Congressman Markwayne Mullin

Representing the 2nd District of Oklahoma
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Health Issues

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Feb 2, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-02) voted on Tuesday to override the president’s veto of a bill that repeals major parts of Obamacare and stops any group that performs abortions from receiving federal funding through the Medicaid program.

President Obama vetoed the Restoring Americans’ Healthcare Freedom Reconciliation Act of 2015 (H.R. 3762) on Jan. 8, 2016.

Jan 29, 2016 Mullin' It Over Column

As we celebrate Valentine’s Day on Feb. 14 and the love we share with our families, we also have the opportunity to make that love last a little longer on this earth through good health.

February may be celebrated with the giving of chocolates and flowers, but it is also known as American Heart Month.

This provides the perfect time to work on your heart health through exercise and precautionary measures.

Jan 8, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-02) issued the following statement after the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Restoring Americans’ Healthcare Freedom Reconciliation Act of 2015 (H.R. 3762) by a vote of 240-181:

Jan 6, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-02) voted on Wednesday to stop federal funds from going to groups like Planned Parenthood and gut major parts of Obamacare.

The bill, the Restoring Americans’ Healthcare Freedom Reconciliation Act of 2015 (H.R. 3762), would stop federal funds from going to organizations that perform abortions, like Planned Parenthood, and give Oklahomans freedom from the president’s heavy-handed government health care mandate.

Dec 1, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON – The U.S. House of Representatives on Monday voted to send a bill that supports rural and small community waters systems in Oklahoma and across the country to the president’s desk. S. 611, the Grassroots Rural and Small Community Water Systems Assistance Act, a bill that reauthorizes federal assistance programs for small public water systems, passed the House unanimously.

Oct 8, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-02) made the following statement today after the president signed into law legislation Mullin championed to maintain the current definition of the small-group insurance market and help businesses and their employees access quality and affordable health insurance.

Sep 30, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-02) issued the following statement Wednesday after the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 719, a measure to fund the federal government through December 11, 2015. Mullin voted in favor of the stopgap funding bill.

“Today the House voted to fund the federal government through December 11, 2015, and avoid a shutdown.

Sep 29, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON – The U.S. House of Representatives passed the Protecting Affordable Coverage for Employees Act (H.R. 1624) on Sept. 28, 2015, to maintain the current definition of the small-group insurance market and to help businesses and employees access quality and affordable health insurance.

Under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, commonly known as Obamacare, on Jan. 1, 2016, the definition of a small-group market is set to change from 1-50 employees to 1-100 employees.

Sep 18, 2015 Mullin' It Over Column

Like business owners in big cities and small towns across Oklahoma, I want my company to provide good health insurance because it helps us attract and retain the best employees. But Obamacare makes this very hard. And, it is about to become even harder.

In the new year, Obamacare’s employer mandate will go into full effect, and that could have serious consequences for small businesses and their employees across Oklahoma.

Jul 17, 2015 Mullin' It Over Column

We are on an exciting path—a path that leads to hope for patients and families across Oklahoma and our nation.

In the 21st Century, medical innovation is happening quickly. We have seen breakthroughs that completely change the way we treat diseases like cancer, advances in research that allow us to pinpoint the single cause of a genetic mutation, and discoveries that have profound impacts on patients’ quality of life.