Senator Christopher 'Chris' A. Coons's Public Statements

Biographical

Full Name: Christopher 'Chris' A. Coons
Current Office: U.S. Senate - Jr, Democratic
First Elected: 11/02/2010
Last 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
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Issue Position: Environment 7/23/14 Senator Coons Introduces Bipartisan Bill to Boost Wetlands Conservation 6/11/14 Making Continuing Appropriations During a Government Shutdown 6/02/14 Senator Coons Applauds New Standards to Cut Carbon Pollution from Existing Power Plants 5/27/14 Senators of the Chesapeake Bay Watershed Praise USDA for Recognizing the Bay as a Critical Conservation Area 5/21/14 Carper, Coons, Carney Announce Assistance to Agricultural Producers to Improve Water Quality in Chesapeake Bay Watershed 5/14/14 Senator Coons, Delaware Wild Lands Director Participate in Roundtable on Conservation Priorities 5/12/14 Statement from Senator Coons on Senate's Failure to Advance Bipartisan Energy Efficiency Bill 5/09/14 Senator Coons Applauds Announcement of $2 Billion Goal for Federal Energy Savings 5/08/14 Senators Carper and Coons Introduce Bill to Preserve and Improve Delaware River Watershed 5/06/14 Statement from Senator Coons on Third U.S. National Climate Assessment 5/06/14 Senator Coons Files Weatherization Amendment to Strengthen Energy Efficiency Bill 4/24/14 Federal and State Officials, Conservation Partners Celebrate Two $1M Grants Benefitting Delaware's Bayshore and Beyond 4/22/14 Senator Coons Will Introduce Bill to Designate Nation's First Coast-to-Coast Trail 4/22/14 Senator Coons Will Introduce Bill to Designate Nation's First Coast-to-Coast Trail 4/09/14 Letter to Jack Reed, Chairman and Lisa Murkowski, Ranking Member of Subcommittee on Interior, Environment and Related Agencies - Strong Investment in Important Land Conservation Programs 3/31/14 Statement of Senator Coons on U.N. Climate Change Report 2/21/14 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator, Environmental Protection Agency - Reduce Super Pollutant Allowances 2/07/14 Senator Coons' Wetlands Conservation Legislation Clears Committee 12/04/13 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Members of Congress Urge EPA Administrator McCarthy to Reduce Use of Harmful Climate Change-Causing Pollutant 11/21/13 Sens. Carper, Boozman Lead Bipartisan Group of Colleagues in Introducing Resolution in Support of Recycling 11/20/13 Letter to Rand Beers, Acting Secretary of Homeland Security - Grant Temporary Protected Status to Filipinos in Wake of Devastating Typhoon 9/27/13 Statement from Senator Coons on Findings of Key Study on Climate Science 9/11/13 Senator Coons, Secretary O'Mara Participate in Roundtable Discussion on the Economic Impacts of Climate Change 6/25/13 Senator Coons Applauds President Obama's Climate Change Strategy 5/24/13 Carper, Coons, Carney Announce $20 Million For Climate Change Research At Delaware Colleges 5/14/13 Senate Passes Amendment by Senators Carper and Coons to Protect Delaware River Basin 4/24/13 Senator Coons, UD Professor Participate in Roundtable Discussion on Impact of our Changing Climates and Oceans 4/23/13 Senators Carper, Coons Sponsor Bipartisan Bill to Eliminate Unnecessary EPA Regulation on Delaware Farmers 4/22/13 Climate Change 3/14/13 White Clay Creek Wild and Scenic River Expansion Act 3/05/13 Letter to Acting Secretary Wolin and Acting Commissioner Miller - Alternative Energy Tax Credits 12/06/12 Delaware Congressional Delegation Highlights Delaware Recipients of 2012 Environmental Justice Small Grants 9/21/12 Senators Coons, Carper Cosponsor Bipartisan Bill to Reduce Unnecessary Regulations on Delaware Farmers 9/21/12 Drinking Water Improvement Projects Highlighted in Smyrna 8/16/12 Millsboro Receives Funding to Improve Environment 7/30/12 Senators Coons, Carper highlight conservation accomplishments in Chesapeake Bay Watershed 7/30/12 Sens. Carper, Coons Highlight Conservation Accomplishments in Chesapeake Bay Watershed 7/03/12 Event Recognizes Delaware's Ocean Beaches 4/30/12 Bloom Energy Expands to East Coast 3/08/12 Letter to Jeffrey Zients, Acting Director and Deputy Director for Management 1/05/12 Delaware Awarded Nearly One Million Dollar Federal Grant to Protect Critical Coastal Wetlands in Delaware Bayshore 12/20/11 Delmar's New State-of-the-Art Wastewater Treatment Facility Unveiled 11/17/11 Coons, Casey, and Toomey File Amendment That Would Increase Chances for Delaware River Dredging 11/10/11 Senator Coons' Bill to Expand White Clay Creek Voted Out of Committee 9/15/11 Letter to Secretary Salazar, Department of Interior 9/13/11 Bipartisan Group of Senators Announce Formation of Oceans Caucus 8/02/11 Senators Carper, Snowe Lead Bipartisan Group of Colleagues in Resolution in Support of Recycling 6/27/11 Senator Coons Cosponsors Bipartisan Bill to Promote Electric Vehicles and Expand Infrastructure 6/23/11 Sens. Carper, Coons, Lautenberg, Menendez, Schumer, Gillibrand and Casey Introduce Bill to Protect and Enhance the Delaware River Watershed