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Chris Coons' Public Statements on Issue: Transportation

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
Aug. 17, 2014 Senators Carper, Coons, Rep. Carney Announce $5 Million Grant to Expand Delaware Airpark
July 29, 2014 Senator Coons Votes to Save Highway Trust Fund from Bankruptcy
June 26, 2014 Senator Coons Co-Hosts Senate Roundtable on Nation's Critical Infrastructure Needs
June 18, 2014 Senator Coons Files Amendment Aimed at Helping Amtrak Repair Its Infrastructure
June 18, 2014 Commerce. Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2015 - Motion to Proceed
June 6, 2014 Senator Coons' Infrastructure, Housing Priorities Included in Appropriations Bill
June 5, 2014 Transportation Infrastructure
May 9, 2014 Carper, Coons, Carney Announce Grant Award for Sussex County Airport Project
April 10, 2014 Nomination of Michelle T. Friendland to be United States Circuit Judge for the Ninth Circuit -- Resumed
April 4, 2014 Letter to Chairman Murray and Ranking Member Collins - New Investments in Crude-by-Rail Safety
April 3, 2014 Letter to Chairman Murray and Ranking Member Collins - Support Safe Transportation of Energy Products Fund to Increase Rail Safety
March 4, 2014 Casey, Carper, Coons: Delaware Deepening Project Receives $35M Under President's Newly Released Budget
Jan. 15, 2014 Senator Coons Introduces Bipartisan Bill to Protect Drivers' Privacy
July 24, 2013 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2014
Aug. 3, 2012 Carper, Coons, Carney Congratulate Maryland Delegation for Funding to Construct the C&D Canal Trail
July 10, 2012 Sussex County receives funding from U.S. Department of Transportation for airport runway extension project
June 29, 2012 Statement from Senator Coons on Vote to Reauthorize Surface Transportation Programs
June 22, 2012 Federal Grant for Newark Regional Transportation Center Station Improvement Project Announced
June 13, 2012 Press Conference by Senator Coons on Federal Programs that Fund Surface Transportation Projects
May 8, 2012 Letter to Chairmen Boxer and Baucus and Ranking Members Inhofe and Hatch of the House-Senate Conference Committee to Strengthen Harbor Maintenance Language
March 27, 2012 Proposing a Minimum Effective Tax Rate for High-Income Taxpayers-- Motion to Proceed
March 22, 2012 Senator Coons Releases Ten New Correspondence from the Commute Videos
March 7, 2012 Senator Coons Applauds President Obama's Support for Electric Vehicles
Feb. 22, 2012 Letter to Ray LaHood, Secretary of U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) and Lisa Jackson, EPA Administrator
Dec. 8, 2011 Letter to Senator Max Baucus, Chairman of the Committee on Finance, and Senator Orrin Hatch, Ranking Member of the Committee
Nov. 17, 2011 Coons, Casey, and Toomey File Amendment That Would Increase Chances for Delaware River Dredging
Nov. 3, 2011 Rebuild America Jobs Act
Nov. 2, 2011 Rebuild America Jobs Act
Oct. 31, 2011 Infrastructure Jobs Bill Cosponsored by Senator Coons Introduced Today
Sept. 13, 2011 Bipartisan Group of Senators Announce Formation of Oceans Caucus
July 7, 2011 Letter to Honorable Patty Murray and Honorable Susan Collins
July 1, 2011 Delaware's Congressional Delegation Congratulates Local Unions on Securing the Work for the Heavy Overhaul of Amtrak's Acela Trains
June 27, 2011 Senator Coons Cosponsors Bipartisan Bill to Promote Electric Vehicles and Expand Infrastructure
June 24, 2011 Letter to Max Baucus, Chairman, Orrin Hatch, Ranking Member, Committee on Finance
May 9, 2011 Delaware Delegation Hails Announcement of Nearly $800 Million in High-Speed Rail Funding For The Northeast Corridor
May 6, 2011 Senators Carper, Coons Cosponsor Resolution Honoring National Train Day
April 5, 2011 Letter To The Honorable Daniel K. Inouye, Chairman of the Senate Committee on Appropriations, The Honorable Thad Cochran, Ranking Member of the Senate Committee on Appropriations, The Honorable Harold Rogers, Chairman of the House Committee on Appropriat
March 15, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Ray LaHood, Secretary, U.S. Department of Transportation
March 15, 2011 Letter to the Honorable Ray LaHood, Secretary, United States Department of Transportation
March 9, 2011 Lautenberg, Carper, Colleagues Meet with Sec. LaHood, Urge Admin to Redirect Rejected Florida Rail Funding to Northeast Corridor
March 4, 2011 After Florida Supreme Court Decision, Delaware's Congressional Delegation Urges Secretary Lahood to Send High-speed Rail Funds to Northeast Corridor
March 3, 2011 Letter To The Honorable Daniel K. Inouye, Chairman of the Appropriations Committee; The Honorable Thad Cochran, Vice Chairman of the Appropriations Committee; The Honorable Patty Murray, Chairman of the Transportation, Housing and Urban Development Approp
March 3, 2011 Senator Coons Blasts Cuts to High-speed Rail in House Republicans' Budget Proposal
Feb. 28, 2011 Cardin, Mikulski Urge Administration to Redirect Florida's Rejected High-Speed Rail Funds to Northeast Corridor
Feb. 28, 2011 Letter To The Honorable Ray LaHood, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Transportation
Feb. 23, 2011 Senators Carper, Coons Warn of Impact on Port Security in Delaware from Republicans' Reckless Continuing Resolution
Jan. 1, 2011 Issue Position: Transportation
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