Senator Chris Coons's Public Statements

Office: U.S. Senate (DE) - Jr, Democratic
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7/14/16 Senator Coons' Statement on Passage of Bill to Combat Opioid Epidemic 7/13/16 Letter to The Honorable Mitch McConnell. Majority Leader, United States Senate- Commit to Passing Real, Immediate Funding to Fight Opioid and Heroin Epidemic and Actually Carry Out Programs Authorized in CARA Bill 7/07/16 Senators Coons, Corker: House Passage of Global Food Security Act Marks Further Progress in U.S. Global Food Aid Reform 6/21/16 Letter to Robert Califf, MD, Commissioner, U.S. Food and Drug Administration - End Discriminatory Blood Donation Ban 6/20/16 Hatch Introduces Bipartisan Legislation to Facilitate Research on the Medical Value of Marijuana 6/20/16 Letter to The Honorable Robert Califf, MD, U.S. Food and Drug Administration- End Discriminatory Blood Donation Ban 6/15/16 In News Journal- ICYMI: Delaware Delegation Oped in News Journal: "Americans Get Better Protection from Toxic Substances" 6/10/16 In the Huffington Post- ICYMI: Senator Coons, Ebola Czar warn Congress must act now on Zika before it's too late 6/07/16 Delaware Delegation Applauds Passage of Historic Chemical Safety Reform Legislation 4/27/16 Letter to Dr. Collins - Call for Improved Data on Child Participation in NIH Clinical Health Trials 4/18/16 Letter to the Honorable Mitch McConnell, Senate Majority Leader and the Hon. Thad Cochran, Chairman of the Senate Appropriations Committee - Call for Immediate Passage of President's Emergency Funding Request 4/15/16 Letter to Dr. Janet Woodcock, M.D. Director, CDER, U.S. Food and Drug Administration - Urging FDA to Advance Muscular Dystrophy Therapies 3/24/16 Letter to the Honorable Roy Blunt, Chairman of the Senate Appropriations Comittee and the Hon. Patty Murray, Ranking Member of the Senate Appropriations Committee - Call for Increased Funding for Mosquito-Control Programs to Fight Spread of Zika 3/04/16 Letter to the Hon. Lindsey Graham, Chairman of Subcommittee on State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs; Hon. Patrick Leahy, Ranking Member of Subcommittee on State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs; Hon. Roy Blunt, Chairman of Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education; Hon. Patty Murray, Ranking Member of Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education - On Zika Outbreak 2/12/16 Letter to Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House, and Mitch McConnel, Senate Majority Leader - Importance of Women's Access to Reproductive Heath Care in Light of Spreading Virus 2/12/16 Letter to the Hon. Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House, and the Hon. Mitch McConnell, Senate Majority Leader - Importance of Women's Access to Reproductive Health Care In Light of Spreading Virus 2/05/16 Letter to the Honorable Barack Obama, President of the United States - Concerning the Spread of the Zika Virus 12/18/15 Bipartisan Coalition of Senators Hails Senate Passage of Historic Chemical Safety Law 12/03/15 Delaware News Journal - Encouraging Advance Directives Is about Supporting Individual Choice 12/01/15 Senators Coons, Markey, Baldwin Fight Discrimination Against Those with HIV/AIDS 11/19/15 Budget Agreement 10/22/15 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Correct Improper Implementation of Helms Amendment, Reduce Barriers to Safe Abortion for Women and Girls in Conflict-Affected Regions 10/16/15 Letter to The Honorable Sylvia Mathews Burwell, Secretary of Health and Human Services and The Honorable Thomas E. Perez, Secretary of Labor - Full Implementation Of Mental Health Parity Law 10/15/15 Letter to Sylvia Burwell, Secretary of Health and Human Services, and Thomas Perez, Secretary of Labor - Full Implementation of Mental Health Parity Law 9/23/15 Letter to Andy Slavitt, Acting Administrator, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Calling on Medicare & Medicaid to Ban Long-Term Care Facilities from Using Unfair Arbitration Clauses 7/30/15 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions 6/18/15 Letter to Select Senators - Benefits of Prevention Programs for Women and Families 5/21/15 Letter to Colleagues - Prevention and Public Health Fund 5/12/15 Senators Introduce Bill to Protect Grieving Parents from Job Loss 5/08/15 Letter to Sylvia Mathews Burwell, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services - Ensure Coverage for Critical Mental Health Care 5/05/15 Letter to Sylvia Mathews Burwell, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services - Women Should Have Full Access to All FDA-Approved Contraception 4/24/15 Wicker, Coons Introduce Resolution Supporting World Malaria Day 4/24/15 Senators Coons, Wicker Introduce Resolution Supporting World Malaria Day 4/24/15 Letter to Stephen Ostroff, Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration - Labeling Generic Drugs 4/24/15 Letter to Stephen Ostroff, Acting Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration - Updated Guidance to Pregnant Women on Seafood Consumption 4/23/15 Coons, Carney back bill to support Delaware's military caregivers 3/27/15 Bipartisan Amendment to Support the Treatment and Prevention of Agriculture Virus Outbreaks Approved by Senate 3/27/15 Bipartisan Amendment to Support the Treatment and Prevention of Agriculture Virus Outbreaks Approved by Senate 3/26/15 Sens. Carper, Boozman, Coons & Cotton File Amendment to Support the Treatment and Prevention of Agriculture Virus Outbreaks 3/25/15 Letter to Roy Blunt, Chairman of the Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, and Patty Murray, Ranking Member of the Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor - Title X Family Planning Program 3/23/15 Letter to Roy Blunt, Chairman of the Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies, and Patty Murray, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies - Support Community Health Centers 1/27/15 Senator Coons Pushes Bipartisan Bill to Prevent Veterans' Suicide 1/27/15 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States of America - Continue Support for United Nations Population Fund 1/08/15 Keystone XL Pipeline Act -- Motion to Proceed -- Continued 1/04/15 CBS: Face the Nation - Transcripts January 4, 2015: Schumer, Coons, Cummings 12/23/14 Senator Coons Urges the FDA to Consider Further Changes after Gay Blood Ban Lifted 12/18/14 Senator Coons Heading to Liberia to Review Efforts to Stop Ebola 12/17/14 ABLE Act passes the Senate, will become law 12/15/14 Letter to Sylvia Burwell, Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services - Drop Ban on Blood Donations from Gay Men 12/15/14 Generic Drug Report and Study Request

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