Congressman Jim Cooper

Representing the 5th District of Tennessee

Press Releases

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.

Jan 3, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-05) today issued the following statement on his vote for the Speaker of the House.

 “Today I voted “present” in the vote for Speaker of the House, consistent with my eight-year push for new Democratic leadership. Now that we are back in the majority, I did not vote for a rival candidate because there are none.

Dec 20, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-05) today denounced President Trump’s decision to withdraw American troops from Syria.

Dec 20, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-05) today announced that two students from Martin Luther King Jr. Magnet High School are this year’s Congressional App Challenge winners for Tennessee’s 5th Congressional District.

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