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James Lankford's Public Statements on Issue: Entitlements and the Safety Net

Office: U.S. Senate (OK) - Jr, Republican
Date Title
May 24, 2016 Senate Passes Isakson Resolution to Stop Obama Rule Restricting Access to Retirement Planning for American Families, Small Businesses
May 12, 2016 Hearing of the Regulatory Affairs and Federal Management Subcommittee of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee - Opening Statement of Sen. Lankford, Hearing on Administrative Law Judges
Jan. 1, 2016 Issue Position: Poverty Solutions
Oct. 29, 2015 Senator Lankford Statement on Budget Deal
Oct. 29, 2015 Trade Act of 2015
Oct. 29, 2015 Senator Lankford Offers Real Reforms to Social Security Disability Insurance Program
Sept. 18, 2015 Senator Lankford Applauds Social Security Administration Decision To Explore SSDI Eligibility Reforms
July 9, 2015 Senator Lankford Statement on OPM Announcement of Second Large Data Breach
July 7, 2015 Looming Crisis: Social Security Disability Insurance
June 24, 2015 Senator Lankford's Bill To Reduce Fraud In Federal Retirement Benefits Passes Committee
May 15, 2015 Senators Lankford and Heitkamp Introduce Bill To Punish Fraudulent Use of Federal Retirement Benefits
May 12, 2015 Letter to Thomas Perez, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Labor - Give Public More Time to Weigh in on Proposed Rule that Could Restrict Access to Retirement Advice
March 17, 2015 Letter to Chairman Hatch, Chairman Johnson, Chairman Ryan, Senator Flake, and Senator Manchin - Opposition to Proposals to Eliminate or Reduce Concurrent Social Security Disability Insurance and Unemployment Insurance Benefits
Jan. 1, 2015 Issue Position: Social Security Cost-of-Living Adjustment (COLA)
Nov. 17, 2014 Lankford: SSA OIG Report on Disability Programs Depicts Waste, Fraud and Abuse in SSDI and SSI
June 11, 2014 Lankford: SSA's Emphasis on Quantity over Quality Decisions Has Eroded Credibility in Disability Appeals Process
June 4, 2014 Letter to Sloan Gibson, Acting Secretary of Veterans Affairs - Private Sector Care for Veterans
May 30, 2014 Lankford Statement on Resignation of VA Secretary Shinseki
April 9, 2014 Lankford: Continued Oversight of Federal Waste and Duplication is Essential
April 9, 2014 Lankford: SSDI Process Flawed From the Start
April 8, 2014 Lankford and Speier Release Bipartisan Social Security Disability Recommendations
April 8, 2014 Letter to Carolyn Colvin, Acting Commissioner of the Social Security Administration - Release Bipartisan Social Security Disability Recommendations
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
Feb. 23, 2014 Forbes - The Health Care Compact: Fixing American Health Care, One State At A Time
Feb. 11, 2014 Lankford Statement on House Passage of Repeal of Military COLA Changes
Feb. 11, 2014 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary, Department of Health and Human Services - New York Medicaid Overpayments
Jan. 29, 2014 Lankford Opposes Conference Committee Changes to Farm Bill
Jan. 28, 2014 Lankford: State of the Union Contained No Genuine, Constructive Recommendation
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Poverty Solutions
Oct. 24, 2013 Letter to Frank Lucas, Chair House Agriculture Committee - Maintaing Reforms in Farm Bill
Sept. 12, 2013 No Subsidies Without Verification Act
June 21, 2013 Lankford Bill Would Save Unemployment Payments for Those Who Need Them Most
June 21, 2013 News OK - Oklahoma Reps. Tom Cole, Jim Bridenstine Disagree on Farm Bill
June 20, 2013 Lankford: Farm Bill Would Have Made Significant Reforms
June 19, 2013 Letter to James C. Cox, Medicaid Inspector General - Lack of Cooperation & Continued Waste
Feb. 27, 2013 The Sequestration Myth
Feb. 13, 2013 Lankford: American Families Need Economic Climate Change
Feb. 10, 2013 Politico - House GOP: No New Tax Bills
Sept. 27, 2012 Oversight Presses HHS on Billion-Dollar Scheme Designed to Mask Obamacare Cuts
May 10, 2012 Sequester Replacement Reconciliation Act of 2012
April 2, 2012 The Oklahoman - U.S. House Budget Reflects Republican Core Values, Oklahoma Rep. James Lankford Says
March 28, 2012 Concurrent Resolution on the Budget for Fiscal Year 2013
Aug. 12, 2011 Lankford Statement on Court Ruling Against Individual Mandate
May 13, 2011 Kinzinger, Lankford Joint-Statement on Medicare and Social Security Trustees Report
May 11, 2011 Letter to President Obama
Feb. 8, 2011 ABC "Topline" - Transcript
Oct. 25, 2010 Social Security
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