Tom Coburn Quotes

We spend millions of dollars to print this stuff (The Congressional Record). It’s all on line. We are tearing down trees to print material we do not need.

 
Context
This quotation is an excellent example of how slow Congress is to reform any of its own procedures. In the age of the Internet, instead of printing overnight and distributing the next day, it could easily be released on line which costs almost nothing and gets the Congressional Record—the proceedings of the Congress—to citizens faster and at cheaper.
Tom Coburn
Tom Coburn
  • Born: March 14, 1948
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Politician

Thomas Allen Coburn is an American politician and physician. A member of the Republican Party, he was the junior United States Senator from Oklahoma.