Lucas offers Enid Rotarians glimpse of Congress’ work

The Enid News and Eagle, Enid, OK April 1, 2013 Lucas offers Rotarians glimpse of Congress' work By Robert Barron, Staff Writer Enid News & Eagle ENID, Okla. — U.S. Rep. Frank Lucas told Enid Rotary Club members Monday although nothing is getting done in Washington, Congress and the president are a reflection of what the people have decided. “We have a very conservative House, a very liberal president, and a Senate where if no one gets 60 percent of 100 members, no one is in charge,” said Lucas, a Republican. “The voters left it that way.” Half the membership of the … [Read more...]

Lucas Supports a Responsible, Balanced Budget

Recently, Congressman Lucas voted to pass H.Con.Res 25. This bill balances the federal budget, reduces the deficit $4.6 trillion, reforms the tax code, and approves the entire job-creating, energy-producing Keystone XL pipeline project. You can read the entire Path to Prosperity budget proposal here. As always, please feel free to share your views on how the federal government can be better stewards of the dollars of hard-working taxpayers by e-mailing Congressman Lucas at frank@frankdlucas.com. Your input is appreciated! . … [Read more...]

Congressman Lucas’s February 2013 Town Hall Meetings

Congressman Frank Lucas's Town Hall Meeting Schedule for February 20 & 21, 2013 Town Hall Meeting Schedule Wednesday, February 20: Cordell Town Hall Meeting 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Police Department, Precinct Room 105 West Main Street Mangum Town Hall 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Welcome Center 119 East Jefferson Hobart Town Hall Meeting 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Western Technology Center, Seminar Room 1000 South Bailey Thursday, February 21: Altus Town Hall Meeting 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Western Oklahoma State College, Herschel Crow Auditorium 2801 North Main … [Read more...]

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...]