Congressman Steve Cohen

Representing the 9th District of Tennessee

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March 26, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09) voted to override President Trump’s veto of a bipartisan resolution to overturn his declaration of a national emergency on the U.S.-Mexican border and to spend unauthorized money on a wall. The override vote, which requires a two-thirds supermajority, failed by a vote of 248 to 181.

Congressman Cohen made the following statement:

March 22, 2019 Enewsletters

March 22, 2019

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March 19, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09) today announced that St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital will be receiving a $470,098 grant from the National Institute of Mental Health to conduct research into schizophrenia.

Congressman Cohen made the following statement:

March 15, 2019 Enewsletters

March 15th, 2019

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March 14, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09) voted for and the House passed a resolution, H. Con. Res. 24, expressing a sense of Congress that the report of Special Counsel Robert Mueller into Russian interference in the 2106 Presidential Election should be made public. The vote was 420 to 0.

March 13, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09) announced today that the University of Tennessee Health Science Center will be receiving a $609,360 grant from the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute to conduct vascular research.

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March 13, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09) went to the House floor this morning to deliver remarks on the life and passing of his friend, Memphis songwriter and recovery minister John Kilzer. See his remarks here.

 

 

March 13, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressmen Steve Cohen (D-TN) and John Ratcliffe (R-TX) today introduced legislation to protect consumers from unfair taxes on digital goods and services like those purchased over the internet or on smartphones. The Digital Goods and Services Tax Fairness Act would ensure that digital goods and services are not taxed at a higher rate than their tangible counterparts.  

March 12, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressmen Steve Cohen (D-TN), a senior member of the House Subcommittee on Aviation, today called on the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to ground 737 Max 8 planes until it can confirm that they are safe to fly.  See his letter to Acting FAA Administrator Daniel K.

March 12, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09), the chairman of the House Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights and Civil Liberties, today presided at a hearing on the history and enforcement of the Voting Rights Act of 1965.

Congressman Cohen made the following statement:

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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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