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Thomas Coburn's Public Statements on Issue: Unemployed and Low-Income

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
March 14, 2014 Udall, Coburn Welcome Support for Proposal to End Unemployment Benefits for Millionaires as Part of Extension of Long-Term Jobless Benefits
March 13, 2014 Child Care and Development Block Grant Act
March 6, 2014 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator of the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Servies - GOP Senators Call for Details on Administration Plan to Grant Exemptions from Electronic Health Records Regulations
Feb. 3, 2014 Agricultural Act of 2014
Jan. 27, 2014 Burr, Coburn, Hatch Unveil Obamacare Replacement Plan
Jan. 15, 2014 Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act of 2013 -- Motion to Proceed
Dec. 12, 2013 Members Commend Senate Finance Committee Inclusion of PRIME Act Amendment
Sept. 16, 2013 Senators Highlight GAO Report Detailing Improper Social Security Disability Insurance Payments
Aug. 1, 2013 Letter to Kathryn Ruemmler, Counsel to the President - Obamacare Implementation
July 26, 2013 Hatch, Grassley, Coburn Welcome CMS Action to Prevent Waste, Fraud, & Abuse Within Medicare
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
June 6, 2013 Senators King, Coburn, Manchin & Flake Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Reduce Overlapping Benefit Payments
May 16, 2013 Senators Coburn, Burr Introduce Bill to Prevent Unrealistic Medicaid FMAP
May 15, 2013 Senators Coburn, Burr Introduce Bill to Prevent Unrealistic Medicaid FMAP
May 6, 2013 GAO Report Outlines Improper Federal Employees' Compensation Payments
May 1, 2013 GAO Report Describes Medicaid Improper Payments
April 17, 2013 The Hill - Change Medicare to Save Medicare
March 22, 2013 Concurrent Budget Resolution on the Budget, Fiscal Year 2014
Dec. 17, 2012 Senators Echo Calls in New Report for Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation to Reduce Duplication
Dec. 10, 2012 Senators Highlight Recent GAO Reports Detailing Vulnerabilities to Waste and Fraud in Medicare, Medicaid
Nov. 28, 2012 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2013
Aug. 30, 2012 New Report Finds Hundreds of Millions in Overlapping Government Assistance Payments
Aug. 2, 2012 GAO Finds Thousands of Medicaid Providers Which Received Billions of Tax Dollars Are Tax Chets
June 21, 2012 GAO Finds HRSA Failing Taxpayers, Patients, Due to Ineffective Management of Community Health Center Program
June 19, 2012 Washington Times - Obama is not Doing Fine: President's Reliance on Government Solutions is Constraining Economy
June 18, 2012 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Negative Health Impacts of High Unemployment
Nov. 10, 2011 Hatch, Enzi, Coburn Question Role of New CMS Innovation Center
Nov. 10, 2011 Sens. Carper, Coburn Welcome Introduction of House Companion Bill to Fight Waste, Fraud and Abuse in Medicare and Medicaid
Nov. 7, 2011 Top Ten Reasons Why Medicaid Needs Reform
Nov. 3, 2011 Top Ten Reasons Why Medicaid Needs Reform
Sept. 22, 2011 Bicameral Repeal CLASS Group Calls on HHS Secretary Sebelius to Clarify Plans and Details on Program Implementation
Sept. 9, 2011 Tulsa World - Obama's Speech Draws Little Support from Oklahoma's Congressional Delegation
July 30, 2011 Establishing the Commission on Freedom of Information Act Processing Delays
June 13, 2011 CBS News - Transcript
April 6, 2011 Senators Coburn, Udall, McCain and Tester Urge Colleagues to End Unemployment Payments to Jobless Millionaires
Dec. 26, 2010 FOX News "Fox News Sunday" - Transcript
Dec. 20, 2010 Dr. Coburn Releases New Oversight Report: "Wastebook 2010: A Guide to Some of the Most Wasteful Government Spending of 2010
Nov. 29, 2010 Letter to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid
July 21, 2010 American Jobs And Closing Tax Loopholes Act Of 2010
May 26, 2010 Making Emergency Supplemental Appropriations For Fiscal Year 2010
April 20, 2010 Coburn, Voinovich Statement on New GAO Study on Food Assistance Programs
April 15, 2010 Continuing Extension Act Of 2010
April 13, 2010 Dr. Coburn Urges Senate to Pay for Unemployment Benefits
March 25, 2010 Unemployment Benefits
March 25, 2010 Continuing Extension Act Of 2010 - Motion To Proceed
March 10, 2010 Tax Extenders
Sept. 30, 2009 Dr. Coburn Says Leg Branch Appropriations Bill Shows a Failure of Leadership in Congress
July 23, 2009 CNN Newsroom - Transcript
April 23, 2009 Congressional Budget For The United States Government For Fiscal Year 2010
Feb. 6, 2009 American Recovery And Reinvestment Act Of 2009 - Continued
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