WASHINGTON – Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09), a member of the Committee on Science, Space and Technology, today announced that the University of Memphis will receive a grant of $297,822 from the National Science Foundation to improve statistical literacy.
Congressman Cohen made the following statement:
March 14, 2020
WASHINGTON – Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09) early this morning voted for, and the House passed, the Families First Coronavirus Response Act.
WASHINGTON – Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09) announced today that, after he votes for the Families First Coronavirus Response Act, he will close his Washington, D.C. and District offices to protect his constituents and staff from being exposed to the coronavirus (COVID-19). Congressman Cohen and his staff will work remotely and maintain normal business hours.
WASHINGTON – With lead hazards lurking in about 3.6 million homes of families with young children nationwide, Congressmen Steve Cohen (TN-09) and David McKinley (WV-01) today introduced the Home Lead Safety Tax Credit Act – bipartisan legislation to help American families cover the cost of eliminating lead from their homes.
WASHINGTON – Congressmen Steve Cohen (TN-09) and Danny Davis (IL-07), who co-introduced H.R. 3250, the Julius Rosenwald and Rosenwald Schools Study Act, last June, applauded its advance in a Natural Resources Committee Markup this morning.
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MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A multi-million dollar federal grant will be used to help people in Memphis get the training they need to hopefully land some good paying jobs.
The $8,083,138 federal grant will help up to, “960 long-term unemployed citizens in the Memphis metropolitan area find good paying jobs in high-skills industries.”
The University of Memphis on Thursday vaulted into a class of the nation’s top-tier universities seeking to harness the power of “big data” in biomedical research by landing a $10.8 million grant from the National Institutes of Health.
A U.S. Small Business Administration outreach center will be open Wednesday through Oct. 14 to process disaster loan applications from residents affected by September flooding, U.S. Rep. Steve Cohen, D-Memphis, announced.
The center will operate in Building C, Room 133 of the Shelby County Emergency Operations Center, 1075 Mullins Station.
A constant theme of the Memphis and Shelby County mayors and Greater Memphis Chamber leadership is that if Memphis and Shelby County expect to attract high-paying jobs, it is imperative that this community have a skilled workforce.
Educators also have bought into that goal, putting initiatives in place to graduate either job-ready or college-ready students.
The U.S. Department of Labor will grant $3.27 million in job training funds to William R. Moore College of Technology and the Tennessee College of Applied Technology.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09) today announced an $856,363 federal grant to help the Shelby County Board of Education address and reduce youth violence and violence in schools. This funding comes through the U.S.
MEMPHIS, TN - Lawmakers in Washington, D.C. are wrapping up their session this week.
It is considered by some to be the shortest legislative session in more than 50 years.
"We've got one more week in Congress and that's it," Tennessee Representative Steve Cohen said.
Cohen said he wants to see more done before congress adjourns on Friday.
Students at Oakhaven Middle School proved to be a receptive audience Monday morning as they got a visit from Congressman Steve Cohen (D-9th District) of Memphis, who attended an event in support of Constitution Week in America.
Fear of the Yelp review has driven some businesses around the country to attempt to fine customers for writing a bad review online.
California Rep. Eric Swalwell says this is a violation of free speech and will propose legislation this week to make it illegal.
Seedco has received more than $1.4 million that will be used to provide Tennesseans with access to health insurance.
The funding comes from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services through their Navigator grant program.
Congressman Steve Cohen speaks on the House floor about the importance of the U.S. Postal Service.
Congressman Steve Cohen speaks on the House floor about GOP efforts to rollback regulations.