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November 15, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON -- Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09) today announced that the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) will receive a $380,000 grant from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke to conduct research on epileptic seizures.

November 10, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON -- Congressman Steve Cohen released the following statement commemorating this year’s Veterans Day:  

November 6, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09), a senior member of the Judiciary and Transportation and Infrastructure Committees, today voted for the rule for consideration of the Build Back Better Act, historic legislation investing in the nation’s social safety net.

November 5, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON -- Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09), a senior member of the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, tonight voted for the bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA).

November 4, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09) today voted for his bill to rename the Memphis Federal Building for the late federal Judge Odell Horton.

November 4, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09), Co-Chairman of the Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe, better known as the Helsinki Commission, today addressed the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe’s Parliamentary Conference concerning the human rights situation in Afghanistan.

November 4, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09), a senior member of the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, spoke from the House floor today, applauding a variety of popular elements in the Build Back Better plan nearing a vote in the House including the extension of the Biden Child Tax Credit, the expansion of access to affordable

November 3, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09), a senior member of the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, spoke from the House floor and expressed hope that both the Bipartisan Infrastructure Framework, known as the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act – which has passed the Senate – and the Build Back Better Act, which is still

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In The News

February 22, 2019 In The News

Shortly before Bill Lee took the oath of office as Tennessee governor and shortly after, U.S. Rep. Steve Cohen of Memphis urged Lee to work toward removing a bust of Confederate general, slave trader and Ku Klux Klan Grand Wizard Nathan Bedford Forrest from the state capitol building.

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.

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March 6, 2012 Video

Congressman Steve Cohen speaks to WMC Action News 5 about proposed changes in the use of Tennessee Education Lottery Scholarship funds, which was originally intended to provide a way for underprivileged Tennessee students with good academic records to pursue a higher education.

March 6, 2012 Video

Congressman Cohen speaks on the House floor about Kelloggs' "Share Your Breakfast" program as part of National School Breakfast Week.

March 6, 2012 Video

Congressman Steve Cohen calls out Rush Limbaugh and says his advertisers are accessories to his conduct.

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