WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-5) this week proposed an amendment to the Ozone Standards Implementation Act that would have ensured states have the option of including local land use policies – such as zoning and local ordinances – in State Implementation Plans (SIPs).
WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-5) spoke on the House floor this week to strongly oppose an amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) that would reduce oversight and weaken requirements on weapon acquisitions related to the Missile Defense Agency.
WASHINGTON – Amid Trump administration calls for voter data – including Social Security numbers – U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-05) today urged Americans to demand a return to “the secret ballot” so personal privacy is protected and election integrity is preserved.
WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-05) today made the following statement after Senate Republicans announced they will postpone a vote on their health care bill:
WASHINGTON – Nearly 200 members of Congress, including U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-05), have filed a federal lawsuit against President Trump, whose ongoing failure to disclose his foreign business dealings violates one of the Constitution’s critical anti-corruption provisions: the Foreign Emoluments Clause.
WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-05) today released the following statement on the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office’s cost estimate of Trumpcare:
WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-05) today issued the following statement on President Trump’s detailed budget proposal for fiscal year 2018:
WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-05) today sent a letter to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch, questioning the Senate’s current approach to the debate over health care.
WASHINGTON – Joining every Democratic member of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform and the House Committee on the Judiciary, U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-05) sent a detailed letter to the committees’ Republican chairmen outlining a request for an immediate and robust investigation into the recent actions of President Trump and other administration officials.
WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-05) today issued the following statement:
“I proudly voted against Trumpcare,” Rep. Cooper said. “This Republican bill is a national tragedy. Millions of Americans will lose health coverage and protections. Lives will be lost, and Congress will regret the vote. I pray the Senate will reject this reckless plan.”