Washington, D.C. – Congressman Frank Lucas (OK-03) today questioned U.S. Treasury Department Secretary Steven Mnuchin and Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell at a House Committee on Financial Services hearing on the Treasury Department’s and Federal Reserve’s pandemic response efforts.
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Frank Lucas (OK-03), Ranking Member of the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, today spoke on the House Floor in opposition to House Democrats’ H.R. 2- the Moving Forward Act. Ranking Member Lucas highlighted the need for a bipartisan, meaningful infrastructure bill to further support the transportation of goods and to fuel America’s economic growth. Lucas noted that the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology has long had jurisdiction of the Research & Development title of Congress’ infrastructure bill, but House Democrats failed to include the Committee’s bipartisan research title in the Moving Forward Act.
Washington, D.C. – Earlier this week, U.S. Reps. Frank Lucas (R-OK), Fred Upton (R-MI), Diana DeGette (D-CO), Eddie Bernice Johnson (D-TX), Anna Eshoo (D-CA) and Anthony Gonzalez (R-OH) introduced bipartisan legislation to authorize billions in funding to U.S. researchers who have been impacted by the pandemic.
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Frank Lucas (OK-03) released the following statement after the U.S. House of Representatives passed House Democrats’ partisan police reform legislation, H.R. 7120- the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act, by a vote of 236-181:
Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Frank Lucas (OK-03) released the following statement after the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) and the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) finalized a proposed rule to amend burdensome inter-affiliate swap margin requirements:
Washington, D.C. – This week, Congressman Frank Lucas (OK-03) joined his colleagues Congressman Michael Guest (MS-03) and Congresswoman Terri Sewell (AL-07) in introducing the PPP Access for Rural Hospitals Act. The legislation would allow smaller hospitals that are part of a larger health care system to waive affiliation requirements to be eligible for the Paycheck Protection Program. The language is narrowly tailored to ensure rural hospitals, or those most in need, are able to participate in the Paycheck Protection Program.
Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Frank Lucas (OK-03) joined Congressman Pete Stauber (MN-08), Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy (CA-23), and 119 of his House Republican colleagues in introducing the Just and Unifying Solutions to Invigorate Communities Everywhere (JUSTICE) Act. The legislation provides long-term solutions focused on police reform, accountability, and transparency. The bill also promotes efforts to find solutions to systemic issues that affect people of color, such as education and health disparities.
Congressman Frank Lucas (OK-03) today questioned Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell at a House Committee on Financial Services hearing on monetary policy and the state of the economy. Lucas asked Chairman Powell about the Federal Reserve’s ongoing efforts to support our nation’s rural economies, households, and businesses through the Fed’s various lending facilities.
As we fight to keep America safe, healthy, and economically stable during the COVID-19 pandemic, there is one certainty: our success depends on science.
Cheyenne, OK – Congressman Frank Lucas (OK-03) released the following statement after reports surfaced that the U.S. Department of Justice has issued civil subpoenas to the titans of the beef-processing industry: JBS USA Holdings Inc., Tyson Foods Inc., Cargill Inc. and National Beef Packing Co.: