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James Lankford's Public Statements on Issue: Government Operations

Full Name: James Lankford
Office: U.S. House (OK) - District 5, Republican Majority Policy Committee Chair
First Elected: 11/02/2010
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Republican for U.S. Senate
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary June 24, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Cindy; 2 Children: Hannah, Jordan
Birth Date: 03/04/1968
Birth Place: Dallas, TX
Home City: Edmond, OK
Religion: Baptist
Date Title
May 5, 2014 Lankford Congratulates Fellow Oversight Member, Gowdy, as Chair of House Select Committee on Benghazi
May 5, 2014 Lankford: Supreme Court's Town of Greece Decision a Victory for Religious Liberty
May 2, 2014 Lankford Supports House Decision to Move Forward with Select Committee on Benghazi
April 9, 2014 Lankford: Continued Oversight of Federal Waste and Duplication is Essential
March 13, 2014 Reducing Regulatory Burden
Feb. 28, 2014 Unfunded Mandates Information and Transparency Act of 2013
Feb. 25, 2014 Taxpayers Right-to-Know Act
Feb. 25, 2014 Lankford's Taxpayers Right-to-Know Act Passes House
Feb. 4, 2014 CBO's Ten-Year Outlook Raises Red Flags
Jan. 28, 2014 Lankford: State of the Union Contained No Genuine, Constructive Recommendation
Jan. 17, 2014 Lankford Statement on Today's White House Announcement Regarding NSA Reform
Oct. 14, 2013 CNN "Piers Morgan Live" - Transcript: Continuing Resolution and the Tea Party
Oct. 4, 2013 Let's Talk
Oct. 2, 2013 We Need a Reasonable Proposal
Oct. 1, 2013 National Review Online - Shutdown Could Last Weeks
Oct. 1, 2013 Letter to Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel, Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Rand Beers, and Director of the Office of Management and Budget Sylvia Burwell - Follow the Law, Protect DOD Civilians
Sept. 30, 2013 CNN "Piers Morgan Live" - Transcript: Government Shutdown
Sept. 30, 2013 CNN "Newsroom" - Transcript: ACA and Government Shutdown
Sept. 28, 2013 Government Funding Update
Aug. 22, 2013 Lankford Honored to Participate in AFP Energy Panel in Oklahoma City
Aug. 20, 2013 Letter to Administrator Howard Shelanski, Office of Management and Budget - Information on New Social Cost of Carbon Estimates
July 24, 2013 Oversight Committee Advances Unfunded Mandates Transparency
July 19, 2013 Lankford Subcommittee Sheds Light on Closed-door Energy Rulemaking
June 17, 2013 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Misspent Dollars
April 29, 2013 Letter to Acting Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Bob Perciasepe - Pressing EPA for Transparency in its Relationship with Environmental Groups
March 25, 2013 Roll Call - Lankford Plays Go-Between for Leaders, GOP Conference
March 14, 2013 Lankford Introduces Government Shutdown Prevention Act
March 13, 2013 Politico - Tense Meeting Between President Obama, House GOP
July 24, 2012 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 4078, Red Tape Reduction and Small Business Job Creation Act, and Providing for Consideration of H.R. 6082, Congressional Replacement of President Obama's Energy-Restricting and Job-Limiting Offshore Drilling Plan
June 21, 2012 Business Need Stablility
Dec. 7, 2011 The "Taxpayers Right to Know Act' Introduced in Both Chambers of Congress Today
Dec. 5, 2011 The Hill - Rep. Lankford Looks To Not Just Change What Hill Does, But How It Does It
Nov. 17, 2011 Oversight Committee Passes Two Lankford Bills to Reform Grant Process and Protect Communities from Unfunded Mandates
Nov. 17, 2011 Lankford to Bring Transparency to Grant Process
Nov. 16, 2011 Lankford Holds Hearing to Cut Taxpayer Waste Within Federal Acquisition Workforce
Oct. 27, 2011 Lankford Supports Legislation Benefitting Taxpayers, Cities and Businesses
Oct. 13, 2011 Postal Reform Legislation Passes Oversight & Government Reform Committee
Sept. 25, 2011 The Oklahoman - Lankford Subcommittee Passes First Bill
Sept. 21, 2011 Lankford Statement on Unfunded Mandates Bill Mark Up
Jan. 18, 2011 Lankford to Chair Oversight & Government Reform Technology Subcommittee
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Doing it Right
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