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Governor, Mayors and Pundits:


Mick Cornett on Health Care
Republican candidate for governor of Oklahoma: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Mick Cornett on other issues.
  • Wants personal responsibility part of a healthcare approach. (Jul 2018)
Joe Dorman on Health Care
Democratic Gubernatorial Challenger : Click here for the full quote OR click here for Joe Dorman on other issues.
  • Drop the partisan games & Invest in rural telemedicine. (Jul 2014)
Drew Edmondson on Health Care
Democratic candidate for governor of Oklahoma: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Drew Edmondson on other issues.
  • Expand Medicaid to address the state's high uninsured rate. (Oct 2018)
  • Reverse decision and accept Medicaid expansion funds. (Jun 2018)
Mary Fallin on Health Care
Republican: Click here for 12 full quotes OR click here for Mary Fallin on other issues.
  • Impose work requirements to receive Medicaid. (May 2018)
  • Certified Healthy program; & website for health insurer info. (Feb 2011)
  • Voted YES on regulating tobacco as a drug. (Apr 2009)
  • Voted NO on expanding the Children's Health Insurance Program. (Jan 2009)
  • Voted YES on overriding veto on expansion of Medicare. (Jul 2008)
  • Voted NO on giving mental health full equity with physical health. (Mar 2008)
  • Voted NO on Veto override: Extend SCHIP to cover 6M more kids. (Jan 2008)
  • Voted NO on adding 2 to 4 million children to SCHIP eligibility. (Oct 2007)
  • Voted NO on requiring negotiated Rx prices for Medicare part D. (Jan 2007)
  • Establish a national childhood cancer database. (Mar 2007)
  • Repeal any federal health care takeover. (Jul 2010)
  • Loosen "one-size-fits-all" approach to Medicaid. (Jan 2011)
Brad Henry on Health Care
Democratic OK Governor: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Brad Henry on other issues.
  • Insure Oklahoma program: coverage for many more Oklahomans. (Feb 2010)
  • Make quality health care more accessible and affordable. (Nov 2006)
  • Patients before profits : hold HMOs accountable. (Sep 2002)
  • 3.2% funding increase for National Institutes of Health. (Apr 2010)
Scott Inman on Health Care
Democratic candidate for Governor: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Scott Inman on other issues.
  • Don't impose work requirements to receive Medicaid. (May 2018)
Connie Johnson on Health Care
Democratic candidate for Oklahoma Governor: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Connie Johnson on other issues.
  • Get mental health department up to speed by 2020. (Jan 2018)
  • Expand Medicaid. (Oct 2017)
  • Expand ObamaCare; finish what we began. (Sep 2014)
  • Improve ObamaCare and take advantage of its benefits. (Jun 2014)
Joe Maldonado on Health Care
Libertarian candidate for governor: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Joe Maldonado on other issues.
  • Expand ObamaCare. (May 2018)
Chris Powell on Health Care
Libertarian candidate for governor: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Chris Powell on other issues.
  • Oppose ObamaCare. (May 2018)
Gary Richardson on Health Care
Republican candidate for Governor: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Gary Richardson on other issues.
  • Government has a role to play in mental health care. (Jan 2018)
Kevin Stitt on Health Care
Republican candidate for governor of Oklahoma: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Kevin Stitt on other issues.
  • Use managed care to operate Medicaid expansion. (Feb 2021)
  • SoonerCare 2.0: Medicaid modest premiums & work requirements. (Feb 2020)
  • Governor should have more control on Medicaid. (Feb 2019)
  • Make Medicaid a trampoline, not a hammock. (Jul 2018)
Ervin Yen on Health Care
Republican challenger for Governor: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Ervin Yen on other issues.
  • Mandate masks and mandate vaccines for coronavirus. (Nov 2020)
  • COVID: Oklahoma desperately needs a mask mandate. (Nov 2020)
  • Privatizing Medicaid is simply a bad idea. (Nov 2020)
  • Don't impose work requirements to receive Medicaid. (May 2018)

Senate:

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Abby Broyles on Health Care
Democratic nominee for Senate: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Abby Broyles on other issues.
  • Expand Medicaid, support rural access to health care. (Jul 2020)
  • Failure to cover pre-existing conditions is downright cruel. (Jul 2020)
  • I want to cap prescription drug costs. (Jan 2020)
James Inhofe on Health Care
Republican Sr Senator (OK): Click here for 24 full quotes OR click here for James Inhofe on other issues.
  • Repeal ObamaCare; it's not a government responsibility. (Sep 2014)
  • Voted YES on the Ryan Budget: Medicare choice, tax & spending cuts. (May 2011)
  • Voted NO on regulating tobacco as a drug. (Jun 2009)
  • Voted NO on expanding the Children's Health Insurance Program. (Jan 2009)
  • Voted NO on overriding veto on expansion of Medicare. (Jul 2008)
  • Voted YES on means-testing to determine Medicare Part D premium. (Mar 2008)
  • Voted YES on allowing tribal Indians to opt out of federal healthcare. (Feb 2008)
  • Voted NO on adding 2 to 4 million children to SCHIP eligibility. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted NO on requiring negotiated Rx prices for Medicare part D. (Apr 2007)
  • Voted YES on limiting medical liability lawsuits to $250,000. (May 2006)
  • Voted NO on expanding enrollment period for Medicare Part D. (Feb 2006)
  • Voted NO on increasing Medicaid rebate for producing generics. (Nov 2005)
  • Voted NO on negotiating bulk purchases for Medicare prescription drug. (Mar 2005)
  • Voted YES on allowing reimportation of Rx drugs from Canada. (Jul 2002)
  • Voted NO on allowing patients to sue HMOs & collect punitive damages. (Jun 2001)
  • Voted YES on funding GOP version of Medicare prescription drug benefit. (Apr 2001)
  • Voted NO on including prescription drugs under Medicare. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted YES on limiting self-employment health deduction. (Jul 1999)
  • Voted NO on increasing tobacco restrictions. (Jun 1998)
  • Voted YES on Medicare means-testing. (Jun 1997)
  • Voted NO on blocking medical savings acounts. (Apr 1996)
  • Rated 0% by APHA, indicating a anti-public health voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Support enhanced health insurance marketplace pooling. (Apr 2008)
  • Remove restrictions on estriol (menopause medication). (Jun 2008)
Connie Johnson on Health Care
Democratic Challenger: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Connie Johnson on other issues.
  • Get mental health department up to speed by 2020. (Jan 2018)
  • Expand Medicaid. (Oct 2017)
  • Expand ObamaCare; finish what we began. (Sep 2014)
  • Improve ObamaCare and take advantage of its benefits. (Jun 2014)
T.W. Shannon on Health Care
Republican Senate Challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for T.W. Shannon on other issues.
  • ObamaCare puts our freedom at risk. (Jan 2014)
  • Prohibit Oklahoma enforcement of ObamaCare. (Mar 2013)
Matt Silverstein on Health Care
Republican Senate Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Matt Silverstein on other issues.
  • Don't re-open the Medicare prescription drug "donut hole". (Jul 2014)
Mike Workman on Health Care
Democratic candidate for Senate: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Mike Workman on other issues.
  • Supports ObamaCare & suffered from pre-existing condition. (Aug 2016)

House:


Dan Boren on Health Care
Democratic Representative (OK-2): Click here for 15 full quotes OR click here for Dan Boren on other issues.
  • Voted NO on the Ryan Budget: Medicare choice, tax & spending cuts. (Apr 2011)
  • Voted YES on repealing the "Prevention and Public Health" slush fund. (Apr 2011)
  • Voted YES on regulating tobacco as a drug. (Apr 2009)
  • Voted YES on expanding the Children's Health Insurance Program. (Jan 2009)
  • Voted YES on overriding veto on expansion of Medicare. (Jul 2008)
  • Voted YES on giving mental health full equity with physical health. (Mar 2008)
  • Voted YES on Veto override: Extend SCHIP to cover 6M more kids. (Jan 2008)
  • Voted YES on requiring negotiated Rx prices for Medicare part D. (Jan 2007)
  • Voted NO on denying non-emergency treatment for lack of Medicare co-pay. (Feb 2006)
  • Better and immediate funding for Medicare & Medicaid. (Dec 2000)
  • Prescription drug benefit within Medicare. (Jun 2000)
  • Establish a national childhood cancer database. (Mar 2007)
  • Remove restrictions on estriol (menopause medication). (Jun 2008)
  • Require insurers to cover breast cancer treatment. (Jan 2011)
  • Increase funding for occupational & physical therapy. (Apr 2011)
Jim Bridenstine on Health Care
Republican (District 1): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Jim Bridenstine on other issues.
  • Replace ObamaCare with a more competitive system. (Nov 2012)
  • Supports repealing Affordable Care Act. (Sep 2012)
  • Fully repealing ObamaCare is important, but not sufficient. (Feb 2015)
Tom Cole on Health Care
Republican Representative (OK-4): Click here for 20 full quotes OR click here for Tom Cole on other issues.
  • Voted YES on the Ryan Budget: Medicare choice, tax & spending cuts. (Apr 2011)
  • Voted YES on repealing the "Prevention and Public Health" slush fund. (Apr 2011)
  • Voted NO on regulating tobacco as a drug. (Apr 2009)
  • Voted NO on expanding the Children's Health Insurance Program. (Jan 2009)
  • Voted NO on overriding veto on expansion of Medicare. (Jul 2008)
  • Voted NO on giving mental health full equity with physical health. (Mar 2008)
  • Voted NO on Veto override: Extend SCHIP to cover 6M more kids. (Jan 2008)
  • Voted NO on adding 2 to 4 million children to SCHIP eligibility. (Oct 2007)
  • Voted NO on requiring negotiated Rx prices for Medicare part D. (Jan 2007)
  • Voted YES on denying non-emergency treatment for lack of Medicare co-pay. (Feb 2006)
  • Voted YES on limiting medical malpractice lawsuits to $250,000 damages. (May 2004)
  • Voted YES on limited prescription drug benefit for Medicare recipients. (Nov 2003)
  • Voted NO on allowing reimportation of prescription drugs. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted YES on small business associations for buying health insurance. (Jun 2003)
  • Voted YES on capping damages & setting time limits in medical lawsuits. (Mar 2003)
  • Rated 0% by APHA, indicating a anti-public health voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Establish a national childhood cancer database. (Mar 2007)
  • Repeal any federal health care takeover. (Jul 2010)
  • Repeal the Job-Killing Health Care Law. (Jan 2011)
  • Fully repealing ObamaCare is important, but not sufficient. (Feb 2015)
Kevin Hern on Health Care
Republican (District 1): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Kevin Hern on other issues.
  • Replace ObamaCare with free-market driven healthcare. (Oct 2018)
  • We must repeal ObamaCare; more HSAs and elf-insurance. (Sep 2018)
  • Repeal ObamaCare, according to PVS survey. (Aug 2018)
Kendra Horn on Health Care
Democrat (District 5): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Kendra Horn on other issues.
  • Expand Medicaid; lower prescription prices. (May 2020)
  • Focus on improving access to health case. (Sep 2018)
Frank Dean Lucas on Health Care
Republican Representative (OK-3): Click here for 22 full quotes OR click here for Frank Dean Lucas on other issues.
  • Voted YES on the Ryan Budget: Medicare choice, tax & spending cuts. (Apr 2011)
  • Voted YES on repealing the "Prevention and Public Health" slush fund. (Apr 2011)
  • Voted NO on regulating tobacco as a drug. (Apr 2009)
  • Voted NO on expanding the Children's Health Insurance Program. (Jan 2009)
  • Voted YES on overriding veto on expansion of Medicare. (Jul 2008)
  • Voted NO on giving mental health full equity with physical health. (Mar 2008)
  • Voted NO on adding 2 to 4 million children to SCHIP eligibility. (Oct 2007)
  • Voted NO on requiring negotiated Rx prices for Medicare part D. (Jan 2007)
  • Voted YES on denying non-emergency treatment for lack of Medicare co-pay. (Feb 2006)
  • Voted YES on limiting medical malpractice lawsuits to $250,000 damages. (May 2004)
  • Voted YES on limited prescription drug benefit for Medicare recipients. (Nov 2003)
  • Voted NO on allowing reimportation of prescription drugs. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted YES on small business associations for buying health insurance. (Jun 2003)
  • Voted YES on capping damages & setting time limits in medical lawsuits. (Mar 2003)
  • Voted YES on allowing suing HMOs, but under federal rules & limited award. (Aug 2001)
  • Voted YES on subsidizing private insurance for Medicare Rx drug coverage. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted YES on banning physician-assisted suicide. (Oct 1999)
  • Voted YES on establishing tax-exempt Medical Savings Accounts. (Oct 1999)
  • Rated 0% by APHA, indicating a anti-public health voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Establish a national childhood cancer database. (Mar 2007)
  • Repeal the Job-Killing Health Care Law. (Jan 2011)
  • Fully repealing ObamaCare is important, but not sufficient. (Feb 2015)
Markwayne Mullin on Health Care
Republican (District 2): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Markwayne Mullin on other issues.
  • ObamaCare must be repealed. (Nov 2012)
  • Supports repealing ObamaCare. (Oct 2012)
  • Supports market-based health insurance. (Oct 2012)
  • Supports repealing Affordable Care Act. (Sep 2012)
  • Religious exemption from ObamaCare individual mandate. (Feb 2015)
  • Fully repealing ObamaCare is important, but not sufficient. (Feb 2015)
Steve Russell on Health Care
Republican House Member (District 5): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Steve Russell on other issues.
  • Allow individuals to choose plan that best meets their needs. (Sep 2014)
  • Repeal ObamaCare; it's not a government responsibility. (Sep 2014)
  • Supports repealing Obamacare, according to Faith2Action. (Jul 2014)
  • Supports repealing Obamacare, according to PVS rating. (Sep 2014)
  • Fully repealing ObamaCare is important, but not sufficient. (Feb 2015)

Former candidates & officeholders:


James Lankford on Health Care
Republican (Senate run 2014) (District 5): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for James Lankford on other issues.
  • Predicts that ObamaCare will destroy the health-care system. (Feb 2014)
  • Federal control of healthcare is unconstitutional. (Jan 2010)
  • Voted YES on the Ryan Budget: Medicare choice, tax & spending cuts. (Apr 2011)
  • Voted YES on repealing the "Prevention and Public Health" slush fund. (Apr 2011)
  • Repeal any federal health care takeover. (Jul 2010)
  • Repeal the Job-Killing Health Care Law. (Jan 2011)
  • Religious exemption from ObamaCare individual mandate. (Mar 2015)
Frank Keating on Health Care
Former Republican Governor (1995-2002): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Frank Keating on other issues.
  • No federal pre-emption of employee health plan regulation. (Oct 2001)
  • Protect state tobacco settlement funds from federal seizure. (Apr 1999)
Steve Largent on Health Care
Former Republican Challenger (2002): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Steve Largent on other issues.
  • Voted YES on allowing suing HMOs, but under federal rules & limited award. (Aug 2001)
  • Voted YES on subsidizing private insurance for Medicare Rx drug coverage. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted YES on banning physician-assisted suicide. (Oct 1999)
  • Voted YES on establishing tax-exempt Medical Savings Accounts. (Oct 1999)
  • Expand medical savings accounts for employers & individuals. (Feb 1999)
Brad Carson on Health Care
2004 former Democratic challenger; US Representative: Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Brad Carson on other issues.
  • Voted NO on limiting medical malpractice lawsuits to $250,000 damages. (May 2004)
  • Voted YES on limited prescription drug benefit for Medicare recipients. (Nov 2003)
  • Voted NO on allowing reimportation of prescription drugs. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted YES on small business associations for buying health insurance. (Jun 2003)
  • Voted NO on capping damages & setting time limits in medical lawsuits. (Mar 2003)
  • Voted NO on allowing suing HMOs, but under federal rules & limited award. (Aug 2001)
  • Better and immediate funding for Medicare & Medicaid. (Dec 2000)
  • Prescription drug benefit within Medicare. (Jun 2000)
  • Limit anti-trust lawsuits on health plans and insurers. (Mar 2002)
  • Rated 56% by APHA, indicating a mixed record on public health issues. (Dec 2003)
Don Nickles on Health Care
Former Republican incumbent; retired 2004: Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Don Nickles on other issues.
  • Voted NO on $40 billion per year for limited Medicare prescription drug benefit. (Jun 2003)
  • Voted NO on allowing reimportation of Rx drugs from Canada. (Jul 2002)
  • Voted NO on allowing patients to sue HMOs & collect punitive damages. (Jun 2001)
  • Voted YES on funding GOP version of Medicare prescription drug benefit. (Apr 2001)
  • Voted NO on including prescription drugs under Medicare. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted YES on limiting self-employment health deduction. (Jul 1999)
  • Voted NO on increasing tobacco restrictions. (Jun 1998)
  • Voted YES on Medicare means-testing. (Jun 1997)
  • Voted NO on blocking medical savings acounts. (Apr 1996)
  • Rated 12% by APHA, indicating a anti-public health voting record. (Dec 2003)
David Walters on Health Care
2002 Democratic Senate Challenger (OK): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for David Walters on other issues.
  • Support Medicare prescription drug benefit. (Sep 2002)
  • Set prices for Medicare prescriptions. (Sep 2002)
  • Expand access to health coverage via small business. (Sep 2002)
  • Enforceable Patient's Rights, with right to sue. (Sep 2002)
  • Increase funding for biomedical & AIDS research. (Sep 2002)
Brad Carson on Health Care
Democrat (Retired) (District 2): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Brad Carson on other issues.
  • Voted NO on limiting medical malpractice lawsuits to $250,000 damages. (May 2004)
  • Voted YES on limited prescription drug benefit for Medicare recipients. (Nov 2003)
  • Voted NO on allowing reimportation of prescription drugs. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted YES on small business associations for buying health insurance. (Jun 2003)
  • Voted NO on capping damages & setting time limits in medical lawsuits. (Mar 2003)
  • Voted NO on allowing suing HMOs, but under federal rules & limited award. (Aug 2001)
  • Better and immediate funding for Medicare & Medicaid. (Dec 2000)
  • Prescription drug benefit within Medicare. (Jun 2000)
  • Limit anti-trust lawsuits on health plans and insurers. (Mar 2002)
  • Rated 56% by APHA, indicating a mixed record on public health issues. (Dec 2003)
Tom Coburn on Health Care
Republican Jr Senator; previously Representative (OK-2): Click here for 22 full quotes OR click here for Tom Coburn on other issues.
  • Some patients will die sooner under ObamaCare's coercion. (Apr 2012)
  • Raise retirement age for Medicare from 65 to 67. (Apr 2012)
  • FDA has caused job loss and deadly delays. (Apr 2012)
  • Voted YES on the Ryan Budget: Medicare choice, tax & spending cuts. (May 2011)
  • Voted NO on regulating tobacco as a drug. (Jun 2009)
  • Voted NO on expanding the Children's Health Insurance Program. (Jan 2009)
  • Voted NO on overriding veto on expansion of Medicare. (Jul 2008)
  • Voted YES on means-testing to determine Medicare Part D premium. (Mar 2008)
  • Voted YES on allowing tribal Indians to opt out of federal healthcare. (Feb 2008)
  • Voted NO on adding 2 to 4 million children to SCHIP eligibility. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted NO on requiring negotiated Rx prices for Medicare part D. (Apr 2007)
  • Voted NO on expanding enrollment period for Medicare Part D. (Feb 2006)
  • Voted NO on increasing Medicaid rebate for producing generics. (Nov 2005)
  • Voted NO on negotiating bulk purchases for Medicare prescription drug. (Mar 2005)
  • Voted NO on subsidizing private insurance for Medicare Rx drug coverage. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted YES on banning physician-assisted suicide. (Oct 1999)
  • Voted YES on establishing tax-exempt Medical Savings Accounts. (Oct 1999)
  • Defund, repeal, & replace federal care with free market. (Jul 2010)
  • Repeal any federal health care takeover. (Jul 2010)
  • Expand medical savings accounts for employers & individuals. (Feb 1999)
  • Establishment of Office of Health Care Fraud Prevention. (Oct 2009)
  • Reforms should slow the long-term growth of health costs. (Jul 2009)
Mary Fallin on Health Care
Republican: Click here for 12 full quotes OR click here for Mary Fallin on other issues.
  • Impose work requirements to receive Medicaid. (May 2018)
  • Certified Healthy program; & website for health insurer info. (Feb 2011)
  • Voted YES on regulating tobacco as a drug. (Apr 2009)
  • Voted NO on expanding the Children's Health Insurance Program. (Jan 2009)
  • Voted YES on overriding veto on expansion of Medicare. (Jul 2008)
  • Voted NO on giving mental health full equity with physical health. (Mar 2008)
  • Voted NO on Veto override: Extend SCHIP to cover 6M more kids. (Jan 2008)
  • Voted NO on adding 2 to 4 million children to SCHIP eligibility. (Oct 2007)
  • Voted NO on requiring negotiated Rx prices for Medicare part D. (Jan 2007)
  • Establish a national childhood cancer database. (Mar 2007)
  • Repeal any federal health care takeover. (Jul 2010)
  • Loosen "one-size-fits-all" approach to Medicaid. (Jan 2011)
Ernest Istook on Health Care
Republican (District 5): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Ernest Istook on other issues.
  • Voted NO on limiting medical malpractice lawsuits to $250,000 damages. (May 2004)
  • Voted YES on limited prescription drug benefit for Medicare recipients. (Nov 2003)
  • Voted YES on allowing reimportation of prescription drugs. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted YES on small business associations for buying health insurance. (Jun 2003)
  • Voted NO on capping damages & setting time limits in medical lawsuits. (Mar 2003)
  • Voted YES on allowing suing HMOs, but under federal rules & limited award. (Aug 2001)
  • Voted NO on subsidizing private insurance for Medicare Rx drug coverage. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted YES on banning physician-assisted suicide. (Oct 1999)
  • Voted YES on establishing tax-exempt Medical Savings Accounts. (Oct 1999)
  • Limit anti-trust lawsuits on health plans and insurers. (Mar 2002)
  • Rated 12% by APHA, indicating a anti-public health voting record. (Dec 2003)
Steve Largent on Health Care
Republican (District 1): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Steve Largent on other issues.
  • Voted YES on allowing suing HMOs, but under federal rules & limited award. (Aug 2001)
  • Voted YES on subsidizing private insurance for Medicare Rx drug coverage. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted YES on banning physician-assisted suicide. (Oct 1999)
  • Voted YES on establishing tax-exempt Medical Savings Accounts. (Oct 1999)
  • Expand medical savings accounts for employers & individuals. (Feb 1999)
Mark Myles on Health Care
2010 Democratic Challenger: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Mark Myles on other issues.
  • Eliminate mandate to buy insurance for the uninsured. (Aug 2010)
  • Provide free preventative care. (Jul 2010)
  • End discrimination based on pre-existing conditions. (Jul 2010)
Andrew Rice on Health Care
Democratic Challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Andrew Rice on other issues.
  • Pay doctors to proactively treat patients; end pay-per-test. (Oct 2008)
  • Access to quality affordable health care for every American. (Jul 2008)
Wes Watkins on Health Care
Republican (District 3): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Wes Watkins on other issues.
  • Voted YES on allowing suing HMOs, but under federal rules & limited award. (Aug 2001)
  • Voted YES on subsidizing private insurance for Medicare Rx drug coverage. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted YES on banning physician-assisted suicide. (Oct 1999)
  • Voted YES on establishing tax-exempt Medical Savings Accounts. (Oct 1999)
  • Collect data on birth defects and present to the public. (Apr 1998)
J.C. Watts on Health Care
Republican (District 4): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for J.C. Watts on other issues.
  • Voted YES on allowing suing HMOs, but under federal rules & limited award. (Aug 2001)
  • Voted YES on subsidizing private insurance for Medicare Rx drug coverage. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted YES on banning physician-assisted suicide. (Oct 1999)
  • Voted YES on establishing tax-exempt Medical Savings Accounts. (Oct 1999)
  • Collect data on birth defects and present to the public. (Apr 1998)
Stephanie Bice on Health Care
Republican (District 5): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Stephanie Bice on other issues.
  • Impose work requirements to receive Medicaid. (May 2018)
Tom Coburn on Health Care
Republican Jr Senator; previously Representative (OK-2): Click here for 22 full quotes OR click here for Tom Coburn on other issues.
  • Some patients will die sooner under ObamaCare's coercion. (Apr 2012)
  • Raise retirement age for Medicare from 65 to 67. (Apr 2012)
  • FDA has caused job loss and deadly delays. (Apr 2012)
  • Voted YES on the Ryan Budget: Medicare choice, tax & spending cuts. (May 2011)
  • Voted NO on regulating tobacco as a drug. (Jun 2009)
  • Voted NO on expanding the Children's Health Insurance Program. (Jan 2009)
  • Voted NO on overriding veto on expansion of Medicare. (Jul 2008)
  • Voted YES on means-testing to determine Medicare Part D premium. (Mar 2008)
  • Voted YES on allowing tribal Indians to opt out of federal healthcare. (Feb 2008)
  • Voted NO on adding 2 to 4 million children to SCHIP eligibility. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted NO on requiring negotiated Rx prices for Medicare part D. (Apr 2007)
  • Voted NO on expanding enrollment period for Medicare Part D. (Feb 2006)
  • Voted NO on increasing Medicaid rebate for producing generics. (Nov 2005)
  • Voted NO on negotiating bulk purchases for Medicare prescription drug. (Mar 2005)
  • Voted NO on subsidizing private insurance for Medicare Rx drug coverage. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted YES on banning physician-assisted suicide. (Oct 1999)
  • Voted YES on establishing tax-exempt Medical Savings Accounts. (Oct 1999)
  • Defund, repeal, & replace federal care with free market. (Jul 2010)
  • Repeal any federal health care takeover. (Jul 2010)
  • Expand medical savings accounts for employers & individuals. (Feb 1999)
  • Establishment of Office of Health Care Fraud Prevention. (Oct 2009)
  • Reforms should slow the long-term growth of health costs. (Jul 2009)
James Lankford on Health Care
Republican Senate challenger: Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for James Lankford on other issues.
  • Predicts that ObamaCare will destroy the health-care system. (Feb 2014)
  • Federal control of healthcare is unconstitutional. (Jan 2010)
  • Voted YES on the Ryan Budget: Medicare choice, tax & spending cuts. (Apr 2011)
  • Voted YES on repealing the "Prevention and Public Health" slush fund. (Apr 2011)
  • Repeal any federal health care takeover. (Jul 2010)
  • Repeal the Job-Killing Health Care Law. (Jan 2011)
  • Religious exemption from ObamaCare individual mandate. (Mar 2015)
John Sullivan on Health Care
Republican Representative (OK-1): Click here for 16 full quotes OR click here for John Sullivan on other issues.
  • Voted YES on the Ryan Budget: Medicare choice, tax & spending cuts. (Apr 2011)
  • Voted NO on regulating tobacco as a drug. (Apr 2009)
  • Voted YES on overriding veto on expansion of Medicare. (Jul 2008)
  • Voted YES on giving mental health full equity with physical health. (Mar 2008)
  • Voted NO on Veto override: Extend SCHIP to cover 6M more kids. (Jan 2008)
  • Voted NO on adding 2 to 4 million children to SCHIP eligibility. (Oct 2007)
  • Voted NO on requiring negotiated Rx prices for Medicare part D. (Jan 2007)
  • Voted YES on denying non-emergency treatment for lack of Medicare co-pay. (Feb 2006)
  • Voted YES on limiting medical malpractice lawsuits to $250,000 damages. (May 2004)
  • Voted YES on limited prescription drug benefit for Medicare recipients. (Nov 2003)
  • Voted NO on allowing reimportation of prescription drugs. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted YES on small business associations for buying health insurance. (Jun 2003)
  • Voted YES on capping damages & setting time limits in medical lawsuits. (Mar 2003)
  • Rated 0% by APHA, indicating a anti-public health voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Repeal any federal health care takeover. (Jul 2010)
  • Repeal the Job-Killing Health Care Law. (Jan 2011)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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