Congressman Jim Cooper

Representing the 5th District of Tennessee
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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.

Jul 8, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-5) today issued the following statement:

Jul 7, 2016 Press Release
WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-5) today participated in a House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing focused on FBI Director James Comey. A video of Cooper’s comments can be found here, and his full statement is below.
 
Jul 5, 2016 Press Release
The Tennessean
By Rep. Jim Cooper
 
The best way to celebrate the Fourth of July is to register to vote Tuesday, July 5.
 
July 5 is the very last day to make yourself eligible to vote in the upcoming Democratic and Republican primaries on Thursday, Aug. 4.
 
Jun 12, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-05) today released the following statement after the mass shooting in Orlando:

May 19, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-5) today issued a statement after voting against a bill that only funds one-third of President Obama’s emergency funding request to fight the Zika virus.

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Apr 12, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-05) today issued the following statement after state lawmakers announced a legislative task force to address access to health care:

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