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.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Congressman Tom Cole voted today for the Manufacturing Technology Competitiveness Act (H.R. 3598) that would strengthen existing federal research and development efforts in manufacturing by reauthorizing the Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP). This legislation passed in the House by a voice vote.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Senator Don Nickles and Congressman Tom Cole praised the passage of legislation that will correct a bureaucratic error and allow Lindita Idrizi Heath, a young refugee from Kosovo who was adopted by an Oklahoma family, to live in the United States as a citizen. That bill, S. 103, received voice vote approval in the House yesterday. The Senate approved the bill last year.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Congressman Tom Cole voted for legislation this morning that focuses on the most fundamental budget problem: spending. The Spending Control Act of 2004 restores Budget Act spending controls with the force of law and backs them with automatic spending cuts if the controls are breached.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Congressman Cole announced today that the Energy and Water Appropriations legislation passed today in the House included over $17 million in projects for Oklahoma. The list of projects includes funds for a study at Arbuckle-Simpson Aquifer and construction at the Lawton Wastewater Rehabilitation Project.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Congressman Tom Cole voted for a bill today that will increase the maximum amount of home loan guarantee available to veterans. The Veteran’s Housing Affordability Act, H.R. 4345, passed today in the House.