Senator Thomas 'Tom' Allen Coburn's Public Statements


Full Name: Thomas 'Tom' Allen Coburn
Current Office: U.S. Senate - 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
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1/08/14 Senators Warren, Coburn Introduce Truth in Settlements Act to Make Federal Agency Settlements More Transparent 1/07/14 New GAO Report Finds Weaknesses with DHS's Effort to Upgrade Key Border Enforcement System 1/07/14 Carper, Coburn Highlight New Administration Proposal to Combat Fraudulent Drug Diversion From Medicare 1/07/14 Federal Agencies Continue Improper Payments to Deceased People 1/06/14 Senators Highlight New Assessment on Government's Transition to Major Telecommunications Contract Program 1/05/14 Congress Should Do Its Job and Keep the Spending Caps 12/30/13 The Year Washington Fled Reality 12/23/13 Letter to Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez - Stop OSHA's Illegal Regulatory Actions 12/22/13 MSNBC "Meet the Press" - Transcript: Health Care, Budget, and Iran Sanctions 12/17/13 Coburn Releases Annual Wastebook Highlighting Most Egregious Spending of 2013 12/17/13 FOX "On the Record with Greta Van Susteren" - Transcript - 12/17/13 Hearing of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee - Examining Physical Security for Federal Facilities 12/16/13 Donnelly, Coburn Introduce Bill to Preserve Access to Manufactured Housing 12/13/13 Letter to United States Trade Representative, Ambassador Michael Froman, and U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack - Address Barriers to U.S. Pork Exports 12/12/13 Sens. Toomey, Carper, Coburn, Brown Lead Bipartisan Effort To Curb Prescription Drug Abuse 12/12/13 Shaheen, Coburn Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Limit Spending on Official Portraits 12/12/13 Members Commend Senate Finance Committee Inclusion of PRIME Act Amendment 12/12/13 Manchin Cosponsors Bipartisan Legislation to Eliminate Corn Ethanol Mandate 12/11/13 Ranking Member Coburn's Statement on Nomination of Alejandro Mayorkas 12/11/13 Nomination of Chai Rachel Feldblum to be a Member of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission 12/10/13 New GAO Report Shows Agencies Can Do More to Increase Contract Savings with Reverse Auctions 12/10/13 New GAO Report Shows Agencies Can Do More to Increase Contract Savings with Reverse Auctions 12/02/13 Dr. Coburn's Statement on IG Report Showing Serious Weaknesses with DHS's Own Cybersecurity 11/21/13 Boxer, Coburn Praise President Obama for Signing Bipartisan HOPE Act 11/21/13 Letter to Dr. David Michaels, U.S. Department of Labor Assistant Secretary of Labor - Conduct Proper Assessment of Proposed Rule on Silica Exposure 11/21/13 Dr. Coburn's Statement on Yellen Nomination 11/20/13 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Health and Human Services Secretary - Success of Obamacare Loan Program 11/20/13 Committee Reports Secretary of DHS Nomination to Full Senate 11/20/13 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2014 11/19/13 Bipartisan Amendment to Consolidate Federal IT Infrastructure, Save Taxpayer Dollars Filed to Defense Authorization Bill 11/18/13 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2014 - Motion to Proceed 11/15/13 Letter to Senators Jeff Sessions and Patty Murray - Funding for Medical Research 11/14/13 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - New AIDS Treatment Goal 11/14/13 Drug Quality and Security Act 11/13/13 Letter to Sally Jewell, Secretary of the Department of the Interior - Plan to Designate National Monuments Without Congressional Approval 11/13/13 Hearing of the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Government Affairs - Nomination of Hon. Jeh C. Johnson to be Secretary, U.S. Department of Homeland Security 11/13/13 Boxer, Coburn Praise house Passage of the HOPE Act 11/13/13 Letter to Sylvia Burwell, Director of the Office of Management and Budget - No Union Carveouts from Obamacare 11/12/13 Senators Burr, Coburn, Chambliss Reintroduce Public-Private Employee Retirement Parity Act 11/06/13 Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee Advances Bipartisan Bill to Consolidate Federal IT Infrastructure, Save Taxpayer Dollars 11/05/13 Letter to Daniel Werfel, Principal Deputy Commissioner for the Internal Revenue Service Potential Obamacare Subsidy Fraud; Cite Problems with Earned Income Tax Credits 11/01/13 Senators Warn New Report Highlighting Administration's Failure to Anticipate Shortages of Health Care Providers 10/31/13 Bennet, Coburn, Ayotte Introduce Bill to Consolidate Federal IT Infrastructure and Reduce Waste 10/31/13 Senators Highlight New GAO Report on Security Clearances 10/31/13 HHS Haunts Taxpayers by Paying Millions to Deceased and Undocumented Individuals 10/29/13 Coburn Calls Out Parochial Congress in New Oversight Report on National Park Service 10/25/13 Letter to Shaun Donovan, Secretary US Department of Housing and Urban Development - Sandy Recovery Effort 10/23/13 Chairman Carper, Ranking Member Coburn Highlight Report Calling for Increased Transparency in High-Value Leases 10/20/13 NBC "Meet the Press" - Transcript: Debt Limit and ACA 10/15/13 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - United Nations Arms Trade Treaty