All Middle & High School Students in Middle Tennessee Eligible to Participate
WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-05) today invited eligible Middle Tennessee students to submit their work for consideration in this year’s nationwide Congressional App Challenge.
WASHINGTON – Testifying to the U.S. International Trade Commission this morning, U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-05) denounced the Commerce Department’s tariff on a chief component of newsprint, citing the immense financial burden for local and national media organizations that rely on the printed page.
NASHVILLE – A day before Tennesseans must register to vote in order to participate in the Aug. 2 elections, U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-05) and Tennessee State Sen. Steve Dickerson announced a big milestone for Project Register, a nonpartisan community initiative they created to raise awareness about online voter registration in Middle Tennessee.
WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-05) issued the following statement on the Supreme Court's ruling on Janus v. AFSCME:
WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-05) today issued the following statement after Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy announced his upcoming retirement.
WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-05) today voted against another partisan immigration bill, helping defeat more legislation that did nothing to reunite separated families.
WASHINGTON – In the wake of several recent Supreme Court decisions that have dodged the question of gerrymandering, U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-05) today reiterated his belief that Congress should pass legislation that would help eliminate the partisan redrawing of voting districts.
WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-05) today joined a bipartisan majority, including all Democrats and 41 Republicans, in soundly defeating a “cruel” immigration bill.
WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-05) welcomed Rabbi Mark Schiftan of Nashville as today’s guest chaplain on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives.
Congressman Cosponsors the Keep Families Together Act
NASHVILLE – Continuing to fight for immigrant families, U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-05) today condemned President Trump’s “zero-tolerance” policy, which has resulted in separating children from their families at the border.
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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