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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
Sept. 6, 2007 Department of State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 2008--Continued
Sept. 5, 2007 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Act, 2008
Sept. 5, 2007 Combat Veterans Need Medical Care; Not Forced Mental Health Screenings
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
May 18, 2006 Wall Street Journal - They'd Sooner Fix Medicaid
May 12, 2006 Vote Explanation
May 10, 2006 Health Insurance Marketplace Modernization and Affordability Act of 2006
May 5, 2006 Medical Care Access Protection Act of 2006-Motion to Proceed--Continued
April 26, 2006 Coburn Hearing To Focus on GAO Report Examining Disparities in AIDS Treatment
April 6, 2006 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
March 15, 2006 National Asbestos Awareness Day
Feb. 15, 2006 USA Patriot Act Additional Reauthorizing Amendments Act of 2006--Motion to Proceed
Dec. 16, 2005 Department of Justice Appropriations Authorization Act, Fiscal Years 2006 Through 2009
Nov. 10, 2005 Dr. Coburn Says New FDA Condom Regulations Make Inconclusive, Exaggerated Claims About Condom Effectiveness
Nov. 3, 2005 Deficit Reduction Omnibus Reconciliation Act of 2005--Resumed
Oct. 27, 2005 Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2006--Continued
Oct. 26, 2005 Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2006
July 29, 2005 Dr. Coburn's Six-Month Check-up
June 28, 2005 Extension of Remarks
April 14, 2005 Hearing of the Oversight of Government Management, The Federal Workforce and the District of Columbia Subcommittee on Pasing the Buck: A Review of...
Feb. 16, 2005 Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2005
Jan. 1, 2011 Issue Position: Health Care
Jan. 1, 2011 Issue Position: Veterans
Issue Position: Health Care
Issue Position: Reforming Health Care in America
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