Cheyenne, OK – Today, Congressman Frank Lucas (OK-03) applauded the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) announcement of Coronavirus Food Assistance Program 2 (CFAP) to better address the needs of all of America’s wheat growers. The CFAP 1 only covered assistance to hard red spring and durum wheat farmers, which only encompasses a piece of the wheat industry. President Donald Trump and USDA announced today that the Agency would provide an additional $14 billion for agriculture producers who continue to face market disruptions and associated costs because of COVID-19, including growers of all classes of wheat.
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Frank Lucas (OK-03) praised the passage of his bipartisan legislation to improve STEM education for rural schools today. STEM refers to science, technology, engineering, math, and computer science, and strong STEM education is critical to America’s economic growth.
Cheyenne, OK – Today, Congressman Frank Lucas (OK-03) applauded the announcement that the Oklahoma Department of Transportation will receive a $22 million BUILD Grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation to make improvements and reconstruct the historic, two-lane Bridgeport Bridge on US-281/Route 66 in Oklahoma’s Caddo and Canadian Counties.