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Chris Coons' Public Statements on Issue: Agriculture and Food

Full Name: Christopher 'Chris' A. Coons
Office: U.S. Senate (DE) - Jr, Democratic
First Elected: 11/02/2010
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Announced, Democratic for U.S. Senate - Jr
Primary Sept. 9, 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
Feb. 4, 2014 Senate approves bipartisan farm bill to support Delaware agriculture jobs
Feb. 3, 2014 Senate Advances Farm Bill Agreement
Oct. 28, 2013 Letter to Farm Bill Conferees - Do Not Cut SNAP
Oct. 25, 2013 Letter to Senate Farm Bill Conferee - Include Animal Fighting Spectator Prohibition Language in 2013 Farm Bill
June 12, 2013 The Farm Bill
April 25, 2013 Senator Coons Stresses Importance of Rural Economy at Summit in Washington
April 23, 2013 Senators Carper, Coons Sponsor Bipartisan Bill to Eliminate Unnecessary EPA Regulation on Delaware Farmers
April 15, 2013 Senator Coons Tells Delaware Anti-Hunger Coalition About Commitment to Protecting Federal Funding for Hunger Programs
March 14, 2013 Senator Coons Introduces Amendment to Prevent Furloughs of Food Inspectors
March 12, 2013 Poultry Industry
Dec. 21, 2012 Letter to Chairwoman Stabenow and Ranking Member Roberts - Energy Production
Dec. 13, 2012 Letter to Harry Reid, Majority Leader, and Mitch McConnell, Minority Leader - Six Months After the Senate Passed a Bipartisan Jobs Bill, The House Has Failed to Act
Oct. 3, 2012 Chesapeake Bay Senators Urge USDA to Support Farmers During Lapse of Farm Bill Authorization
Oct. 2, 2012 Letter to Secretary Vilsack and Chief White
Sept. 21, 2012 Senators Carper, Coons Cosponsor Bipartisan Bill to Reduce Unnecessary Regulations on Delaware Farmers
Aug. 27, 2012 Letter The Honorable Thomas Vilsack, United States Department of Agriculture
Aug. 27, 2012 Senators Call on USDA to Do More to Help Poultry Growers Survive Drought
Aug. 7, 2012 Letter to EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson
July 30, 2012 Sens. Carper, Coons Highlight Conservation Accomplishments in Chesapeake Bay Watershed
July 30, 2012 Senators Coons, Carper highlight conservation accomplishments in Chesapeake Bay Watershed
June 21, 2012 Senate Approves Bipartisan Farm Bill to Protect Delaware Agriculture Jobs, Reduce Deficit
June 19, 2012 Agriculture Reform, Food, and Jobs Act Of 2012
June 19, 2012 Senate Passes Coons-Chambliss Amendment to Commission Studies on Insurance Programs for Poultry Growers
June 14, 2012 Senator Coons Introduces Farm Bill Amendment to Commission Studies on Insurance for Poultry Growers
June 6, 2012 Agriculture Reform, Food, and Jobs Act of 2012--Motion to Proceed--Resumed
March 6, 2012 Delaware's Congressional Delegation Commends Obama Administration's Efforts to Protect U.S. Poultry Industry and Ensure Fair Trade Policies with India
March 6, 2012 Delaware's Congressional Delegation Commends Obama Administration's Efforts to Protect U.S. Poultry Industry and Ensure Fair Trade Policies with India
March 5, 2012 Senators Carper, Coons Cosponsor New Bio-Based Manufacturing Initiative
Feb. 16, 2012 Senator Coons Applauds Committee Approval of Delawarean Michael Scuse for USDA post
Dec. 22, 2011 Hagan Joins Bipartisan Group of Senators Urging USTR Kirk to Fight for U.S. Poultry Producers in India
Oct. 25, 2011 In Visit to Solar-Powered Farm, Senator Coons Trumpets Investments in Renewable Energy
July 27, 2011 Senator Coons Praises Sale of Allen Family Foods and Welcomes Harim USA to Delaware
June 16, 2011 Senator Coons Votes to End Subsidies for Corn-Based Ethanol
Jan. 1, 2011 Issue Position: Agriculture
Nov. 16, 2010 Sens. Carper and Coons Statements on Perdue AgriBusiness Relocation to Delaware
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Agriculture
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