Congressman Jim Cooper

Representing the 5th District of Tennessee
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Nov 9, 2016 Press Release

NASHVILLE – U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-05) issued the following statement on the presidential election.

Oct 3, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-05) today congratulated Nashville entrepreneur Marcus Whitney on his invitation to South by South Lawn (SXSL), a White House festival of ideas, art and action.

Sep 30, 2016 Press Release

NASHVILLE – The office of U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-05) is hosting an information session tomorrow morning for area middle and high school students interested in America’s service academies.

Rep. Cooper’s annual Academy Day event is designed to connect prospective students and their families with educational opportunities at the service academies.

Sep 27, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-05) today issued a statement on a repatriation ceremony in which the remains of some members of a Tennessee militia will be returned to America 169 years after the Mexican-American War.

Sep 26, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-05) today issued a statement in reaction to Blue Cross Blue Shield leaving the health insurance marketplace under the Affordable Care Act in Nashville and other areas in Tennessee.

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Sep 23, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-5) today issued a statement on the passing of Ed Temple.

Sep 22, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-5) and other members of the Blue Dog Coalition this week endorsed a bill that could prevent dramatic drug price hikes seen recently with the EpiPen and other medicines.

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Aug 29, 2016 Press Release

NASHVILLE – U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-5) today presented two Congressional Awards – Congress’s highest honors for youth – to Allison Plattsmier of Nashville.

Aug 19, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-5) today was notified by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) that Tennessee stands to lose approximately $60 million in funding for highways because of a recent bill passed by the state legislature.

Jul 14, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON – WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-5) and fellow Blue Dog Coalition members U.S. Rep. Kurt Schrader (OR-5), U.S. Rep. Henry Cuellar (TX-28) and U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson (MN-7) today introduced a bill that will initiate a three-year phase-in of the Department of Labor’s overtime rule.

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