I am pleased to be representing the people of Millington. I’ve worked to address post office issues in Millington and am particularly pleased to represent the Millington Naval Base.
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WASHINGTON – Congressman Steve Cohen (D-TN), a Member of the bicameral U.S. Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe (known as The Helsinki Commission), was pleased that the House of Representatives today passed his bipartisan resolution expressing support for the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) alliance and reaffirming the sovereignty of our partners in Central and Eastern Europe. The text of the resolution, introduced in April 2017, can be found here.
WASHINGTON – Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09) released the following statement today in recognition of Memorial Day:
“As we commemorate Memorial Day, we remember our fallen who gave all to defend our country and our freedoms. We also remember all our late friends and family and all those who have gone before us. On this holiday weekend, I appreciate your joining me in taking a moment to remember them.”
WASHINGTON – Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09) applauded the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform’s passage today of a bill he introduced that would designate the U.S. Postal Service facility at 1325 Autumn Avenue as the “ Judge Russell B. Sugarmon Post Office Building.” He made the following statement:
WASHINGTON – Sunday, May 13, is Mother’s Day. In recognition of the holiday, Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09) released the following statement:
“I lost my mother in 2010 but miss her and think of her every day. For those who still have their mothers, value every moment you have with them. A mother is irreplaceable and too soon you’ll know it.
WASHINGTON – Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09) recognized Teacher Appreciation Week and released the following statement:
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WASHINGTON – Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09) today recalled the good done by Winnie Madikizela-Mandela as a leader of the anti-apartheid movement while her husband, Nelson, was imprisoned. Ms. Madikizela-Mandala has died at 81.
Congressman Cohen made the following statement:
“During the 27 years her husband endured imprisonment for his anti-apartheid stand, Winnie Madizikela-Mandela was a powerful force championing his cause, and was imprisoned herself.
WASHINGTON – Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09) expressed dismay that the Tennessee state Senate Education Committee failed on Wednesday to advance a bill to provide in-state tuition to students currently protected by the Deferred Action of Childhood Arrivals (DACA) programs, effectively killing the effort, and made the following statement.
WASHINGTON – Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09) today recalled the important role Linda Brown played in the unanimous landmark 1954 Supreme Court decision, Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka that declared state laws creating separate schools for black and white students to be unconstitutional. Brown died Sunday at 75.
Congressman Cohen made the following remarks: