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Congressman Tom Cole

Representing the 4th District of Oklahoma

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May 18, 2016 News Stories
The House began debating its defense bill on Tuesday as the White House threatened a veto over several provisions, including some written by Oklahoma lawmakers.
May 17, 2016 News Stories
A split has emerged between House and Senate Republicans over whether women should have to register for the draft beginning in 2018. House Republicans on the influential Rules Committee stripped a provision from the defense bill that included the requirement. Rep. Tom Cole, R-Moore, a member of the committee, was among those who voted to remove the provision.
April 29, 2016 News Stories
AmeriCorps admitted this week that six of its members violated the federal prohibition against using taxpayer funds for abortion by acting as “abortion doulas” for women undergoing the procedure at three centers in New York City.
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April 26, 2016 News Stories
Rep. Tom Cole said Tuesday that federal grant money should be shut off to a national organization of community health centers for allowing members of an associated group to assist with abortions.
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April 26, 2016 News Stories
A House Appropriations Subcommittee Chairman is calling for an investigation into government funded community health centers, following a report that some had been training AmeriCorps volunteers to act as “doulas,” or women trained to assist other women through childbirth, during abortion procedures.
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April 26, 2016 News Stories
A top member of the House Appropriations Committee on Tuesday called for a major investigation into government-funded community health centers after several clinics were found in violation of federal rules on abortion.
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April 19, 2016 News Stories
When Vice President Joe Biden laid out plans for his major cancer research initiative in January, some public health advocates were alarmed. The plan to work toward a cure was ambitious, but there was virtually no mention of the importance of cancer prevention.
April 16, 2016 News Stories
The grand opening of the Station at Central Park was a time of dedication, reflection and celebration for the Moore community.
April 14, 2016 News Stories
Oklahoma military facilities would get nearly $77 million for construction projects under a spending bill approved Wednesday by a House committee.
April 14, 2016 News Stories
Pub­lic-health of­fi­cials’ con­cern over the Zika vir­us is in­creas­ing, and some key Re­pub­lic­ans on Cap­it­ol Hill are warm­ing to the idea that fight­ing the dis­ease might mean dol­ing out more funds—even­tu­ally.
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