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.
- 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.
-Wilson Central's Lady Wildcats Recognized by U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper
COOPER JOINS STUDENTS AND AREA MUSICIANS
TO RECOGNIZE IMPORTANCE OF MUSIC IN OUR SCHOOLS
- May 20 art show to celebrate area talent before winner is revealed
-says devastation is "beyond imagining"
NASHVILLE-U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper recently returned from a three-day trip to the Gulf Coast region with a bipartisan group from Congress and said that, six months after Katrina, the damage is still incomprehensible.
-Treasury Secretary Snow confirms
numbers in 2005 Financial Report
of the U.S. Government has 2005 deficit at $760 billion, not $319
"I'm opposed to this transaction and I'm not convinced that it is in our national security interests to move forward," U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper said.
NASHVILLE-U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper, a member of the House Armed Services Committee, said today that he will oppose cuts to veterans' health benefits proposed by President Bush in his budget for fiscal year 2007.
WASHINGTON, D.C.-U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper has urged Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld not to reduce the size of the National Guard, following recent reports that the Department of Defense is considering cuts in the coming years.