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.
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.
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.
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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.
Washington DC- Congressman Tom Cole today joined a vast majority in the House of Representatives by voting for a resolution reaffirming Congressional support for the Pledge, and to urge the Supreme Court to take up the case.
Washington DC- Getting approval from committee members today is a bill designed to give workers more options on pension plans. Also, leaving the committee after a full committee meeting that lasted most of Wednesday is a bill that will create back to work incentive accounts.
Norman, OK- Representative Tom Cole (R-Moore) was selected as the Vice Chairman of the Total Force Subcommittee by House Armed Services Committee Chairman Duncan Hunter on Thursday.
Washington DC- Congressman Tom Cole announced his subcommittee assignments today for the House Armed Services, Education and the Workforce and Resources Committees.