In The News

January 26, 2012 In The News

Enid News
By: Jeff Mullin
January 26, 2012 

ENID — Congress will be asked to approve a new Base Realignment and Closure round under the proposed 2013 defense budget outlined Thursday by Defense Secretary Leon Panetta. 

December 1, 2011 In The News

WASHINGTON—The House Agriculture Committee is considering subpoenaing Jon Corzine, the former chief executive of failed broker-dealer MF Global Holdings Ltd., to compel him to testify at a Dec. 8 hearing before the panel, people familiar with the meeting said.

November 18, 2011 In The News

ENID — Should the congressional supercommittee racing to reach a deficit-cutting agreement before Thanksgiving wind up laying an egg, the Department of Defense could face nearly $500 billion in budget cuts over the next decade.

October 13, 2011 In The News

WASHINGTON - U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe and Rep. Frank Lucas, the only current Oklahoma members of Congress in office on Sept. 11, 2001, recalled their memories of that horrific day.

The two veteran Republicans also spoke of the changes they and the nation have experienced.

October 11, 2011 In The News

WASHINGTON — Reflecting on the turbulent weather that continues in his home state, House Agriculture Committee Chairman Frank Lucas, R-Okla., said the country still needs a strong, comprehensive farm bill.

September 9, 2011 In The News

Frank Lucas (R-Okla.) chairman of the U.S. House agriculture committee is asking Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Lisa Jackson for a response to a list of questions from a bipartisan group of lawmakers. Lucas submitted the request to EPA nearly six months ago; he followed up with a letter on Thursday.