Congressman Jim Cooper

Representing the 5th District of Tennessee
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Apr 14, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-05) today recognized Equal Pay Day, pushing to close the persistent pay gap between women and men.

Mar 30, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-05) today announced several changes to his staff.

Mar 26, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-05) again urged the state legislature to quickly expand Medicaid as a new study revealed alarming health trends across Tennessee.

Expanding Medicaid would offer health insurance to more than 200,000 Tennesseans currently without coverage.

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Mar 10, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-05) and U.S. Rep. Reid Ribble (WI-8) today reintroduced two bills that would stop the secretive practice of gerrymandering by letting the public participate in the Congressional redistricting process.

Feb 27, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-05) highlighted this week’s release of the U.S. Treasury Department’s annual Financial Report of the United States, indicating $64.4 trillion in total unfunded liabilities, an increase of $2.8 trillion over 2013.

Feb 24, 2015 Press Release

 WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-05) today announced his appointment to three subcommittees within the House Armed Services Committee (HASC).

Feb 4, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-05) on Wednesday praised the news that President Obama has nominated a celebrated Nashville attorney for a federal judgeship in U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee.

Feb 4, 2015 Press Release

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

"Tennesseans will die and hospitals will close as a result of our cruel state legislature. Rarely in state history have we seen such a devastating lack of leadership."

Feb 2, 2015 Press Release

NASHVILLE – U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-05) announced today that President Barack Obama’s newly released budget for FY 2016 includes funding for construction of a new federal courthouse building in Nashville.

Jan 28, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON – A bipartisan bill reintroduced today by Rep. Jim Cooper (D-TN) and Rep. Tim Walberg (R-MI) would require the federal government to find ways to eliminate duplicative programs.

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