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Cohen Recognizes World AIDS Day

December 1, 2017 - articles

WASHINGTON – Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09) made the following statement in recognition of World AIDS Day on Friday, December 1: “This year’s World AIDS Day theme is ‘Increasing Impact Through Transparency, Accountability and Partnerships.’ We’ve made great strides in detecting HIV infections and extending the lives…

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Congressman Cohen Hails Approval of Mandatory Training on Workplace Rights for Members and Employees of the House

November 30, 2017 - articles

Congressman Cohen Hails Approval of Mandatory Training on Workplace Rights for Members and Employees of the House  WASHINGTON – Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09) praised today’s passage of a resolution (H. Res. 630)requiring Members and Employees of the House of Representatives to complete anti-discrimination and anti-sexual harassment…

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Members Introduce Articles of Impeachment

November 15, 2017 - articles

Contact: Bartholomew Sullivan 202.225.3265 November 15, 2017 Members Introduce Articles of Impeachment President Trump’s actions have become “dangerous for democracy”   WASHINGTON – Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09), the ranking member of the House Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice, and colleagues, today introduced five…

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Ranking Member Cohen Condemns Bill Aiming to Ban Pre-Viability Abortions

November 2, 2017 - articles

Ranking Member Cohen Condemns Bill Aiming to Ban Pre-Viability Abortions Would undermine women’s constitutional rights and dignity as human beings   [WASHINGTON, D.C.] – At a House Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice hearing today, Ranking Member Steve Cohen condemned as “unwarranted government…

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Conyers and Cohen: Trump Administration Conflates Religious Liberty With the Right to Discriminate in Latest Troubling Actions

October 12, 2017 - articles

October 6, 2017 Contact: Shadawn Reddick-Smith; Wilsar Johnson (202) 225-6906   Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Ranking Member John Conyers, Jr. (D-MI) and Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice Ranking Member Steve Cohen (D-TN) issued the following statement in response to the Trump Administration’s…

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Cohen’s Statement on Issues at the Memphis VA Medical Center

September 8, 2017 - articles

Contact: Michael Eisenstatt 202.225.3265 September 7, 2017   Cohen’s Statement on Issues at the Memphis VA Medical Center [WASHINGTON, DC] – Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09) released the following statement after reports of issues at the Memphis Veterans Affairs (VA) Medical Center: “Poor care at the Memphis…

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Cohen Urges DHS and DOJ to Devote More Resources to Combat Domestic Terrorism by White Supremacists Following the Events in Charlottesville

August 15, 2017 - articles

[WASHINGTON, D.C.] — Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09) today sent a letter to Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Elaine Duke and Attorney General Jeff Sessions urging the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to reestablish the Extremism and Radicalization Branch of the Homeland Environment Threat Analysis Division…

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Today at 2:00pm: Reps. Cohen, Sandford & Conyers To Host Bipartisan Forum On Press Freedom

July 24, 2017 - articles

RSVP Here   Washington, D.C. – On Monday, July 24, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. (C.T.), Representatives Steve Cohen (D-TN), Mark Sanford (R-SC), and House Judiciary Committee Ranking Member John Conyers, Jr. (D-MI) will host a bipartisan forum on freedom of the press entitled, “The State of Press Freedom in…

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Steve Cohen Holds Press Conference on Introduction of Resolution of No Confidence in President Donald J. Trump

July 19, 2017 - articles

  [WASHINGTON, DC] – Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09), Ranking Member of the House Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice, will hold a press conference THIS MORNING at 9:30 AM EST in HVC Studio B on the introduction of a Resolution of No Confidence in…

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Cohen Sends Letter to TDEC Requesting More Information on Arsenic in Ground Water at TVA Allen Fossil Plant

July 18, 2017 - articles

WASHINGTON, DC] – Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09) sent a letter to Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) Commissioner Robert Martineau requesting more information on the recently discovered high levels of arsenic and other harmful toxins in ground water within monitoring wells at the Tennessee…

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