Congressman Jim Cooper

Representing the 5th District of Tennessee

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Sep 20, 2006 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-5-D) joined Sen. Kent Conrad (ND-D), the ranking member of the Senate Budget Committee, in a press conference today to discuss new, more accurate, measures of the federal budget deficit.

Jul 29, 2006 Press Release

- $13,000 U.S. Department of Justice grant will purchase wireless network

 

Jul 20, 2006 Press Release

- current budget process ignores long-term, future obligations; introduces
legislation to require Congress to adopt standard business accounting methods

Jul 19, 2006 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper today criticized President Bush for his veto of legislation that would enhance stem cell research and offer hope to millions of American families.

Jul 6, 2006 Press Release

-$3 million for Nashville pilot project to serve as national model
for battling chronic diseases

 

NASHVILLE-Nashville General Hospital at Meharry (NGHM) has been selected to lead a national pilot project to help those at-risk for chronic diseases, it was announced today by U.S. Representative Jim Cooper and NGHM.

Jun 27, 2006 Press Release

-calls for financial literacy education as part of
Congressional Savings and Ownership Caucus initiative

 

WASHINGTON - U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper is calling for greater support of financial literacy education to help American consumers fight back against financial predators.

Jun 26, 2006 Press Release

-calls for financial literacy education as part of
Congressional Savings and Ownership Caucus initiative

 

WASHINGTON - U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper is calling for greater support of financial literacy education to help American consumers fight back against financial predators.

Jun 21, 2006 Press Release

NASHVILLE-U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper today praised a recent agreement to repeal the Wright Amendment but said that waiting eight years to fully implement the deal is unfair to Nashville.

Jun 12, 2006 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.- The life of World War II veteran and code talker Robert H. Yazzie was remembered by Congress in remarks made by U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper earlier this week.

Yazzie, who served his country from 1942 to 1945 as a Navajo code talker, passed away in Madison, TN this Memorial Day, Monday May 29, 2006. He was 81.

Jun 9, 2006 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Yesterday the U.S. House of Representatives honored the achievements of Music Row veteran Buddy Cannon in remarks made by U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper.

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