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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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Coats: End of Severstal Loan a Victory for Taxpayers, Hoosier Steel Manufacturers

January 6, 2012
Coats: End of Severstal Loan a Victory for Taxpayers, Hoosier Steel Manufacturers

01/09/12 Senator Dan Coats (R-Ind.) Friday issued the following statement regarding the Department of Energy’s (DOE) decision to end its conditional loan commitment to steel producer Severstal. “This announcement is a victory for taxpayers and steel manufacturers in Indiana,” said Coats. “The Severstal loan commitment never passed the sniff test, as multiple producers are...
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Coats: President Circumvents Congress to Put Unaccountable Czar in Place

January 5, 2012
Coats: President Circumvents Congress to Put Unaccountable Czar in Place

01/06/12 Senator Dan Coats (R-Ind.) Wednesday issued the following statement on the President’s appointment of former Ohio Attorney General Richard Cordray to be the head of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB). “President Obama is defying the constitutional authority of the legislative branch to put in place an unaccountable czar who will have the...
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What country needs now is tax reform to revive economy

October 21, 2011

Twenty-five years ago this week, President Ronald Reagan defied the political odds and signed into law sweeping legislation that simplified and reformed the U.S. Tax Code. Recognizing that he needed bipartisan support, Reagan worked with both a Democratic-led House and a Republican-led Senate to make tax reform a reality. The bipartisan bill resulted in...
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