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Coats Receives Guardian of Small Business Award

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September 19, 2014
Coats Receives Guardian of Small Business Award

WASHINGTON, DC – Senator Dan Coats a Republican from Indiana, on Thursday received the Guardian of Small Business award from the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) for his support of Indiana’s small business owners. “The lifeblood of our economy is small businesses,” said Coats. “It is an honor to receive this award, and...
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Coats Reacts to New Social Security and Medicare Trustees Report

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July 29, 2014
Coats Reacts to New Social Security and Medicare Trustees Report

Senator Dan Coats (R-Ind.), senior Senate Republican on the Joint Economic Committee, today said that the latest Social Security and Medicare Trustees report shows that Washington continues to ignore our nation’s long-term fiscal challenges. “Sooner or later, all Americans will feel the impact of our country’s financial reality, and they will hold their elected...
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Coats Legislative Agenda Would Have Cut Over $100 Billion

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July 17, 2014
Coats Legislative Agenda Would Have Cut Over $100 Billion

WASHINGTON, D.C. – A study released Wednesday by the National Taxpayers Union Foundation (NTUF) revealed that the legislative agenda of Senator Dan Coats (R-Ind.) during the 113th Congress’ First Session would have cut a net $101.4 billion from the federal budget if enacted. Additionally, the study found that Senator Coats was one of only...
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Coats, Senators Press White House on Flood of Unaccompanied Minors Crossing Southern Border

June 18, 2014
Coats, Senators Press White House on Flood of Unaccompanied Minors Crossing Southern Border

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Senator Dan Coats (R-Ind.), ranking Republican on the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Homeland Security, Tuesday joined with Republican leaders on the Appropriations Committee to send a letter to President Barack Obama pressing for answers on the administration’s plans to address the growing crisis at our nation’s southwest border. The senators asked...
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Donnelly, Coats Receive VA Response

June 17, 2014

Washington, D.C. – Senators Joe Donnelly (D-IN) and Dan Coats (R-IN) received a response late Thursday from U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Acting Secretary Sloan Gibson regarding their recent letters expressing concern about Indiana VA health care facilities. Donnelly said, “The gross misconduct recently identified in the OIG’s interim report and the VA’s own...
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Senator Coats Praises Expansion of Southwest Airlines in Indy

March 27, 2014
Senator Coats Praises Expansion of Southwest Airlines in Indy

WASHINGTON, DC – Senator Dan Coats (R-Ind.) this week praised the announcement by Southwest Airlines that it is expanding service at the Indianapolis International Airport by adding new nonstop flights to Washington, DC’s Reagan National Airport beginning on November 2, 2014. As a member of the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee, Coats has...
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Russia sanctions White House aides, top U.S. lawmakers

March 20, 2014
Russia sanctions White House aides, top U.S. lawmakers

03/21/14 Responding to American sanctions of President Vladimir Putin’s inner circle, the Russian government announced its own list Thursday, in an indication of how the Kremlin views who holds the power in Washington. Heading up the list are three White House aides: senior adviser Dan Pfeiffer, and deputy national security advisers Ben Rhodes and...
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Coats Praises Return of F-16’s to 122nd Fighter Wing in Fort Wayne

March 4, 2014
Coats Praises Return of F-16’s to 122nd Fighter Wing in Fort Wayne

  03/05/14 Senator Dan Coats (R-Ind.), a member of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Defense, praised today’s announcement that the 122nd Fighter Wing in Fort Wayne will be receiving F-16’s to replace its current fleet of A-10 aircraft. The announcement was made as part of the release of the president’s budget for fiscal year...
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Coats Fights to Protect Hoosiers from Obamacare Mandates

September 13, 2013
Coats Fights to Protect Hoosiers from Obamacare Mandates

  09/16/13 Senator Dan Coats (R-Ind.) last week urged passage of his legislation to delay the individual and employer mandates included in Obamacare until 2015.Thursday Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) offered Coats’ legislation as an amendment to the Energy Efficiency Bill, currently under consideration in the Senate. “I am pleased to have the...
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Senator Coats Opposes U.S. Strike on Syria

September 11, 2013
Senator Coats Opposes U.S. Strike on Syria

  09/12/13 Senator Dan Coats (R-Ind.), a member of the Senate Intelligence Committee, Tuesday issued the following statement regarding the Senate resolution to authorize a U.S. strike against Syria: “After several briefings with administration officials and military leaders, gathering input from Hoosiers and hearing today directly from President Obama, I do not believe a...
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