Congressman Tom Cole (OK-04) will host three town hall meetings across the Fourth District of Oklahoma in the month of August.
He invites constituents and members of the press to join him as he speaks in Frederick, Newcastle and Purcell, providing an update on the issues facing the district and answering questions from the audience.
Tuesday, August 5 at noon Banc First Conference Center 201 S. Main Street Frederick, OK 73542
Tuesday, August 26 at 5:30 p.m. Newcastle Community Center 705 NW 10th Street Newcastle, OK 73065
The White House has called for an unimpeded international investigation into the Malaysian Airlines crash in Ukraine.
U.S. Rep. Tom Cole (R-Okla. 4) says the suspected surface-to-air missile attack on the passenger plane shows that President Obama's announcement this week to impose more sanctions on Russia isn't enough to ease the conflict in Eastern Europe.
U.S. Rep. Tom Cole says federal officials want to expand the use of military facilities like Fort Sill to house an increasing number of children from Central America who are caught trying to enter the country illegally.
The Republican from Moore said in a statement Friday that the Department of Health and Human Services wants to increase its capacity for the number of children being held at temporary shelters and extend the use of facilities until 2015.
Members of Oklahoma's Republican congressional delegation are praising the U.S. Supreme Court's decision in a case involving Oklahoma City-based Hobby Lobby.
U.S. Sens. Tom Coburn and Jim Inhofe issued statements Monday in support of the court's decision and praising the company's owners, the Green family. U.S. Reps. Jim Bridenstine, Tom Cole, and James Lankford also hailed the ruling as one in favor of religious liberty.
U.S. Rep. Tom Cole (R-Okla. 4) introduced an amendment to the fiscal year 2015 Defense Appropriations Act Thursday that would prohibit using military bases to house the recent wave of unaccompanied minors who have arrived in United States.
On Friday, Cole and several other House leaders sent a letter to President Obama opposing his handling of of the situation, and calling on him to deter a rising tide of undocumented immigrants coming over the border.
Cole's Fourth Congressional District includes Fort Sill, where nearly 600 children are being housed - mostly teenagers from Central America detained while trying to enter the United States illegally.
U.S. Rep. Tom Cole says he's disappointed Fort Sill will house about 600 of those unaccompanied minors. The six-term Republican's Fourth Congressional District includes the Lawton military installation.
Aerial view of the Newt Graham Lock and Dam on the Verdigris River in Wagoner County, Oklahoma, USA. The lock and dam are part of the McClellan-Kerr Arkansas River Navigation System, which provides for barge navigation on the Arkansas River and some of its tributaries.
Credit U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Digital Visual Library / Wikimedia Commons