Congressman Steve Cohen

Representing the 9th District of Tennessee

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January 22, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09) voted for the measure to re-open the federal government Monday. Afterward he made the following statement:

January 22, 2018 Press Release

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:

January 19, 2018 Press Release

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:

January 16, 2018 Press Release

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.

January 15, 2018 Press Release

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:

January 12, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09) issued the following statement on President Trump’s reported comments at a meeting on immigration:

January 11, 2018 Press Release

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:

January 9, 2018 Press Release

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:

January 4, 2018 Press Release

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:

December 19, 2017 Press Release

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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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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