U.S. Senator Chris Coons of Delaware

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  • Budget Conference Committee - 11/13

    Budget Conference Committee - 11/13

    Senator Coons in budget conference committee

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    Budget
  • Budget conference committee

    Budget conference committee

    Senator Coons participates in budget conference negotiations

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    Budget
  • Ducks Unlimited Dinner

    Ducks Unlimited Dinner

    Senator Coons joined members of Delaware’s Ducks Unlimited Chapter to welcome visiting DU National CEO Dale Hall, Board President George Dunklin, and DU of Mexico Board President John Tomke to Delaware at a barbeque dinner on September 4, 2013 in Dover.

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    Environment
    Conservation
    Wildlife
  • Bulletproof Vest Partnership press conference

    Bulletproof Vest Partnership press conference

    Senator Coons teamed up with the two officers shot at the New Castle County Courthouse in February to urge Congress to reauthorize the federal Bulletproof Vest Partnership. The press conference was held on May 31, 2013 on the steps of the New Castle County Courthouse in Wilmington.

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    Bulletproof Vest Partnership
  • Visit to St. Michael's School

    Visit to St. Michael's School

    Senator Coons visited St. Michael's School in Wilmington with U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, Governor Markell, Senator Carper, and Congressman Carney.

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  • Senate Judiciary Committee Immigration Hearing

    Senate Judiciary Committee Immigration Hearing

    U.S. Senator Chris Coons chaired a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing entitled “Building an Immigration System Worthy of American Values” on March 20, 2013. The hearing received testimony from a number of witnesses in the immigration field, including: Pamela Stampp, Esq., attorney, Castro Law Firm, Wilmington, DE.

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  • Tour of University of Delaware’s Institute for Energy Conversion

    Tour of University of Delaware’s Institute for Energy Conversion

    Senator Coons tours University of Delaware's Institute for Energy Conversion to learn about the past, present and future of solar energy.

  • Opportunity: Africa 2013 conference

    Opportunity: Africa 2013 conference

    Senator Coons hosted is second annual Opportunity: Africa conference on February 11, 2013 at Delaware State University in Dover

  • Sen. Coons, Bill Cosby talk American Dream Accounts

    Sen. Coons, Bill Cosby talk American Dream Accounts

    Sen. Coons pitched Dr. Bill Cosby on the American Dream Accounts Act while visiting with him at the Joshua Harvest Church in Wilmington. The goal of the American Dream Accounts Act is to help at-risk kids get to college.

  • Senator Coons receives the National Guard’s Charles Dick Medal of Merit

    Senator Coons receives the National Guard’s Charles Dick Medal of Merit

    Senator Chris Coons, a leading Senate voice on the critical role the National Guard plays in our security, received the National Guard Association of the United States’ Charles Dick Medal of Merit on Saturday at Dover Downs. The prestigious award, also given to Governor Jack Markell, was presented at the Delaware National Guard’s Annual Senior Leaders Conference on January 12, 2013.

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  • The Horn Initiative for Entrepreneurship - October 2012

    The Horn Initiative for Entrepreneurship - October 2012

    Senator Coons joined members of the University of Delaware community at the unveiling of the Horn Initiative for Entrepreneurship on October 12, 2012. The Horn Initiative is anticipated to have a transformative impact on innovation and entrepreneurship through the expansion of curricular, co-curricular and outreach programing. At the event, aspiring entrepreneurs pitched their business ideas to try to win funding as part of the launch celebration. University of Delaware alumnus Charles Horn (’75) and his wife Patricia Horn committed $3 million for the initiative, which will be housed in the Alfred Lerner College of Business and Economics.

  • Remembering Pearl Harbor Day

    Remembering Pearl Harbor Day

    Senator Coons remembered Pearl Harbor Day by visiting with WWII veterans at the Delaware Veterans Home in Milford. Pearl Harbor Survivor Thomas Morris recounts his harrowing story of survival aboard the USS California.

  • Law Enforcement Caucus Bulletproof Vest Program Press Event

    Law Enforcement Caucus Bulletproof Vest Program Press Event

    U.S. Senator Chris Coons (D-Del.), a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee and co-chair of the Senate Law Enforcement Caucus, stood with Dover police Sgt. David Spicer at an event in the Capitol on Tuesday to mark the purchase of the one-millionth bulletproof vest by a law enforcement officer under the federal Bulletproof Vest Partnership Grant Program.

  • Under Secretary Kappos and Delaware students discussion- October 2012

    Under Secretary Kappos and Delaware students discussion- October 2012

    On October 11, 2012, Senator Coons hosted David Kappos, the Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Director of the United States Patent and Trademark Office, for a discussion with doctoral candidates at the University of Delaware and Delaware State University about commercializing technology developed at universities. Senator Coons is a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee and was a cosponsor of the America Invents Act, the 2011 legislation that radically modernized the patent system. Under Secretary Kappos advises the President, the Secretary of Commerce and the Administration on intellectual property matters.

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