Congressman Jim Cooper

Representing the 5th District of Tennessee
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Press Releases

Apr 25, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-05) today announced he has once again cosponsored the Hold Congress Accountable Act, a bill that would reduce the salary of members of Congress in the event of a government shutdown for as long as the shutdown continues.

Apr 4, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-05) today recognized Equal Pay Day, cosponsoring the Paycheck Fairness Act and renewing his call to close the pay gap between women and men.

Mar 29, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-05) today reintroduced bipartisan legislation that would stop congressional pay if Congress fails to pass America’s budget bills on time.

Mar 28, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Days after House Republicans failed to repeal the Affordable Care Act, U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-05) issued a statement in support of Insure Tennessee.

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Mar 24, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-05) released the following statement on the canceled Republican health care vote:

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Mar 16, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-05) today issued the following statement on President Trump’s budget proposal:

Mar 13, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-05) today released the following statement on the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office’s cost estimate of the Republican health care bill:

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Mar 7, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper today released the following statement on the Republican health care bill:

“This entire process has been conducted in secret. Calling for a vote on a bill that nobody has seen is akin to martial law. Plus, no one knows how much the bill would cost.

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Feb 14, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep.

Feb 6, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-05) today announced several changes to his staff.