Congressman Tom Cole

Posted by: Special Projects Manager on Thursday, August 17, 2017 at 12:00:00 am

Congressman Tom Cole

Identified by Times Magazine as "one of the sharpest minds in the House," Congressman Tom Cole will be coming to Lawton to engage in political discussion.

Congressman Tom Cole will be hosting the Lawton Town Hall Meeting on August 29th in the Main Auditorium of the Great Plains Technology Center.

Since 2009, Cole has served on the House Appropriations Committee, where he is Chairman of the Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies; he is also assigned to the Subcommittees on Defense and Interior.

In 2017, Cole was reappointed to the House Budget Committee for the fourth consecutive Congress.  He serves on the panel as one of the three members of the majority party who also sits on the Appropriations Committee.  He is currently considered the Senior Appropriator on the panel.

Cole was appointed in 2013 to serve on the House Rules Committee.  In addition, Congressman Cole serves as a Deputy Whip for the Republican Conference.  In October 2013, he was appointed to serve as one of four House Republicans on a House-Senate joint budget conference committee that negotiated a bipartisan budget deal for fiscal years 2014 and 2015.

To find out more about Congressman Tom Cole and see his Town Hall schedule visit his website.

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