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


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: Reproductive Rights Issue Position: Health Care 7/16/14 Senator Coons Votes to Restore Protections for Women's Health 7/10/14 Senator Coons Cosponsors Bill to Restore Protections for Women's Health Lost in Supreme Court's Hobby Lobby Decision 6/30/14 Senator Coons Condemns Supreme Court Decision in Burwell v. Hobby Lobby 6/27/14 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services - Medicare Part D Policy 6/11/14 Senator Coons Votes to Reform VA 5/23/14 Senator Coons Cosponsors Three Bills to Strengthen Veterans' Medical Care 5/22/14 Senator Coons Votes to Fund Nationwide Investigation into Allegations of Scheduling Misconduct at VA 5/22/14 Letter to Robin C. Aube-Warren, Director of the Wilmington VA Medical Center - Regarding VA Scheduling Delays 5/20/14 Senator Coons Cosponsors Bipartisan Bill to Accelerate Breast Cancer Research 4/25/14 Statement from Senators Wicker and Coons on World Malaria Day 4/25/14 Statement from Senators Coons and Wicker on World Malaria Day 4/21/14 Senator Coons Cosponsors Bill to Strengthen Fight Against Alzheimer's 4/16/14 Senator Coons Introduces Bill to Help Patients Take Better Control of Their Medical Care 3/25/14 Statement from Senator Coons as Supreme Court Hears Arguments on Sebelius v. Hobby Lobby 3/05/14 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration - FDA's Proposed Rule to Protect Consumers of Generic Drugs 1/23/14 Senator Coons Applauds New Partnership Between Bank of America, U2, and (RED) to Stop the Spread of HIV/AIDS 12/10/13 The Huffington Post - Outdated Laws Preserve HIV Stigma 11/26/13 Senator Coons to Introduce Bill to Combat Discrimination Against Those with HIV/AIDS 11/14/13 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - New AIDS Treatment Goal 9/19/13 Senator Coons Honors National Pulmonary Fibrosis Awareness Month 8/02/13 Letter to Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, Department of Health and Human Services - Reevaluate Discriminatory Blood Donation Policy 4/09/13 Senator Coons Calls for Passage of Mental Health Legislation as Part of Gun Safety Package 3/12/13 Poultry Industry 2/20/13 Senator Stabenow, Author of Bipartisan Mental Health Legislation, Applauds Announcement to Expand Mental Health Services 12/04/12 Statement from Senator Coons on Senate's Failure to Ratify Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities 9/21/12 Senators Coons, Wicker Announce Bipartisan Caucus on Combating Malaria and Neglected Tropical Diseases 7/11/12 Senator Coons Participates in Roundtable Discussion on Women's Health Care 7/11/12 Bill to Protect Seniors from Neglect and Abuse by Guardians Advances in Senate 6/20/12 Delaware's Congressional Delegation Praises Expansion of Community Health Services 5/30/12 Udall Highlights New Funding to Support Community Efforts to Reduce Obesity and Improve Children's Healthy Development 5/25/12 Bipartisan Group of Senators Announce Support for Disability Treaty 5/21/12 Executive Session 4/25/12 Senator Coons Recognizes World Malaria Day 4/19/12 Senator Coons Discusses Health Care with Delaware Nurses 3/16/12 Senator Coons Applauds VA's Effort to Expand Health Care for Female Veterans 2/17/12 Senators Carper, Coons Cosponsor Bill to Fight Rising Childhood Obesity 2/02/12 Letter to Nancy G. Brinker 12/01/11 Coons Marks World AIDS Day, Praises Ambitious New Goals of President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief 10/19/11 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of the United States Department of Health & Human Services 10/03/11 Statement from Senator Coons on Breast Cancer Awareness Month 9/27/11 Sens. Carper, Coons Laud Senate Passage of Effort to Combat Autism 9/26/11 Carper, Coons, Carney Announce More than $3 Million for Home-Visiting Program 8/17/11 Senator Coons Offers Support for President Obama's Jobs Initiatives for Rural America 7/12/11 A Bipartisan Team of Senators and Representatives Introduced Bills in Both Chambers of Congress Tuesday to Strengthen America's Fight Against Pulmonary Fibrosis 7/12/11 Bipartisan Group of Senators, Representatives Introduce Bills to Strengthen America's Fight Against Pulmonary Fibrosis 5/23/11 Letter to The Honorable Barack Obama, President of the United States 5/18/11 Letter to Donald Berwick, M.D., Administrator, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services 5/16/11 Letter to Chair and Ranking Member of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education