The Honorable Steve Cohen
Politician, Congressman for Tennessee's 9th district
Congressman Stephen “Steve” Cohen is a fourth-generation Memphian who has dedicated his life to public service. On issues ranging from civil rights to funding for the arts to women's rights to animal welfare, Cohen was a relentless advocate in the Tennessee State Senate. Congressman Cohen has made it a priority to provide Tennesseans with access to affordable, quality, post-secondary education. Notably, he is a champion of civil rights and justice.
Cohen currently serves on the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, the House Science, Space, and Technology Committee, the Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe (Helsinki Committee), and the House Committee on the Judiciary, where he serves as Chairman of the Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties.
The Common Good hosted Cohen on June 24th, 2019: Meet & Greet: Representative Steve Cohen.