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August 13, 2021 Press Release

MEMPHIS — Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09) released a new study today showing the Child Tax Credit pumped $18.6 billion into local economies nationwide in July alone. In Tennessee, this tax cut for working families put a total of $401,989,000 into the local economy and $321,591,000 million directly into families’ pockets benefiting 1,260,000 children in July.

August 3, 2021 Press Release

MEMPHIS – Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09), a senior member of the Judiciary Committee, today asked the White House to extend the national eviction moratorium that ended Saturday and threatens and put 11.4 million people at risk of homelessness during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

August 3, 2021 Press Release

MEMPHIS – Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09) today announced that the University of Memphis will receive a grant of $299,998 to underwrite a project titled “Understanding the Role of Undergraduate Research and Mentoring in the Self-Efficacy, Identity, and Success of Engineering Undergraduate Students” under the direction of Electrical Computer Engineering Professor Chrys

July 30, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09), who was in the House Chamber Gallery when the rioters invaded the U.S. Capitol on January 6, fully supports the efforts of the Select Committee looking into the attack.

July 30, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressmen Steve Cohen (TN-09), Danny K. Davis (IL-07), and Eric Swalwell (CA-15) today introduced the Private Student Loan Bankruptcy Fairness Act. This legislation would restore fairness in student lending by treating privately issued student loans the same as other types of private debt are treated in bankruptcy.

July 30, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09), a senior member of the Judiciary Committee, today applauded the decision by the Department of Justice that the IRS must release President Donald Trump’s income tax returns to the House Ways and Means Committee after finding it had a legitimate legislative purpose in requesting them.

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In The News

September 11, 2014 In The News

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.

September 5, 2014 In The News

Congressman Steve Cohen (D-District 9) of Memphis said Memphis will receive $148,885 in federal funding for violent gang and gun violence reduction efforts in Memphis.

August 29, 2014 In The News

MEMPHIS, TN - A medical miracle is needed to save 2-year-old Chloe Grauer. Her family, desperate for help, has found themselves in a battle for medical cannibas oil, despite a new state law.

August 15, 2014 In The News

Memphis Rep. Steve Cohen has signed on to a letter issued Thursday demanding a hearing on the use of force by local law enforcement officials during the protests in Ferguson, Mo.

August 15, 2014 In The News

MEMPHIS, TN - Congressman Steve Cohen has asked judicial committee chair Bob Goodlatte for a hearing on police brutality. He says following the Ferguson shooting and protest and so many other incidents, this is a civil rights issues and he wants it reviewed.

It's been a tough week for Ferguson, Mo. as people across the country watched events unfold.

August 15, 2014 In The News

Since protests erupted over the death of Michael Brown, the 18-year-old African American man shot to death by a Caucasian police officer in Ferguson, Missouri, police clad in riot gear have unleashed tear gas and smoke bombs to try to control demonstrators.

August 14, 2014 In The News

WASHINGTON - U.S. Rep. Steve Cohen and two other Congress members called Thursday for a congressional hearing into reports of police misuse of force in Ferguson, Mo.

August 12, 2014 In The News

Memphis City Council members Harold Collins and Myron Lowery Tuesday stood in the parking lot turned construction zone where the Memphis Health Center is expanding on E.H. Crump Boulevard near Danny Thomas.

August 5, 2014 In The News

Members of the U.S. Congress are losing patience with Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

In a sharply worded letter, Democrats and Republicans who've led House efforts to advance U.S.-Turkish relations warned Erdogan last week about what they considered to be his anti-Semitic comments. They told him he risked damaging ties between the United States and Turkey.

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June 26, 2014 In The News

For two days, the main theme on Capitol Hill, at least for Democrats, has been voting rights.

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December 6, 2011 Video

Congressman Steve Cohen speaks on the House floor about the importance of the U.S. Postal Service.

December 1, 2011 Video

Congressman Steve Cohen speaks on the House floor about GOP efforts to rollback regulations.

December 1, 2011 Video

Congressman Steve Cohen speaks on the House floor about GOP efforts to rollback regulations.

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