Senator Thomas 'Tom' Allen Coburn's Public Statements


Full Name: Thomas 'Tom' Allen Coburn
Current Office: U.S. Senate - Jr, Republican
First Elected: 11/02/2004
Last Elected: 11/02/2010
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Carolyn; 3 Children: Callie, Katie, Sarah
Birth Date: 03/14/1948
Birth Place: Casper, WY
Home City: Muskogee, OK
Religion: Baptist
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8/19/14 Letter to Gene Dodaro, Comptroller General of the Government Accountability Office - Federal Manufacturing Policy 7/28/14 GAO: 83,000 DOD Employees and Contractors with Security Clearances Owe $730 Million in Federal Taxes 7/24/14 Coburn, Carper Introduce Bill to Eliminate Unnecessary and Outdated Reports 5/16/14 Letter to John H. Thompson, Director of the United States Census Bureau - Regarding Preparation for the 2020 Census 4/28/14 House Unanimously Passes Bipartisan DATA Act 4/03/14 McCaskill - Coburn Bill Would Eliminate Federal Agency, Stop Government from Selling Reports Already Available Online for Free 3/14/14 Klobuchar, Feinstein, Coburn, Flake Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Stabilize Funding for Patent and Trademark Office 3/12/14 Senators Introduce Bipartisan Bill Requiring Bureaucracy to Disclose Programs 3/06/14 Chairman Carper, Ranking Member Coburn Commend Senate on Confirmation of Critical DHS Leadership 2/26/14 Letter to Arthur Elkins, Inspector General, Environmental Protection Agency - OIG Investigation into EPA'S Failed Attempt to Shutdown Hydraulic Fracturing 2/12/14 New GAO Report Finds DHS Ammunition Purchases Declined Since 2009 1/14/14 New GAO Report Finds Transparency Discrepancies with IT Dashboard 12/30/13 The Year Washington Fled Reality 11/06/13 Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee Advances Bipartisan Bill to Consolidate Federal IT Infrastructure, Save Taxpayer Dollars 10/29/13 Coburn Calls Out Parochial Congress in New Oversight Report on National Park Service 10/23/13 Chairman Carper, Ranking Member Coburn Highlight Report Calling for Increased Transparency in High-Value Leases 10/20/13 NBC "Meet the Press" - Transcript: Debt Limit and ACA 10/02/13 Continuing Appropriations 9/30/13 Chairman Carper, Ranking Member Coburn Statements on USPS Default on Payment for Future Retirees 8/01/13 Letter to Kathryn Ruemmler, Counsel to the President - Obamacare Implementation 7/31/13 Dr. Coburn and Senator Paul Introduce Legislation to Restore Constitutional Limitations on Congressional Power 7/29/13 Bipartisan Group of Senators Introduce Legislation to Better Manage Federal Property 7/25/13 Senators Introduce Bill to Limit Lavish Government Conferences 7/24/13 Carper, Coburn Introduce Legislation to Curb Improper Payments to Deceased Individuals 7/17/13 Portman and Coburn Introduce Bill to Limit Use of "Official Time" in Federal Workforce 7/10/13 Letter to Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius - HHS Audit 6/18/13 Hearing of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee - Nomination of the Honorable Daniel M. Tangherlini to be the Administrator of the U.S. General Services Administration 6/12/13 Hearing of the Senate Homeland Security Committee - Nomination of Howard A. Shelanski to be Administrator, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget 6/03/13 Chairman Carper, Ranking Member Coburn Highlight Release of Federal Program Inventory 5/23/13 Senators Coburn and Pryor Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Require Federal Employees to Pay Federal Taxes 5/22/13 Hearing of the Senate Homeland Security Committee - Performance Management and Congressional Oversight: 380 Recommendations to Reduce Overlap and Duplication to Make Washington More Efficent 5/13/13 Hearing of the Senate Committee on Homeland Security - Nomination of Brian C. Deese to be Deputy Director, Office of Management and Budget 5/10/13 Chairman Carper, Ranking Member Coburn Statement on Latest USPS Financial Losses 5/07/13 Social Security Report Calls for Increased Attention to the Death Master File 4/24/13 Apr 24 2013 Senators Coburn and Udall Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Prevent Duplication and Overlap of Federal Programs 4/16/13 New GAO Report Calls for Improved Reporting of the Effectiveness of Training Programs for Federal Acquisition Personnel 3/10/13 NBC "Meet the Press" - Transcript 2/13/13 Chairman Carper and Ranking Member Coburn Announce HSGAC Subcommittees for 113th Congress 1/24/13 Letter to President Obama - Inspector General 8/02/12 Senates Chooses to Pay for Trade Bill with More Borrowing and Deferred Tax Increases Rather than Eliminating Duplication and Waste 4/19/12 Violence Against Women Act Reauthorization of 2011 - Motion to Proceed - Continued 2/02/12 Letter to Harry Reid, Senate Majority Leader 12/16/11 Omnibus Appropriations Conference Report 12/07/11 The "Taxpayers Right to Know Act' Introduced in Both Chambers of Congress Today 6/29/11 Amendment No. 521 5/25/11 Hearing of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee - How to Save Taxpayer Dollars: Case Studies of Duplication in the Federal Government 5/24/11 Coburn, Levin to Hold Hearing on Tax Cheating Stimulus Contractors 2/08/11 Dr. Coburn Releases Oversight Report on Job Training Programs 12/09/10 Sens. Carper, Coburn Hail Senate Passage of Bipartisan Census Reform Bill 9/29/10 Setting Priorities