Congressman Jim Cooper

Representing the 5th District of Tennessee

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Oct 31, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Jim Cooper (TN-05) issued the following statement regarding the House’s passage of a resolution by a 232-196 vote to formalize the impeachment inquiry into President Trump’s conduct in office: 

Oct 16, 2019 Press Release

Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-05) announced today the addition of several members to his staff.

Oct 1, 2019 Press Release

Testimony of Rep. Jim Cooper

on

TennCare II Demonstration, Amendment 42

Oct. 1, 2019

 

“History may not repeat itself, but it often rhymes.” – attributed to Mark Twain

Sep 25, 2019 Press Release

I’m known for being calm and reasonable. There is so much partisanship and noise in Washington, D.C. these days, and we don’t need more of that. What we need is to get America back on track.

Sep 24, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Congressman Jim Cooper (TN-05) issued the following statement in support of impeachment proceedings against President Trump:

Sep 5, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Congressman Jim Cooper (TN-05) issued the following statement in response to President Trump’s order to redirect taxpayer dollars from military construction projects to pay for a border wall.

Jul 22, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-05) joined Rep. Tim Walberg (R-MI) to reintroduce H.R. 3830, the Taxpayers Right-To-Know Act. The bipartisan bill, which passed the House in each of the last three Congresses, would provide Americans with more information on how federal tax dollars are being spent and help eliminate duplicative and wasteful government programs. 

Jul 18, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-05) made the following statement following the passage of the Raise the Wage Act. The bill amends the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to increase the federal minimum wage from its present rate of $7.25 per hour.

Jun 27, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON - U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-05) issued the following response to the Supreme Court’s decision on the addition of a citizenship question to the 2020 decennial census.

Jun 27, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON - U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-05) made the following statement on the Supreme Court’s ruling that partisan gerrymandering cannot be decided by federal courts.

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Oct 26, 2015 In The News

By Frank Daniels III in The Tennessean 

“Our elections don’t suffer from over-participation,” deadpanned state Sen. Steve Dickerson, R-Nashville, last week when asked why he was partnering with U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper, D-Nashville, to encourage teenagers to register to vote.

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Oct 30, 2013 Video

"Fixing Congress" (Video)

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