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Congressman Tom Cole

Representing the 4th District of Oklahoma

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October 19, 2017 News Stories

NewsOK - Kathryn McNutt

While state funding for colleges remains up in the air as budget negotiations continue, federal dollars likely will increase, Congressman Tom Cole said Wednesday during a meeting of the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education.

October 16, 2017 Weekly Columns
Our federal budget is a critical part of keeping our government functioning. It sets the boundaries and framework for how much money the federal government should spend on various federal programs and agencies. It is a fundamental measurement to help control spending and balance federal expenditures.
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October 13, 2017 Press Release
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Tom Cole (OK-04) released the following statement after President Trump announced a new strategy on Iran and its nuclear capability.
 
October 9, 2017 Weekly Columns
For many Americans, the perils of harsh weather are familiar parts of daily life. Oklahomans, for example, are all too familiar with natural disasters. For millions of Americans though, September was a brutal month of harsh hurricanes. Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria displaced millions of Americans from their homes and destroyed immense swaths of infrastructure.
October 6, 2017 Books I'm Reading
The Last Stand of Fox Company (Bob Drury and Tom Clavin) Conscience of a Conservative (Senator Jeff Flake)
October 5, 2017 Press Release
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Tom Cole (OK-04) released the following statement after the House passed H. Con. Res. 71, the Fiscal Year 2018 Budget Resolution. It passed by a vote of 219-206 with Cole’s support.
 
October 2, 2017 Weekly Columns
In 1986, then President Ronald Reagan introduced a sweeping plan to reform our nation’s tax system, and it worked. It simplified the outdated tax code which opened the door for individual prosperity and spurred economic growth. It also became one of the highlights of his presidency. Since then, our society has grown and the value of the U.S. dollar has changed.
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September 30, 2017 Press Release
Washington, D.C. - Congressman Tom Cole (OK-04) released the following statement after Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price's resignation.
 
"I respect the decision Secretary Price made," said Cole. "He did the right thing for the Administration and for his family."
 
September 27, 2017 Press Release
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Tom Cole (OK-04) released the following statement after an all-Republican conference of House members, the Committee on Ways and Means, House Leadership and the Vice President provided briefings on the Republican framework for tax reform.
 
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September 25, 2017 Weekly Columns
In his first appearance to the United Nations (UN) General Assembly, President Trump delivered one of his most consequential and effective speeches since he assumed the presidency. The world had been exposed to the firm rhetoric that President Trump has used in the past, and it is partly the reason why he was elected President of the United States.

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