WASHINGTON, D.C. --To continue his commitment to education, healthcare and America's workers, Congressman Tom Cole voted today for the Labor Health and Human Services Bill (H.R. 5006). This legislation passed the House, 388-13.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Congressman Cole congratulated the following students on receiving a scholarship from the Best Buy Children's Foundation: Ashley Bedford, Oklahoma City; Jessica Martin; Oklahoma City; and Scott Stewart, Ada. These awards were granted based on community service and academic performance. They will be receiving scholarships between $1,000-$2,000.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Congressman Cole today applauded the news released today that 144,000 jobs were added to U.S. payrolls during August. The Department of Labor also reported that the unemployment rate dropped from 5.5 percent in July to 5.4 percent for August.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Congressman Tom Cole announced that on Wednesday, September 1, 2004, the Department of Homeland Security will open the application period for the FY 2004 Fire Prevention and Safety Grant Program.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Congressman Tom Cole congratulated Guard Young of Norman, Oklahoma who will be competing in gymnastics in the 2004 Olympic games.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Congressman Cole voted for the FY2005 Defense Appropriations Conference Report, H.R. 4613, which increases funding for the Department of Defense and provides the resources necessary for the American military to fight the Global War on Terrorism. This legislation passed in the House last night, 410-12.
WASHINGTON, D.C. --Congressman Cole announced funds for Oklahoma projects that were included in the Military Construction funding bill for FY 2005 (H.R. 4837). Congressman Cole and the Oklahoma Delegation worked to include these funds in H.R. 4837 that passed last night in the U.S. House.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, Congressman Tom Cole made the following statement after the 9/11 Commission's report was released:
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Congressman Tom Cole voted today in favor of the Marriage Protection Act (H.R. 3313) today, which passed on the House floor, 233- 194.
WASHINGTON, D.C. -Congressman Tom Cole announced today that the FY05 Agriculture Funding bill earmarked funds for projects in Oklahoma's Fourth Congressional District. These funds will be available through grant applications.