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May 21, 2020 Press Release

MEMPHIS – Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09) today announced that St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital will receive a “High Priority, Short-Term Project” grant of $493,016 from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases for viral research.

Congressman Cohen made the following statement:

May 20, 2020 Press Release

 

MEMPHIS – Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09) today announced that Christ Community Health Services Inc. will receive a $450,000 grant from the Department of Health and Human Services for postdoctoral training in general, pediatric and public health dentistry and dental hygiene.

Congressman Cohen made the following statement:

May 20, 2020 Press Release

MEMPHIS – Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09) today announced that St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital will receive an “Outstanding Investigator Award” grant of $353,256 for research on molecular mechanisms of nucleic acid machines from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences.

Congressman Cohen made the following statement:

May 18, 2020 Press Release

MEMPHIS – Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09) today announced that St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital will receive a $4,395,266 grant from the National Cancer Institute to conduct research on pediatric brain tumors.

Congressman Cohen made the following statement:

May 15, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09) returned to Washington and voted this evening for a $3 trillion measure to address the ongoing coronavirus pandemic and its impact on the national economy.

May 15, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09) returned to Washington and voted this evening for a $3 trillion measure to address the ongoing coronavirus pandemic and its impact on the national economy.

May 15, 2020 Press Release

MEMPHIS -- Each spring, a nation-wide high school arts competition is sponsored by the Members of the U.S. House of Representatives. The Congressional Art Competition is open to all high school students in the 9th District. The winning artwork of our district’s competition will be displayed for one year in the U.S. Capitol.

May 13, 2020 Press Release

MEMPHIS – Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09) will return to Washington Thursday and plans to vote Friday on a fifth bill in response to the coronavirus pandemic. The Heroes Act, H.R.

May 13, 2020 Press Release

MEMPHIS – Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09) today announced that the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) will receive a $646,023 grant from the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute to conduct new research on cholesterol regulation.

Congressman Cohen made the following statement:

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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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March 14, 2011 In The News
The One Hundred Twelfth United States Congress is the next meeting of the legislative branch of the United States federal government, composed of the United States Senate and the United States House of Representatives. It is scheduled to meet in Washington, D.C. from January 3, 2011 to January 3, 2013.

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November 29, 2011 Video

Congressman Steve Cohen speaks on the House floor about legislation he authored to help veterans struggling with bankruptcy.

November 29, 2011 Video

Congressman Cohen on Up with Chris Hayes, joined by Reihan Salam of The Daily, MSNBC contributor Melissa Harris-Perry, and former New York Times columnist Bob Herbert. Part 2 of 2. Uploaded with permission from MSNBC.

November 29, 2011 Video

Congressman Cohen on Up with Chris Hayes, joined by Reihan Salam of The Daily, MSNBC contributor Melissa Harris-Perry, and former New York Times columnist Bob Herbert. Part 1 of 2. Uploaded with permission from MSNBC.

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