Congressman Jim Cooper

Representing the 5th District of Tennessee

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Mar 8, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-05) issued the following statement on the House’s passage of H.R.1, the For the People Act of 2019.

Feb 28, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-05) issued the following statement on the House’s passage of H.R.8, the Bipartisan Background Checks Act of 2019 and H.R. 1112, the Enhanced Background Checks Act of 2019.

Feb 26, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-05) issued the following statement on the House’s passage of a resolution to block President Trump’s national emergency declaration.

Jan 31, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-05) announced that he is cosponsoring the Bicameral Congressional Trade Authority Act of 2019, which was introduced this week.

Jan 24, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-05) announced today his appointment as chairman of the Strategic Forces Subcommittee of the House Armed Services Committee (HASC).

Jan 22, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-05) announced today that he cosponsored the Incentivizing Medicaid Expansion Act of 2019, a bill that will increase the matching funds a state receives when the state expands its Medicaid program.

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Jan 9, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-05) announced today that he will add four native Tennesseans to his D.C. and Nashville offices.

Jan 8, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-05) issued the following statement on Trump’s address about his proposed border wall.

Jan 4, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-05) reintroduced bipartisan legislation that would stop congressional pay if Congress fails to pass its spending bills on time.

Jan 3, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-05) today reintroduced two bills that would reform the redistricting process. The bills would establish an independent redistricting commission, and allow for public participation in the congressional redistricting process. Together, these would increase transparency and significantly limit the secretive practice of gerrymandering.

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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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