WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09) today announced that the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has awarded grants totaling more than 12.5 million dollars to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital and the Shelby County Board of Education’s Head Start Program.
WASHINGTON – Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09) today announced that Children’s Bureau, Inc., of Memphis has been awarded a $1,122,265 grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to support Early Head Start (EHS) projects.
WASHINGTON – Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09) said today that a weekend gathering of white nationalists at Montgomery Bell State Park, and a speech by former Ku Klux Klan Grand Wizard David Duke, will send the wrong, hateful message from the Volunteer State. He made the following statement:
WASHINGTON – Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09) expressed sadness at yet another child killed in gun violence – this time, 12-year-old Tytkeanna James on Tuesday – and urged all gun owners to be more attentive to the safe storage and handling of firearms and to consider using gun-trigger locks available at all Memphis Police Department precincts. He made the following statement:
WASHINGTON D.C. – Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09) today announced that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has awarded two grants for projects implemented by St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital totaling over $1.26 million.
WASHINGTON – Two environmentally friendly amendments offered by Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09) passed the House this morning as part of a federal spending package covering annual Energy & Water, Legislative Branch, and Military Construction and Veterans Affairs appropriations.
WASHINGTON – Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09) offered an amendment to a House spending bill to prohibit the House of Representatives from purchasing plastic drinking straws for its cafeterias and food service areas. The amendment passed late this evening by a voice vote.
Congressman Cohen made the following statement:
WASHINGTON – Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09), the Ranking Member of the House Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice, expressed disappointment at the House Majority’s decisions to prevent his amendments that would have prohibited certain federal spending at businesses owned by President Trump from receiving a floor vote. He released the following statement:
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09) today announced that the Memphis Health Center has been awarded a grant of $4,499,085 by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). The funding comes through the Health Resource and Services Administration’s (HRSA) Health Center Cluster grant program.
WASHINGTON – Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09) attended the memorial service marking the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Senator Robert Francis Kennedy at Arlington National Cemetery today and released the following statement:
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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.