Press Room

December 2010
Date Title
12/22/10 Dr. Coburn Announces Agreement on 9/11 First Responders Bill
12/20/10 Dr. Coburn Releases New Oversight Report:“Wastebook 2010: A Guide to Some of the Most Wasteful Government Spending of 2010”
12/17/10 Coburn Credits the American People, Leader McConnell and Senate Appropriators for Defeating Omnibus
12/15/10 Coburn Statement on Vote Against Tax Bill; Rejection of Offset Amendment
12/9/10 Dr. Coburn Calls CR/Omnibus a Trojan Horse to Fund New Health Law
12/7/10 Dr. Coburn Applauds Taxpayer Groups for Exposing Scope, Cost of Earmark Requests
12/2/10 Senators Coburn, Crapo Announce Support for Debt Commission Plan
November 2010
Date Title
11/30/10 Dr. Coburn Says Food Safety Bill Won’t Make Food Safer
11/30/10 Senate Protects Earmarking in Spite of Debt Crisis
11/29/10 Dr. Coburn Applauds President Obama’s Call for a Federal Salary Freeze
11/16/10 Dr. Coburn, McCaskill, McCain and Udall Call for Earmark Moratorium for Full Senate
11/15/10 Dr. Coburn to Force Vote on Earmark Moratorium
11/10/10 Dr. Coburn’s Statement on Debt Commission Discussion Draft
October 2010
Date Title
10/29/10 Dr. Coburn Releases Oversight Report on Federal Funding for the Deceased
10/25/10 Drs. Coburn and Barrasso Release New Health Care Report
10/20/10 Dr. Coburn to Host Town Hall Meetings in Durant and McCurtain County
September 2010
Date Title
9/30/10 Dr. Coburn Releases Oversight Report on Education Pork
9/29/10 Dr. Coburn Introduces Bill To Stop Medicare and Medicaid Fraud “FAST”
9/22/10 Dr. Coburn Again Calls on Majority Leader Reid to Bring Food Safety Bill to the Floor
9/16/10 Dr. Coburn Encourages Reid to Bring Food Safety Bill to the Floor
9/16/10 Dr. Coburn Introduces Bills to Prevent Lawmakers, Staff and Federal Employees from Cheating on their Taxes
August 2010
Date Title
8/23/10 Dr. Coburn to Host Town Hall Meetings in Oklahoma: updated schedule for Aug. 27-30
8/12/10 Dr. Coburn Calls Border Security Bill a Political Move
8/11/10 Dr. Coburn to Host Town Hall Meetings in Oklahoma
8/5/10 Coburn, Hatch Introduce Bill to Exclude Abortion Coverage from Health Care Law
8/3/10 COBURN, McCAIN RELEASE OVERSIGHT REPORT ON WASTEFUL STIMULUS PROJECTS
July 2010
Date Title
7/28/10 Senate Committee Passes Landmark Earmark Transparency Legislation
7/26/10 Dr. Coburn Releases Oversight Report Detailing Waste at the Department of Justice
7/23/10 Dr. Coburn Releases New Oversight Report on the Department of Justice Wasting Millions of Taxpayer Dollars on Recreational Activities
7/21/10 Dr. Coburn Introduces Bill Prioritizing Treatment in Global AIDS Effort
7/21/10 Dr. Coburn Challenges Senate to Pay for Unemployment Benefits
7/21/10 Dr. Coburn Calls for Replacement of Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction and Top Staff
7/20/10 Dr. Coburn Votes Against Elena Kagan in Judiciary Committee
7/7/10 Coburn, Barrasso Release Oversight Report on Obamacare’s First 100 Days
7/2/10 Dr. Coburn to Host Town Hall Meetings in Oklahoma
June 2010
Date Title
6/30/10 Dr. Coburn asks Elena Kagan to define her personal view of the Constitution and asks, "do you believe there are inalienable rights?"
6/24/10 The Senate Committee on Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs Considers the Earmark Transparency Act
6/16/10 Dr. Coburn Statement on Oil Spill Politics
6/10/10 Dr. Coburn Votes for Resolution Blocking the EPA from Regulating Greenhouse Gas Emissions
6/8/10 Drs. Coburn and Barrasso: Congress Should Repeal and Replace Health Law That Will Harm Seniors and our Future
6/2/10 Coburn Statement on National Debt Reaching $13 Trillion
May 2010
Date Title
5/27/10 Senate Votes to Undermine Troops, Country with More Borrowing and Debt
5/25/10 Sen. Coburn, McCain Offer Amendments to Pay for Supplemental Spending Bill
5/20/10 Dr. Coburn Challenges Senate to Pay for War Supplemental
5/6/10 Dr. Coburn Says Secret Spending and Deliberations, Not Secret Holds, are the Problem Calls Hotline process McCarthyite; files 2nd Degree Amendment to Stop Secret Spending
April 2010
Date Title
4/29/10 Dr. Coburn Remarks on the Senate Passing S.1963, the Caregivers and Veterans Omnibus Health Services Act of 2009
4/28/10 Senate Committee Accepts Unprecedented Earmark Ban in Disaster-Related Program
4/20/10 Coburn, Voinovich Statement on New GAO Study on Food Assistance Programs
4/15/10 Senate Chooses to Protect Wasteful Spending Instead of Paying for Unemployment Benefits
4/13/10 Dr. Coburn Urges Senate to Pay for Unemployment Benefits
March 2010
Date Title
3/26/10 Dr. Coburn Urges Congress to Extend Unemployment Benefits in a Fiscally-Responsible Manner
3/9/10 Senate Working to Hide Abuse of PAYGO Rules
3/2/10 Dr. Coburn Encourages White House to Continue Bipartisan Negotiations; Abandon All-or-Nothing Reconciliation Threat
February 2010
Date Title
2/24/10 Senate Passes Debt Bill, Not Jobs Bill
2/22/10 Dr. Coburn Says Reid Bill Will Create Debt, Not Jobs
2/18/10 Dr. Coburn to Host Town Hall Meetings across SE Oklahoma
January 2010
Date Title
1/28/10 Coburn Statement on Bernanke Confirmation
1/28/10 Dr. Coburn’s Statement on State of the Union Address
1/26/10 Senators Protect Budget Increase for Congress; Reject Spending Cuts in Favor of More Borrowing
1/11/10 Dr. Coburn Appalled by Forest Service Plan for SE Oklahoma