Congressman Markwayne Mullin

Representing the 2nd District of Oklahoma
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Jan 9, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-02) today voted for H.R. 3, a bill to approve the northern section of the Keystone XL Pipeline.  The legislation passed the House by a vote of 266 to 153. The second-term lawmaker issued the following statement after the vote:

“For over six years President Obama has made a deliberate effort to block the completion of the Keystone Pipeline.  By doing so he’s played into the hands of pocketbook environmentalists and ignored the needs of the American majority.

Mar 4, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-2) today helped address the current propane crisis affecting the Second District and the nation as a whole. Mullin cosponsored H.R. 4076, the Home Heating Emergency Assistance Through Transportation (HHEATT) Act of 2014 which passed the House and now heads to the Senate.

Apr 25, 2013 Press Release




WASHINGTON – April 25th 2013 – Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-2) voted Wednesday in the House Natural Resources Committee to expedite approval of the Keystone XL Pipeline project.

Approved by a bipartisan vote of 24-17, the Northern Route Approval Act (H.R. 3) now goes to the full House for a vote.

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


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.

Mar 25, 2013 Press Release
Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-2) introduced legislation to streamline federal requirements to build meteorological towers used to collect data that helps scientists approve or deny wind energy projects. The Reducing Regulatory Obstacles to Wind Energy Production Act, H.R. 1375 would streamline the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) requirements on those meteorological towers used to collect the necessary data that help scientists accurately estimate local wind energy resources before going forward with onshore wind energy projects. Currently it can take up to two years to navigate the NEPA process to obtain a permit to build a meteorological tower. H.R. 1375 would reduce this time frame down to 30 days.
Mar 15, 2013 Press Release
Today, Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-02) introduced H.R. 1097 Preserving Jobs in the Oilfield Act of 2013.
Mar 13, 2013 Press Release
U.S. Rep. Markwayne Mullin (OK-2) announced today he is making the addresses available for citizens to make public comments on the Keystone XL project.
Mar 12, 2013 Blog Post

Let your voice be heard! To submit public comment to the State Department please e-mail:

To write a standard letter to the State Department please use this address:

U.S. Department of State
Attn: Genevieve Walker, NEPA Coordinator
2201 C Street NW
Room 2726
Washington, D.C. 20520

More information on the Keystone XL Pipleline can be accessed from the State Department's website here:

Mar 5, 2013 Press Release
Congressman Markwayne Mullin today called on President Obama to act quickly to approve the Keystone XL pipeline project. “This important job creating project is already benefiting Oklahoma and once complete will continue to benefit our state as well as help reduce our country’s dependence on sources not friendly to the United States,” Congressman Mullin said. “In light of the draft environmental impact statement on the northern leg of the Keystone XL, there is little doubt that the pipeline should be built.”
Mar 1, 2013 Press Release
Today marks the beginning of the across-the-board spending cuts called the sequester. It is unfortunate that in Washington, nobody can agree to make the spending cuts needed to replace the sequester. Oklahomans have seen through the ratcheted-up political rhetoric coming from both the White House and Congress. They are ready for the dysfunction to stop and for this country to get back on stable fiscal footing by making common-sense cuts to federal spending that do not threaten public safety, national defense or the economy.