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September 4, 2009 Press Release

Recovery Act funds have been used to repair roads and bridges, invest in public transportation, undertake harbor maintenance, and improve passenger facilities at Memphis International Airport. 

September 4, 2009 Press Release
EmergeMemphis is a focal point for entrepreneurial activity in the Mid-South, and provides technical assistance and space to new entrepreneurial ventures. The project is expected to create additional jobs and private investment in the region, and was made possible through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA). 

August 26, 2009 Press Release
“The United States has lost a great leader.  Senator Kennedy influenced legislation affecting the oppressed, the poor, the disabled, the sick and countless students.  He never lost those core values that he espoused in his presidential run and his Senate tenure -- even when he “sailed against the wind.”

August 20, 2009 Media Appearances

Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-9) discussing health care reform with Congresswoman Marsha Blackburn (TN-7) on CNN
August 20, 2009 Media Appearances

Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-9) was interviewed following his town hall meeting in Memphis on CNN about health care reform.
August 4, 2009 Press Release

“The federal funding awarded to our district will have a lasting effect on the health and research facilities in Memphis and will help keep the Ninth District at the forefront of cancer research,” Congressman Cohen said. “Funding training for our nurses is critical in making sure they have all the tools they need while helping our community.”