Congressman Steve Cohen

Representing the 9th District of Tennessee

Tennessee

As a fourth-generation Memphian, I have dedicated my life to public service in Memphis and Shelby County. My work has defined my life and affected the lives of people in Memphis, across Tennessee and now across America throughout my career in national, state and local politics.

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September 29, 2017 Event

If you have questions or problems with Social Security, Medicare, FHA, the VA or other federal agencies, I hope my staff can help. From 11:00am to 1:00pm on Friday, September 26, staff from my Memphis office will be on hand at the North Branch Library to answer your questions and provide assistance dealing with federal agencies.

August 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.

August 25, 2017 Event

If you have questions or problems with Social Security, Medicare, FHA, the VA or other federal agencies, I hope my staff can help. From 11:00am to 1:00pm on Friday, August 25, staff from my Memphis office will be on hand at the Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library to answer your questions and provide assistance dealing with federal agencies.

August 17, 2017 Press Release

 

 

  

Ranking Member Cohen to Introduce Articles of Impeachment Against President Donald Trump After Comments on Charlottesville

August 15, 2017 Press Release

[WASHINGTON, D.C.] — Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09) today sent a letter to Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Elaine Duke and Attorney General Jeff Sessions urging the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to reestablish the Extremism and Radicalization Branch of the Homeland Environment Threat Analysis Division and requesting an update from DHS and the Department of Justice (DOJ) on how each Department is apportioning resources to ensure that they are commensurate with the risk posed by white supremacists and other hate groups acting as domestic terrorists.

August 11, 2017 Enewsletters

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August 5, 2017 Event

I would like to invite you to a town hall meeting on Saturday, August 5 at 10 AM at the Burton Callicott Auditorium at the Memphis College of Art. I know health care is on the forefront of many peoples' minds, and I look forward to discussing the important issues that matter most to you. Hearing constituents’ concerns and ideas for me to take back to Washington, D.C. is at the very heart of my job as your Congressman. I hope to see you there!

August 4, 2017 Enewsletters

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July 28, 2017 Press Release

[WASHINGTON, D.C.] – Congressman Steve Cohen (D-TN) and Congressman Dennis Ross (R-FL) today reintroduced the Housing Accountability Act, a bipartisan bill to hold property owners of low-income housing accountable for poor living conditions. This legislation would require the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to survey tenants living in subsidized housing twice a year about property conditions and management performance and create new penalties for property owners who repeatedly fail the tenant surveys.