October 18, 2021 Weekly Columns
When President Biden assumed office, he promised to secure our southern border and reform our nation’s immigration system for the better. Unfortunately, he has instead reversed several immigration policies that keep our country and migrants safe and provide fair processes to migrants who enter our country legally and lawfully.
October 18, 2021 Press Release
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Tom Cole (OK-04) released the following statement after learning of the loss of former Secretary of State and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, General Colin Powell.
October 14, 2021 News Stories
OKLAHOMA CITY (KOKH) — The U.S. House on Tuesday is set to take up a Senate-passed bill that would extend the debt limit through early December.
October 12, 2021 Press Release
Norman, OK – Congressman Tom Cole (OK-04), Ranking Member of the House Rules Committee, released the following statement after the U.S. House of Representatives approved a rule deeming passage of a measure to raise the public debt limit by $480 billion.
October 8, 2021 Press Release
America hit a troubling milestone this month with prices at the pump reflecting the most expensive in seven years while oil shortages around the world worsen. And as the holidays approach, gas and utility prices are only expected to increase further.
Moore, OK – Congressman Tom Cole (OK-04) congratulated the National Rural Water Association (NRWA), headquartered in Duncan, after it was announced that the non-profit will receive two federal grants from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development, totaling nearly $7 million.
October 5, 2021 Press Release
Moore, OK – Congressman Tom Cole (OK-04) issued the following statement after it was announced that Dr. Francis Collins, Director of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), will retire at the end of 2021 after a 12-year tenure under three consecutive presidential administrations.
October 4, 2021 Weekly Columns
A topic that has come up during both of the last couple weeks in Congress is the issue of adjusting the debt limit, which requires legislation signed by the president to either raise or suspend it. Although Democrats control both chambers of Congress and the White House and they have refused to work with Republicans on much of anything this year, they are claiming that Republicans will be the ones to blame if the United States defaults on its debt.
October 1, 2021 Press Release
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Tom Cole (OK-04) congratulated Brink Junior High, located in the Fourth District of Oklahoma, following its selection by the U.S. Department of Education as a 2021 National Blue Ribbon School.