Congressman Jim Cooper

Representing the 5th District of Tennessee
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Feb 1, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-05) today announced that a Kurdish family initially stopped on the way to Nashville has been cleared for entry into the United States.

Jan 30, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-05) today issued the following statement:

I am cosponsoring legislation that would reverse the President’s Executive Orders. It is my hope that there are Republicans in the House who will cross party lines to support it.

Jan 27, 2017 Press Release

NASHVILLE – U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-05) today announced his IssueWatch project, a twice-weekly online newsletter dedicated to Middle Tennesseans interested in important congressional updates and other major happenings in Washington.

Jan 27, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-05) today reintroduced two bills that would stop the private practice of gerrymandering and unmask the secretive congressional redistricting process so all Americans can participate.

Jan 13, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-05) today voted against a Republican budget that increases the national debt by $9.5 trillion and sets the table for full repeal of the Affordable Care Act without a replacement.

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Jan 11, 2017 Press Release

This week, The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation released new interactive maps that show 2016 Marketplace enrollees by congressional district. In 2016 alone, more than 230,000 Tennesseans signed up for healthcare coverage through the Marketplace.  

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Jan 10, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-05) today announced he is co-sponsoring the Protecting Our Democracy Act, a bill that would compel Congress to create a bipartisan, independent commission to examine foreign interference – specifically by Russia – in the 2016 election.

Jan 5, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-05) today announced that he has co-sponsored a resolution insisting that President-elect Trump take immediate steps to eliminate his foreign financial conflicts of interest.

Jan 4, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-05), working with U.S. Rep. Tim Walberg (MI-07), today announced House passage of his first bill of the new congressional session. The bill will provide Americans with more information on how tax dollars are spent.

Jan 4, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-05) today announced that a recent FCC ruling will help the Cheatham County School District keep its access to more than $1 million for internet service funding.

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