. Kennedy triumphantly declared during his speech after a decisive victory in the California Democratic primary on June 5, 1968.

March 20, 2017 In The News

Last year, then-presidential candidate Donald Trump condescendingly said to African-Americans, “You live in your poverty, your schools are no good, you have no jobs ... What the hell do you have to lose?”

We now know the answer: A lot.

January 16, 2017 In The News

, poe@commercialappeal.com Published 10:39 a.m. CT Jan. 16, 2017 |

U.S. Rep. Steve Cohen announced Monday in Memphis he will boycott President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration in solidarity with civil rights leader and Congressman John Lewis.

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March 20, 2012 Video
Congressman Steve Cohen speaks on the House floor about the Affordable Care Act and its many benefits.
March 8, 2012 Video

Congressman Steve Cohen discusses Women's History Month, which is celebrated every March.

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