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January 14, 2009 Frankly Speaking

Today, the House of Representatives passed H.R. 2, the reauthorization of the State Children’s Health Insurance Program, or SCHIP.  This is a federally funded program that provides health care to children.  While I believe that this is a good program and I support initiatives to bring health care to children who need it, I could not support this reauthorization.

January 13, 2009 In The News

Here we go with our now traditional column on who's in and who's out in key farm policy positions in Washington following the November elections.

For the first time in 16 years, Democrats control both houses of Congress and soon the White House. Along the High Plains and Midwest, a few changes are of note.

January 13, 2009 In The News

House Ag Committee Ranking Member Frank Lucas has announced the Republican membership of the committee. Tennessee's Phil Roe, Missouri's Blaine Luetkemeyer and Pennsylvania's Glenn Thompson are new to the committee. One vacancy remains.

January 13, 2009 Frankly Speaking

I would like to welcome all of you to the 111th Congress.  Thanks to the great people of the Third Congressional District of Oklahoma, this will mark my ninth term as a member of the United States House of Representatives.  I will maintain my position on the House Committee on Financial Services and the House Committee on Science and Technology.  In addition, I have been selected to serve as th

January 11, 2009 In The News

Congressman Frank Lucas has been appointed to serve as a member of the House Committee on Financial Services and the House Committee on Science and Technology.

In addition, last month he was appointed to serve as the Republican leader of the House Committee on Agriculture.

January 9, 2009 Press Release

Washington, DC - Today, Congressman Frank Lucas was appointed to serve as a member of the House Committee on Financial Services and the House Committee on Science and Technology.  In addition, last month he was appointed to serve as the Republican leader of the House Committee on Agriculture.

January 8, 2009 In The News

Farm-state lawmakers are pushing for a share of the economic stimulus package, to fund job-creating rural infrastructure and technology projects and to free up credit for farmers.

January 6, 2009 Press Release

Washington, DC - Today, Congressman Frank Lucas was sworn in as a member of the 111th Congress.

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