Congressman Steve Cohen

Representing the 9th District of Tennessee

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June 5, 2019 Press Release

 

WASHINGTON – Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09) today introduced the Supermarket Tax Credit for Underserved Areas Act, a bill to provide tax incentives for the establishment of grocery stores in urban and rural areas that don’t have convenient access to fresh food.

Congressman Cohen made the following statement:

June 4, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09) today voted for and the House passed H.R. 6, the Dream and Promise Act, whose Dream Act portion of the bill establishes a process for eligible immigrants brought to the United States as children to apply for legal permanent residency.

June 4, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09) today announced that St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital will be receiving a $538,500 grant from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences for work in biological chemistry.

Congressman Cohen made the following statement:

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:

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In The News

February 16, 2019 In The News

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — Tennessee lawmakers are responding to President Trump's decision to declare a national emergency at the border. This move will allow for more federal money for the wall at the U.S. Mexico border.

October 26, 2017 In The News

I am deeply concerned about Governor Haslam’s decision to reintroduce work requirements for recipients of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) in most Tennessee counties.

October 3, 2017 In The News

Each year, Congress works hard to pass bills that will help the American people. While acrimony and partisanship have made this more difficult, lawmakers are considering two bills that have bipartisan support on Capitol Hill and among the American people: H.R. 2327 and H.R.

September 18, 2017 In The News

The incidents at the Memphis Veterans Affairs Medical Center reported last week by the USA Today Network are disturbing and unacceptable.

August 17, 2017 In The News

Rep. Steve Cohen announced Thursday that he would introduce articles of impeachment against President Trump following the president's comments about the violent attacks in Charlottesville, Va., saying the president had "failed the presidential test of moral leadership."

July 28, 2017 In The News

New York Times columnist David Leonhardt recently highlighted the current trend to focus on vocational training as a cure-all for job preparedness, student debt and poor matriculation.

June 5, 2017 In The News

“And now it’s on to Chicago, and let’s win there,” Senator Robert F. Kennedy triumphantly declared during his speech after a decisive victory in the California Democratic primary on June 5, 1968.

March 20, 2017 In The News

Last year, then-presidential candidate Donald Trump condescendingly said to African-Americans, “You live in your poverty, your schools are no good, you have no jobs ... What the hell do you have to lose?”

We now know the answer: A lot.

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March 5, 2012 Video

Congressman Steve Cohen speaks out on the House floor against Rush Limbaugh's attacks on Georgetown Law student Sandra Fluke, who testified before a House Democratic panel after being denied an opportunity to testify at a GOP-led hearing.

March 1, 2012 Video
Congressman Steve Cohen spoke on the House floor about the indications of an improving economy.
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February 27, 2012 Video

Congressman Steve Cohen speaks on the House floor about 'Undefeated' winning an Academy Award for best documentary.

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