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Chris Coons' Public Statements on Issue: Health and Health Care

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
Issue Position: Reproductive Rights
Issue Position: Health Care
June 30, 2014 Senator Coons Condemns Supreme Court Decision in Burwell v. Hobby Lobby
June 27, 2014 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services - Medicare Part D Policy
June 11, 2014 Senator Coons Votes to Reform VA
May 23, 2014 Senator Coons Cosponsors Three Bills to Strengthen Veterans' Medical Care
May 22, 2014 Letter to Robin C. Aube-Warren, Director of the Wilmington VA Medical Center - Regarding VA Scheduling Delays
May 22, 2014 Senator Coons Votes to Fund Nationwide Investigation into Allegations of Scheduling Misconduct at VA
May 20, 2014 Senator Coons Cosponsors Bipartisan Bill to Accelerate Breast Cancer Research
April 25, 2014 Statement from Senators Wicker and Coons on World Malaria Day
April 25, 2014 Statement from Senators Coons and Wicker on World Malaria Day
April 21, 2014 Senator Coons Cosponsors Bill to Strengthen Fight Against Alzheimer's
April 16, 2014 Senator Coons Introduces Bill to Help Patients Take Better Control of Their Medical Care
March 25, 2014 Statement from Senator Coons as Supreme Court Hears Arguments on Sebelius v. Hobby Lobby
March 5, 2014 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration - FDA's Proposed Rule to Protect Consumers of Generic Drugs
Jan. 23, 2014 Senator Coons Applauds New Partnership Between Bank of America, U2, and (RED) to Stop the Spread of HIV/AIDS
Dec. 10, 2013 The Huffington Post - Outdated Laws Preserve HIV Stigma
Nov. 26, 2013 Senator Coons to Introduce Bill to Combat Discrimination Against Those with HIV/AIDS
Nov. 14, 2013 Letter to President Barack Obama - New AIDS Treatment Goal
Sept. 19, 2013 Senator Coons Honors National Pulmonary Fibrosis Awareness Month
Aug. 2, 2013 Letter to Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, Department of Health and Human Services - Reevaluate Discriminatory Blood Donation Policy
April 9, 2013 Senator Coons Calls for Passage of Mental Health Legislation as Part of Gun Safety Package
March 12, 2013 Poultry Industry
Feb. 20, 2013 Senator Stabenow, Author of Bipartisan Mental Health Legislation, Applauds Announcement to Expand Mental Health Services
Dec. 4, 2012 Statement from Senator Coons on Senate's Failure to Ratify Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
Sept. 21, 2012 Senators Coons, Wicker Announce Bipartisan Caucus on Combating Malaria and Neglected Tropical Diseases
July 11, 2012 Senator Coons Participates in Roundtable Discussion on Women's Health Care
July 11, 2012 Bill to Protect Seniors from Neglect and Abuse by Guardians Advances in Senate
June 20, 2012 Delaware's Congressional Delegation Praises Expansion of Community Health Services
May 30, 2012 Udall Highlights New Funding to Support Community Efforts to Reduce Obesity and Improve Children's Healthy Development
May 25, 2012 Bipartisan Group of Senators Announce Support for Disability Treaty
May 21, 2012 Executive Session
April 25, 2012 Senator Coons Recognizes World Malaria Day
April 19, 2012 Senator Coons Discusses Health Care with Delaware Nurses
March 16, 2012 Senator Coons Applauds VA's Effort to Expand Health Care for Female Veterans
Feb. 17, 2012 Senators Carper, Coons Cosponsor Bill to Fight Rising Childhood Obesity
Feb. 2, 2012 Letter to Nancy G. Brinker
Dec. 1, 2011 Coons Marks World AIDS Day, Praises Ambitious New Goals of President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief
Oct. 19, 2011 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of the United States Department of Health & Human Services
Oct. 3, 2011 Statement from Senator Coons on Breast Cancer Awareness Month
Sept. 27, 2011 Sens. Carper, Coons Laud Senate Passage of Effort to Combat Autism
Sept. 26, 2011 Carper, Coons, Carney Announce More than $3 Million for Home-Visiting Program
Aug. 17, 2011 Senator Coons Offers Support for President Obama's Jobs Initiatives for Rural America
July 12, 2011 A Bipartisan Team of Senators and Representatives Introduced Bills in Both Chambers of Congress Tuesday to Strengthen America's Fight Against Pulmonary Fibrosis
July 12, 2011 Bipartisan Group of Senators, Representatives Introduce Bills to Strengthen America's Fight Against Pulmonary Fibrosis
May 23, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Barack Obama, President of the United States
May 18, 2011 Letter to Donald Berwick, M.D., Administrator, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
May 16, 2011 Letter to Chair and Ranking Member of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education
May 14, 2011 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States of America
May 12, 2011 Letter to Mary Wakefield, Health Resources and Services Administration
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