Washington, D.C. – Congressman Frank Lucas (OK-03), U.S. Senator Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.), and U.S. Senator James Lankford (R-Okla.) sent a letter this week to President Biden urging him to suspend the executive order to close down prisons, including the Great Plains Correctional Institution located in Hinton, Oklahoma.
Cheyenne, OK – Today, Congressman Frank Lucas (OK-03) joined Representative Greg Pence (R-IN) and 28 other Members of Congress in urging the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to support America’s rural communities in the second round of funding for the Commission’s COVID-19 Telehealth Program.
Cheyenne, OK – On Tuesday, March 30th, Congressman Frank Lucas (OK-03) and U.S. Senators Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.) and James Lankford (R-Okla.) applauded the City of Altus, Oklahoma, home to Altus Air Force Base, for being named a ‘Great American Defense Community’ by the Association of Defense Communities (ADC) and USAA.
Hobart, OK – Yesterday, Congressman Frank Lucas (OK-03) visited Hobart, Oklahoma where he met with the Hobart Chamber of Commerce and visited Elkview General Hospital.
Cheyenne, OK – Recently, Congressman Frank Lucas (OK-03) cosponsored the bipartisan Rural Hospital Closure Relief Act, which would support financially vulnerable hospitals serving our rural communities. Introduced by Representative Adam Kinzinger (IL-16), the legislation would update and expand Medicare’s Critical Access Hospital (CAH) program so more rural hospitals could qualify under the program, helping stabilize vulnerable hospitals and allowing them to continue to provide accessible, quality, and affordable health care services to rural communities.
Cheyenne, OK- Today, Congressman Frank Lucas (OK-03), Ranking Member of the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, introduced legislation to double funding for basic research over ten years. The Securing American Leadership in Science and Technology Act (SALSTA) creates a long-term strategy for investment in basic research and infrastructure to protect the economic and national security of the United States.
Cheyenne, OK. – Today, Congressman Frank Lucas (OK-03) joined his colleagues on the House Committee on Financial Services for a hearing with Federal Reserve System Chairman Jerome Powell and U.S. Department of the Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen on the Federal Reserve’s and the Treasury’s economic pandemic response.
Washington, D.C. – The office of Congressman Frank Lucas (OK-03) is now accepting student entries for the 2021 Congressional Art Competition. The Artistic Discovery competition, sponsored by the Congressional Institute, is a nationwide high school visual art competition to recognize and encourage artistic talent in the nation and in each congressional district- including Oklahoma’s Third Congressional District.
Washington, D.C. – Last week, Congressman Frank Lucas (OK-03) joined Congressman Fred Keller (R-PA) in reintroducing the Reviewing Urban and Rural Adjustments to Level Hospital Expenses and Lopsided Payments Act, otherwise known as the RURAL HELP Act in the 117th Congress.
Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Frank Lucas (OK-03) joined Chairmen Dan Newhouse (R-WA) and Steve Daines (R-MT) of the Congressional & Senate Western Caucuses in sending a letter to President Biden asking important clarifying questions about the Biden Administration’s Executive Order establishing a directive to put restrictions on at least 30% of lands and waters by 2030 (30 by 30).