Congressman Jim Cooper

Representing the 5th District of Tennessee

Press Releases

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.

Jun 18, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-05) announced today the addition of two Tennesseans to his staff.

Jun 13, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-05) announced that he will cosponsor the bipartisan Defending the Integrity of Voting Systems Act. The bill would make it a federal crime to hack voting systems, allowing the Department of Justice to investigate and prosecute those who seek to manipulate election systems equipment in federal elections.

Jun 12, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-05) made the following statement in response to the House Committee on Oversight’s vote to hold Attorney General William Barr and Secretary Wilbur Ross in contempt for refusing to provide documents related to the addition of a citizenship question to the 2020 decennial census.

Jun 12, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-05) released the following statement in response to the House’s passage of H.Res. 430, the Civil Contempt and Subpoena Enforcement Resolution.

Jun 4, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-05) made the following statement following the passage of H.R. 6, the American Dream and Promise Act of 2019, in the House of Representatives. 

May 29, 2019 Press Release

 

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-05) released the following statement in response to special counsel Robert Mueller’s public remarks about the Russia investigation.

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