Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Frank Lucas (OK-03) joined Representatives Dusty Johnson (R-S.D.) and Henry Cuellar (D-TX) as an original cosponsor introducing the Cattle Contract Library Act of 2021 (H.R. 5609). The bipartisan bill would direct the United State Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Agriculture Marketing Service (AMS) to establish a contract library for cattle producers. The bill instructs USDA to regularly update the library in a user-friendly format and provide weekly or monthly reports as applicable. Additionally, the bill authorizes USDA to issue grants to universities, associations, or other institutions who can work directly with producers to disseminate and analyze data to drive marketing decisions.
Cheyenne, OK – Congressman Frank Lucas (OK-03) yesterday joined Congresswoman Carol Miller (WV-03), House Republican Leadership, and 140 of his colleagues in sending a letter to President Joe Biden urging the Biden Administration to reverse its course requesting the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) to increase oil production and instead embrace America’s energy needs with American-produced energy.
Cheyenne, OK – Last week, the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) Office of Minority Health (OMH) announced nearly $1 million in funding to the Oklahoma State University (OSU) Center for Health Sciences for a new initiative to establish the Center for Indigenous Innovation and Health Equity (the Center) in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
Cheyenne, OK – Congressman Frank Lucas (OK-03) today released the following statement after the U.S. Department of Justice announced that the City of Guthrie was a recipient of the Department’s Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS Office) Community Policing Development (CPD) program funding. The City of Guthrie, which was one of three awardees in Oklahoma, was awarded $75,000 in funding to advance the practice of community policing law enforcement.
Cheyenne, OK – Today, Congressman Frank Lucas (OK-03) joined his colleagues on the House Committee on Financial Services for a hearing with U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Chairman Gary Gensler.
Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Frank Lucas (OK-03) released the following statement after the U.S. House of Representatives passed a measure suspending the debt limit through the end of 2022.
Washington, DC – Congressman Frank Lucas (OK-03) released the following statement today after the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 4350- the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2022 by a vote of 316-113. Lucas supported the legislation.
Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Frank Lucas (OK-03) applauded the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) announcement of $1 million in funding to Oklahoma State University (OSU) to advance the commercialization of enhanced geothermal systems (EGS)- manmade reservoirs that produce clean, renewable energy. EGS development could expand U.S. geothermal energy capabilities and extend the use of geothermal energy into new geographic areas across the country.
Washington, DC – Congressman Frank Lucas (OK-03) released the following statement today after the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 5305- the Extending Government Funding and Delivering Emergency Assistance Act, a continuing resolution that includes a measure to suspend the nation’s debt limit through December 2022.
Washington, D.C.- Last week, Congressman Frank Lucas (OK-03) joined Congressman Tom Emmer (MN-06) sending a letter to Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Ways and Means Chair Neal, Department of Treasury Secretary Yellen, and Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Commissioner Rettig to express concern with a recent IRS data collection proposal that will increase tax information reporting requirements on financial institutions.