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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May 26, 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, May 26, staff from my Memphis office will be on hand at the Gaston Community Center to answer your questions and provide assistance dealing with federal agencies.

April 21, 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 2:00pm on Friday, April 21, staff from my Memphis office will be on hand at the Millington Public Library to answer your questions and provide assistance dealing with federal agencies.

March 24, 2017 Enewsletters

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March 24, 2017 Press Release

[WASHINGTON, D.C.] — Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09) today released the following statement after Speaker of the House of Representatives Paul Ryan pulled H.R. 1628, the American Health Care Act of 2017, or “Trumpcare,” from the House floor for a vote:

March 24, 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 2:00pm on Friday, March 24, staff from my Memphis office will be on hand at the Ed Rice Community Center to answer your questions and provide assistance dealing with federal agencies.

March 20, 2017 In The News

Last year, then-presidential candidate Donald Trump condescendingly said to African-Americans, “You live in your poverty, your schools are no good, you have no jobs ... What the hell do you have to lose?”

We now know the answer: A lot.

Changes at the Department of Justice (DOJ), alone, are alarming. Instead of serving its traditional role as guardian of civil rights, DOJ is in full retreat.  It has reversed course on voting rights, abandoning opposition to a Texas voter-ID law in which a federal court found 600,000 registered voters did not have IDs necessary to vote.

March 17, 2017 Enewsletters

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March 16, 2017 Press Release

[WASHINGTON, D.C.] — Congressman Steve Cohen (D-TN) and Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA) reacted today to the proposed elimination of funding for Legal Services Corporation (LSC) in the Administration’s Fiscal Year 2018 budget.

March 16, 2017 Press Release

[WASHINGTON, D.C.] — Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09) today released the following statement on President Trump’s Fiscal Year 2018 Budget:

March 13, 2017 Press Release

[WASHINGTON, D.C.] — Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09) today released the following statement on the report from the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) on the Republican’s American Health Care Act that shows 14 million more people would be uninsured by 2018, 24 million more people would be uninsured by 2026 and a $880 billion federal cut to Medicaid by 2026: