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Jun 6, 2006 Press Release

NASHVILLE - Nashville's community-wide Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) effort and free tax assistance sites paid off this tax season - to the tune of $8.6 million in federal refunds for area taxpayers and the local economy.

May 23, 2006 Press Release

-USN's Maria Lombardy named first place winner
of the 5th District's Congressional Art Competition


NASHVILLE - The work of University School senior Maria Lombardy will represent Tennessee's 5th District at a special art exhibit in our nation's capital, U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper announced.

May 8, 2006 Press Release

- Winner of 5th District Congressional Art Competition to be announced

NASHVILLE - Students from across the 5th District are invited to a Congressional Art Show and Reception on Saturday, May 20 at 11:00 a.m., U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper announced.

May 5, 2006 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper is helping to lead efforts in Congress to recognize the African American Spiritual as a national treasure.

Apr 25, 2006 Press Release

NASHVILLE - U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper announced that he will host the Third Annual Federal Small Business Procurement Conference on Friday, May 5, 2006. The conference will be held at David Lipscomb University in Nashville and will begin at 8:30 a.m.

Mar 31, 2006 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper introduced an amendment in House Budget Committee on Wednesday that would help to reform the growing practice of earmarks.

Mar 31, 2006 Press Release

- wins unanimous approval in Budget Committee mark-up

WASHINGTON, D.C.- An amendment introduced by U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (D-TN) in the House Budget Committee mark-up earlier this week will mean American voters may get at last a clear and fair picture of the fiscal liabilities facing our nation.

Mar 28, 2006 Press Release

-Wilson Central's Lady Wildcats Recognized by U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper

Mar 27, 2006 Press Release


Mar 21, 2006 Press Release

- May 20 art show to celebrate area talent before winner is revealed