Congressman Jim Cooper

Representing the 5th District of Tennessee

Press Releases

Nov 27, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Ahead of a vote this week to formally establish mandatory sexual harassment training in the House, U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-05) encouraged House leaders to go much further by unmasking the secret settlements that lawmakers have reached with people accusing them of sexual harassment.

Nov 15, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-05) today applauded Speaker Paul Ryan’s announcement to require all House Members and staff to complete a sexual harassment training course that was merely voluntary until yesterday.

Rep. Cooper’s personal office policy had already required that he and his staff complete the House’s sexual harassment training course.

Nov 15, 2017 Press Release
Details Still In Flux As Senate Compiles Separate Bill

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-05) today amplified his opposition to the House Republican tax plan, highlighting specific ways it would hurt Middle Tennesseans in Cheatham, Davidson and Dickson counties.

Nov 7, 2017 Press Release
Low-Cost Options Available to Tennesseans

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-05) today highlighted reports of early surges in this year’s open enrollment period during the first week of Affordable Care Act signups. Encouraging Middle Tennesseans to evaluate their options – including numerous zero-premium or low-cost plans – Rep. Cooper said just five weeks remain before the Dec. 15 deadline.

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Nov 3, 2017 Press Release

Open Enrollment is available NOW through December 15!Enrollment Calendar

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Nov 3, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-05) today announced several changes to his staff.

Nov 2, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-05) today issued the following statement on the Republican tax plan:

Nov 2, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-05) today promoted the first week of Open Enrollment, urging Tennesseans to evaluate their health insurance options and choose an Affordable Care Act plan that best fits their needs.

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Oct 25, 2017 Press Release
CBO: Bipartisan Bill Would Fund Important Subsidies and Keep Americans Insured

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-05) today celebrated the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office’s evaluation of Sen. Lamar Alexander’s bipartisan health stabilization bill.

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Oct 19, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-05), joined by U.S. Rep. Evan Jenkins (WV-03), U.S. Rep. Ann McLane Kuster (NH-02) and U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan (OH-13), today introduced bipartisan legislation repealing the Ensuring Patient Access and Effective Drug Enforcement Act of 2016.

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