Frank Lucas

Type: Person
Name: Frank Lucas
Title: Congressman - Oklahoma (USA)
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

Hospitals claim struggle with the lack of insurance buyers

ENID, Okla. — Only 10 percent of Oklahomans eligible of receiving a federal subsidy for health insurance have signed up, a local hospital administrator said Friday.That, noted St. Mary Regional Medical Center CEO Stan Tatum, is hurting hospitals that ... [Published Enid News and Eagle - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Russian situation frightening: Lucas stops in Enid, talks Europe, agriculture

ENID, Okla. — As topics changed from agriculture to the situation in Eastern Europe, U.S. Rep. Frank Lucas’ usually casual tone changed. He slowed and spoke softly, made finer points and guided his words in a diplomatic, but direct way.What’s happening ... [Published Enid News and Eagle - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Candidates file for Osage County posts

PAWHUSKA — Area races for state and U.S. representative, district judge and three Osage County offices are anticipated as a result of candidate declarations made during the three-day statewide filing period that ended Friday.Final certification of candidates ... [Published Examiner Enterprise - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

House Republicans press Sebelius on food stamp ‘misuse’ by states

Top House Republicans on Thursday pressed departing Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius to rein in what they see as food stamp cheating by state governments.GOP leaders have been angered that the deficit reduction from the new farm bill ... [Published The Hill - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Continued ...

ENID, Okla. — Many incumbents didn’t draw opposition in this year’s election filings. Most of the action will be found in seats becoming vacant.The primary election is June 24. If no Democrats filed to run, the winner of that contest will be the next ... [Published Enid News and Eagle - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Commodity leaders voice concerns

Agricultural leaders are concerned about a couple of recent federal announcements that have private property rights implications as well as about domestic food security and water use issues, as indicated by a recent agricultural town hall held during ... [Published Ag Journal - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Stop big money from taking government

Carol PrestonStillwaterTo the editor:A group of Stillwater residents recently protested the 5-4 Supreme Court decision in McCutcheon v. F.E.C. which struck down the federal cap of $123,200 an individual can give to candidates and parties in a two-year ... [Published Stillwater NewsPress - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Farm program passage not the end of the struggle

The Agriculture Act of 2014 “is in place,” following several years of struggle, numerous versions, several setbacks and an often rancorous atmosphere in Congress that defied compromise.But the battle is not over, says retired U.S. Congressman and former ... [Published Southwest Farm Press - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 4 reports

CFTC Reauthorized Under House Ag Committee Bill

The House Agriculture Committee on Wednesday approved by voice vote a bill to reauthorize the Commodity Futures Trading Commission and make updates to protect customers in the event of another Futures Commodity Merchant failure like MF Global.Reps. Frank ... [Published Farm Futures - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 4 reports

Bipartisan Legislation Introduced Regarding CFTC Operations

Representatives Frank Lucas, Collin Peterson, Michael Conaway and David Scott introduced the Customer Protection and End-User Relief Act this week to reauthorize and improve the Commodity Futures Trading Commission operations while also addressing concerns ... [Published KRVN 880 Rural Radio - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 6 reports

U.S. House panel to vote on swaps regulator mandate

U.S. lawmakers on Monday launched a bill to rewrite the rules of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), giving more leeway to smaller players in the derivative markets it oversees.The agency became one of the most prolific reformers of Wall ... [Published CattleNetwork.com - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 04 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 2 reports

Lucas Statement on H.R. 2575, the Save American Workers Act

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Frank Lucas today made the following statement after the United States House of Representatives passed H.R. 2575, the Save American Workers Act with a 248 to 179 vote.“Lately, President Obama has been touting what he defines ... [Published US House of Representatives - Apr 04 2014]

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"[the bill] mitigates the regulatory load on america's job creators like our farmers, ranchers, small businesses, government utilities, and manufacturers" House Ag Committee Chairman Lucas commented after its passage

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Hospitals claim struggle with the lack of insur... [Published Enid News and Eagle - Apr 19 2014]
Keith Good: Expect Drought Persistence, More So... [Published Barchart - Apr 18 2014]
Russian situation frightening: Lucas stops in E... [Published Enid News and Eagle - Apr 18 2014]
Candidates file for Osage County posts [Published Examiner Enterprise - Apr 17 2014]
House Republicans press Sebelius on food stamp ... [Published The Hill - Apr 17 2014]
Continued ... [Published Enid News and Eagle - Apr 17 2014]
Commodity leaders voice concerns [Published Ag Journal - Apr 16 2014]
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Stop big money from takin... [Published Stillwater NewsPress - Apr 16 2014]
Farm program passage not the end of the struggle [Published Southwest Farm Press - Apr 14 2014]
House, Senate Move on CFTC [Published KRVN 880 Rural Radio - Apr 14 2014]
Vilsack: Tremendous progress made on farm bill ... [Published High Plains Journal - Apr 11 2014]
Democrat joins race for US 3rd District [Published Bellingham Herald - Apr 11 2014]
One race develops for county commissioner [Published Woodward News - Apr 11 2014]
Lucas: new dams need boost [Published Ag Journal - Apr 11 2014]
Is this the farm bill that we wanted? Is it wha... [Published Lincoln Daily News - Apr 10 2014]
Incumbents do most of first day filing [Published Woodward News - Apr 10 2014]
CFTC Reauthorized Under House Ag Committee Bill [Published Farm Futures - Apr 10 2014]
Continued ... [Published Enid News and Eagle - Apr 10 2014]
Lucas gives opening statement on CFTC bill [Published KRVN 880 Rural Radio - Apr 10 2014]
US House panel approves CFTC reauthorization bill [Published Platts - Apr 09 2014]
US house seeks CFTC improvements, end user relief [Published GlobalCapital - Apr 09 2014]
Ag Committee approves CFTC legislation [Published Brownfield Network - Apr 09 2014]
Pro-GMO labeling groups take to the Hill – Conc... [Published Politico - Apr 09 2014]
Bipartisan Legislation Introduced Regarding CFT... [Published KRVN 880 Rural Radio - Apr 09 2014]
Congress tackles CFTC reauthorization [Published Feedstuffs - Apr 09 2014]
U.S. House panel to vote on swaps regulator man... [Published CattleNetwork.com - Apr 08 2014]
House Ag Committee Releases CFTC Reauthorizatio... [Published Farm Futures - Apr 08 2014]
Bi-partisan group introduces bill to improve CFTC [Published KNEB 960AM - Apr 08 2014]
Bipartisan Group of Lawmakers Introduce the Cus... [Published Insurance News Net - Apr 08 2014]
US House panel to vote on swaps regulator mandate [Published Asiaone - Apr 08 2014]
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Listen Up Wiseguys: 10 Mafia Movies That Made T... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Feb 14 2014]
Gangsters and mobsters are great at a lot of things. Using machine guns, sporting fashionable scars, threatening the opposition, drug smuggling and gun sales, turning government officials crooked — let’s face it, they’re a talented bunch. They are ...
How Big Banks Are Cashing in on Food Stamps [Published TAPPED - Feb 14 2014]
AP Images/Rich Pedroncelli The Agricultural Act of 2014 , signed into law by President Obama last Friday, includes $8 billion in cuts to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) over the next decade. One way the bill proposes to accomplish ...
Representatives Voting for Farm Bill Received 2... [Published MAPLight.org: Spotlight on Congress - Feb 04 2014]
After years of delay and false starts, on January 29, 2014 the House of Representatives voted 251-166 to approve a compromise on the farm bill , finally moving reauthorization of federal food and agriculture programs forward. The bill would slash ...
Chairman Frank Lucas delivers closing remarks b... [Published Agriculture Committee Republicans - YouTube Cha ... - Jan 30 2014]
<a style="font-size: 15px; font-weight: bold;font-decoration: none;" href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sk6dc5NdF2o&feature=youtube_gdata"&gt;Chairman Frank Lucas delivers closing remarks before House vote on Farm Bill Conference Report Chairman ...
Disgusting Compromise on $956B Farm Bill; In Sp... [Published Mish's Global Economic Trend Analysis - Jan 29 2014]
Proving that neither party really wants to do anything about escalating costs of anything, in typical D.C. compromise action, the House Passes $956B Farm Bill in a bipartisan vote.Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio), and Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.), ...
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