Congressman Jim Cooper

Representing the 5th District of Tennessee
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Jun 12, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-05) today released the following statement after the mass shooting in Orlando:

May 19, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-5) today issued a statement after voting against a bill that only funds one-third of President Obama’s emergency funding request to fight the Zika virus.

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Apr 12, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-05) today issued the following statement after state lawmakers announced a legislative task force to address access to health care:

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Apr 11, 2016 Press Release

NASHVILLE – U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-05) on Monday praised the news that the United States Senate confirmed President Obama’s nomination of Waverly Crenshaw for a federal judgeship in U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee. President Obama nominated Crenshaw in February 2015.

Mar 25, 2016 Press Release

Published in the Tennessean

Nashville is about to lose one of its few beaches, a small part of Old Hickory Lake, and even risk harming the dam itself. Why? Because a local developer wants to blast a new quarry in the wrong place, on land touching the beach and the dam.

Mar 25, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-5) today congratulated Jackie Shrago as White House officials highlighted the Nashville resident’s tireless efforts to enroll Tennesseans into health plans established by the Affordable Care Act.

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Mar 16, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-5) today issued the following statement after President Obama nominated federal appeals court Judge Merrick Garland to the Supreme Court:

Mar 8, 2016 Press Release

Tennessee State House Agriculture & Natural Resources Subcommittee Hearing
U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper’s Testimony on HB 2292, the Dam Safety Act
March 8, 2016


JIM COOPER:  Thank you Chairman Lollar, members of the committee. I am deeply grateful for your distinguished service to our state.

Mar 2, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-5) today announced that the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure has given the green light for a new Nashville courthouse. The Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works previously had authorized the project’s funding.

Jan 14, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON – The U.S. House this week passed a bill introduced by U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-5) and U.S. Rep. Tim Walberg (MI-7) that would require the federal government to highlight ways to eliminate duplicative programs.

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