Cheyenne, OK – Congressman Frank Lucas (OK-03) on Wednesday joined Congressional Western Caucus Chairman Dan Newhouse (WA-04), Senate Western Caucus Chairman Steve Daines (MT), and Reps. Don Bacon (NE-02), Bruce Westerman (AR-04), and Sanford Bishop (GA-02) introduced a bicameral and bipartisan resolution to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the National Association of Conservation Districts (NACD) and honor the locally-led, collaborative conservation efforts they deploy throughout the United States.
Cheyenne, OK – Earlier this week, Congressman Frank Lucas (OK-03) joined Oklahoma State University (OSU) President Dr. Kayse Shrum and Vice President for Research Dr. Kenneth Sewell in hosting National Science Foundation (NSF) Director Dr. Sethuraman Panchanathan for a tour of OSU research facilities, including the University’s newest unmanned systems research and mixed reality labs.
Cheyenne, OK – Last week, Congressman Frank Lucas (OK-03) joined Oklahoma Conservation Commission Executive Director Trey Lam, Oklahoma Secretary of Agriculture Blayne Arthur, State Representative Todd Russ, and United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Resources Conservation Service Oklahoma State Conservation Engineer Chris Stoner to tour the Upper Elk Creek Site 23D rehabilitation project.
Washington, DC – Today, House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology Ranking Member Frank Lucas released a statement criticizing the massive, partisan reconciliation package forced through the Committee today on a party-line vote.
Cheyenne, OK – Congressman Frank Lucas (OK-03) released the following statement:
Washington, DC – Congressman Frank Lucas (OK-03) released the following statement after the U.S. House of Representatives passed a combined rule providing for passage of S.Con.Res.14, Congressional Democrats’ budget reconciliation framework, and the Senate Amendment to H.R. 3684, the Infrastructure and Jobs Act. Lucas opposed the procedural motion.
Cheyenne, OK – Last week, Congressman Frank Lucas (OK-03) joined Congressman Ronny Jackson (TX-13) and 79 of his colleagues in the U.S. House of Representatives in sending a bipartisan letter to the Secretary of Veterans Affairs, Denis McDonough, urging him to prioritize care for rural veterans. Historically, veterans in rural areas have faced challenges with accessing quality care because many of the VA’s resources are devoted to urban areas. The letter discusses improving overall access to care for rural veterans through creative solutions, cross-agency collaboration, public-private partnerships, and improved rural broadband.
Cheyenne, OK – Congressman Frank Lucas (OK-03) released the following statement in response to President Biden’s address to the nation and the ongoing and deteriorating situation in Afghanistan:
Washington, DC – Congressman Frank Lucas (OK-03) released the following statement after the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 4502, the Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, Agriculture, Rural Development, Energy and Water Development, Financial Services and General Government, Interior, Environment, Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, Transportation, and Housing and Urban Development Appropriations Act of Fiscal Year 2022:
Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Frank Lucas (OK-03) applauded the United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) recent announcement that the USDA’s National Institute of Food & Agriculture (NIFA) awarded $1,789,550 to Langston University to support and expand agriculture research, teaching, and extension activities.