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December 8, 2020 Press Release

Discusses Hungary and “Coded Speech” with State Department Witness 

December 4, 2020 Press Release

MEMPHIS – Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09) today led a letter to Speaker Nancy Pelosi and the Chairs of the Appropriations Committee and its Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice and Science asking them for their continued support for Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) business centers and extended funding through September 30, 2021.

December 4, 2020 Press Release

MEMPHIS -- Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09) today introduced the Emergency Eviction Enforcement Act of 2020 to protect vulnerable tenants from evictions during a public health crisis.

Congressman Cohen made the following statement:

December 4, 2020 Press Release

MEMPHIS – Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09) today read with concern press accounts suggesting that Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans were directed to the tenants of properties owned by President Trump and his son-in-law Jared Kushner and renewed his request to Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin for details on PPP loans and loan forgiveness.

December 3, 2020 Press Release

 

WASHINGTON – Today, Representative Steve Cohen (TN-09) joined Reps. Dina Titus (NV-1), Brian Mast (FL-18) and 18 other House colleagues in introducing the bipartisan Cat Abuse in Testing Stops (CATS) Act to permanently end painful and unnecessary taxpayer-funded experiments on cats by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).

November 30, 2020 Press Release

MEMPHIS – Congressmen Steve Cohen (TN-09) and Don Beyer (VA-08) today wrote to President Trump and urged him to abandon plans to liquidate the unarmed surveillance airplanes used to assure compliance under the 2002 Treaty on Open Skies. The Trump Administration announced that the U.S. would unilaterally withdraw from the agreement last week.

November 30, 2020 Press Release

 

MEMPHIS – Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09) today announced that the Delta Regional Authority will provide a $102,410 grant to ProGeny Place, a Memphis-based collaborative partnership, to train domestic violence victims in the food-based manufacturing and distribution industry certification program at Southwest Tennessee Community College. The grant is expected to train 20 people.

November 27, 2020 Press Release

MEMPHIS – Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09) released the following statement upon hearing of the passing of blues and jazz saxophonist Herman Green:

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May 15, 2015 In The News

The Memphis Health Center has received a federal grant worth more than $3.7 million from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Health Resources and Services Administration.

The funding will be used to help fund the Memphis Health Center, which provides affordable health care services to Shelby County residents.

May 15, 2015 In The News

Ferguson. Cleveland. Staten Island. North Charleston. Baltimore.

These are not just instances of police brutality. The problem is deeper than that. We have a flawed criminal justice system urgently in need of reform.

May 15, 2015 In The News

Cases involving police use of deadly force should be investigated by an independent prosecutor instead of local prosecuting attorneys who often work closely with law-enforcement officers and thus have a conflict of interest, U.S. Rep. Steve Cohen said Wednesday.

Issues:
April 27, 2015 In The News

Michele Leonhart, the longtime leader of the Drug Enforcement Administration, is reportedly preparing to resign after nearly two dozen House lawmakers questioned her competence in handling an agency sex scandal.

April 24, 2015 In The News

Thursday, U.S. Congressman Steve Cohen introduced two bills that aim at boosting the development of aerotropolis transportation systems in Memphis and throughout the country.

Aerotropolis refers to the perspective of urban development focused on promoting diverse development surrounding airports.

April 22, 2015 In The News

Rep. Steve Cohen (D-Tenn.) on Tuesday related his personal experience with polio to urge Americans to vaccinate their children.

April 22, 2015 In The News

Racial profiling is an injustice and Congress must put an end to it, U.S. Rep. Steve Cohen said Wednesday as a bill he is co-sponsoring was introduced in Congress.

April 21, 2015 In The News

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - U.S. Rep. Steve Cohen is honoring a Drug Enforcement Administration agent for rescuing a family from a burning truck in Memphis.

Cohen's office says he awarded DEA Special Agent Harold Hurley with a Congressional Badge of Bravery on Monday.

According to Cohen's office, Hurley saw a fire in the bed of a truck while driving to work on Dec. 2, 2013.

April 10, 2015 In The News

U.S. Congressman Steve Cohen joined FedEx Corp. team members for a test drive of the world’s first zero-emission, hydrogen fuel cell ground support equipment Thursday.

FedEx collaborated with CharlatteAmerica, Plug Power Inc. and the U.S. Department of Energy to create 15 hydrogen fuel cell-powered Charlatte GSE cargo tractors and a Plug Power Inc. hydrogen fueling station.

April 8, 2015 In The News

Tennessee hospitals and community health centers could be getting more than a half-billion dollars from the federal government over the next decade to help them recover the cost of treating patients who cannot afford to pay.

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February 1, 2012 Video

Congressman Cohen on Up with Chris Hayes, January 29, 2012. Panel included former Condoleeza Rice speechwriter Elise Jordan, Latino Decisions Communications Director Victoria deFrancesco Soto and Esther Armah of WBAI-FM. Part 2 of 2. Uploaded with permission from MSNBC.

February 1, 2012 Video

Congressman Cohen on Up with Chris Hayes, January 29, 2012. Panel included former Condoleeza Rice speechwriter Elise Jordan, Latino Decisions Communications Director Victoria deFrancesco Soto and Esther Armah of WBAI-FM. Part 1 of 2. Uploaded with permission from MSNBC.

January 25, 2012 Video

Congressman Steve Cohen speaks on the House floor about President Obama's State of the Union speech, Congresswoman Gabby Giffords and American values.

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