U.S. Senator Chris Coons of Delaware

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Statements & Speeches

Statements & Speeches

Here you'll find the full text of the speeches Chris has given on the floor of the Senate and major speeches delivered elsewhere.

July 2014
Floor Speech: Previewing goals for U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit
Floor Speech: Unveiling bill to designate “Manufacturing Universities”
Floor Speech: Calling on Congress to confront child refugee crisis at the border
June 2014
Floor Speech: Calling on colleagues to restore voting rights protections
Floor Speech: Senator Coons touts bipartisan progress on manufacturing workforce training
Floor Speech: Senator Coons urges colleagues to confirm ambassadors to African nations
Floor Speech: Delaware priorities in the CJS-THUD-Ag appropriations bill
Floor speech: Urging Congress to act on climate change
Floor Speech: Calling on Congress to tackle America’s infrastructure debt
May 2014
Opening Statement: Chairing Foreign Relations Subcommittee hearing on wildlife trafficking crisis
Floor Speech: Senator Coons calls on Senate to pass job-creating tax extenders
Floor Speech: Senator Coons recognizes National Police Week
Opening Statement: Chairing Foreign Relations Subcommittee hearing on kidnapped Nigerian schoolgirls
Floor Speech: Calling on Republicans to stop blocking Bulletproof Vest Partnership reauthorization
Floor Speech: Tribute to James Wilcox Brown
Floor Speech: Tribute Harry Gravell
Floor Speech: Big spending is corrupting our politics
April 2014
Floor Speech: Urging new investment in Amtrak
Floor Colloquy: Urging support for manufacturing innovation hubs with Senator King
March 2014
Floor Speech: Senator Coons stays #Up4Climate to urge action on climate change
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