Congressman Markwayne Mullin

Representing the 2nd District of Oklahoma
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Aug 11, 2015 Press Release

MUSKOGEE – Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-02) hosted Congressman Michael C. Burgess (TX-26), chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade, in Catoosa on Friday, August 7, for a forum on reducing federal regulations.

Mullin, who sits on the Subcommittee on Commerce Manufacturing, and Trade, invited Burgess to participate in the forum, so he could hear first-hand about the impact federal regulations are having on manufacturing leaders in northeast Oklahoma.

Aug 7, 2015 Mullin' It Over Column

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.

Aug 3, 2015 Press Release

The EPA’s final rule continues the pattern of agenda-driven policy that we have seen from this president and his administration. Many American families cannot afford the real-life cost of this rule—the loss of jobs and increase in electricity rates will have profound impacts on all of our neighbors, but especially those who are already struggling to pay their bills. I am deeply disappointed to see that the EPA disregarded important feedback it received from states, industry, and stakeholder groups in the final rule. The U.S.

Jul 23, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-02) and Congressman Dave Loebsack (IA-02) introduced a bill Wednesday to give manufacturers and consumers more flexibility when it comes to providing and accessing product warranty information. The bipartisan E-Warranty Act of 2015 (H.R. 3154) gives manufacturers the option of fulfilling their warranty notice requirements by posting the information on their website.

Following introduction, the bill passed out of the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade unanimously.  

Jun 11, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON– U.S. Reps. Markwayne Mullin (R-OK) and Gene Green (D-TX) have introduced a bill that supports manufacturing jobs and skilled labor in the U.S. automotive industry. The Low Volume Motor Vehicle Manufacturers Act of 2015 (H.R. 2675) protects low volume car manufacturers from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s (NHTSA) one-size-fits-all method for regulating automakers. The law would only apply to companies that manufacture “replica” cars, which are vehicles that resemble a car produced over 25 years ago.

May 13, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON– The U.S. House of Representatives passed two bills to stop the deeply-flawed proposed rule defining Waters of the United States under the Clean Water Act.

Both measures were supported by Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-02), a vocal critic of the Obama administration’s efforts to expand federal jurisdiction under the Clean Water Act and further extend the reach of federal regulators into peoples’ everyday lives, their businesses and onto their land.

Apr 12, 2013 Press Release
Congressman Mullin votes to create jobs in the Energy sector

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Washington D.C. – April 11th, 2013 – This week the House of Representatives passed H.R.678, The Bureau of Reclamation Small Conduit Hydropower Development and Rural Jobs Act by a vote of 416-7.

H.R. 678, sponsored by Representative Scott Tipton (R-CO), would expand the production of hydropower on Bureau of Reclamation canals by easing the regulatory burden placed on hydropower and reducing administrative costs for small canal and pipeline projects.

Apr 10, 2013 Press Release
Congressman Tom Cole (OK-04) and co-sponsor Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-02) today introduced legislation to protect gasoline can manufacturers from frivolous lawsuits. These companies are vulnerable to litigation due to the Consumer Product Safety Commission’s failure to issue safety standards for their product. The bill would mandate safety standards so that gas can companies can obtain liability insurance to defend themselves against baseless lawsuits. Cole previously introduced the legislation last year.
Apr 10, 2013 Press Release
“President Obama’s budget is another example of how Washington D.C. just doesn’t get it. The President’s budget attempts to find savings on the backs of our senior citizens by taking away billions of dollars from Medicare.
Apr 5, 2013 Press Release
Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-2) is finishing up two weeks of work in the Second District that included town hall meetings, touring construction of the Keystone XL pipeline project, and visits to other infrastructure in the district and important to area residents.