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July 16, 2021 News Stories
A House committee voted Thursday to allow federal funding of abortion, defeating an attempt by Rep. Tom Cole to add a prohibition that has been part of congressional policy for more than four decades.
July 15, 2021 News Stories
On Thursday, the House Committee on Appropriations held heated debates over the removal of the Hyde Amendment from the 2022 fiscal plan.
July 14, 2021 News Stories
There’s been some ups and downs in Congress in recent times as the local rep in the U.S. House says some good work is still getting done despite a deeply divided political scene in Washington, D.C.
May 6, 2021 News Stories
Rep. Tom Cole pressed the U.S. education secretary on Wednesday about civics and history curriculum, saying the Education Department’s recent request for public comments elicited a “blizzard” of bipartisan criticism over the focus on race and discrimination.
March 31, 2021 News Stories
In a virtual town hall with constituents, Congressman Tom Cole spoke on the COVID-19 pandemic, gun legislation, tax increases and President Joe Biden’s new infrastructure plan that was revealed Wednesday morning.
December 10, 2020 News Stories
House Democrats, eyeing the arrival of President-elect Joe Biden in the White House next year, plan to ramp up efforts to repeal a law that bans abortions funded by taxpayers.
September 28, 2020 News Stories
The state of Oklahoma has won a $7.3 million grant to build a veterans cemetery in Ardmore that can provide service for about 25,571 veterans and their eligible family members.
September 25, 2020 News Stories
Dozens of Confucius Institutes have sprung up on campuses in recent years, funneling millions of dollars from the CCP to elite colleges and universities.
September 25, 2020 News Stories
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs National Cemetery Administration awarded a $7,355,463 grant to the state of Oklahoma to establish a State Veterans Cemetery.
August 28, 2020 News Stories
Native American and Alaska Native veterans would receive mental health care that's appropriate to their cultures under legislation announced Thursday by U.S. Rep. Tom Cole.