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Coats, Senators Call on DOJ to Investigate Evidence of Criminal Wrongdoing at VA Medical Facilities

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June 11, 2014
Coats, Senators Call on DOJ to Investigate Evidence of Criminal Wrongdoing at VA Medical Facilities

Senator Dan Coats (R-Ind.) and a bipartisan group of senators called on the Department of Justice (DOJ) to immediately investigate evidence of criminal wrongdoing at Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) medical facilities. While the VA inspector general is currently conducting a criminal investigation and has consulted DOJ throughout the process, the senators called on...
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Coats: EPA Proposal Will Hurt Indiana, Hike Hoosier Electric Bills

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June 2, 2014
Coats: EPA Proposal Will Hurt Indiana, Hike Hoosier Electric Bills

WASHINGTON, DC – Senator Dan Coats (R-Ind.) made the following statement about Monday’s announcement by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) that it is proposing new rules on fossil fuel power plants: “Yet again, President Obama is trying to circumvent Congress to implement policies that the elected representatives of the American people have rejected. The...
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Coats Named “Fiscal Hero” for Work to Improve Nation’s Fiscal Situation

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May 27, 2014
Coats Named “Fiscal Hero” for Work to Improve Nation’s Fiscal Situation

U.S. Senator Dan Coats (R-Ind.) recently was named a “Fiscal Hero” by the Campaign to Fix the Debt for his work to improve the nation’s fiscal situation. Recipients were recognized for their voting records, bipartisan fiscal legislative initiatives and public support of solutions to reduce our national debt. “I returned to Congress in order...
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Coats Plans to Join GOP Senators Calling for Russian Sanctions

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April 24, 2014
Coats Plans to Join GOP Senators Calling for Russian Sanctions

U.S. Senator Dan Coats wants tougher sanctions against Russia for its growing involvement in Ukraine, despite signs of wariness back home.   “If there is a bully in the schoolyard, the sooner you realize that and stand up to that bully, the less grief you’re going to endure,” said Coats, a member of Senate...
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Coats Says Disinterment of Indianapolis Murderer Corrects Unacceptable Mistake

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February 19, 2014
Coats Says Disinterment of Indianapolis Murderer Corrects Unacceptable Mistake

  02/20/14 Senator Dan Coats (R-Ind.) issued the following statement regarding the disinterment of Michael L. Anderson today from Fort Custer National Cemetery in Michigan. Anderson shot and killed Indianapolis resident Alicia Dawn Koehl on May 30, 2012 and was later buried – against current law – with full military honors. “On this day...
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Coats & Donnelly Supports Farm Bill, Statements from Both

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February 4, 2014
Coats & Donnelly Supports Farm Bill, Statements from Both

  02/05/14 Senator Coats voted for the bipartisan farm bill agreement Tuesday afternoon. The legislation passed the Senate 68 to 32, after previously passing the House 251 to 166 on January 29. It will now to go President Obama’s desk to be signed into law. Coats heard about this issue multiple times during his...
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Senators Coats & Donnelly Support Keystone XL Pipeline Project

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February 3, 2014
Senators Coats & Donnelly Support Keystone XL Pipeline Project

  02/04/14 In two separate news releases US Senators Dan Coats and Senator Joe Donnelly both put their support behind the Keystone LX Pipeline this weekend.   Senator Dan Coats (R-Ind.) called on President Obama to approve the Keystone XL pipeline following the State Department’s fifth environmental review of the project: “There is absolutely...
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Coats Urges Majority Leader Reid to Allow Republican Input on Legislation

January 14, 2014
Coats Urges Majority Leader Reid to Allow Republican Input on Legislation

  01/15/14 Senator Dan Coats (R-Ind.) Tuesday joined seven Senate Republicans in a press conference in the Capitol after Majority Leader Reid rejected their compromise proposal to reform and pay for unemployment insurance benefits. “If you recall just last week, Senator Reid said, ‘amendments have no place in this process,’” said Coats. “There’s a...
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Coats Statement on Extension of Unemployment Insurance Benefits

January 7, 2014
Coats Statement on Extension of Unemployment Insurance Benefits

  01/08/14 Senator Dan Coats (R-Ind.) issued the following statement after voting in favor of proceeding to legislation that would extend the expanded emergency unemployment benefits program created after the fiscal crisis of 2008.   “While I oppose the current version of the bill, I voted to proceed with considering the unemployment insurance extension...
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Coats Accepting Applications for Nomination to U.S. Service Academies

October 24, 2013
Coats Accepting Applications for Nomination to U.S. Service Academies

10/25/13 Senator Dan Coats (R-Ind.) Wednesday 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, 2013. “There is no greater honor for an American...
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