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Congressman Tom Cole

Representing the 4th District of Oklahoma

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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.

March 20, 2003 Press Release

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.

March 6, 2003 Press Release

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.

February 21, 2003 Press Release

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.

February 6, 2003 Press Release

Washington DC- Congressman Tom Cole announced his subcommittee assignments today for the House Armed Services, Education and the Workforce and Resources Committees.

February 3, 2003 Press Release
Washington D.C. – ​President Bush stressed the need for bipartisan support to disarm Saddam Hussein, reiterated his agenda for economic growth and discussed his budget priorities for the 2004 Fiscal Year at a lunch at the White House for the Freshman Class of the108th Congress. Congressman Tom Cole joined new colleagues from both parties at the informal luncheon.