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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September 24, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09) last night sent a letter to President Joe Biden asking the administration and National Institutes of Health to make monoclonal antibodies more readily available to patients with COVID-19. Additionally, he requested the revision of guidelines to prevent people who have chosen not to be vaccinated from being prioritized over people who are vaccinated against the coronavirus.

 

September 21, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09) today announced that Southwest Tennessee Community College has received a $600,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Education’s Predominantly Black Institutions Program to improve educational outcomes for African American male students.

Congressman Cohen made the following comment:

September 16, 2021 Press Release

MEMPHIS – Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09) today announced that Memphis and Shelby County’s continuum of care organization, the Community Alliance for the Homeless, will receive a grant of $3,444,180 from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) for a youth homelessness prevention demonstration program.

September 16, 2021 Press Release

MEMPHIS – Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09) today announced that the Tri-State Community Health Center will receive a grant of $338,735 for primary care HIV prevention from the Department of Health and Human Services.

Congressman Cohen made the following statement:

September 16, 2021 Press Release

MEMPHIS – Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09) today announced two grants from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) totaling $4,192,346 to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and to the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC).

September 8, 2021 Press Release

MEMPHIS – Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09) today filed formal comments with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services opposing the block grant-style waiver for Tennessee’s Medicaid program, known as the TennCare III waiver. The unhealthy waiver, granted by the Trump administration as it was leaving office without public comment, would be a “a devastating blow to Tennesseans who rely on Medicaid to meet their basic health needs.” TennCare is Tennessee’s Medicaid program.

September 3, 2021 Press Release

MEMPHIS – Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09) today announced that Porter-Leath’s Head Start Programs will be receiving two grants totaling $3,399,220 from the Administration for Children and Families-Office of Head. One of the grants, for $2,098,080, is for expansion of its Early Head Start programs.

Congressman Cohen made the following statement:

September 3, 2021 Press Release

 

MEMPHIS – Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09) recognized the annual Labor Day holiday Monday with the following statement:

July 12, 2021 Press Release

MEMPHIS – Congressman Cohen (TN-09) today announced that all of his highest priority spending requests were included by subcommittees of the House Appropriations Committee in their Fiscal Year 2022 appropriations bills. Among the approved requests is $3 million for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for improvements to Tom Lee Park along the Mississippi River waterfront, which is included in the Energy and Water appropriations bill.

June 22, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09), a senior member of the Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Aviation, today announced that Memphis International Airport (MEM) will receive grants from the Federal Aviation Administration totaling $49,359,349 authorized by the American Rescue Plan  he voted for that became law in March. The funding is intended to address the economic consequences of the coronavirus pandemic which has drastically affected air travel. The funding includes $1,986,200 to help shore up MEM’s concessions.