Congressman Jim Cooper

Representing the 5th District of Tennessee
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Nov 18, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-05) today spoke out against remarks made by several Tennessee state legislators regarding refugees.

Oct 28, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-05) today voted for the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015, a bill that averts default and lessens the blow of across-the-board spending cuts.

Oct 19, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-05) has reintroduced legislation that would stop congressional pay if America defaults on the national debt.

Oct 8, 2015 Press Release

Keep quarry near Old Hickory Dam from harming Nashville
The Tennessean
October 8, 2015
By Jim Cooper

What would happen to Nashville if one of the dams failed up the Cumberland River?

Oct 1, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper and over 140 colleagues sent a bipartisan letter to House Speaker John Boehner calling for a vote on commonsense legislation to address gun violence.  A reaction to the tragedies that have hit all corners of our nation, this letter represents the greatest support in Congress to fight this national epidemic.

Sep 25, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-05) today issued a statement on Speaker John Boehner’s impending retirement.

Jul 30, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-05) and U.S. Rep. Mick Mulvaney (SC-05) today introduced the Earmark Elimination Act of 2015. The bipartisan bill would ban earmarks permanently from the legislative process.

Jul 28, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-05) this week cosponsored a resolution expressing the sense of Congress that the victims of the Chattanooga attacks deserve to be awarded the Purple Heart.

Jul 22, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON – A bill introduced by U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-5) and U.S. Rep. Tim Walberg (MI-7) that would require the federal government to find ways to eliminate duplicative programs today passed the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee.

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