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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.
WASHINGTON – Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-02) today issued the following statement on the U.S. Supreme Court ruling on marriage:
“This week, the Supreme Court has undermined our nation’s democratic process by choosing to ignore current law, and instead, has decided what the law should be. Oklahomans voted in 2004 to affirm that marriage is between one man and one woman. With its decision, the Supreme Court has trampled states’ rights and set a dangerous precedent for future rulings.”
WASHINGTON – Congressman Markwayne Mullin’s (OK-02) bill (H.R. 533) to remove the Miami Tribe of Oklahoma’s charter of incorporation will go to the president’s desk after passing the U.S. Senate unanimously on Wednesday.
WASHINGTON– Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-02) on Wednesday recognized National Men’s Health Week on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives. June is National Men’s Health Month, and Men’s Health Week began on June 15, 2015. Mullin co-chairs the bipartisan Congressional Men’s Health Caucus with U.S. Rep. Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10).
Watch Mullin speak on the House floor in the video below.
WASHINGTON– Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-02) today voted to hold the president accountable on future agreements to sell American-made products in other countries. The framework, the Trade Priorities and Accountability Act of 2015 (H.R. 2146), passed the U.S. House of Representatives by a vote of 218-208.
“We cannot let countries like China dictate the direction of our global economy. We need to take control of our future,” Mullin said. “Putting together a framework for selling American-made products in other countries puts us in a position to take the lead.”
WASHINGTON – Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-02) issued the following statement after the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 533, legislation authored by the second-term lawmaker to remove an outdated charter that limits business and economic development opportunities for the Miami Tribe of Oklahoma: