LUCAS PASSES FARM BILL OUT OF COMMITTEE

Coverage from Oklahoma and across the nation of Congressman Lucas's passage of the FAARM Act out of the House Agriculture Committee on 12-July, 2012... From Farm Bureau: "The House agriculture committee early Thursday voted to pass its version of a new farm bill that cuts $12 billion more from the food stamps program than a Senate bill passed last month and adds several new crop insurance and price support programs to protect farmers during natural disasters or when prices fall.
'Today marked an important step forward in the development of the next farm bill,' said Representative Frank … [Read more...]

LUCAS VOTES TO REPEAL OBAMACARE

Washington, D.C. – On 11-July 2012 Congressman Frank Lucas joined his colleagues in the House of Representatives in voting for passage of H.R. 6079, the Repeal of Obamacare Act. This legislation repeals the Patient Protection Affordable Care Act of 2010, and it was passed in the House today with a 244 to 185 vote. “I am pleased this legislation to repeal the president’s health care law passed the House today,” said Lucas. “This vote reassures my constituents in the Third District of Oklahoma that we remain committed to real health care reform and we will not stand for the president’s … [Read more...]

Lucas Votes to Hold Attorney General Eric Holder in Contempt of Congress

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Frank Lucas voted on 28-June 2012 in favor of a resolution that will hold Eric Holder, the United States Department of Justice Attorney General, in contempt of Congress for his failure to comply with subpoenas issued by the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform. The Resolution passed the House today with a 255 to 67 vote. “Because of Attorney General Eric Holder’s actions, it was necessary for the House to pass this resolution to hold him in contempt of Congress,” said Lucas. “It is important that the truth is revealed in the ongoing … [Read more...]

OK-03 REPUBLICANS OVERWHELMINGLY SUPPORT LUCAS FOR CONGRESS

Roger Mills County farmer and rancher U.S. Rep. Frank D. Lucas issued the following statement upon being named the Republican Nominee for the Third Congressional District of Oklahoma: "I am honored to accept the nomination of my party and look forward to continuing to work to enact sound public policy and conservative principles in Washington. Our nation faces many challenges, and the common sense for which this district is known will be sorely needed in the debates that lie ahead. As a lifelong resident of the 3rd District of Oklahoma, I am humbled by the trust placed in me by my … [Read more...]

American Energy: Obama’s Actions Speak Louder Than His Words

President Barack Obama has been hitting the campaign trail hard touting his administration’s “all-of-the-above” energy policy. Unfortunately, when it comes to domestic energy, his actions speak louder than his words. Recently the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposed New Source Performance Standards for power plants. This new rule would prevent the construction of any new coal-fired power plants. According to EPA’s own analysis, the rule assumes no new coal plants will be built in the United States. For the first time, the proposed rule would set a limit for carbon dioxide … [Read more...]