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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 29, 2008 FAA Reauthorization Act of 2007
April 29, 2008 MSNBC Interview - Transcript
March 12, 2008 Dr. Coburn, Senator Burr Introduce Legislation to Improve Testing and Treatment of AIDS
Feb. 26, 2008 Dr. Coburn Votes Against Status Quo Health Care for Native Americans
Feb. 14, 2008 Indian Health Care Improvement Act Amendments of 2007
Dec. 18, 2007 Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2008 -- Continued
Dec. 4, 2007 Hearing of the Senate Committee on the Judiciary - Electronic Prescribing of Controlled Substances
Nov. 7, 2007 Dr. Coburn Disappointed Senate Rejects Baby AIDS Funding
Nov. 1, 2007 Dr. Coburn Disappointed Senate Playing Politics with Kids' Health
Oct. 24, 2007 Washington Post - Children's Health Yields to the Senators From Pork
Oct. 24, 2007 The Oklahoman - Senators Reject Coburn's Health Amendment
Oct. 23, 2007 Dr. Coburn Chides Senate for Putting Pork Before Kids
Oct. 23, 2007 Departments of Labor , Health and Human Services, and Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2008
Oct. 19, 2007 Departments of Labor , Health and Human Services, and Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2008
Oct. 18, 2007 Dr. Coburn Applauds Colleagues for Putting Health Care for Kids Ahead of Pork for Woodstock Flashback
Oct. 18, 2007 Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2008 -- Resumed
Oct. 4, 2007 Veto of SCHIP
Oct. 4, 2007 Hearing of the Senate Subcommittee on Oversight of Government Management, the Federal Workforce, and the District of Columbia - Infectious Disease
Sept. 27, 2007 Children's Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of 2007
Sept. 17, 2007 Muskogee Phoenix - Money for Kid's Health in Jeopardy
Sept. 7, 2007 Senate Accepts Coburn Amendments Demanding Greater Transparency of U.S. Contributions to U.N. and Global Fund
Sept. 6, 2007 Department of State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 2008--Continued
Sept. 5, 2007 Combat Veterans Need Medical Care; Not Forced Mental Health Screenings
Sept. 5, 2007 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Act, 2008
Aug. 10, 2007 Tahlequah Daily Press - Editorial: Healthcare Baby Steps Better than Nothing
Aug. 8, 2007 Coburn Calls for Privatizing Health Care
Aug. 1, 2007 National Review Online - Individual Freedom vs. Government Control
July 31, 2007 Small Business Tax Relief Act of 2007--Continued
July 26, 2007 Dr. Coburn, colleagues introduce "Every American Insured Health Act"
June 6, 2007 Wichita (Kansas) Eagle - Opinion: Health Care Needs Market Forces
May 18, 2007 Budget Leaves Door Open for Increased Tobacco Tax to Pay for Children's Health Care
April 11, 2007 The Oklahoman - Coburn Floats Health Plan - Senator Emphasizes Creating a System Driven by Consumers' Choices
March 28, 2007 U. S. Troops Readiness, Veterans' Health, and Iraq Accountability Act, 2007
March 27, 2007 Health Care
March 21, 2007 Dr. Coburn Introduces Health Plan Promoting Universal Coverage, Access and Choice
Feb. 13, 2007 Continuing Appropriations
Feb. 8, 2007 Dr. Coburn Remarks On The Fiscal Year 2007 Omnibus Spending Bill
Feb. 7, 2007 Dr. Coburn Disappointed Massive Funding Bill Includes Earmarks, Wasteful Spending and Unjustified Cuts
Jan. 29, 2007 Fair Minimum Wage Act of 2007
Jan. 25, 2007 Dr. Coburn, Senator Martinez Introduce Legislation to Make Health Care More Affordable and Accessible
Jan. 23, 2007 Dr. Coburn Commends President Bush's Initiatives to Reform Health Care; Reduce Dependence on Foreign Oil
Dec. 8, 2006 Gynecologic Cancer Education and Awareness Act of 2005
Dec. 8, 2006 Lifespan Respite Care Act of 2006
Dec. 6, 2006 Dr. Coburn Applauds Passage of Ryan White CARE Act
Oct. 31, 2006 Press Release - Dr. Coburn Warns Against Politicalization of Cancer Research
Sept. 29, 2006 Protecting the Public Health
Sept. 26, 2006 Secure Fence Act of 2006
Sept. 22, 2006 Press Release - Dr. Coburn, AIDS Healthcare Foundation Back CDC's New HIV Testing Guidelines
Sept. 15, 2006 Senators Coburn, Burr and Sessions Call for More Equitable Ryan White CARE Act HIV/AIDS Funding
June 9, 2006 Senators Coburn, DeMint, Vitter, Inhofe and Cornyn Introduce Legislation to Improve Health Savings Accounts
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