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Thomas Coburn's Public Statements on Issue: Technology and Communication

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
July 31, 2014 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services - Demanding Answers on CMS Contracts for HealthCare.gov
April 28, 2014 House Unanimously Passes Bipartisan DATA Act
April 4, 2014 Letter to Lawrence Strickling, Assistant Secretary for Communications and Information, National Telecommunications and Information Administration - Answers from Administration on Internet Transition
April 3, 2014 McCaskill - Coburn Bill Would Eliminate Federal Agency, Stop Government from Selling Reports Already Available Online for Free
April 2, 2014 Hearing of the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee - Data Breaches
March 13, 2014 Bill Introduced to Stabilize Patent and Trademark Office Funding
Feb. 25, 2014 Letter to Tom Wheeler, Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission - FCC's Multi-Market Study of Critical Information Needs
Feb. 18, 2014 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Plan to Test ICD-10 Codes
Feb. 4, 2014 Dr. Coburn Releases New Report on Cybersecurity
Jan. 14, 2014 New GAO Report Finds Transparency Discrepancies with IT Dashboard
Jan. 8, 2014 New GAO Report Finds Agencies Failed to Fully Implement Data Breach Policies
Jan. 8, 2014 GOP Senators Express Concern Over HHS IG Report Citing Insufficient Oversight of Electronic Health Record Program
Jan. 6, 2014 Senators Highlight New Assessment on Government's Transition to Major Telecommunications Contract Program
Dec. 2, 2013 Dr. Coburn's Statement on IG Report Showing Serious Weaknesses with DHS's Own Cybersecurity
Nov. 6, 2013 Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee Advances Bipartisan Bill to Consolidate Federal IT Infrastructure, Save Taxpayer Dollars
Oct. 31, 2013 Bennet, Coburn, Ayotte Introduce Bill to Consolidate Federal IT Infrastructure and Reduce Waste
Sept. 26, 2013 Chairman Carper, Ranking Member Coburn React to Report on Security of Nation's Information Systems
Sept. 25, 2013 Ranking Member Coburn Issues Statement on Postal Service's Rate Increase
Sept. 24, 2013 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of Health and Human Services - Electronic Health Records
Sept. 12, 2013 Chairman Carper, Ranking Member Coburn Highlight GAO Report on Duplicative IT Investments
June 11, 2013 Hearing of the Senate Homeland Security Committee - "Reducing Duplication and Improving Outcomes in Federal Information Technology"
Jan. 17, 2012 Letter to Majority Leader Reid
Sept. 8, 2011 Dr. Coburn Calling up Amendment to the Patent Reform Bill That Would End Diversion Fees
Sept. 8, 2011 Senate Votes to Protect the Diversion of Patent Fees
Sept. 6, 2011 The National Review Online - Patent Fee Diversion Is a Tax on Innovation
July 26, 2011 Lieberman, Collins, Coburn Advance Open Government Bill Would Make Congressional Reports Public
May 20, 2011 Letter to the Honorable Julius Genachowski, Chairman, Federal Communications Commission
July 28, 2010 Senate Committee Passes Landmark Earmark Transparency Legislation
May 7, 2010 Restoring American Finacial Stability Act of 2010
May 7, 2010 Notice Of Intent To object To Proceeding On May 5, 2010
April 14, 2010 FOX News Channel "The O'Reilly Factor" - Transcripts
April 2, 2009 Dr. Coburn Urges Major Revamp of Recovery.gov
Feb. 6, 2009 MSNBC "Interview With Senator Tom Coburn" - Transcript
Sept. 15, 2008 Dr. Coburn Urges Senate Leaders to End Partisan Obstruction of Child Protection Legislation
July 21, 2008 Durbin, Coburn Seek Update on Long-Awaited Code of Conduct for Internet Giants
April 25, 2007 America Competes Act--Continued
Sept. 26, 2006 Coburn, Obama Statement on Signing Of Transparency Database Bill
Sept. 8, 2006 Senate Passes Coburn-Obama Bill to Create Internet Database of Federal Spending
July 11, 2006 Your World with Neil Cavuto - Transcript
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