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Congressman Tom Cole

Representing the 4th District of Oklahoma

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June 4, 2004 Press Release

Washington DC- Congressman Tom Cole will be traveling to France to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the Allied Forces invasion of Normandy on June 6, 1944.

May 13, 2004 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Congressman Cole played a major role in shaping our national defense budget when the House Armed Services Committee approved the FY2005 National Defense Authorization Act late last night.  This legislation sets policies, programs and funding levels for the nations military.

May 12, 2004 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. - In an effort to help the millions of people who are uninsured, Congressman Cole voted for two pieces of legislation, H.R. 4279 and H.R. 4280, today that will help make health care more accessible to American workers. Both of these bills passed in the House.

May 6, 2004 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Congressman Cole today voted for a resolution that condemns the abuse of prisoners in U.S. custody in Iraq. H. Res. 627 also emphasized that alleged crimes of a few should not detract from the commendable sacrifices of over 300,000 members of the Armed Forces who have served, or who are serving, in Operation Iraqi Freedom.

May 4, 2004 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Congressman Cole showed support for teachers and staff who educate the children of members of the Armed Services by voting for H. Res. 598. This resolution that passed in the House today recognizes the contributions of teachers, administration and other staff members of Military Impacted Schools.

April 28, 2004 Press Release

Washington DC- Congressman Cole voted today for legislation that ensures that marriage penalty tax relief is not reduced next year and that the "marriage penalty" is removed from the Tax Code permanently. Unless the tax breaks are extended, 27 million married couples will face an average tax increase of $300— and over 30 million will see a tax increase of more than $700 starting in 2011.

April 21, 2004 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Congressman Cole today voted for H.R. 1779, the Guardsmen and Reservists Financial Relief Act of 2003, which passed the House, 415-18.

April 2, 2004 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Congressman Cole secured $14 million dollars for priority road/bridge projects in Oklahoma's Fourth Congressional District in the Transportation Equity Act (H.R. 3550), but voted no on final passage of the bill because of the negative impact the legislation would have on Oklahoma.

April 2, 2004 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) announced that 308,000 jobs were created in March and that U.S. payrolls grew at the fastest pace in nearly four years during this past month.

March 25, 2004 Press Release

Washington DC- Today Congressman Cole voted for the FY 2005 Concurrent Resolution on the Budget that strengthens our national security, grows our economy and creates opportunity for every American—all while maintaining strict fiscal control.

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