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Thomas Coburn's Public Statements on Issue: Health and Health Care

Full Name: Thomas 'Tom' Allen Coburn
Office: U.S. Senate (OK) - 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
Date Title
April 16, 2014 Senator Coons Introduces Bill to Help Patients Take Better Control of Their Medical Care
March 31, 2014 Protecting Access to Medicare Act of 2014
March 25, 2014 Support for the Sovereignty, Integrity, Democracy, and Economic Stability of Ukraine Act of 2014 - Motion to Proceed
March 13, 2014 Child Care and Development Block Grant Act
March 13, 2014 Senate Says No to Childcare Handouts For Millionaires
Feb. 26, 2014 Comprehensive Veterans Health and Benefits and Military Retirement Pay Restoration Act of 2014
Feb. 26, 2014 Coburn Releases New Health Care Cost Report
Feb. 25, 2014 Comprehensive Veterans Health and Benefits and Military Retirement Pay Restoration Act of 2014
Jan. 22, 2014 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administraation - FDA's Proposed Change to Generic Drug Labeling Policy
Jan. 20, 2014 PEPFAR
Jan. 16, 2014 Space Launch Liability Indemnification Extension Act
Jan. 7, 2014 Carper, Coburn Highlight New Administration Proposal to Combat Fraudulent Drug Diversion From Medicare
Dec. 12, 2013 Sens. Toomey, Carper, Coburn, Brown Lead Bipartisan Effort To Curb Prescription Drug Abuse
Nov. 21, 2013 Boxer, Coburn Praise President Obama for Signing Bipartisan HOPE Act
Nov. 20, 2013 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Health and Human Services Secretary - Success of Obamacare Loan Program
Nov. 18, 2013 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2014 - Motion to Proceed
Nov. 15, 2013 Letter to Senators Jeff Sessions and Patty Murray - Funding for Medical Research
Nov. 14, 2013 Drug Quality and Security Act
Nov. 14, 2013 Letter to President Barack Obama - New AIDS Treatment Goal
Nov. 13, 2013 Boxer, Coburn Praise house Passage of the HOPE Act
Oct. 3, 2013 ObamaCare Repeal Pledge
Oct. 3, 2013 Contract From America
July 10, 2013 Letter to Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius - HHS Audit
June 21, 2013 Letter to the Honorable Gene Dodaro, Comptroller General of the United States - Accurate Medical Pricing and Quality Information
June 18, 2013 Boxer, Coburn Praise Senate Passage of the HOPE Act
June 18, 2013 Boxer, Coburn Praise Senate Passage of the Hope Act
June 10, 2013 Senators Carper, Coburn and Congressmen Roskam, Carney Lead Bipartisan Effort to Combat Billions of Dollars in Waste, Fraud and Abuse in Medicare and Medicaid
May 16, 2013 Senators Coburn, Burr Introduce Bill to Prevent Unrealistic Medicaid FMAP
April 17, 2013 Upton and Coburn Issue Statement on FDA Opioid Drug Application Ruling
April 8, 2013 Letter to Acting Administrator of the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs of the Office of Management and Budget Boris Bershteyn - Reexamine Plan to "Undermine Care" by Raising the Cost of In-home Companion Care
March 22, 2013 Concurrent Budget Resolution on the Budget, Fiscal Year 2014
March 20, 2013 Boxer, Coburn Praise Senate HELP Committee Passage of the HOPE Act
March 5, 2013 Health Care
Feb. 14, 2013 Boxer, Coburn Introduce Bill to End Ban on Research into Organ Donations Between HIV-Positive Patients
Jan. 25, 2013 Coburn Introduces Bill to Protect Taxpayers From Paying for Elective Abortions Under New Multi-State Health Plans
Sept. 6, 2012 National Review - Obamacare: It's Still a Gateway to Single-Payer Health Care
July 31, 2012 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Acting Administrator Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
July 30, 2012 Cybersecurity Act of 2012
July 20, 2012 Senators Concerned with Management of Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program
June 26, 2012 Bipartisan Leaders in House and Senate Urge GAO to Probe Success Rate of Efforts to Identify and Prevent Medicare Fraud
June 21, 2012 GAO Finds HRSA Failing Taxpayers, Patients, Due to Ineffective Management of Community Health Center Program
June 21, 2012 The Washington Times - GOP Demands Answers from AARP on Health Deals
June 21, 2012 GAO Finds HRSA Failing Taxpayers, Patients, Due to Ineffective Management of Community Health Center Program
June 6, 2012 Coburn Releases New Report on Unspent Federal Dollars
May 23, 2012 Food and Drug Administration Safety and Innovation Act
May 9, 2012 Senate and House GOP Question HHS on Wasteful Billion Dollar Loan Program
May 2, 2012 Letter to Members of the Health Care Community
April 17, 2012 Senators Coburn and Burr Introduce PATIENTS' FDA Act
March 29, 2012 Senators Coburn and Burr Issue Joint Statement on GAO Oversight Report
March 29, 2012 New Survey: 75% of Physicians Largely Oppose the President's Healthcare Law
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