Congressman Steve Cohen

Representing the 9th District of Tennessee

Veterans' Affairs

Our veterans are among the bravest and hardest working men and women in our nation, and we cannot say “thank you” often enough to them and their families for the sacrifices they made  The bravery and devotion veterans have shown throughout our history have helped build this great country, and each of us owes them—and their families—a debt of gratitude.

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June 23, 2017 Enewsletters

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June 20, 2017 Press Release

[WASHINGTON, D.C.] – Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09) took to the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives today to honor the seven United States Navy sailors who died after the USS Fitzgerald collided with a Japanese container ship off the coast of Japan on June 17, 2017. A full video of Congressman Cohen’s remarks can be found here.

June 15, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Senators Cory Booker (D-NJ), Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY), Rand Paul (R-KY), Lisa Murkowski (R-AK), Al Franken (D-MN), and Mike Lee (R-UT) along with Representatives Steve Cohen (D-TN) and Don Young (R-AK) today reintroduced a bipartisan, bicameral bill that would allow patients to access medical marijuana in states where it is legal without fear of federal prosecution. 

June 2, 2017 Enewsletters

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May 29, 2017 Press Release

[MEMPHIS, TN] – Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09) released the following statement today in recognition of Memorial Day:

“On Memorial Day, we pay tribute to the brave men and women in uniform who gave their lives defending our nation. We reflect on their selfless courage, commitment to our country, and sacrifice they and their families made to keep us safe. While spending time with family and friends this holiday weekend, I appreciate your joining me in taking a moment to keep them in our thoughts and prayers.”


April 21, 2017 Enewsletters

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March 31, 2017 Enewsletters

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March 31, 2017 Press Release

[WASHINGTON, D.C.] — Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09) today released the following statement after the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) appointed David K. Dunning to be the new director of the Memphis VA Medical Center:

February 24, 2017 Enewsletters

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February 3, 2017 Enewsletters

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