Congressman Frank Lucas Hails Passage of No Budget, No Pay Act

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Frank Lucas released the following statement after he joined his colleagues in the United States House of Representatives in voting for passage of H.R. 325, the No Budget, No Pay Act. “I am pleased the House passed H.R. 325, the No Budget, No Pay Act today,” said Lucas. “We have consistently worked in the House to come up with commonsense solutions to reduce government spending. In the past two years, we have passed two budgets in the House, and now it is time for leaders in the Senate to follow our lead and do the same. The Senate has failed to produce a … [Read more...]

Congressman Lucas Statement on President’s Gun Control Announcement

Washington, D.C. – On 16-January Congressman Frank Lucas made the following statement after President Obama announced his proposals on gun control. “President Obama’s announcement that his Administration will be using executive actions to implement additional gun control is deeply troubling to me. Bypassing Congress to implement stricter gun laws is not the solution to preventing violence in our country. In the wake of recent tragedies, I believe it is important for leaders of our country to take a step back and calmly evaluate all factors, including mental health factors, contributing … [Read more...]

Lucas Calls Extension of 2008 Farm Bill “a Miracle.”

On New Year's Night the US House voted 257 to 167 to approve the Senate passed "Affordable Taxpayer Relief Act" that will keep income tatax rates from rising for returns from individuals with earned income less than $400,000- or $450,000 for a couple. It makes permanent the so-called "Bush Tax Cuts" for those under this threshold- and apparently also offers a permanent solution to the Alternative Minimum Tax which has had to be patched annually in recent years- keeping it from snaring millions of Americans with an even higher tax bill in 2012. The Chairman of the House Ag Committee, … [Read more...]

LUCAS RE-ELECTED, THANKS VOTERS

CHEYENNE, OKLAHOMA - Roger Mills County farmer and rancher Frank D. Lucas issued the following statement upon being re-elected to the United States House of Representatives for Oklahoma's Third Congressional District: "I am humbled by the support of my fellow Oklahomans. I take very seriously the trust they have delegated to me, and will continue to work on their behalf towards a more responsible federal government. We must preserve an effective farm and food safety net and maintain a strong national defense, all while restoring order to the nation's finances and reducing our … [Read more...]

New Lucas for Congress Video: “Call Me Frank.”

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