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May 1, 2020 Press Release

MEMPHIS – Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09), a senior member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Aviation, today commended Delta Airlines, American Airlines, United Airlines, Southwest Airlines and JetBlue Airways for requiring passengers and crews to wear face masks on flights.

May 1, 2020 Press Release

MEMPHIS – Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09) today announced that the Memphis Housing Authority will receive a coronavirus-related grant of $1,097,308 from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.

Congressman Cohen made the following statement:

April 30, 2020 Press Release

MEMPHIS – Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09), a senior member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Aviation, tonight commended Delta Airlines, American Airlines, United Airlines and JetBlue Airways for requiring passengers and crews to wear face masks on flights.

April 30, 2020 Press Release

MEMPHIS – Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09) today announced that the Shelby County Board of Education will receive a $12,163,726 grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to operate its Head Start programs.

Congressman Cohen made the following statement:

April 29, 2020 Press Release

MEMPHIS – Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09), a senior member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure’s Subcommittee on Aviation, today wrote to Delta, American, United and Southwest Airlines urging them to require face masks for all passengers and crews “for the foreseeable future as we continue to combat this global health pandemic.”

April 28, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (CT-03) and Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09) sent a letter to House and Senate leaders calling for the repeal of a $135 billion tax break in the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Sec

April 27, 2020 Press Release

MEMPHIS – Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09), a senior member of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure's Aviation Subcommittee, today wrote to Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar, Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Robert Redfield and Federal Aviation Administration Administrator Stephen Dickson urgin

April 27, 2020 Press Release

 

MEMPHIS – Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09), a senior member of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure’s Aviation Subcommittee, today announced that Memphis International Airport will receive a $2,362,542 grant for a deicing pad and related facilities from the Federal Aviation Administration.

April 24, 2020 Press Release

MEMPHIS – Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09) today announced that Memphis Health Center Inc. will receive a $3,758,920 grant from the Department of Health and Human Services. 

Congressman Cohen made the following statement: 

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February 4, 2015 In The News

U.S. Rep. Marsha Blackburn and other members of the Tennessee Congressional delegation introduced legislation on Wednesday that would make it illegal to use computer software called bots to purchase tickets to live events.

February 4, 2015 In The News

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Gov. Bill Haslam's proposal to extend health coverage to 280,000 low-income Tennesseans has failed during a special legislative session.

The Senate Health Committee defeated the Republican governor's Insure Tennessee plan Wednesday on a 7-4 vote.

February 4, 2015 In The News

WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Steve Cohen said Wednesday he’s considering skipping Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s speech to Congress next month because he fears it will damage Israel’s relationship with the United States.

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January 30, 2015 In The News

U.S. Rep. Steve Cohen sponsored legislation in the Tennessee Senate that led to creation of the HOPE Scholarship, which provides four-year college students with $4,000 a year for their studies.

January 20, 2015 In The News

U.S. Rep. Steve Cohen of Memphis calls the Tennessee Promise last dollar scholarship program for community college and state technical centers “a fraud.”

And last week he said a plan by President Barack Obama to model a federal program on Tennessee Promise probably won’t get past the Republican majorities in the U.S. Senate and House.

January 15, 2015 In The News

Rep. Steve Cohen (D-Tenn.) has reintroduced legislation requiring the Justice Department to maintain data on how many people are killed by police officers each year.

Cohen, a member of the House Judiciary Committee, introduced the legislation in December but filed it again for the new Congress that started this month.

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January 13, 2015 In The News

WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Steve Cohen has refiled legislation to require law enforcement agencies to report detailed information on police use of deadly force to a national database.

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January 9, 2015 In The News

Long a proponent of taking the decennial congressional apportionment process out of the hands of politicians, Rep. Steve Cohen has once again introduced legislation to do just that.

January 6, 2015 In The News
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December 18, 2014 In The News

Nine members of Tennessee’s congressional delegation Thursday sent a letter to Administrator for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Marilyn Tavenner requesting an extension of TennCare’s waiver approval from earlier this year.

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December 15, 2011 Video

Congressman Steve Cohen honored the Bill of Rights on the House floor.

December 14, 2011 Video

Congressman Steve Cohen speaks on the House floor about overbroad drug trafficking laws.

December 13, 2011 Video

Congressman Steve Cohen spoke on the House floor about how the GOP is adding harmful riders to legislation that would extend unemployment insurance and create jobs.

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