Millington

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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April 15, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09) today voted for, and the House passed, the Paycheck Fairness Act, which closes loopholes and strengthens the 1963 Equal Pay Act, including providing effective remedies for women who are not receiving equal pay for equal work. The vote was 217 to 210.

Congressman Cohen made the following statement:

April 8, 2021 Press Release

MEMPHIS – Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09) today announced that Memphis and Shelby County will receive a total of $15,103,245 from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to help create affordable housing for people experiencing or at risk of experiencing homelessness. The funding is part of $4.925 billion authorized by the American Rescue Plan that President Biden signed into law last month. Memphis will receive $13,545,982 and Shelby County will receive $1,557,263. This supplemental funding is being allocated through the HOME Investment Partnerships Program.

April 7, 2021 Press Release

MEMPHIS – Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09) today toured the Federal Emergency Management Agency-supported Community Vaccination Center at the Pipkin Building in the old Mid-South Fairgrounds this morning. The expanded center, which can vaccinate 3,000 people per day, was announced by the White House last week as part of a major Biden Administration effort to boost vaccine distribution and outreach. After his tour, Congressman Cohen made the following statement:

March 30, 2021 Press Release

MEMPHIS – Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09), a senior member of the Judiciary Committee, today released a statement after the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals on Monday refused to stay a Memphis District Court judge’s order allowing the resumption of evictions:

March 23, 2021 Press Release

MEMPHIS -- Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09) today announced that Porter-Leath Inc. will receive a $1,235,346 grant to operate its Early Head Start Programs in Shelby County from the Administration for Children and Families Office of Head Start.

Congressman Cohen made the following statement:

March 16, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09) today applauded that elements of his Protecting Our Students and Taxpayers (POST) Act were included in the American Recovery Plan Act that President Biden signed into law last week. Introduced with Senator Dick Durbin of Illinois, the measure will help put an end to the for-profit college industry’s aggressive recruiting of veterans, service members, and their families.  

February 24, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09) today announced that the Memphis Housing Authority will receive $6,869,040 and the Millington Housing Authority will receive $207,199 from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Capital Fund Program.

February 24, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09), Senator Edward J. Markey (D-Massachusetts), and Congressmen Adriano Espaillat (NY-13) and Ruben Gallego (AZ-07) today introduced the Complete Streets Act, legislation that would promote safer and more accessible transportation routes across the United States.

February 18, 2021 Press Release

MEMPHIS – Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09), a senior member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee and its Subcommittee on Aviation, today announced that four Memphis-area airports will receive significant funding from the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations (CRRSA) Act passed in December providing nearly $2 billion in federal grant funding to help airports affected by COVID-19.