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: “Voice.”

"Voice," the newest Lucas for Congress video.. … [Read more...]

VIDEO: Frank Lucas provides a road map on how to be a success in Congress.

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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...]