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Chris Coons' Public Statements

Full Name: Christopher 'Chris' A. Coons
Office: U.S. Senate (DE) - Jr, Democratic
First Elected: 11/02/2010
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Announced, Democratic for U.S. Senate - Jr
Primary Sept. 9, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Annie; 3 Children: Michael, Jack, Maggie
Birth Date: 09/09/1963
Birth Place: Greenwich, CT
Home City: Wilmington, DE
Religion: Presbyterian
Date Title
April 3, 2014 Senator Coons' Bill to Help Innovative Startups Create Jobs Takes Big Step Forward
Feb. 27, 2014 Letter to Jacob Lew, Secretary of the Department of the Treasury and John Koskinen, Commissioner of the Internal Revenue Service - Set Clear Rules for Political Activity by Dark Money Groups
Feb. 27, 2014 Letter to Jacob Lew, Secretary of the Treasury and John Koskinen, Commissioner of the Internal Revenue Service - Guidance for Tax-Exempt Social Welfare Organizations on Candidate-Related Political Activities
Jan. 14, 2014 Roberts, Coons Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Increase Private Research and Development
Dec. 16, 2013 Letter to Max Baucus, Chair, and Orrin Hatch, Ranking Member, of the Senate Finance Committee - Clean Energy Tax Incentives Extension
May 13, 2013 Statement from Senator Coons on Alleged IRS Targeting
May 10, 2013 Senators Carper, Coons Introduce Bill to Help Delaware's Small Breweries Grow
May 10, 2013 Cardin, Collins Lead Senate In Brewing Up Jobs By Stimulating The American Craft Beer Industry
Feb. 8, 2013 Sen. Warner Calls on President Obama to Address Entrepreneurship in State of the Union Address
Jan. 1, 2013 Statement from Senator Coons on vote to avert the "fiscal cliff"
Dec. 12, 2012 Letter to President Obama
Dec. 6, 2012 Floor Speech: Senator Coons Calls for House to Extend Tax Cuts for Middle Class Families
Nov. 28, 2012 Senator Coons Publishes Paper to Brief Delawareans on Scope of "Fiscal Cliff"
Oct. 25, 2012 Senator Coons Stands with Business Leaders in Call for Balanced Deficit Reduction
July 31, 2012 Senators Coons, Enzi Introduce R&D Tax Credit for Startup Companies
July 31, 2012 Statement for the Record: Unveiling a bill to create R&D tax credit for startups
July 31, 2012 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
July 25, 2012 Middle Class Tax Cut Act--Motion to Proceed--Continued
July 25, 2012 Senator Coons Votes to Extend Middle Class Tax Cuts
July 10, 2012 Senate Advances Bill Containing Another key Provision of the Coons-Rubio AGREE Act
July 9, 2012 Statement from Senator Coons on President Obama's Call to Preserve Middle Class Tax Cuts
July 9, 2012 CNN "Erin Burnett Outfront" - Transcript
July 9, 2012 Statement from Senator Coons on President Obama's Call to Preserve Middle Class Tax Cuts
June 28, 2012 Statement from Senator Coons on Supreme Court decision on Affordable Care Act
June 7, 2012 Senators Coons, Moran Introduce Bill to Spark Investment in Renewable Energy Projects
April 17, 2012 Senator Coons, Representative Fattah Introduce New Tax Credit to Help Kids Go to College
Feb. 17, 2012 Coons Votes to Avert Tax Increase on Millions of Middle Class Families
Feb. 8, 2012 Roll Call - Support the Future of American Innovation
Feb. 6, 2012 FAA Modernization and Reform Act of 2012
Jan. 25, 2012 President Obama touts provisions from Senator Coons' bipartisan jobs legislation in State of the Union
Dec. 22, 2011 Coons Praises House Republicans' Agreement to Continue Middle-Class Tax Cut
Dec. 17, 2011 Coons on Vote to Continue Middle-Class Tax Cut, Unemployment Benefits
Dec. 14, 2011 Payroll Tax Cut
Dec. 8, 2011 Letter to Senator Max Baucus, Chairman of the Committee on Finance, and Senator Orrin Hatch, Ranking Member of the Committee
Nov. 16, 2011 Agree Act
Nov. 16, 2011 Fox News "Your World with Cavuto" - Transcript
Nov. 15, 2011 CNN "The Situation Room" - Transcript
Aug. 6, 2011 Statement from Senator Coons on S&P Downgrade of United States' Credit Rating
May 18, 2011 Oil Subsidies
May 10, 2011 With oil company profits at an all-time high, Senator Coons cosponsors repeal of Big Oil tax giveaways
Jan. 26, 2011 Senator Coons Cosponsors Repeal of 1099 Reporting Mandate in Affordable Care Act
Dec. 15, 2010 Sen. Coons' Statement on the Passage of Tax Relief for Middle Class Americans
Dec. 13, 2010 Sen. Coons' Statement on Tax Relief for Middle Class Americans
Nov. 15, 2010 MSNBC "Hardball with Chris Matthews" - Transcript
Nov. 11, 2010 PBS "NewsHour" - Transcript
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Deficit Reduction
Issue Position: Financial Reform
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