Congressman Jim Cooper

Representing the 5th District of Tennessee
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May 13, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-5) announced today that Alandis Brassel has joined his office as Counsel. Based in Nashville, Brassel will advise on policy issues, handle complex casework and represent Cooper in the community.

May 5, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-5) and U.S. Rep. Cynthia Lummis (WY-at large) have reintroduced bipartisan legislation that would bring gender equality to essential aspects of medical research.

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Apr 14, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-05) today recognized Equal Pay Day, pushing to close the persistent pay gap between women and men.

Mar 30, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-05) today announced several changes to his staff.

Mar 26, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-05) again urged the state legislature to quickly expand Medicaid as a new study revealed alarming health trends across Tennessee.

Expanding Medicaid would offer health insurance to more than 200,000 Tennesseans currently without coverage.

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Mar 10, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-05) and U.S. Rep. Reid Ribble (WI-8) today reintroduced two bills that would stop the secretive practice of gerrymandering by letting the public participate in the Congressional redistricting process.

Feb 27, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-05) highlighted this week’s release of the U.S. Treasury Department’s annual Financial Report of the United States, indicating $64.4 trillion in total unfunded liabilities, an increase of $2.8 trillion over 2013.

Feb 24, 2015 Press Release

 WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-05) today announced his appointment to three subcommittees within the House Armed Services Committee (HASC).

Feb 4, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-05) on Wednesday praised the news that President Obama has nominated a celebrated Nashville attorney for a federal judgeship in U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee.

Feb 4, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-5) today issued the following statement:

"Tennesseans will die and hospitals will close as a result of our cruel state legislature. Rarely in state history have we seen such a devastating lack of leadership."

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