Congressman Jim Cooper

Representing the 5th District of Tennessee

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Apr 3, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-05) today received confirmation that the omnibus funding bill recently passed by Congress releases $7.5 million in fresh funding for election security in Tennessee.

Mar 28, 2018 Press Release
Fighting a push to resurrect pork-barrel federal spending, U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-05), U.S. Rep. Kathleen Rice (NY-04), U.S. Rep. Ted Budd (NC-13) and U.S. Rep. Ralph Norman (SC-05) today announced bipartisan legislation that would permanently ban earmarks from the legislative process.
Mar 17, 2018 Press Release

NASHVILLE — Amid reports that President Trump’s lawyer wants a premature end to Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s active investigation, U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-05) defended the probe, urging Congress to protect Mueller so he can finish examining Russian interference in American affairs.

Feb 27, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-05) today announced his support of a new legislative effort to preserve net neutrality and reverse last year’s Federal Communications Commission (FCC) vote to eliminate it.

Feb 21, 2018 Press Release

NASHVILLE – U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-05) today announced an expansion of his internship program and encouraged eligible college students to apply for new need-based, paid summer fellowships in his offices in Nashville and Washington.

Feb 16, 2018 Press Release

NASHVILLE – After a week in Washington filled with ominous warnings from America’s top intelligence chiefs, U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-05) will return home Friday to sound a statewide alarm about Russian meddling in the 2018 midterms and specific vulnerabilities that could impact elections in Tennessee.

Feb 16, 2018 Press Release

NASHVILLE – U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-05) today issued the following statement:

Feb 9, 2018 Press Release

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

Feb 8, 2018 Press Release

KINGSTON SPRINGS, Tenn. – U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-05), Cheatham County Mayor Kerry McCarver and the Cheatham County Election Commission launched an effort today in Cheatham County as part of a vigorous bid to raise youth voter registration rates across Middle Tennessee.

Feb 6, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-05) today applauded House passage of two anti-sexual harassment bills, saying it’s a long-overdue step to ensure appropriate conduct in the halls of Congress.

Both bipartisan bills were introduced as the #MeToo movement swept over Capitol Hill, exposing numerous harassment cases among lawmakers and staff.

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