Across Oklahoma in May and June, Mother Nature showed her ability to unleash powerful forces. Individuals, businesses and government were all affected by storms that highlight why we need to take seriously our preparedness efforts.
Standing on the Mount of Olives, with the Garden of Gethsemane below, Jerusalem’s Old City on one side and the Judean Desert on the other, I pictured what this spot must have looked like when Jesus told the disciples about the end of time.
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 – Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-02) today issued the following statement on federal funding for Planned Parenthood following the release of seven undercover videos made by the Center for Medical Progress:
Before Christie and I had kids, there were periods of time when I worked 24 hours a day, seven days a week. If I got a call from a customer during Thanksgiving dinner, I was out the door and ready to fix whatever needed attention. A call on Christmas morning? I was gone.
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.
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.
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.
MUSKOGEE – Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-02) today announced the third annual essay forum focusing on the importance of our U.S. Constitution.
The end of July is one of the most important periods of time in Washington, DC. There are funding deadlines that must be met and legislation that needs to be completed before lawmakers go home for the August district work period.
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The 2013 presidential inauguration will take place on January 21, 2013.
The One Hundred Thirteenth United States Congress is the next meeting of the legislative branch of the United States federal government, composed of the United States Senate and the United States House of Representatives. It is scheduled to meet in Washington, D.C. from January 3, 2013 to January 3, 2015.
The 113th United States Congress will begin on January 3, 2013. There are at least 12 new senators (3R, 8D, 1I) and 67 new representatives (29R, 38D).
I began running a business when I was only 20 years old. Back then if you worked hard and followed the rules; you had a pretty good shot at getting ahead.
Today it seems the deck is increasingly stacked against those who work hard and pursue their own dreams, especially if you are a business owner.