Congressional Member Profiles

Rep. Tom Cole

Rep. Tom Cole

Republican, Oklahoma, 4th District
Office 202-225-6165 | @TomColeOK04 | Facebook

C

Grade

3

Votes for Children

9

Bills Sponsored or Cosponsored

9

Actions Against the Interests of Children

During the 117th Congress, Rep. Cole has taken 3 votes that would help the children in his district. He has introduced 0 bills and cosponsored 9 bills to help children. Rep. Cole has taken 9 actions we believe to be against the interests of children.

This report card includes information on more than 400 bills introduced during this Congress. So far, Rep. Cole has taken the following action during this Congress:

  • voted against H.R.1 the For the People Act of 2021.

  • co-sponsored H.R.1108 the Head Start for Our Future Act.

  • voted against H.R.1280 the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act of 2021.

  • voted against H.R.1319 the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021.

  • voted against H.R.1446 the Enhanced Background Checks Act of 2021.

  • voted against H.R.1603 the Farm Workforce Modernization Act of 2021.

  • voted for H.R.1620 the Violence Against Women Act Reauthorization Act of 2021.

  • co-sponsored H.R.1688 the Native American Child Protection Act.

  • co-sponsored H.R.2054 the No Surprise Bills for New Moms Act.

  • co-sponsored H.R.3031 the Adoption Tax Credit Refundability Act of 2021.

  • co-sponsored H.R.3342 the Youth Workforce Readiness Act of 2021.

  • co-sponsored H.R.3519 the Stop Child Hunger Act of 2021.

  • voted against H.R.447 the National Apprenticeship Act of 2021.

  • co-sponsored H.R.482 the Newborn Screening Saves Lives Reauthorization Act of 2021.

  • voted for H.R.485 the Stronger Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act.

  • voted against H.R.51 the Washington, D.C. Admission Act.

  • voted against H.R.6 the American Dream and Promise Act of 2021.

  • co-sponsored H.R.769 the Rural MOMS Act.

  • co-sponsored H.R.783 the Summer Meals Act of 2021.

  • voted against H.R.8 the Bipartisan Background Checks Act of 2021.

  • voted for H.R.826 the Divided Families Reunification Act.

  • As with any scorecard, this tool is inherently limited. Some members may score differently than they might expect because a committee assignment requires they work primarily on issues outside the scope of CDF’s portfolio. Additionally, because the important work done by leadership in Congress is not entirely captured by our model, Members of Congress in leadership roles tend to appear near the middle of our range of grades. There are some data limitations as well. A truly comprehensive measure of action taken on behalf of children would likely include things like floor statements, committee votes, votes on amendments, public leadership, and much more. An expansion of this Report Card to include those additional data may be possible in the future.

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