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Coats Says VA Must Make Sweeping Changes

May 12, 2014
Coats Says VA Must Make Sweeping Changes

WASHINGTON, DC – Senator Dan Coats (R-Ind.) Monday issued the following statement regarding ongoing allegations of abuse and neglect by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), including reports that up to 40 patients in Phoenix may have died because of delays in care: “As a veteran, I firmly believe our country has a duty...
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Coats, Senate Republicans Call on President to Permanently Delay Obamacare for All Americans

July 12, 2013
Coats, Senate Republicans Call on President to Permanently Delay Obamacare for All Americans

    07/13/13 Senator Dan Coats (R-Ind.) Wednesday joined all 45 other Senate Republicans in sending a letter to President Obama urging him to permanently delay the implementation of the health care law for all Americans. After receiving concerns from the business community, the Obama administration announced last week that it will delay implementation...
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Coats: Congress Should Work Together on Student Loan Rates

July 6, 2013
Coats: Congress Should Work Together on Student Loan Rates

    07/08/13 Indiana republican Senator Dan Coats last week made the following statement regarding the doubling of interest rates on student loans that took effect on July 1st: “A long-term fix to prevent an increase in student loan interest rates is vitally important for America’s young people,” Coats said. “I have supported a...
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Coats: America’s Veterans Deserve Better

May 23, 2013
Coats: America’s Veterans Deserve Better

  05/24/13 Senator Dan Coats (R-Ind.) Wednesday met with Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel and Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric Shinseki along with other members of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies to discuss the current backlog of disability claims at the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).  “It...
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Coats, Brooks Offices to Host “Academy Day”

April 9, 2013
Coats, Brooks Offices to Host “Academy Day”

  04/10/13 Senator Dan Coats (R-Ind.) and Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-Ind.) Tuesday announced an upcoming “Academy Day” session in central Indiana to provide students the opportunity to learn more about applying to one of the U.S. Service Academies. The informational session will take place on Saturday, April 13 at 1 p.m. ET at the...
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Coats, Walorski Offices to Host “Academy Day” in Northern Indiana

April 2, 2013
Coats, Walorski Offices to Host “Academy Day” in Northern Indiana

  04/03/13 Senator Dan Coats (R-Ind.) and Congresswoman Jackie Walorski (R-Ind.) Tuesday announced an upcoming “Academy Day” session in northern Indiana to provide students the opportunity to learn more about applying to one of the U.S. Service Academies. The informational session will take place on Saturday, April 6 at 1 p.m. ET at the Grissom...
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Coats Supports Amendment to Repeal Obamacare

March 24, 2013
Coats Supports Amendment to Repeal Obamacare

  03/25/13 Senator Dan Coats (R-Ind.) Friday issued the following statement after voting for an amendment to the Fiscal Year 2014 Senate Budget Resolution that would repeal Obamacare: “By forcing individuals to buy health insurance, imposing harmful regulations and raising taxes, Obamacare is stifling our economy and burdening Hoosier families,” said Coats. “I am...
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Coats Renews Push for Balanced Budget Amendment

February 11, 2013
Coats Renews Push for Balanced Budget Amendment

  02/12/13 Senator Dan Coats (R-Ind.), senior Senate Republican on the Joint Economic Committee, Monday supported a balanced budget amendment to the U.S. Constitution that would force the government to balance its budget, limit the growth of federal spending and require supermajorities for tax increases. Coats supported identical legislation in the 112th Congress. “Hoosier...
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Coats Calls on Congress to Reconvene, Work on Deficit Reduction Plan

January 9, 2013
Coats Calls on Congress to Reconvene, Work on Deficit Reduction Plan

   01/10/13 Senator Dan Coats (R-Ind.), ranking Republican on the bicameral Joint Economic Committee, Monday called on congressional leaders to bring Congress back into session to work on a deficit reduction plan: “As the national debt continues to rise, each day wasted is a day closer to our country hitting its borrowing limit. Rather...
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Coats Accepting Applications for Nomination to U.S. Service Academies

October 19, 2012
Coats Accepting Applications for Nomination to U.S. Service Academies

  10/22/12  Senator Dan Coats the Republican from Indiana announced that he is accepting applications for nomination to the U.S. Naval Academy, U.S. Air Force Academy, U.S. Merchant Marine Academy and U.S. Military Academy. Interested applicants must submit the completed application packet available at www.coats.senate.gov by November 1, 2012. “There is no greater honor...
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