Senator Christopher 'Chris' A. Coons's Public Statements


Full Name: Christopher 'Chris' A. Coons
Current Office: U.S. Senate - Jr, Democratic
First Elected: 11/02/2010
Last 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
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Issue Position: Environment Issue Position: Veterans Issue Position: Education Issue Position: Energy Issue Position: The Economy Issue Position: Seniors Issue Position: Financial Reform Issue Position: Offshore Oil Drilling Issue Position: National Security Issue Position: Reproductive Rights Issue Position: Health Care 7/29/14 Administration Makes Progress on Strengthening Economic Engagement with Africa 7/28/14 Nomination of Pamela Harris to be United States Circuit Judge for the Fourth Circuit 7/28/14 U.S. Program for Young African Leaders Renamed to Honor Nelson Mandela 7/28/14 Senator Coons Wins Fight to Save Advocacy Centers for Victims of Child Abuse 7/23/14 Senator Coons Introduces Bipartisan Bill to Boost Wetlands Conservation 7/22/14 Senator Coons Praises White House Report on Improving Workforce Training 7/22/14 President Obama Signs Bill that Includes Five Manufacturing Jobs for America Provisions 7/21/14 Statement of Senator Coons on President Obama's Ban on LGBT Discrimination by Federal Contractors 7/18/14 Carper Joins USDA Rural Development to Highlight Affordable Rural Rental Housing Funding 7/18/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Deferred Enforced Departure for Liberians 7/16/14 Senator Coons Votes to Restore Protections for Women's Health 7/16/14 Hultgren Introduces Bipartisan, Bicameral Legislation to Modernize National Labs 7/16/14 Senator Coons Participates in Roundtable on Voting Rights Protections 7/11/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Escalating Violence in Sudan 7/11/14 Senator Coons Helps Introduce Bill to Close Corporate Tax Loophole and Bring Jobs Home 7/11/14 Senator Coons Applauds Delaware Participants in National Gay Blood Drive 7/10/14 Judiciary Committee Approves Bill to Overturn Citizens United Decision 7/10/14 Senator Coons Cosponsors Bill to Restore Protections for Women's Health Lost in Supreme Court's Hobby Lobby Decision 7/09/14 House Approves Legislation that Includes Five Manufacturing Jobs for America Provisions 7/09/14 Terrorism Risk Insurance Program Authorization Act - Motion to Proceed 6/30/14 Senator Coons Condemns Supreme Court Decision in Burwell v. Hobby Lobby 6/30/14 Statement of Senator Coons on Supreme Court Decision in Harris v. Quinn 6/27/14 Carper, Coons, Carney Join USDA Rural Development to Announce Energy-Saving Initiatives in Seven Delaware Municipalities 6/27/14 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services - Medicare Part D Policy 6/27/14 Senate Passes Bipartisan Legislation from Sessions, Coons, Hirono, and Blunt to Protect Victims of Child Abuse 6/27/14 Senate Passes Senator Coons' Bill to Save Vital Advocacy Centers for Victims of Child Abuse 6/26/14 Ambassadorial Nominations 6/26/14 Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act 6/26/14 Juneteenth Remembrance 6/26/14 Senator Coons' Homeland Security Priorities Included in Appropriations Bill 6/26/14 Senator Coons Co-Hosts Senate Roundtable on Nation's Critical Infrastructure Needs 6/25/14 Senator Coons Urges Senate Republicans to Support Bill to Restore Voting Rights Act 6/25/14 Letter to Edith Ramirez, Chairwoman of the Federal Trade Commission, and William Baer, Assistant Attorney General of the Antitrust Division - Potential Pharmaceutical Merger Concerns 6/25/14 Five Manufacturing Jobs for America Bills Featured in Workforce Training Legislation Approved by Senate 6/25/14 Senator Coons' Bipartisan Bill to Help At-Risk Kids Get to College Included in Higher Education Act Reauthorization 6/25/14 Senator Coons Applauds Supreme Court's Decision to Protect Americans' Digital Privacy 6/24/14 Senator Coons Reintroduces Bill to Require Increased Transparency from Super PACs 6/24/14 Bill to Expand Access to Electricity in Africa Clears Senate Foreign Relations Committee 6/21/14 The News Journal - Congress Must Stand Up for Victims of Child Abuse