WASHINGTON – Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09) voted for the measure to re-open the federal government Monday. Afterward he made the following statement:
WASHINGTON – Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09) is working with colleagues to quickly re-open the federal government after Republicans in control of the House and Senate failed to reach agreement on a range of issues. He released the following statement:
WASHINGTON – Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09) is monitoring talks between House and Senate leaders and the White House aimed at averting a government shutdown at midnight tonight and made the following statement:
MEMPHIS - Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09) mourned the death of longtime Memphis civic leader Jack Morris, who died Friday at 87. He released the following statement:
“I met Jack Morris during the Stan Snodgrass for governor race in 1970 and learned a lot from him over the years. He always seemed to have an ear and occasionally a bit of advice and encouragement for me.
WASHINGTON – Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09) commemorated the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Day Jr. National Holiday Monday with a series of King-inspired events. He also released this statement:
WASHINGTON – Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09) issued the following statement on President Trump’s reported comments at a meeting on immigration:
WASHINGTON – Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09) on Thursday introduced the Safer Streets Act, which would create a new grant program that focuses on violent crimes in local communities. Afterward, he made the following statement:
WASHINGTON – Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09) expressed concern about the quality of care at the Memphis VA Medical Center Tuesday after media reports surfaced of questionable treatment of a veteran with a hand injury. He released the following statement:
WASHINGTON – Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09) on Thursday condemned Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ decision to crack down on states whose voters have authorized the medical or recreational use of marijuana. He released the following statement:
WASHINGTON – Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09) voted against the Republican tax scam bill Tuesday, noting its potential to harm the middle classes and the future of social safety net programs. The bill passed on a 227 to 203 vote.
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We now know the answer: A lot.
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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.