Congressman Steve Cohen

Representing the 9th District of Tennessee

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June 4, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Steve Cohen will speak at the dedication of the Russell B. Sugarmon Post Office on Friday after successfully passing legislation last year to honor the late judge and civic leader. A plaque will be unveiled at a 10 a.m. ceremony at the Crosstown Post Office, located at 1325 Autumn Avenue.

Congressman Cohen made the following statement:

June 4, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09), Chairman of the House Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights and Civil Liberties, today presided over a hearing on “Threats to Reproductive Rights in America.”

In his opening statement, Congressman Cohen said:

June 3, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09), the Chairman of the House Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights and Civil Liberties, will preside Tuesday at a hearing on “Threats to Reproductive Rights in America.”

Congressman Cohen made the following statement:

May 28, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09) today announced that the University of Tennessee Health Science Center will be receiving a $228,000 research grant from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases to examine infection from leptospira bacteria.

Congressman Cohen made the following statement:

May 24, 2019 Press Release

 

WASHINGTON – In advance of Monday’s observance of Memorial Day, Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09) released the following statement:

May 23, 2019 Press Release

 

WASHINGTON – Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09) noted the passing of his friend Roger T. Knox, and made the following statement:

May 23, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09), and Representatives Suzanne Bonamici (OR-01) and Betty McCollum (MN-04) led a letter with 32 other representatives to Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Andrew Wheeler asking for an explanation of why the agency disregarded the advice of its own scientists by issuing a rule restricting but not banning asbestos, a known carcinogen.

May 22, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Steve Cohen’s amendment providing free credit scores to consumers passed the House today and was made a part of the Consumers First Act. The bill provides sweeping consumer protections eroded by the Trump Administration. It passed on a vote of 231 to 191.

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