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Chris Coons' Public Statements

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
April 2, 2014 Senator Coons Votes to Extend Emergency Unemployment Insurance for Five Months
April 2, 2014 Statement of Senator Coons on Supreme Court Decision on Limits on Political Donations
March 31, 2014 Statement of Senator Coons on U.N. Climate Change Report
March 28, 2014 Senator Coons Pushes Bill to End Stalking Apps
March 27, 2014 Hearing of the Subcommittee on African Affairs of the Senate Foreign Relations - Addressing Energy Poverty in Africa
March 26, 2014 Senator Coons, Wilmington Councilwoman Participate in Roundtable with Hispanic Business Leaders
March 25, 2014 Statement from Senator Coons as Supreme Court Hears Arguments on Sebelius v. Hobby Lobby
March 24, 2014 Statement of Senator Coons on Additional U.S. Military Deployment to Support Counter-LRA Mission
March 24, 2014 Senator Coons Votes to Advance Ukraine Aid Bill
March 18, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Merkley Leads Over 200 Members of Congress in Calling for Executive Order Protecting LGBT Workers from Workplace Discrimination
March 18, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Negotiations with Iran
March 14, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Syria
March 13, 2014 Senator Coons Cosponsors Bill to Increase Federal Minimum Wage
March 12, 2014 Hearing of the Senate Rules and Administration Committee - Election Administration: Innovation, Administrative Improvements and Cost Savings
March 12, 2014 Senator Coons Participates in Roundtable with Women Business Leaders
March 10, 2014 Carper, Coons, Carney Highlight $3.2 Million Grant from FEMA
March 10, 2014 President Clinton, Leading Experts on Africa Highlight Third Annual Opportunity: Africa Conference
March 7, 2014 Carper, Coons, Carney Welcome More than 90 Companies, 2,000 Job Seekers to Job Fair
March 6, 2014 Manufacturing Innovation Hubs
March 5, 2014 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration - FDA's Proposed Rule to Protect Consumers of Generic Drugs
March 5, 2014 Statement from Senator Coons on Vote on Nomination of Debo Adegbile
March 4, 2014 Casey, Carper, Coons: Delaware Deepening Project Receives $35M Under President's Newly Released Budget
March 4, 2014 Statement from Senator Coons on the President's FY15 Budget Proposal
Feb. 28, 2014 Senator Coons Joins Shaheen, Portman in Renewed Effort on Energy Efficiency
Feb. 27, 2014 Letter to Jacob Lew, Secretary of the Treasury and John Koskinen, Commissioner of the Internal Revenue Service - Guidance for Tax-Exempt Social Welfare Organizations on Candidate-Related Political Activities
Feb. 27, 2014 Senator Coons Reintroduces Updated Bill to Extend Landmark Energy Efficiency Programs
Feb. 27, 2014 Letter to Jacob Lew, Secretary of the Department of the Treasury and John Koskinen, Commissioner of the Internal Revenue Service - Set Clear Rules for Political Activity by Dark Money Groups
Feb. 25, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Accountability For Human Rights Violations In South Sudan
Feb. 24, 2014 Senate to Vote This Week on Veterans Benefits Legislation Cosponsored by Senator Coons
Feb. 24, 2014 Senator Coons Condemns Enactment of Anti-Homosexuality Bill in Uganda
Feb. 24, 2014 President Bill Clinton Will Deliver Keynote Remarks at Senator Coons' Opportunity: Africa Conference
Feb. 21, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator, Environmental Protection Agency - Reduce Super Pollutant Allowances
Feb. 20, 2014 Senator Coons Condemns Ongoing Violence in Ukraine
Feb. 19, 2014 Senator Coons Praises Executive Order on Streamlining the Export/Import Process
Feb. 19, 2014 Senator Coons Hosts Opening Discussion in Series on Urban Unemployment
Feb. 12, 2014 Senator Coons Participates in Roundtable on Jobs for the Clean Energy Economy
Feb. 11, 2014 Senator Coons Praises Creation of National Strategy on Wildlife Trafficking
Feb. 10, 2014 Senator Coons Welcomes Steps to Ease transition for Employers under Affordable Care Act
Feb. 10, 2014 Treasury Releases Final Regulations Resolving Volunteer Fire Companies' Health Care Issue
Feb. 10, 2014 Senator Coons Welcomes Steps to Ease Transition for Employers Under Affordable Care Act
Feb. 10, 2014 Senator Coons Votes to Repeal Cuts to Military Retiree Benefits
Feb. 7, 2014 Senator Coons' Wetlands Conservation Legislation Clears Committee
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
Feb. 3, 2014 Senate Advances Farm Bill Agreement
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. 30, 2014 Senator Coons Praises Start of Federal Review of Skills-Training Programs
Jan. 29, 2014 Statements on Introduced Bills and Resolutions
Jan. 29, 2014 Senators Coons and Rubio Introduce Bill to Modernize Aspects of National Lab System
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