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Chris Coons' Public Statements on Issue: Employment and Affirmative Action

Full Name: Christopher 'Chris' A. Coons
Office: U.S. Senate (DE) - Jr, Democratic
First Elected: 11/02/2010
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. Senate - Jr
General Nov. 4, 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
July 10, 2014 Senator Coons Cosponsors Bill to Restore Protections for Women's Health Lost in Supreme Court's Hobby Lobby Decision
July 9, 2014 House Approves Legislation that Includes Five Manufacturing Jobs for America Provisions
June 30, 2014 Senator Coons Condemns Supreme Court Decision in Burwell v. Hobby Lobby
June 26, 2014 Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act
June 25, 2014 Five Manufacturing Jobs for America Bills Featured in Workforce Training Legislation Approved by Senate
May 19, 2014 Carper, Coons, Carney Host Job Fair in Sussex County
April 30, 2014 Senator Coons Votes to Raise Minimum Wage
April 9, 2014 Senator Coons vVotes to End Wage Discrimination
April 8, 2014 Statement From Senator Coons Marking Equal Pay Day
April 2, 2014 Protecting Volunteer Firefighters and Emergency Responders Act of 2014
April 2, 2014 Senator Coons Votes to Extend Emergency Unemployment Insurance for Five Months
March 26, 2014 Senator Coons, Wilmington Councilwoman Participate in Roundtable with Hispanic Business Leaders
March 13, 2014 Senator Coons Cosponsors Bill to Increase Federal Minimum Wage
March 7, 2014 Carper, Coons, Carney Welcome More than 90 Companies, 2,000 Job Seekers to Job Fair
Jan. 30, 2014 Senator Coons Praises Start of Federal Review of Skills-Training Programs
Jan. 27, 2014 Senator Coons: Manufacturing Jobs Must be a Focus of State of the Union
Jan. 16, 2014 Carper, Coons, Carney Announce More Than 30 Employers Seeking to Fill Hundreds of Positions at Kent County Job Fair
Dec. 27, 2013 Carper, Coons, Carney to Host Kent County Job Fair
Nov. 14, 2013 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
Nov. 14, 2013 Lipinski's American Manufacturing Competitiveness Act Introduced in Senate
Nov. 14, 2013 Senators Coons, Kirk Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Create a National Manufacturing Strategy
Nov. 12, 2013 Bipartisan Support for Master Limited Partnerships Parity Act Grows
Nov. 6, 2013 Drug Quality and Security Act-- Motion to Proceed
Nov. 4, 2013 Senator Coons Votes to Protect LGBT Americans from Workplace Discrimination
Nov. 1, 2013 Senator Donnelly Introduces Bipartisan Bill to Close Skills Gap
Sept. 18, 2013 Senator Coons Praises Air Force Decision Not to Furlough Civilian Employees in 2014
Sept. 2, 2013 Senator Coons Celebrates Labor Day
Sept. 1, 2013 New Journal - Coons: Washington Must Put Focus Back on Jobs
July 18, 2013 Senator Coons votes to confirm Tom Perez as Secretary of Labor
March 13, 2013 Senator Coons Participates in Roundtable Discussion on Strengthening Our Workforce
March 7, 2013 Politico - R&D Tax Credit Spurs Innovation
March 7, 2013 Job Creation
Feb. 14, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - LGBT Workplace Discrimination
Feb. 8, 2013 Sen. Warner Calls on President Obama to Address Entrepreneurship in State of the Union Address
Jan. 29, 2013 Senators Coons, Rubio, Klobuchar and Hatch introduce bill to boost U.S. competitiveness
Sept. 11, 2012 Senator Coons Praises Progress on Veterans Jobs Bill
July 18, 2012 Senator Coons, Two Delaware Business Leaders Participate in Roundtable Discussion in Capitol on Job Creation
July 2, 2012 Senator Coons Congratulates Local Company on Landing Small Business Administration Loan
June 13, 2012 Press Conference by Senator Coons on Federal Programs that Fund Surface Transportation Projects
June 5, 2012 Statement from Senator Coons on Republican Obstruction of the Paycheck Fairness Act
June 5, 2012 Paycheck Fairness Act - Motion to Proceed--Resumed
May 22, 2012 Sens. Moran, Warner, Rubio and Coons Offer Bipartisan Job Creation Plan
May 16, 2012 Senators Coons, Alexander Introduce Bill to Keep Foreign-Born U.S. Grad Students Here "Instead of Sending Them Home to Create Jobs in Other Countries"
April 26, 2012 Congressional Delegation to Host Another Free Job Fair - This One in Sussex County on Monday
April 23, 2012 Carper, Coons, Carney Host Job Fair in Dover for 600 Job Seekers
April 19, 2012 More Than 45 Employers Will Be on Hand for Congressional Delegation's Free Job Fair on Monday
April 18, 2012 Thirty-five Employers Are Signed-up and Ready to Hire at Veterans Job Fair Saturday
April 10, 2012 Carper, Coons, Carney Urge Businesses to Reserve Their Spots Now at Delaware Job Fairs
Dec. 22, 2011 Coons Praises House Republicans' Agreement to Continue Middle-Class Tax Cut
Dec. 14, 2011 Payroll Tax Cut
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