WASHINGTON – Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-02) released the following statement in response to the House passage of H.R. 83, the Omnibus Appropriations for FY 2015. The legislation would keep most of the federal government funded through next September, with exception of funding the Department of Homeland Security, which will expire next February.
WASHINGTON – Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-02) today introduced H.R. 5791, the Fines in Need of Extensive Reform (FINER) Act of 2014. The legislation is a two part bill that aims to add more transparency to the federal regulatory system and change how regulatory fine appeals are handled.
As many of us prepare to spend our Thanksgiving with family and friends, we often take time to look back over the year and reflect on what we are thankful for and to recognize our many blessings.
WASHINGTON – Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-02) issued the following statement in response to President Obama's announcement that he would be using an executive order to prevent deportation of illegal immigrants in the United States.
WASHINGTON – Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) today announced that Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-02) has been selected to serve on the House Energy and Commerce Committee during the 114th Congress.
This Saturday, November 22, is National Adoption Day. Every year on this day organizations and people from across the nation come together to bring awareness to a cause that’s become very close to my heart.
Last year, our family was blessed to adopt twin girls. These girls have become one of our family’s greatest blessings and my wife and I cannot imagine life without them.
During the recent district work period, I held informational meetings regarding the Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed rule regarding “Waters of the United States” (WOTUS) under the Clean Water Act and how this proposal will redefine navigable waters under the Act. Our meetings were held in Broken Bow, Vinita, McAlester and Okmulgee.
WASHINGTON – Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-02) praised the House passage of H.R. 5682, a bill to approve the Keystone XL Pipeline. The legislation was introduced this week by Congressman Bill Cassidy (LA-06) and would authorize the construction, connection, operation, and maintenance of the pipeline.
During the ongoing district work period, our team held four veteran meetings aimed at connecting Second District veterans with the resources available to them through the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and also from state and local service organizations. The sessions were held in Pryor, Muskogee, Durant and Poteau.
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.