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Jul 15, 2021 Press Release

48,300 Households, Covering 89.5% of All Children, in TN-05 Could Get Up to $300 Per Child Every Month July-December as Part of American Rescue Plan


Jun 4, 2021 Press Release

NASHVILLE – Today Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-05) announced his legislative strategy for solving the problem of trains parking on railroad crossings on busy commuter roads.

Jun 2, 2021 Press Release

NASHVILLE – Today Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-05) announced the Center for Disease Control (CDC) awarded Davidson Co. $4,930,248 a grant to address COVID-19 health disparities.

May 18, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Following President Joe Biden’s Major Disaster Declaration for several counties in Tennessee, individuals in Davidson, Williamson, and Wilson counties impacted by the severe storms, tornadoes, and flooding from March 25-April 3 of this year may be eligible for low-interest disaster loans from the Small Business Administration.

May 14, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-05) and Dr. James E.K. Hildreth, President and CEO of Meharry Medical College, announced the Department of Health and Human Services awarded Meharry with just over $6.5 million in grants.

May 13, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Earlier this week Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-05) spoke with Zerlina Maxwell about H.R. 1, the For the People Act, on NBC Universal’s streaming channel, Peacock.

May 12, 2021 Press Release

NASHVILLE – Congressman Jim Cooper (D) announced today that Lisa Quigley, his longest serving Chief of Staff, will depart this summer after 13 years leading his office. 

Apr 28, 2021 Press Release

NASHVILLE – Today Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-05) announced Juliana Ospina Cano, Executive Director of Conexión Américas, will be his virtual guest to President Biden's first address to Congress.


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)

The Boston Review magazine published the full speech and reviews.