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Senator Coats Praises Expansion of Southwest Airlines in Indy

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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

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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

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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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Coats Urges Senate to Pass a Budget

January 30, 2013
Coats Urges Senate to Pass a Budget

 01/31/13 Senator Dan Coats (R-Ind.), Senior Senate Republican on the Joint Economic Committee Wednesday spoke on the Senate floor to discuss the need for the Senate to offer and pass a budget. Coats noted it has been 1,372 days since the Senate has passed a budget. The following are excerpts from his speech: “It...
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Coats: Spending is the Real Problem, Not Taxes

January 24, 2013
Coats: Spending is the Real Problem, Not Taxes

  01/25/13 Senator Dan Coats (R-Ind.) Thursday spoke on the Senate floor to continue his push for Congress to focus on addressing out-of-control government spending, not increasing taxes as the president has proposed. The following are excerpts from his speech: “The fact is that we are not going to be able to get our...
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Senator Coats: Addressing Spending is Top Priority of 113th Congress

January 23, 2013
Senator Coats: Addressing Spending is Top Priority of 113th Congress

  01/24/13 Senator Dan Coats (R-Ind.), Senior Senate Republican on the bicameral Joint Economic Committee, Tuesday spoke on the Senate floor and said that addressing out-of-control government spending should be the top priority of the 113th Congress. In his speech, Coats said, “Just last week Fitch Ratings warned that America’s AAA credit rating is...
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Coats Votes to Rein in EPA’s Overreach

November 10, 2011
Coats Votes to Rein in EPA’s Overreach

11/11/11 Senator Dan Coats (R-Ind.)  Thursday voted for a resolution introduced by Senator Rand Paul (R-Ky.) to block implementation of the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Cross-State Air Pollution Rule (CSAPR), which is set to go into effect in January. Enacting CSAPR will require hundreds of coal-fired plants in 27 states, including Indiana, to retrofit...
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Coats and Manchin Introduce Bipartisan “Fair Compliance Act” to Protect American Jobs, Prevent Spikes in Energy Costs for Consumers

November 9, 2011
Coats and Manchin Introduce Bipartisan “Fair Compliance Act” to Protect American Jobs, Prevent Spikes in Energy Costs for Consumers

11/10/11 Senators Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) and Dan Coats (R-Ind.) introduced the bipartisan “Fair Compliance Act” today to create reasonable timelines and benchmarks for utilities to comply with two major Environmental Protection Agency to protect jobs and keep utility rates stable. The legislation would extend the compliance deadline for the Cross-State Air Pollution Rule (CSAPR)...
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