Congressman Steve Cohen

Representing the 9th District of Tennessee

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July 2, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09), Chairman of the House Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights and Civil Liberties, today observed the 55th anniversary of the landmark Civil Rights Act of 1964 and made the following statement:

June 27, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09) reacted to today’s 5-4 U.S. Supreme Court’s decision not to resolve the issue of partisan gerrymandering by pointing to a Congressional solution to the problem: his H.R. 124, the John Tanner Fairness and Independence in Redistricting Act.

Congressman Cohen made the following statement:

June 26, 2019 Press Release

 

WASHINGTON – Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09), Chairman of the House Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights and Civil Liberties, today sent a letter to President Trump recommending he commute the sentences of non-violent drug offenders. See the letter here.

June 25, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09) announced today that the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) will be receiving a research grant of $742,480 from the Department of Health and Human Services to study diabetes, endocrinology and metabolism. UTHSC has received $8,908,184 in federal grants so far this year.

June 25, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09), Chairman of the House Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights and Civil Liberties, presided over a hearing on “Continuing Challenges to the Voting Rights Act Since Shelby County v.

June 24, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09) today announced that Methodist LeBonheur Community Outreach will be receiving a grant payment of $1,050,000 in its ongoing teenage pregnancy prevention program, “Be Proud! Be Responsible!”

The funding underwrites the program through June of 2020.

Congressman Cohen made the following statement:

June 21, 2019 Enewsletters

June 21, 2019

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June 20, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09), a senior member of the House Judiciary Committee, today questioned election law and Russian intelligence experts about conclusions drawn by Special Counsel Robert Mueller in his review of Russian meddling in the 2016 elections. See his questioning of witnesses here

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November 23, 2011 Video

Congressman Steve Cohen wishes District 9 residents a Happy Thanksgiving.

November 17, 2011 Video

Congressman Steve Cohen discusses the importance of extending unemployment insurance on the House floor.

November 16, 2011 Video

Congressman Steve Cohen speaks on the House floor about his amendment to the National Right to Carry Reciprocity Act, which would respect states' rights that do not want anyone under 21 to carry a concealed firearm.

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