Politician Info
A Barbara Cooper (D - TN) MEDICAL USE

Holds office State House District 86


Born on August 4, 1929

Widow, three children, three grandchilden, three great-grandchildren


Retired Educator, Community Relations Specialist and Parent Coordinator

Graduate of Manassas High School, Memphis, TN

B.S. and Master's Degree in Education, Tennessee State University

Ph.D., Religious Philosophy and Christian Psychology, Jacksonville Theological Seminary

M.Ed., Tennessee State University

45 Hours Post Graduate, Curriculum and Instruction, University of Tennessee

Member, House Local Government Committee

Member, House Transportation Committee

Member, House Transportation Subcommittee

Position on Marijuana Decriminalization


Voted AGAINST stripping Memphis and Nashville of Decrim.Votes “No” on HB0173/SB0173

As enacted, clarifies thatstate law preempts local government enactments with respect to the regulationof and appropriate sanctions for conduct involving drugs and other similarsubstances. 

Contact Barbara Cooper

Email: rep.barbara.cooper@capitol.tn.gov

Web: http://www.legislature.state.tn.us/house/members/h86.html

Phone: 615-741-4295


425 5th Avenue North Suite 410 Cordell Hull Building

Nashville, TN 37243

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