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February 9, 2016 News Stories
Rep. Tom Cole, an influential voice in spending on health and medical research, said President Barack Obama should come up with a way to pay for his new budget proposals, including one to expand treatment for people addicted to opioids.
February 9, 2016 News Stories
Sometimes, prosperity can be a sign of failure. Take the $292 million pot of taxpayer dollars that politicians are refusing to touch.
February 3, 2016 News Stories

Moore American - Caleb Slinkard

Rep. Tom Cole (OK-4) will focus on initiatives that can garner bipartisan support this legislative session as the Republican and Democrat parties buckle down for a presidential election.

February 2, 2016 News Stories

The Oklahoman - Chris Casteel

Fort Sill, the U.S. Army artillery post in southwest Oklahoma, is expected to trim civilian jobs and some military positions but still have a net gain of more than 400 active-duty military personnel by the end of next year.

February 2, 2016 News Stories

The Oklahoman - Steve Gust

Oklahoma Christian University junior Aubree Hughes is all about the college experience.

The Tuttle native said she knew she wanted to be part of the OC community and has never regretted her decision. Her older brother Austin went to Oklahoma Christian and now works for the university.

February 2, 2016 News Stories

STAT - Dylan Scott

Congressional Republicans said on Tuesday that they’re open to boosting federal funding for cancer research, as the Obama administration proposed the day before. But they aren’t willing to simply rubberstamp the $755 million that the White House is asking for in the next fiscal year.

January 31, 2016 News Stories
For years, District Judge Lori Walkley has worked with others on a program helping veterans before their issues become legal problems. Cleveland County is running a kind of veterans court in the drug court with some help from grant money, but Walkley said it needs to be a stand-alone program.
January 30, 2016 News Stories

The Oklahoman - Chris Casteel

Rep. Tom Cole's grandmother loathed former President Andrew Jackson so much that she wouldn't even carry a $20 bill.

A Chickasaw like his grandmother, Cole said he also has "a very prejudiced view" of the man who served from 1829 to 1837.

January 27, 2016 News Stories

Lawton Constitution - Malinda Rust

Fourth District U.S. Rep. Tom Cole paid a visit to Lawton’s Eisenhower High School Tuesday morning, visiting with students he believes are destined for great things.

January 24, 2016 News Stories

Lawton Constitution - Kim McConnell

Fourth District U.S. Rep. Tom Cole disagrees with constituents who say the most recent legislative session didn’t yield any results.

Cole was in Lawton late last week to meet with constituents, and the Republican congressman said while he agrees that more should have been accomplished, there were successes.