WASHINGTON - U.S. Representative Jim Cooper (TN-05) issued the following statement regarding the recent birth of his first grandchild:
“Our family is incredibly blessed and utterly delighted to announce the birth of James “Jay” Gallisdorfer early this morning.
WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Jim Cooper (TN-05) issued the following statement regarding the House’s passage of a resolution by a 232-196 vote to formalize the impeachment inquiry into President Trump’s conduct in office:
Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-05) announced today the addition of several members to his staff.
Testimony of Rep. Jim Cooper
on TennCare II Demonstration, Amendment 42
Oct. 1, 2019
“History may not repeat itself, but it often rhymes.” – attributed to Mark Twain
This op-ed appeared in the Tennessean on September 25, 2019
I’m known for being calm and reasonable. There is so much partisanship and noise in Washington, D.C. these days, and we don’t need more of that. What we need is to get America back on track.
WASHINGTON – U.S. Congressman Jim Cooper (TN-05) issued the following statement in support of impeachment proceedings against President Trump:
WASHINGTON – U.S. Congressman Jim Cooper (TN-05) issued the following statement in response to President Trump’s order to redirect taxpayer dollars from military construction projects to pay for a border wall.
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.
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.
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.