Ranking Member Lucas Thanks DOE Secretary Rick Perry for his Service

Oct 18, 2019

Washington, D.C.– House Science, Space, and Technology Ranking Member Frank Lucas released the following statement upon the announcement that Department of Energy Secretary Rick Perry will retire: 

“Under Secretary Perry’s leadership, the Department of Energy helped make American energy cleaner, more efficient & less expensive than ever. He’s an enthusiastic supporter of the world-class research done by our National Labs and he’s overseen dramatic advances in supercomputing, artificial intelligence & quantum science, just to name a few. I’d like to thank him for his service and wish him well on his return to Oklahoma’s neighbor to the south.”


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