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Thomas Coburn's Public Statements

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 28, 2014 House Unanimously Passes Bipartisan DATA Act
April 24, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - GOP Senators Challenge President's Decimation of Immigration Law
April 18, 2014 Letter to Joseph Kabila Kabange, President, and Augustin Matata Ponyo, Prime Minister of the Democratic Republic of Congo - End Delays in US Adoptions from Democratic Republic of Congo
April 16, 2014 Senator Coons Introduces Bill to Help Patients Take Better Control of Their Medical Care
April 9, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Fifty-two Senators Commemorate the 35th Anniversary of the Taiwan Relations Act
April 9, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Community Bank Experience Needed on Federal Reserve Board
April 8, 2014 Dr. Coburn's Statement on New GAO Duplication Report
April 7, 2014 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator of Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Lankford, Coburn Seek Answers from CMS about OK Hospital "DSH' Payments
April 4, 2014 Letter to Tom Harkin, Chairman and Jerry Moran, Ranking Member of Subcommittee on Labor Health and Human Services, and Education - 15 Senators Seek to Block Education Department From Using Funds to Promote Common Core
April 4, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of Environmental Protection Agency - Stop Out-Of-Control Water Rule
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 Shaheen, Coburn Introduce Legislation to Save $1 Billion by Capping Wasteful Crop Insurance Subsidies
April 2, 2014 Hearing of the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee - Data Breaches
April 1, 2014 FOX "On the Record with Greta Van Susteren" - Transcript: Affordable Care Act Enrollment
April 1, 2014 Drs. Coburn & Barrasso Release New Report Chronicling Obamacare's Flaws
March 31, 2014 Letter to Gene Dodaro, Comptroller General of the United States - Senators Call for Review of National Park Service Spending
March 31, 2014 Protecting Access to Medicare Act of 2014
March 30, 2014 USA Today: Obamacare Cuts Choices, Not Costs
March 27, 2014 Cartwright and Cole Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Make Federal Agency Settlements More Transparent
March 25, 2014 Letter to Harry Reid, Senate Majority Leader - Allow Vote on Measure to Speed Up Natural Gas Exports to Ukraine
March 25, 2014 Support for the Sovereignty, Integrity, Democracy, and Economic Stability of Ukraine Act of 2014 - Motion to Proceed
March 18, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Negotiations with Iran
March 14, 2014 Klobuchar, Feinstein, Coburn, Flake Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Stabilize Funding for Patent and Trademark Office
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 Bill Introduced to Stabilize Patent and Trademark Office Funding
March 13, 2014 Letter to Sylvia Mathews Burwell, Director of Office of Management and Budget - Immediately Rescind Rule Giving Unions a Carveout from Obamacare
March 13, 2014 Senators Introduce Bill to Stabilize Funding for Patent and Trademark Office
March 13, 2014 Child Care and Development Block Grant Act
March 13, 2014 Senate Says No to Childcare Handouts For Millionaires
March 12, 2014 Letter to Joseph Boardman, President of Amtrak - Amtrak Residency Program
March 12, 2014 Senators Introduce Bipartisan Bill Requiring Bureaucracy to Disclose Programs
March 11, 2014 Senate Says So Long to Taxpayer Funded Conventions for Political Elite
March 10, 2014 Letter to Alan Estevez, Principal Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics - End Purchasing Millions of Dollars of Unneeded Inventory
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
March 6, 2014 Chairman Carper, Ranking Member Coburn Commend Senate on Confirmation of Critical DHS Leadership
March 5, 2014 Hearing of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee - Nominations of L. Reginald Brothers, Jr., to be Under Secretary for Science and Technology, U.S. Department of Homeland Security, and Hon. Francis X. Taylor to be Under Secretary for Intelligence and Analysis, U.S. Department of Homeland Security
Feb. 26, 2014 Coburn Releases New Health Care Cost Report
Feb. 26, 2014 Letter to Arthur Elkins, Inspector General, Environmental Protection Agency - OIG Investigation into EPA'S Failed Attempt to Shutdown Hydraulic Fracturing
Feb. 26, 2014 Comprehensive Veterans Health and Benefits and Military Retirement Pay Restoration Act of 2014
Feb. 26, 2014 Letter to Mel Watt, Director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency - Protect Taxpayers from Trust Fund Bailouts for Fannie, Freddie
Feb. 25, 2014 Letter to Tom Wheeler, Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission - FCC's Multi-Market Study of Critical Information Needs
Feb. 25, 2014 Comprehensive Veterans Health and Benefits and Military Retirement Pay Restoration Act of 2014
Feb. 24, 2014 FOX "Your World with Neil Cavuto" - Transcript: Government Waste
Feb. 18, 2014 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Plan to Test ICD-10 Codes
Feb. 12, 2014 New GAO Report Finds DHS Ammunition Purchases Declined Since 2009
Feb. 12, 2014 New GAO Report Finds DHS Ammunition Purchases Declined Since 2009
Feb. 12, 2014 Military Retirement COLA
Feb. 11, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Approve the Keystone XL Pipeline
Feb. 10, 2014 Letter to John Koskinen, Commissioner of the Internal Revenue Service - Clarify Enforcement of Individual Mandate
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