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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WASHINGTON – Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09) issued the following statement on President Trump’s reported comments at a meeting on immigration:
“Donald Trump should apologize to the countries he sullied with his disgraceful comments,” said Congressman Cohen. “It is the President’s job to act on behalf of our nation’s best interests, and as President he must apologize.
Due to inclement weather, the 2018 District Issues Meeting has been cancelled.
For more information please call my District Office at (901) 544-4131, or my Washington, D.C. Office at (202) 225-3265.
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 Cordova Branch Library to answer your questions and provide assistance dealing with federal agencies.
On Friday, November 10th from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at BRIDGES, I will be hosting my 9th annual Veterans Day BBQ Luncheon to honor our veterans in Memphis. I will also discuss my work as your Representative in Washington, DC to help improve the lives of veterans, including my support of programs that assist our veterans who are homeless or who are on the verge of homelessness. Please RSVP at 901-544-4131 by Wednesday, November 8th if you would like to attend.
The HealthCare.gov insurance marketplace opened November 1 for 2018 plan shopping and comparisons.
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, October 27, staff from my Memphis office will be on hand at the Gaisman Community Center to answer your questions and provide assistance dealing with federal agencies.
I am deeply concerned about Governor Haslam’s decision to reintroduce work requirements for recipients of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) in most Tennessee counties.
Those in Memphis who benefit from SNAP, many of whom are African American, rely on its financial assistance to feed themselves and their families. The governor’s announced change in policy will turn back time for Shelby County and make it harder to prevent some of our most vulnerable citizens from going hungry.
[WASHINGTON, D.C.] – Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09) today released the following statement on the passing of Tri-State Defender publisher and president Bernal Smith II: