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Congressman Cohen Co-Sponsors PARADE Act

February 9, 2018 - articles

  Bill would Prohibit Allocation of Resources for Absurd Defense Expenditures (P.A.R.A.D.E) WASHINGTON – Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09) today co-sponsored the PARADE Act, whose acronym spells out “Prohibit Allocation of Resources for Absurd Defense Expenditures,” an example of which would be President Trump’s wasteful proposal to…

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Congressman Cohen Commemorates Start of Black History Month

February 2, 2018 - articles

Recalls sacrifices made by Memphis Sanitation Workers 50 years ago   WASHINGTON – Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09) marked the start of Black History Month today with a wreath-laying at the site of the deaths of Sanitation Workers Robert Walker and Echol Cole, who lost their lives…

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Congressman Cohen Mourns Death of Jimmy Robinson

January 26, 2018 - articles

Founder of Overton Square passes in New Orleans   WASHINGTON – Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09) noted the passing in New Orleans of James D. “Jimmy” Robinson Jr., one of the founders of the Overton Square entertainment district, and made the following statement: “I mourn the passing…

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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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