Congressman Steve Cohen

Representing the 9th District of Tennessee

Shelby County

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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September 29, 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, September 26, staff from my Memphis office will be on hand at the North Branch Library to answer your questions and provide assistance dealing with federal agencies.

August 25, 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, August 25, staff from my Memphis office will be on hand at the Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library to answer your questions and provide assistance dealing with federal agencies.

July 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 1:00pm on Friday, July 21, staff from my Memphis office will be on hand at the Parkway Village Library to answer your questions and provide assistance dealing with federal agencies.

June 23, 2017 Enewsletters

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June 23, 2017 Press Release

[WASHINGTON, D.C.] – Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09), a member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, today announced that he would be offering the bipartisan, bicameral Seat Egress in Air Travel (SEAT) Act (H.R. 1467/S.596) as an amendment to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Reauthorization bill set to be considered before the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee on Tuesday.

June 23, 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, June 23, staff from my Memphis office will be on hand at the Whitehaven Branch Library to answer your questions and provide assistance dealing with federal agencies.

June 22, 2017 Press Release

[WASHINGTON, D.C.] – Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09) issued the following statement on the University of Memphis and Christian Brothers University’s decision to enroll students who have been approved for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program:

June 22, 2017 Press Release

[WASHINGTON, D.C.] – Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09) today released the following statement on the Senate Republicans’ draft bill to repeal the Affordable Care Act:

June 20, 2017 Press Release

[WASHINGTON, D.C.] – Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09) took to the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives today to honor the seven United States Navy sailors who died after the USS Fitzgerald collided with a Japanese container ship off the coast of Japan on June 17, 2017. A full video of Congressman Cohen’s remarks can be found here.

June 20, 2017 Press Release

[WASHINGTON, D.C.] – Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09), Ranking Member of the House Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice, and nearly 200 Members of Congress have filed a federal lawsuit against President Trump for allegedly violating one of the Constitution’s critical anti-corruption provisions: the Foreign Emoluments Clause.  The Clause prohibits the President from accepting payments and other benefits from foreign governments without seeking and receiving Congressional authorization.