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Coats Opposes Bill to Increase Debt Ceiling Without Addressing Budget

October 11, 2013
Coats Opposes Bill to Increase Debt Ceiling Without Addressing Budget

  10/14/13 Senator Dan Coats (R-Ind.) Friday issued the following statement after voting against legislation to increase the nation’s $16.7 trillion debt ceiling for one year without any commitment to spending reductions or structural reforms: “Allowing debt to continue accumulating unchecked on our nation’s credit card ignores the reality of America’s dire financial state,”...
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Coats Launches “Indiana Input” Campaign

September 12, 2013
Coats Launches “Indiana Input” Campaign

  09/13/13 Senator Dan Coats (R-Ind.) today launched the “Indiana Input” campaign to encourage people to share their stories on how the health care law, our nation’s tax system and the onslaught of federal regulations are impacting Hoosiers. “As I represent Hoosiers in the U.S. Senate, I am focused on protecting our country from...
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Donnelly & Coats Introduce Bill to Give VA and Army Authority to Remove Criminals from National Cemeteries

August 5, 2013
Donnelly & Coats Introduce Bill to Give VA and Army Authority to Remove Criminals from National Cemeteries

  08/06/13 Senators Joe Donnelly and Dan Coats today introduced the Alicia Dawn Koehl Respect for National Cemeteries Act, legislation that would give the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and the U.S. Department of the Army the authority to disinter veterans buried in national cemeteries who committed a Federal or State capital crime....
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Coats Warns Reid Not to Block Open Debate on Immigration Reform

June 24, 2013
Coats Warns Reid Not to Block Open Debate on Immigration Reform

  06/25/13 Senator Dan Coats (R-Ind.), ranking Republican on the Senate Appropriations Homeland Security Committee, issued the following statement regarding Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid’s action to begin the process of shutting down debate on the Senate immigration reform bill: “Time and time again, the Majority Leader has shut down debate without allowing full...
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Coats Introduces Border Security Amendments to Immigration Reform Bill

June 21, 2013
Coats Introduces Border Security Amendments to Immigration Reform Bill

    06/22/13 Senator Dan Coats (R-Ind.), ranking Republican on the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Homeland Security, today introduced an amendment to the Senate Immigration Reform Bill requiring that real progress be made on strengthening the border before granting provisional immigrant status to illegal aliens and that effective control has been maintained over the...
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Coats Calls for Halting of Air Traffic Controller Furloughs

April 25, 2013
Coats Calls for Halting of Air Traffic Controller Furloughs

    04/26/13 Senator Dan Coats (R-Ind.), a member of the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee and the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, today called on the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to immediately halt the recent furloughs that have sidelined 1,500 air traffic controllers and caused significant travel disruptions...
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Coats Receives Spirit of Enterprise Award

April 18, 2013
Coats Receives Spirit of Enterprise Award

  04/19/13 U.S. Senator Dan Coats (R-Ind.) Thursday received the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s “Spirit of Enterprise” award for his support of pro-business issues during the second session of the 112th Congress. “I am honored to receive this award and will continue to fight for policies that promote job creation and free enterprise,” said...
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Coats Offers Amendments to Senate Budget to Help Grow the Economy and Protect Jobs

March 25, 2013
Coats Offers Amendments to Senate Budget to Help Grow the Economy and Protect Jobs

  03/26/13 Senator Dan Coats (R-Ind.), senior Senate Republican on the Joint Economic Committee, Thursday offered a number of amendments to the Senate Budget Resolution for Fiscal Year 2014 that would help grow the economy and protect American jobs: “After refusing to offer a budget for the last four years, Senate Democrats now present...
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Coats Named “2012 ACU Conservative”

March 5, 2013
Coats Named “2012 ACU Conservative”

  03/06/13 Senator Dan Coats (R-Ind.) has been named a “2012 ACU Conservative” as part of the American Conservative Union (ACU)’s 2012 Ratings of Congress. These annual awards are given to members of the Senate and the House of Representatives who consistently vote to uphold conservative values on a wide range of issues. “I...
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Coats Calls on Congress to Act Now to Repeal Tax on Medical Device Industry

December 6, 2012
Coats Calls on Congress to Act Now to Repeal Tax on Medical Device Industry

12/07/12 Senator Dan Coats (R-Ind.) Wednesday released the following statement after the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued the final regulations on how the tax on medical devices under the health care law will be implemented on January 1, 2013: This final regulation outlining how the administration will implement a $30 billion tax on medical device...
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