Latest News

Jan 5, 2007 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C., Jan. 5---U.S. Congressman Jim Cooper released the following statement at the end of the 110 th Congress' first two legislative days:

Oct 26, 2006 Press Release

Nashville - U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper has received the top award in an annual competition sponsored by the American Bar Association (ABA). The ABA announced that Cooper won the 2006 Judge Edward R. Finch Law Day Speech Award. The award honors individuals for remarks at a Law Day observance that helps to build a broader understanding of key aspects of American law.

Oct 19, 2006 Press Release

Nashville---U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper was the recent recipient of the prestigious Charles Dick Medal of Merit,presented by the National Guard Association of the United States for his contributions to the National Guard.

Oct 5, 2006 Press Release

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - U.S Representative Jim Cooper (D, Tenn., 5th Congressional district), has announced that he will move his congressional office from the Doctor's Building at 706 Church St. to vacant retail space at the Main Library building on Church St.

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.