Cheyenne, OK – Representative Frank Lucas (OK-03), U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.), chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee; Sen. James Lankford (R-Okla.), member of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs; Representative Tom Cole (OK-04), citizen of the Chickasaw Nation of Oklahoma and co-chair of the Congressional Native American Caucus; Representative Markwayne Mullin (OK-02), citizen of Cherokee Nation; Representative Kevin Hern (OK-01); and Representative Stephanie Bice (OK-05) made the following statements after the Honorable Gregory J. Slavonic, Performing the Duties of the Under Secretary of the Navy and Oklahoma native, announced that a future Navajo-class towing, salvage, and rescue ship will be named USNS Muscogee Creek Nation (T-ATS 10) to honor the self-governed Native American tribe located in Okmulgee, Oklahoma.
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Frank Lucas (OK-03) released the following statement after voting No on H.Res. 24, a resolution to impeach President Donald J. Trump:
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Frank Lucas (OK-03) released the following statement regarding tonight’s Joint Session of Congress to count the electoral ballots for the President and Vice President of the United States:
Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Frank Lucas (OK-03) released the following statement after he was sworn into his 15th term in the United States Congress representing Oklahoma’s Third District:
Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Frank Lucas (OK-03) released the following statement after the U.S. House of Representatives voted to enact the William M. (Mac) Thornberry National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2021 into law. The bipartisan, bicameral National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) authorizes funding for our nation’s armed services and retirees as well as a number of Oklahoma’s military installations.
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Frank Lucas (OK-03) released the following statement after the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 9051- the Caring for Americans with Supplemental Help (CASH) Act. Lucas supported the legislation.
Cheyenne, OK – Earlier this week, Congress passed H.R. 133- the Consolidated Appropriations Act, providing coronavirus relief and federal appropriations until September 30, 2021. The bipartisan, bicameral package included a number of important priorities supported by Congressman Frank Lucas (OK-03), benefiting individuals, families, workers, and businesses across Oklahoma.
Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Frank Lucas (OK-03) released the following statement after the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Senate Amendment to H.R. 133- the Consolidated Appropriations Act of Fiscal Year 2021, providing COVID-19 relief to American individuals, families, and businesses as well as appropriations for Fiscal Year 2021:
Washington, D.C. – Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the bipartisan Senate companion bill to H.R. 3766, the “One Small Step to Protect Human Heritage in Space Act.” H.R. 3766 was introduced in July 2019 by Chairwoman Eddie Bernice Johnson (D-TX), Ranking Member Frank Lucas (R-OK), Subcommittee on Space and Aeronautics Chairwoman Kendra Horn (D-OK), and Subcommittee on Space and Aeronautics Ranking Member Brian Babin (R-TX). The Senate companion, S. 1694, that passed the House today, introduced by U.S. Senators Gary Peters (D-MI) and Ted Cruz (R-TX), enacts protections for the Apollo site heritage by making NASA’s recommendations on protecting and preserving U.S. government lunar artifacts a requirement for the agency and its partners’ future activities on the Moon. Additionally, the legislation directs NASA to inform other relevant Federal agencies of the recommendations, and honors the over 400,000 scientists, designers, and researchers who contributed to the Apollo programs, including NASA’s “Hidden Figures” like Katherine Johnson – an African American mathematician who worked at NASA for 35 years and calculated the trajectory of the Apollo 11 flight to the moon as well the trajectories for the spaceflights of astronauts John Glenn and Alan Shepard.
Cheyenne, OK – Congressman Tom Cole (OK-04) and Congressman Frank Lucas (OK-03) this week congratulated Community Action Development Corporation (CADC), headquartered in Frederick, after it was named a grant recipient by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). The grant, totaling more than $1.3 million, will support the administration of Head Start and Early Head Start programs in Beckham, Cotton, Jefferson, Kiowa, Roger Mills, Tillman and Washita counties.