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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
Jan. 7, 2014 Senator Coons Votes to Preserve Assistance for Delaware Jobseekers
Jan. 3, 2014 Delaware's Congressional Delegation Announce Grant Awards to Federally Qualified Health Centers to Help Delawareans Find Affordable Insurance
Dec. 27, 2013 Carper, Coons, Carney to Host Kent County Job Fair
Dec. 20, 2013 Senator Coons Votes to Approve National Defense Authorization Act
Dec. 20, 2013 Senate passes NDAA with Protection for National Guard Role in Cyber Missions
Dec. 20, 2013 Senator Coons Sponsors Bill to Repeal Cuts to Military Retiree Benefits
Dec. 20, 2013 Senators Coons, Durbin Condemn Passage of Anti-LGBT Legislation in Uganda
Dec. 20, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Protect Vital Home Energy Funding
Dec. 19, 2013 Letter to Katherine Archuleta, Director of the Office of Personnel Management - Allow Rollovers For Health FSA Accounts
Dec. 19, 2013 Cardin Sponsors Bill To Keep Iran Accountable
Dec. 19, 2013 Senator Coons Introduces Legislation to Enhance Successful Wetland Conservation Program
Dec. 19, 2013 Senator Coons Praises Increase in U.S. Aid to Central African Republic
Dec. 19, 2013 Statement from Senator Coons on the Nuclear Weapon Free Iran Act
Dec. 19, 2013 National Defense Authorization Act For Fiscal Year 2014 -- Continued
Dec. 18, 2013 Senator Coons Cosponsors Bill to Continue Support for Older Americans
Dec. 18, 2013 National Defense Authorization Requires Administration Strategy on Somalia
Dec. 18, 2013 Senator Coons Sponsors Legislation to Exempt Volunteer Fire Companies From Healthcare Mandate
Dec. 18, 2013 Statement from Senator Coons on Passage of Bipartisan Budget Agreement
Dec. 18, 2013 Letter to John Kerry, State Secretary, Eric Holder, Attorney General, Sally Jewell, Interior Secretary - Address Wildlife Trafficking
Dec. 17, 2013 Statement from Senator Coons on Vote to Advance Bipartisan Budget Agreement
Dec. 17, 2013 Senator Coons, Colleagues Introduce Silver Alert Bill to Help Locate Missing Seniors
Dec. 17, 2013 National Defense Authorization Includes Coons-Authored Protection for National Guard Role in Cyber Missions
Dec. 17, 2013 New Congressional Report Details Revitalization of American Manufacturing Sector
Dec. 17, 2013 Delaware Online - Nelson Mandela and the Power of Forgiveness
Dec. 17, 2013 Rockefeller, Manchin, Coons, Schumer, McCaskill, Klobuchar Introduce Silver Alert Bill to Help Locate Missing Seniors
Dec. 16, 2013 Letter to Jack Lew, Secretary of the Treasury - Exempt Volunteer First Responders from Healthcare Mandate
Dec. 16, 2013 Letter to Max Baucus, Chair, and Orrin Hatch, Ranking Member, of the Senate Finance Committee - Clean Energy Tax Incentives Extension
Dec. 13, 2013 Senator Coons Cosponsors New Bill to Preserve Assistance for Jobseekers
Dec. 12, 2013 Letter to Comptroller General Gene Dadaro - Bipartisan Congressional Leaders Push to Increase Effectiveness of AGOA, Landmark Legislation to Boost U.S.-Africa Trade
Dec. 12, 2013 Senator Coons Hosts Roundtable with Manufacturing Industry Leaders
Dec. 11, 2013 Senators Introduce Bill to Save Advocacy Centers for Victims of Child Abuse
Dec. 10, 2013 The Huffington Post - Outdated Laws Preserve HIV Stigma
Dec. 10, 2013 Senator Coons Urges Preservation of Assistance for Delaware Jobseekers
Dec. 6, 2013 Letter to Majority Leader Reid, Republican Leader McConnell, Chairman Baucus, and Ranking Member Hatch - Urge Reauthorization of Unemployment Insurance
Dec. 6, 2013 Markell, Carper, Coons and Carney Announce $1 Million for Delaware Historic Properties Damaged by Superstorm Sandy
Dec. 5, 2013 Senator Coons applauds U.N. Security Council action on Central African Republic
Dec. 5, 2013 Statement from Senator Coons on Passing of Former South African President Nelson Mandela
Dec. 4, 2013 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Members of Congress Urge EPA Administrator McCarthy to Reduce Use of Harmful Climate Change-Causing Pollutant
Dec. 4, 2013 Senator Coons Applauds Extension of Energy Efficiency Initiative
Nov. 26, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Maintain Strong Leadership for Effort to Fix HealthCare.gov
Nov. 26, 2013 Senator Coons to Introduce Bill to Combat Discrimination Against Those with HIV/AIDS
Nov. 21, 2013 Bipartisan Statement on Iran Sanctions
Nov. 21, 2013 Sens. Carper, Boozman Lead Bipartisan Group of Colleagues in Introducing Resolution in Support of Recycling
Nov. 20, 2013 Letter to Rand Beers, Acting Secretary of Homeland Security - Grant Temporary Protected Status to Filipinos in Wake of Devastating Typhoon
Nov. 20, 2013 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2014
Nov. 14, 2013 Letter to Paul Ryan, Chair of the House Committee on the Budget, and Patty Murray, Chair of the Senate Committee on the Budget - Fair and Balanced Solutions to Budget Problems
Nov. 14, 2013 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
Nov. 14, 2013 Lipinski's American Manufacturing Competitiveness Act Introduced in Senate
Nov. 14, 2013 Senators Coons, Kirk Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Create a National Manufacturing Strategy
Nov. 14, 2013 Ten Senators Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Create Infrastructure Financing Authority
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