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WASHINGTON – Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-02) on Tuesday was selected to join the conference committee charged with developing the final long-term highway bill.
"I fought for Oklahoma's transportation priorities while the House developed and finalized its version of the long-term highway bill," said Mullin. "Now, I have the opportunity to make sure these priorities are preserved in the final bill that gets signed into law."
WASHINGTON – The U.S. House of Representatives advanced a six year federal highway funding bill through the chamber on Thursday. The bill, the Surface Transportation Reauthorization and Reform (STRR) Act of 2015 (H.R. 3763), contained provisions offered by Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-02) that permanently fix regulatory conflicts over the accepted size of informational highway signs and support U.S. automobile manufacturers.
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 – The U.S. House of Representatives adopted an amendment to let churches and civic groups keep their highway signs up for the next year.
U.S. Reps. Markwayne Mullin (OK-02) and Jim Bridenstine (OK-01) offered the amendment Tuesday night during debate on the 2016 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act (H.R. 2577). The amendment would stop - for one year - federal enforcement of rules essentially limiting the size of church and civic club highway signs to 8 square feet.
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.
WASHINGTON – Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-02) is asking for a legislative fix to help Oklahoma churches and service groups keep their highway signs up.
Conflicting regulations from the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and the state of Oklahoma on the allowable size of religious and service organization signs could jeopardize the state’s highway funding. Acting under state law, some groups have erected highway signs but now face violation notices due to the size of those signs, which the FHWA requires to be no larger than 8 square feet.
WASHINGTON– Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-02) continues to fight the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) deeply-flawed proposed rule defining Waters of the United States under the Clean Water Act.
Mullin cosponsored legislation calling for the withdrawal of the proposed rule that would expand federal control. Through agency funding restrictions, Mullin is also working to put a halt to the rule expected to be released this spring.
WASHINGTON – Congressman Markwayne Mullin made the following statement after the House passed H.R. 3080, Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA).
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WASHINGTON, D.C. – April 26th 2013 – Today, the House of Representatives passed H.R. 1765, the Reducing Flight Delays Act of 2013 by a vote of 361-41, according to Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-2). This bill clarifies the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) flexibility to address the recent furloughs of air traffic controllers causing significant delays in air travel.
Mullin cites 2nd District’s key role in transportation network
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WASHINGTON – April 16th 2013 – U.S. Rep. Markwayne Mullin (OK-2) was selected to join a special bipartisan congressional panel on strengthening the country’s economy by improving freight transportation.