More on Congressional Issues
WASHINGTON – Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-02) wants to know whether the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) violated anti-lobbying statutes when it worked in conjunction with grassroots lobbying groups to promote supportive public comments on the “Waters of the United States” (WOTUS) rule. The final rule takes effect at the end of August.
WASHINGTON – Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-02) today issued the following statement on federal funding for Planned Parenthood following the release of seven undercover videos made by the Center for Medical Progress:
Before Christie and I had kids, there were periods of time when I worked 24 hours a day, seven days a week. If I got a call from a customer during Thanksgiving dinner, I was out the door and ready to fix whatever needed attention. A call on Christmas morning? I was gone.
The day our oldest son, Jim, was born, was the day I stopped working for myself. I started working for him. If you ask any parent about the most important parts of their life, I am sure that one answer would be their children.
In Washington and across the country, it is commonly believed and accepted that America cannot have a strong economy without a strong middle class. This idea is an important part of our success story and reinforces the basic principal of the American Dream: if you work hard you can achieve any goal.
Families and individuals in Oklahoma are working hard to achieve their American Dream, but regulations from this president and his administration are causing the cost of survival to climb higher than the amount of money that is brought home in a monthly paycheck.
MUSKOGEE – Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-02) today announced the third annual essay forum focusing on the importance of our U.S. Constitution.
“I look forward to reading the thoughtful and well-written responses from the students in the Second District,” Mullin said, adding that information on the essay forum has been mailed to schools throughout the district. Rules, forum questions and entry forms are also available on his website: www.mullin.house.gov.
WASHINGTON – Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-02) spoke on the topic of promise at the Oklahoma Prayer Breakfast on Thursday. The breakfast was attended by former Oklahoma Gov. Frank Keating, the entire Oklahoma congressional delegation, their families, staff members, and the public.
WASHINGTON – Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-02) held a telephone town hall meeting Monday evening with over 4,000 people from across Oklahoma’s Second Congressional District.
Mullin was joined by Dr. Thomas Schneider, Chief of Staff at the Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center and Mr. Jason McClellan, Director of the Muskogee VA Regional Office, who helped answer questions from veterans about programs and benefits.
When it comes to the privacy of our personal information, we all get a little nervous - and rightly so.
Recent revelations about the data breach of federal employees’ highly personal information possibly by Chinese hackers are deeply troubling. Equally as disturbing are reports that the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) knew about the breach, past breaches and about vulnerabilities in their system for over a year.
WASHINGTON – A bill authored by two Oklahoma lawmakers to remove the Miami Tribe of Oklahoma’s charter of incorporation was signed into law Monday.
Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-02) authored H.R. 533, which passed the U.S. House of Representatives unanimously on June 1, 2015. Oklahoma U.S. Sen. James Lankford introduced the Senate companion to Mullin’s H.R. 533 on January 29, 2015. H.R. 533 passed the U.S. Senate unanimously on June 24, 2015.
It is hard to believe that we are almost past the first half of this year. The past few months have been full of important wins that bring our Oklahoma values to Washington.
Already this year, the U.S. House of Representatives has helped our veterans gain better access to health care, voted to reverse the president’s executive power grab on immigration, fought for energy independence and passed bills that simplify America’s complicated and confusing tax code.