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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: 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
Nov. 5, 2013 Opening Statement: Chairing Judiciary Subcommittee Hearing on Proposed Limits to Civil discovery
Nov. 4, 2013 Senator Coons Votes to Protect LGBT Americans from Workplace Discrimination
Nov. 1, 2013 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of Health and Human Services - Release Winter Heat Aid
Nov. 1, 2013 Senator Donnelly Introduces Bipartisan Bill to Close Skills Gap
Oct. 31, 2013 Justice for All Reauthorization Act Clears Judiciary Committee
Oct. 30, 2013 Nomination of Katherine Archuleta to be Director of the Office of Personnel Managment
Oct. 30, 2013 Roll Call - Washington Needs to Refocus on Manufacturing Jobs
Oct. 30, 2013 Senator Coons, Budget Conference Committee Complete First Day of Negotiations
Oct. 29, 2013 Senators Launch Effort to Get Washington to Refocus on Manufacturing Jobs
Oct. 29, 2013 Senator Coons Leads Effort to Get Washington to Refocus on Manufacturing Jobs
Oct. 28, 2013 Carper, Coons and Carney: More than 50 Employers to Attend New Castle County Job Fair Monday
Oct. 28, 2013 Letter to Farm Bill Conferees - Do Not Cut SNAP
Oct. 28, 2013 Delaware Online - Time for Washington to Refocus on Manufacturing
Oct. 25, 2013 Letter to Senate Farm Bill Conferee - Include Animal Fighting Spectator Prohibition Language in 2013 Farm Bill
Oct. 25, 2013 Gov. Markell, Sen. Carper Tout New Gordons Pond Trail for Health and Recreation at Cape Henlopen State Park Groundbreaking
Oct. 24, 2013 Sparks Fly at Delcastle High School as Senator Coons Visits Welding Shop with Bloom Reps
Oct. 16, 2013 Senator Coons Votes to End Government Shutdown and Avert Default
Oct. 14, 2013 Default Prevention Act of 2013-- Motion to Proceed
Oct. 11, 2013 Letter to President Barack Obama - Iran and P5 +1 Talks
Oct. 10, 2013 Default Prevention Act of 2013-- Motion to Proceed-- Continued
Oct. 9, 2013 Continuing Appropriations
Oct. 8, 2013 Letter to Sec. Chuck Hagel, Dept of Defense - Restore Death Benefits for Families of Fallen Heroes
Oct. 4, 2013 Letter to Chuck Hagel, Secretary of Defense - Pay National Guard, Reserves During Shutdown
Oct. 2, 2013 Continuing Appropriations
Oct. 1, 2013 Continuing Appropriations
Sept. 30, 2013 E-Newsletter: Hours to a Shutdown
Sept. 30, 2013 Shutdown
Sept. 27, 2013 Statement from Senator Coons on Findings of Key Study on Climate Science
Sept. 27, 2013 Senator Coons Votes to Responsibly Avert Shutdown of Federal Government
Sept. 26, 2013 Senators Carper and Coons Commend Senate Reauthorization of the Congressional Award Program
Sept. 26, 2013 Making Continuing Appropriations for Fiscal Year 2014
Sept. 24, 2013 Carper, Coons, Carney Congratulate 2013 National Blue Ribbon Schools
Sept. 24, 2013 Letter to Jack Lew, Secretary of the Treasury and Michael Froman, Ambassador of the US Trade Representative - Sixty Senators Urge Administration to Crack Down on Currency Manipulation in Trans-Pacific Partnership Talks
Sept. 23, 2013 Letter to Inspector General Charles McCullough III, Director of National Intelligence - Surveillance Authorities
Sept. 22, 2013 Statement from Senator Coons on Terrorist Attack in Nairobi
Sept. 19, 2013 Senator Coons Honors National Pulmonary Fibrosis Awareness Month
Sept. 18, 2013 Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act of 2013
Sept. 18, 2013 Senator Coons Praises Air Force Decision Not to Furlough Civilian Employees in 2014
Sept. 17, 2013 Delaware Online - Surveillance Debate Echoes Founders' Struggle
Sept. 12, 2013 Senator Coons Files Three Amendments to Strengthen Energy Efficiency Bill
Sept. 12, 2013 Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act of 2013
Sept. 12, 2013 Energy Savings
Sept. 11, 2013 Senator Coons, Secretary O'Mara Participate in Roundtable Discussion on the Economic Impacts of Climate Change
Sept. 10, 2013 Hearing of the Subcommittee on Bankruptcy and the Courts of the Senate Judiciary Committee - Federal Judgeship Act of 2013
Sept. 9, 2013 Statement from Senator Coons on Diplomatic Proposal on Syrian Chemical Weapons
Sept. 8, 2013 CNN "State of the Union with Candy Crowley" - Transcript: Syria Intervention
Sept. 4, 2013 Statement for Senator Coons on Committee Vote On Authorization of Force in Syria
Sept. 2, 2013 Senator Coons Celebrates Labor Day
Sept. 1, 2013 New Journal - Coons: Washington Must Put Focus Back on Jobs
Aug. 30, 2013 Statement from Senator Coons on Syria
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