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  Coons, Chris
<-  2011-01-03  
NameChris Coons
Address2301 Delaware Avenue
Wilmington, Delaware 19806, United States
Website [Link]
Born September 09, 1963 (54 years)
Last ModifedRBH
Jul 12, 2016 03:37pm
Tags Married - Presbyterian -
InfoChristopher A. Coons

As County Executive, Chris has successfully guided New Castle County through the deepest economic downturn in generations. He's cut millions in wasteful spending and restored fiscal responsibility to county government, while creating innovative solutions including the Office of Redevelopment and the Problem Properties Task Force, removing dangerous parole violators from our neighborhoods, and giving police the tools they needed to reduce crime by 12 percent.

Chris grew up in Hockessin, and now lives in Wilmington with his wife, Annie, and their three children, Michael, Jack and Maggie. Chris is a graduate of Amherst College with a B.A. in Chemistry and Political Science, and earned his law degree from Yale Law School and a Master's in Ethics from Yale Divinity School. Chris also studied at the University of Nairobi in Kenya.

Prior to serving as County Executive, Chris worked as an attorney for Delaware-based W.L. Gore & Associates, one of the 200 largest privately-held companies in the U.S., where he helped the company expand and create hundreds of jobs. He has also worked with several non-profits, including the National Coalition for the Homeless, the education-oriented "I Have a Dream" Foundation, and the Investor Responsibility Research Center.



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Apr 24, 2011 03:30pm Interview Coons to Senate: You can’t get the job done if you’re always on vacation  Article Craverguy 

Mon Feb 20 23:05:22 +0000 2017 - Ready to join @wolfblitzer on @CNN and the @CNNSitRoom - talking about the newly named national security advisor an… https://t.co/zWuXAZ3hMQ

Mon Feb 20 22:30:52 +0000 2017 - Calling into @WDEL afternoon drive @LoudellWDEL at 5:54 tonight. Talking latest on new national security advisor an… https://t.co/pvX2rQWWru

Thu Feb 16 21:21:30 +0000 2017 - RT @ACEducation: Proud to endorse bipartisan Stop Taxing Death & Disability Act by @ChrisCoons @senrobportman @SenAngusKing https://t.co/nZ…

Thu Feb 16 21:20:32 +0000 2017 - Great to participate in today's event with @ITIFdc. We must invest in workforce training & development to ensure th… https://t.co/ykkiX2tMDp

Thu Feb 16 20:29:06 +0000 2017 - (5/5) Thank you also to @SenBlumenthal @SenFeinstein @SenatorCollins @SenatorCarper @timkaine & @stabenow

Thu Feb 16 20:27:18 +0000 2017 - (4/5) I am thrilled to introduce with @SenCoryGardner @SenatorIsakson @SenJohnHoeven @PattyMurray

Thu Feb 16 20:24:59 +0000 2017 - (3/5) I urge Congress to pass the Stop Taxing Death & Disability Act immediately. https://t.co/ElUAWDeUZw

Thu Feb 16 20:16:56 +0000 2017 - (2/5) We forgive student loan debt because that's what is right. Requiring them to pay a surprise tax serves no public policy purpose.

Thu Feb 16 20:12:07 +0000 2017 - (1/5) Taxing Americans who are grieving the death of a child or adjusting to a life-changing disability is simply unconscionable.

Thu Feb 16 19:53:47 +0000 2017 - General Michael Flynn ought to be called to testify in front of committees of Congress. https://t.co/sqAaVMzABG

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