Rep. Steve Cohen Endorses Smiley for Tennessee Governor

Black Local and National News

by BA 20 Views comments

MEMPHIS, TN — On Tuesday October 12, Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09) endorsed JB Smiley, Jr. and his campaign for Governor of Tennessee. “Councilman Smiley is smart, energetic, and in touch with the needs of working people,” said Congressman Cohen. “Having a Governor who understands the needs and importance of the cities as well as the towns is of importance for benefits to be extended equitably.” JB launched his campaign for Governor just over a month ago and has already garnered support from leaders throughout the state. His message of bringing urban, suburban, and rural Tennesseans together to create more job opportunities, safer and healthier communities, equitable healthcare access, and more robust educational programs, is resonating throughout the Volunteer State. “I’m honored to receive the endorsement of Congressman Cohen. He is a consummate leader and distinguished public servant who has delivered for the people of his district,” noted Councilman Smiley. “Congressman Cohen has seen the failed leadership of the current Governor and sees the change that we will bring to Nashville to deliver results for every community in Tennessee.” A native Memphian, JB Smiley Jr. is an attorney and a member of the Memphis City Council. As a council member, JB...