U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper

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House Democrats tout infrastructure benefits, but Republicans wary

BY: - June 29, 2020

There are countless ways that a $1.5 trillion federal infrastructure package drafted by U.S. House Democrats would affect Tennessee if it ever becomes law, but U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper said there‚Äôs one big change residents in his Nashville-area district would see quickly: fewer freight trains causing big traffic jams on major roads. Right now, idle […]

Mayor Cooper: Nashville not ready from public health perspective to host RNC

BY: - June 4, 2020

Nashville Mayor John Cooper acknowledged on Thursday that tourism-starved Music City wants to get its convention business up and running again, but said the city is not where it needs to be from a public health perspective right now to host the Republican Nashville Convention. Gov. Bill Lee said earlier this week he has had […]