Congressman Jim Cooper

Representing the 5th District of Tennessee

Press Releases

May 5, 2006 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper is helping to lead efforts in Congress to recognize the African American Spiritual as a national treasure.

Apr 25, 2006 Press Release

NASHVILLE - U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper announced that he will host the Third Annual Federal Small Business Procurement Conference on Friday, May 5, 2006. The conference will be held at David Lipscomb University in Nashville and will begin at 8:30 a.m.

Mar 31, 2006 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper introduced an amendment in House Budget Committee on Wednesday that would help to reform the growing practice of earmarks.

Mar 31, 2006 Press Release

- wins unanimous approval in Budget Committee mark-up

WASHINGTON, D.C.- An amendment introduced by U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (D-TN) in the House Budget Committee mark-up earlier this week will mean American voters may get at last a clear and fair picture of the fiscal liabilities facing our nation.

Mar 28, 2006 Press Release

-Wilson Central's Lady Wildcats Recognized by U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper

Mar 27, 2006 Press Release


Mar 21, 2006 Press Release

- May 20 art show to celebrate area talent before winner is revealed


Mar 8, 2006 Press Release

-says devastation is "beyond imagining"


NASHVILLE-U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper recently returned from a three-day trip to the Gulf Coast region with a bipartisan group from Congress and said that, six months after Katrina, the damage is still incomprehensible.

Mar 2, 2006 Press Release

-Treasury Secretary Snow confirms numbers in 2005 Financial Report
of the U.S. Government has 2005 deficit at $760 billion, not $319


Feb 22, 2006 Press Release

"I'm opposed to this transaction and I'm not convinced that it is in our national security interests to move forward," U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper said.