“Oklahoma Representative Tom Cole opposed the stimulus a year ago, calling it a “recipe for disaster” instead of a road to recovery.
‘Catalyst’ for Jobs
In September, Cole sought funding for a grant to help develop an international trade center on a 2,700-acre industrial park, a project he called “a catalyst for the potential creation” of almost 30,000 jobs. “It is with pleasure that I write this letter in support of the Ardmore Development Authority,” Cole wrote. Cole didn’t comment on the request after a series of e-mails to his office.”
By Alison Fitzgerald and Justin Blum – February 22, 2010 00:01 EST