Congressman Steve Cohen

Representing the 9th District of Tennessee

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February 5, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09) reviewed Governor Bill Lee’s first major legislative initiative, a plan announced today to expand vocational and technical education using money generated by the Tennessee Lottery, and made the following statement:

February 1, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09) marked the start of Black History Month today and made the following statement:

January 31, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09) responded to the news today that the four-year-old Electrolux plant, lured to Memphis with an estimated $188 million in government incentives, will close in 2020 with the following statement:

January 30, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09), who was named to the Committee on Science, Space and Technology last week, today was selected by his congressional colleagues to serve on its Subcommittee on Investigations and Oversight and on its Subcommittee on Research and Technology.

Congressman Cohen made the following comment:

January 30, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressmen Steve Cohen (TN-09), Danny 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.

January 28, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09), a member of the Congressional Animal Protection Caucus and a prime sponsor of two anti-animal cruelty bills in the last Congress, again received a “100+” score from the Humane Society of the United States for his leadership on its issues.

Congressman Cohen made the following statement:

January 25, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09) reacted to news late this afternoon that President Trump has agreed to re-open agencies closed in the Trump Shutdown without the $5.7 billion border wall he had been demanding as a condition for ending payless paydays for 800,000 federal employees. The shutdown has lasted a record-breaking 35 days.

January 25, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09) today made the following statement about International Holocaust Remembrance Day, which is Sunday, January 27:

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November 15, 2011 Video

Congressman Steve Cohen honors Blues musician Bobby Rush and his work on behalf of veterans on the House floor.

November 3, 2011 Video

Congressman Steve Cohen discusses jobs, infrastructure, President Obama's initiative to improve the economy and bipartisanship on the House floor.

November 2, 2011 Video

Congressman Steve Cohen honors the life of Tuskegee Airman Luke J. Weathers on the House floor.

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