May 16, 2018 Weekly Columns
Every year, Congress is responsible for establishing legislation through its Appropriations Committees that will fund the federal government for the fiscal year. As a member of the House Appropriations Committee, I know that the committee is diligent to ensure that taxpayer dollars are used responsibly and for good purposes.
May 10, 2018 News Stories
Oklahoma has the seventh highest cancer mortality rate in the country, but more help is on the way with a new designation announced by University of Oklahoma President David Boren on Wednesday.
May 8, 2018 Press Release
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Tom Cole (OK-04) released the following statement after the Office of Management and Budget released its proposal for a $15 billion rescissions package. This proposal is intended to rein in government spending and eliminate unobligated balances.
May 8, 2018 Press Release
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Tom Cole (OK-04) released the following statement after President Trump announced the termination of the United States’ participation in the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action with Iran, also known as the Iran Nuclear Deal.
May 7, 2018 Weekly Columns
As Congress reaches the final stretches of its 115th session, the House can reflect on a long list of accomplishments it has achieved since the beginning of the session. Despite the constant discussions that partisan gridlock may be the new norm, it has been quite the opposite.
May 3, 2018 Books I'm Reading
Directorate S: The C.I.A. and America's Secret Wars in Afghanistan and Pakistan (Steve Coll)
April 30, 2018 Weekly Columns
Oklahoma is a leader in multiple industries, like aviation and energy, but there is no question that agriculture is at the heart of the state’s commerce. Farmers and ranchers add incredible value to our nation’s economy, and we should not take them for granted. Our national well-being depends on the health of the nation’s agriculture production.
April 27, 2018 Press Release
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Tom Cole (OK-04) released the following statement after the passage of H.R. 4, the FAA Reauthorization Act of 2018. The bill was passed in the House by a vote of 393-13 with Cole’s support.
The FAA Reauthorization Act of 2018 reauthorizes the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) through 2023.
April 23, 2018 Weekly Columns
For the past seventeen years, the United States has been engaged in several military conflicts, primarily, but not exclusively, in the Middle East.
April 17, 2018 Press Release
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Tom Cole (OK-04) released the following statement on the passing of former First Lady Barbara Bush.