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Chris Coons' Public Statements on Issue: Unemployed and Low-Income

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
June 25, 2014 Senator Coons' Bipartisan Bill to Help At-Risk Kids Get to College Included in Higher Education Act Reauthorization
June 20, 2014 Cardin, Boozman Lead Bipartisan Effort To Accelerate Global Development Partnerships And Promote Innovation
April 11, 2014 Senator Coons Brings Together Leaders for Second Discussion on Urban Unemployment
April 4, 2014 Letter to Dianne Feinstein, Chairwoman and Lamar Alexander, Ranking Member of Committee on Appropriations, Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development - Sens. Collins, King Seeking Boost to LIHEAP Fuel Assistance, Weatherization Programs
April 4, 2014 Letter to Tom Harkin, Chairman and Jerry Moran, Ranking Member of Committee on Appropriations, Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies - Sens. Collins, King Seeking Boost to LIHEAP Fuel Assistance, Weatherization Programs
April 2, 2014 Senator Coons Votes to Extend Emergency Unemployment Insurance for Five Months
Feb. 19, 2014 Senator Coons Hosts Opening Discussion in Series on Urban Unemployment
Feb. 6, 2014 Senator Coons Votes Again to Renew Support for Jobseekers
Feb. 4, 2014 Senate approves bipartisan farm bill to support Delaware agriculture jobs
Jan. 31, 2014 Senator Coons Calls on Delaware Companies to Join Effort to Help Long-Term Enemployed
Jan. 30, 2014 Senator Coons Applauds Release of Additional $1.5 Million for Delaware Winter Heat Aid
Jan. 27, 2014 Senator Coons: Manufacturing Jobs Must be a Focus of State of the Union
Jan. 14, 2014 Senator Coons Votes to Preserve Assistance for Jobseekers
Jan. 8, 2014 Emergency Unemployment Compensation Extension Act -- Motion To Proceed
Jan. 7, 2014 Senator Coons Votes to Preserve Assistance for Delaware Jobseekers
Dec. 20, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Protect Vital Home Energy Funding
Dec. 13, 2013 Senator Coons Cosponsors New Bill to Preserve Assistance for Jobseekers
Dec. 6, 2013 Letter to Majority Leader Reid, Republican Leader McConnell, Chairman Baucus, and Ranking Member Hatch - Urge Reauthorization of Unemployment Insurance
Nov. 13, 2013 In budget conference committee, Senator Coons focuses on budget's impact on long-term unemployed
Nov. 1, 2013 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of Health and Human Services - Release Winter Heat Aid
Oct. 28, 2013 Letter to Farm Bill Conferees - Do Not Cut SNAP
April 15, 2013 Senator Coons Tells Delaware Anti-Hunger Coalition About Commitment to Protecting Federal Funding for Hunger Programs
March 28, 2013 Letter to Secretary of Energy Steven Chu - Save Weatherization Assistance Program
Feb. 28, 2013 Sequestration
Dec. 7, 2012 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Restore Funding for LIHEAP
Dec. 6, 2012 Senator Coons Calls for Congress to Address Unemployment Insurance Before Time Runs Out
Dec. 3, 2012 Letter to Harry Reid, Majority Leader, and Mitch McConnell, Minority Leader - Unemployment Insurance Programs
Oct. 11, 2012 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of the US Department of Health and Human Services - Restore Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program Funds
May 22, 2012 Sens. Moran, Warner, Rubio and Coons Offer Bipartisan Job Creation Plan
April 18, 2012 Thirty-five Employers Are Signed-up and Ready to Hire at Veterans Job Fair Saturday
March 16, 2012 Delaware's Congressional Delegation Helps Open Stepping Stones Credit Union on Wilmington's East Side
Dec. 17, 2011 Coons on Vote to Continue Middle-Class Tax Cut, Unemployment Benefits
Oct. 5, 2011 Hearing of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee - Nominations
July 27, 2011 In New Web Video, Senator Coons Lays Out the Consequences of Default
July 14, 2011 On Senate Floor, Senator Coons Talks About Growing Concern Over a Default Crisis
Oct. 7, 2010 Blog: Join President Obama and Vice President Biden in Wilmington
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