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Congressman Tom Cole

Representing the 4th District of Oklahoma

Press Releases

June 3, 2003 Press Release

Washington DC- Congressman Cole voted today to amend the Constitution of the United States to enable Congress to prohibit the physical desecration of the U.S. flag. Congressman Cole is a co-sponsor of The Flag Protection Amendment (H.J Res. 4), which passed the House with a bipartisan vote of 300-125.

May 23, 2003 Press Release

Washington DC- In a few short weeks Oklahomans, along with Americans across the nation, will be pocketing more of their paycheck and receiving reimbursement checks in the mail. After a joint conference committee agreement and a meeting with House and Senate Republicans and the President, a tax cut plan of $350 billion was sent to the floors of both chambers.

May 16, 2003 Press Release

Washington DC- To honor the many men and women of the nation's Armed Forces, Congressman Tom Cole will be participating in an Armed Forces Day Ceremony at the American Legion in Blanchard and an Armed Forces Celebration at Wiley Post Airport. Armed Forces Day is May 17, 2003.

May 8, 2003 Press Release

Washington DC- While watching severe weather once again strike the heartland, Congressman Tom Cole knew that even though the damage could be significant, Oklahomans were prepared and able to face the challenges of rebuilding.

May 5, 2003 Press Release

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May 2, 2003 Press Release

Washington DC- Today, Congressman Cole encouraged Oklahoma School Districts and Charter Schools to apply for grants to help educate students in American history.  U.S. Secretary of Education Rod Paige announced the availability of nearly $100 million for Teaching American History grants.

April 30, 2003 Press Release

WASHINGTON D.C.- Because all students deserve equal access to a quality education, Congressman Tom Cole today voted for flexibility, options and accountability for students with disabilities. The House passed the Improving Education Results for Children with Disabilities Act (IDEA)(H.R. 1350) by a bipartisan vote of 251-171.

April 11, 2003 Press Release

Washington DC- Today, Congressman Tom Cole, introduced legislation (H. Resolution 198) urging France, Germany and Russia to help Iraq in its rebuilding process by forgiving the debts of the regime of Saddam Hussein to their respective countries.

March 20, 2003 Press Release

Washington DC- As a salute to the brave men and women who volunteer to serve in our nation's military, Oklahoma's Tom Cole, a cosponsor of the measure, hailed the overwhelming passage of the Armed Forces Tax Fairness Act of 2003 (H.R. 1307) in the U.S. House of Representatives today.