Congressman Steve Cohen

Representing the 9th District of Tennessee

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April 19, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09), a member of the House Subcommittee on Aviation, has introduced the bipartisan, bicameral FAIR Fees amendment to the House Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) reauthorization bill scheduled to be debated next week on the House floor. FAIR stands for Forbid Airlines from Imposing Ridiculous fees.

April 17, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09) went to the floor of the House today to praise the work of Special Counsel Robert Mueller, Deputy Attorney General Rod J. Rosenstein and FBI Director Christopher Wray and to commend the professionalism and courage of Justice Department officials pursuing a criminal investigation of Trump lawyer Michael Cohen that appears irksome to President Trump.

April 17, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09), a member of the House Transportation Subcommittee on Aviation, today wrote a letter to Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao expressing his concerns about a “60 Minutes” report Sunday night on Allegiant Air’s safety record.

April 12, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09), the Ranking Member of the House Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution, today joined Judiciary Committee Ranking Member Jerrold Nadler and Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism Homeland Security and Investigations Ranking Member Sheila Jackson-Lee and other members of the House Judiciary Committee in introducing

April 12, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09) today recognized Yom HaShoah, Holocaust Remembrance Day, with his Congressional colleagues. Congressman Cohen recalled that, at the urging of his friend and constituent Ira Lipman, he sponsored and passed legislation to create the Tennessee’s Holocaust Commission as a state senator in 1984.

April 11, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09) today announced that the National Cancer Institute (NCI) has awarded a federal research grant totaling nearly $300,000 to the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC).

April 2, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09) today recalled the good done by Winnie Madikizela-Mandela as a leader of the anti-apartheid movement while her husband, Nelson, was imprisoned. Ms. Madikizela-Mandala has died at 81.

Congressman Cohen made the following statement:

March 29, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09), the Ranking Member of the House Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice, welcomed a Maryland federal judge’s ruling today allowing a lawsuit alleging violations of the U.S. Constitution’s emoluments clauses against President Trump to go forward.

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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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