Press Releases

December 1, 2021 Press Release
Washington, DC – Yesterday, U.S. Sens. Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.) and James Lankford (R-Okla.) along with Reps. Kevin Hern (OK-01), Markwayne Mullin (OK-02), Frank Lucas (OK-03), Tom Cole (OK-04) and Stephanie Bice (OK-05) sent a letter to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator, Michael Regan, urging him to extend the public comment period by 60-days for the EPA’s proposed rule to directly regulate methane emissions from the oil and gas sector.
November 23, 2021 Press Release
Cheyenne, OK – Congressman Frank Lucas (OK-03) last week joined House Committee on Financial Services Republicans, led by Ranking Member Patrick McHenry (NC-10), sending a letter to the acting head of the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC), Michael Hsu. The letter requests the OCC provide clarity on its potential proposal of a climate change related supervision framework for financial institutions.
November 23, 2021 Press Release
Cheyenne, OK – Congressman Frank Lucas (OK-03) released the following statement in response to President Biden’s decision to tap into the Strategic Petroleum Reserve:
November 22, 2021 Press Release
Cheyenne, OK – Last week, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Department of the Army announced a proposed rule to re-establish the pre-2015 definition of “waters of the United States” (WOTUS). Congressman Frank Lucas (OK-03) released the following statement in response to the Biden Administration’s announcement:
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November 22, 2021 Press Release
Cheyenne, OK – Last week, Congressman Frank Lucas (OK-03) led more than 60 of his House colleagues in a bipartisan letter to U.S. Department of Labor Secretary Marty Walsh expressing growing concern over the nationwide truck driver shortage and its effects on the nation’s supply chain challenges. Co-led with House Agriculture Committee Chairman David Scott (D-GA), the letter highlighted alarming turnover rates in the trucking industry and urged Secretary Walsh to prioritize DOL Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) grants for applicants seeking to become truck drivers.
November 19, 2021 Press Release
Washington, DC – Congressman Frank Lucas (OK-03) released the following statement after the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 5376- the Build Back Better Act:
November 16, 2021 Press Release
Washington, DC – Recently, Congressman Frank Lucas (OK-03) joined in introducing the Truckers Responding At National Shipping Ports Overcoming Retail Turmoil (TRANSPORT) Act, sponsored by Congressman Tracey Mann (KS-01). The legislation would require the Secretary of Transportation to relieve congested ports during either a national state of emergency or when ports are congested by 50 percent or more.
November 5, 2021 Press Release
Washington, DC – Congressman Frank Lucas (OK-03) released the following statement after the U.S. House of Representatives voted to adopt H.R. 3684- the Senate Infrastructure bill:
November 2, 2021 Press Release
Washington, DC – Congressman Frank Lucas (OK-03) released the following statement today after the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced a new proposal to regulate methane emissions:
October 27, 2021 Press Release
Washington, D.C.- Today, Congressman Frank Lucas (OK-03), U.S. Senator Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.), and U.S. Senator James Lankford (R-Okla.) introduced the HARMON Oklahoma Act, a bill that would ensure Harmon Memorial Hospital, a rural hospital in Hollis, Okla., can remain open. This bill is the next step in a long list of efforts the members have engaged on in an attempt to help prevent Harmon from closing.

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