Congressman Jim Cooper

Representing the 5th District of Tennessee
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Mar 31, 2006 Press Release

- wins unanimous approval in Budget Committee mark-up

WASHINGTON, D.C.- An amendment introduced by U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (D-TN) in the House Budget Committee mark-up earlier this week will mean American voters may get at last a clear and fair picture of the fiscal liabilities facing our nation.

Mar 28, 2006 Press Release

-Wilson Central's Lady Wildcats Recognized by U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper

Mar 27, 2006 Press Release


Mar 21, 2006 Press Release

- May 20 art show to celebrate area talent before winner is revealed


Mar 8, 2006 Press Release

-says devastation is "beyond imagining"


NASHVILLE-U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper recently returned from a three-day trip to the Gulf Coast region with a bipartisan group from Congress and said that, six months after Katrina, the damage is still incomprehensible.

Mar 2, 2006 Press Release

-Treasury Secretary Snow confirms numbers in 2005 Financial Report
of the U.S. Government has 2005 deficit at $760 billion, not $319


Feb 22, 2006 Press Release

"I'm opposed to this transaction and I'm not convinced that it is in our national security interests to move forward," U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper said.


Feb 10, 2006 Press Release

NASHVILLE-U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper, a member of the House Armed Services Committee, said today that he will oppose cuts to veterans' health benefits proposed by President Bush in his budget for fiscal year 2007.

Feb 3, 2006 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.-U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper has urged Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld not to reduce the size of the National Guard, following recent reports that the Department of Defense is considering cuts in the coming years.

Jan 25, 2006 Press Release

-community group opens more locations for free tax prep assistance in 2006


NASHVILLE-A community-wide effort that offers free tax assistance to low- to moderate-income working families is paying off - for local taxpayers and the Nashville community.