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Cole Statement on Passage of Surface Transportation Reauthorization

November 5, 2015
Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Tom Cole (OK-04) released the following statement after the U.S. House of Representatives passed legislation to reauthorize funding that maintains and improves the nation’s infrastructure, streamlines surface transportation programs, encourages innovation within the system and ensures the highest level of safety and efficiency. The legislation authorizes funding for six years. 

“Money for the roads, bridges and rails of America is a wise and prudent investment and one I was pleased to support,” said Cole. “A safe, efficient and well-maintained infrastructure is not only critical to moving people and products, but it also helps keep our economy strong and vibrant.”