September 11, 2003 Press Release
Washington, D.C. – "The date of September 11, 2001 is engraved in our history as a tremendous day of loss; loss of thousands of American lives and a loss of our innocence as a nation. We, as Oklahomans, can particularly understand the devastation of such an extensive act of terror.
Washington, D.C. – Led by Rep. Tom Cole, Republican members of the U.S. House Education & the Workforce Committee yesterday evening introduced the Expanding Opportunities in Higher Education Act (H.R. 3039), the third in a series of bills being offered this year to renew and reauthorize the Higher Education Act (HEA).
August 19, 2003 Press Release
Washington, D.C. – On August 27, Congressman Tom Cole will host a Natural Gas Taskforce Meeting in the Blue Room at the State Capital beginning at 1:30 P.M.
July 25, 2003 Press Release
Washington D.C. – To expand the education opportunities for disadvantaged children, Oklahoma's Tom Cole voted to make specific improvements to the Head Start program giving the children enrolled in it the ability to compete academically with their peers.
July 23, 2003 Press Release
Washington D.C. – Congressman Tom Cole announced that the U.S. House has approved $1,001,000 in funding for the University of Oklahoma's SPY1 Phased Array Radar - a research effort focused on increasing tornado warning lead time.
July 15, 2003 Press Release
Washington D.C. – In order to examine the impact of a bio-terrorism attack on the healthcare infrastructure and the subsequent impact on national and homeland security, Congressman Tom Cole participated today in the "Scarlet Shield" exercise during the Secretary of Defense's Strategic Policy Forum.
July 11, 2003 Press Release
Washington D.C. – Congressman Tom Cole announced today that the House approved a number of new projects that would pump millions of dollars into Oklahoma's economy. Congressman Cole was able to include these projects specifically for Oklahoma in the FY 2004 Defense Appropriation Bill(H.R. 2658) passed in the House 399-19.
July 11, 2003 Press Release
Washington D.C. – Congressman Tom Cole announced today that the House Appropriation Subcommittee on Transportation, Treasury and Independent Agencies approved funding for Oklahoma specific transportation projects
July 10, 2003 Press Release
Washington D.C. – To help ward off the potential natural gas crisis looming this fall and winter because of historically high prices and low inventories, Congressman Tom Cole, along with several of his colleagues, was appointed to a task force by U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert (R-IL) to address this escalating problem.
June 26, 2003 Press Release
Washington D.C. – The Military Construction funding bill for FY 2004 overwhelmingly passed today in the House today earmarked funding for special projects on Oklahoma bases.