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Jun 26, 2008 Press Release
Cooper and Committee unearth fraud in electric co-op industry--and their lobbyist doesn't like it

Jun 24, 2008 Press Release
Experts say Cooper-Wolf SAFE Commission would force Congress to take action on long-term budget shortfall

WASHINGTON-At a House Budget Committee hearing this morning, experts including David Walker, former U.S. Comptroller General, praised Congressman Jim Cooper's bipartisan plan to avoid long-term fiscal disaster.  The Cooper-Wolf SAFE Commission Act (H.R.

Jun 24, 2008 Press Release
Says McDermott bill is a start, but much more needs to be done

Jun 3, 2008 Press Release

State's winners all from Fifth District, celebrated with official trip to Washington

May 6, 2008 Press Release
Antioch High School senior will have work displayed in U.S. Capitol

NASHVILLE-U.S. Congressman Jim Cooper today announced that Francis Torres, a senior at Antioch High School, is the 2008 Congressional Art Competition winner for Tennessee's 5th District.  Torres will have his work, a graphite drawing entitled "The Reunion," displayed in the U.S. Capitol for a year starting in

Apr 20, 2008 Press Release
Cap and Trade is Good, But is it Enough?
by Rep. Jim Cooper
April 20, 2008

The old way of reducing pollution was “command and control” from Washington, an omniscient and omnipotent bureaucracy policing every boiler and smokestack. 

Apr 1, 2008 Press Release
"These are the real numbers. And they are so scary that no politician in Washington wants you to know about them."

Mar 25, 2008 Press Release

Immigration enforcement program that Cooper helped secure is producing thousands of cases that a judge should hear locally


Mar 20, 2008 Press Release

Military, intelligence leaders and experts talk with Cooper about the work of his Armed Services Roles and Mission Panel