Congressman Steve Cohen

Representing the 9th District of Tennessee

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January 23, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09) today voted for, and the House passed, a ninth and tenth bill to re-open the federal government agencies closed by the Trump Shutdown. The first bill, H. J. Res. 28, would provide stopgap funding through February 28, 2019.  The second bill, H.R.

January 21, 2019 Press Release

 

WASHINGTON – Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09) commemorated the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. National Holiday Monday by participating in several Dr. King-inspired events. He also released this statement:

January 17, 2019 Press Release

 

WASHINGTON – Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09) announced today that the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital will be receiving a $403,875 grant to conduct endocrinological research from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

Congressman Cohen made the following statement:

January 16, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09) today voted for, and the House passed, the Disaster Supplemental Appropriations Act, providing $12.14 billion in emergency spending to meet the urgent needs of Americans recently affected by hurricanes, typhoons, wildfires and other natural disasters.

January 15, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09) today announced that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has awarded to Shelby County a grant of $6,671,979 from its Ryan White HIV Emergency Relief Program. Congressman Cohen made the following statement:

January 11, 2019 Enewsletters

January 11, 2019

January 11, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09) today voted for, and the House passed, a bill to fund the Department of the Interior and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The bill prevents the further degradation of our National Parks and monuments and allows the EPA to resume its critical activities in protecting clean air and clean water.

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In The News

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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