Lucas: "Regrettably, I will not be casting my vote for the CHIPS and Science Act today."
This is one of those occasions that, as a statesman and responsible Member of Congress, I have to put aside my own pride in the Science Committee’s work and cast a vote that represents the best interests of Americans and - particularly - the good people of the Third District of Oklahoma.
Lucas Praises Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Lab for Achieving Exascale Computing
“This is an incredible accomplishment by the team at Oak Ridge and a testament to the value of our National Labs,” Lucas said. " It highlights why it’s so important that we continue to support the basic research that keeps America competitive, supports our economy, and strengthens our national defense."
Lucas Statement on Science Committee Conferees on Competitiveness Legislation
Today, House Science, Space, and Technology Committee Ranking Member Frank Lucas released a statement on the five Republican Members of the Science Committee named as conferees on U.S. competitiveness legislation. Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy announced the full slate of Republican conferees today.
Science Committee Passes No-Nonsense Bipartisan Bills to Support American Scientific Capabilities
Today, the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology at a Full Committee Markup unanimously passed five bipartisan bills which help ensure U.S. leadership in satellite imagery, embolden innovative capabilities of federal agencies, and expand transformative STEM education.
Lucas Leads Effort to Ensure Tax Dollars for U.S. R&D Aren't Sent to Global Adversaries
Today, House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology Ranking Member Frank Lucas led Republican floor debate on a Motion to Instruct House conferees on competitiveness legislation to ensure no funds from the legislation go to persons or entities of concern.
Smith, Lucas Pull Back Curtain on House Democrats’ Repeated Attempts to Hide the Cost of Their Agenda from the American People
Today, House Budget Committee Ranking Member Jason Smith (MO-08) and House Science, Space, and Technology Committee Ranking Member Frank Lucas (OK-03) slammed House Democrat leadership for their continued efforts to thwart transparency and pass legislation without the American people knowing its true cost.
Waltz Speaks Against Democrats’ Partisan America “Concedes” Act
Today on the Floor of the U.S. House of Representatives, Subcommittee on Research and Technology Ranking Member Michael Waltz opposed the Democrats’ partisan “America COMPETES Act,” emphasizing that this massive package undoes over a year of bipartisan work in the Science Committee to craft a dozen effective competitiveness bills
Lucas on American Competitiveness Legislation: "There was no need to make this partisan."
Today on the Floor of the U.S. House of Representatives, House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology Ranking Member Frank Lucas submitted a statement for the record to oppose the Democrats’ partisan “America COMPETES Act,” lamenting the missed opportunity to pass bipartisan bills to combat the rising influence of China rather than partisan provisions that inhibit American competitiveness