Cheyenne, OK – Congressman Frank Lucas (R-OK) and Senators James Lankford (R-OK) and Jim Inhofe (R-OK) today announced, after months of work with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), Harmon Memorial Hospital in Hollis, Oklahoma has received an extension of their designation to continue to serve the community as a Critical Access Hospital (CAH). In March, Lankford, Inhofe, and Lucas sent a letter to then-Acting CMS Administrator Liz Richter to push for Harmon Hospital to remain a critical access hospital.
Cheyenne, OK – Congressman Frank Lucas (OK-03) today announced an addition to his Canadian County Office staff following the hiring of Luke Vanderwork as a Field Representative. Luke, a native of Woodward, Oklahoma, graduated from Oklahoma State University in May of 2021. He will serve 8 counties which include Creek, Kay, Lincoln, Logan, Noble, Osage, Pawnee, and Payne Counties. Serving as a Field Representative, Luke will represent Representative Frank Lucas at meetings and events throughout his region while also conducting staff outreach on behalf of the office.
Cheyenne, OK – Today, Congressman Frank Lucas (OK-03) released the following statement after the Biden Administration announced yesterday its intent to revise the definition of “Waters of the United States”- or WOTUS- and rescind the Navigable Waters Protection Rule (NWPR):
Cheyenne, OK – Today, Congressman Frank Lucas (OK-03) joined Congressman Michael Guest (R-MS) and Congressman Darren Soto (D-FL) in sending a bipartisan letter to Attorney General Merrick Garland requesting the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) provide updates or a final report to Congress on the DOJ’s investigations into anticompetitive conduct within the beef industry.
Cheyenne, OK – Today, Congressman Frank Lucas (OK-03) joined House Select Climate Committee Ranking Member Garret Graves (R-LA), House Energy and Commerce Committee Ranking Member Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA), and Congressman Andy Barr (R-KY) in sending a letter to President Joe Biden expressing concern over the Biden Administration waiving sanctions to allow Russia’s Nord Stream 2 pipeline to move forward.
Cheyenne, OK – Yesterday, Congressman Frank Lucas (OK-03) joined Congressman French Hill (AR-02) and other House Financial Services Committee Republicans writing a letter to Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Chairman Gary Gensler outlining their views with the SEC’s plans to mandate disclosures for public companies regarding climate change and greenhouse gas emissions.
Cheyenne, OK – Today, Congressman Frank Lucas (OK-03) joined House Republican Whip and Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis Ranking Member Steve Scalise (R-La.) and over 200 members of the Republican Conference calling on Speaker Pelosi to direct her committee chairs to join House Republicans in investigating the origins of COVID-19.
Yukon, OK – Today, Congressman Frank Lucas (OK-03) participated in a House Committee on Financial Services hearing entitled, “ Holding Megabanks Accountable: An Update on Banking Practices, Programs and Policies.” Lucas questioned Goldman Sachs’ and Morgan Stanley’s Chairman & CEO David Soloman and James Gorman about the impact of rising commodity prices.
Cheyenne, OK – The Oklahoma Congressional Delegation introduced a resolution to accurately tell the history of the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre and recognize Oklahoma’s historically Black towns.
Cheyenne, OK – Congressman Frank Lucas (OK-03) announced today that Isabel Ley, a rising senior at Stillwater High School, is the winner of the 2021 Congressional Art Competition for Oklahoma’s Third Congressional District.