Congressman Jim Cooper

Representing the 5th District of Tennessee
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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.

Jul 1, 2015 Press Release

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

“President Obama gave another great talk in Nashville today. The Affordable Care Act is working. Now we need Insure Tennessee to help our fellow citizens and neighbors.”

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Jun 26, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-5) today made the following statement regarding the Obergefell v. Hodges ruling:

“Love and equality win,” Cooper said. “I’m glad the Supreme Court ruled on the right side of history.”

Jun 25, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-5) today praised the Supreme Court for preserving federal subsidies that help an estimated 6.4 million Americans – including nearly 200,000 Tennesseans – pay for health insurance.

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Jun 19, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-5) today applauded the National Institute of Health’s (NIH) policy adjustment to include sex as a biological variable in future research.

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May 13, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-5) announced today that Alandis Brassel has joined his office as Counsel. Based in Nashville, Brassel will advise on policy issues, handle complex casework and represent Cooper in the community.

May 5, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-5) and U.S. Rep. Cynthia Lummis (WY-at large) have reintroduced bipartisan legislation that would bring gender equality to essential aspects of medical research.

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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.

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