Memorial Day weekend marks the beginning of summer for Oklahomans. Many of us celebrate with cook-outs, trips to the lake or river, and time spent with loved ones. In the middle of all of this fun, I think it’s easy to forget about the true meaning of Memorial Day.
WASHINGTON – Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-02) has been selected to serve on the conference committee charged with developing America’s comprehensive 21st century energy policy. On May 25, 2016, the U.S. House of Representatives amended and approved the Senate’s Energy Policy Modernization Act of 2016 (S.
WASHINGTON – Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-02) has introduced a bill that will help ensure Oklahomans have access to Medicaid programs in the future. Faced with a $1.3 billion budget shortfall in 2017, Oklahoma’s state legislature was faced with the possibility of cutting Medicaid funding by as much as 25 percent.
WASHINGTON – Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-02) voted on Thursday against the Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act of 2017 (H.R. 5055), because the bill contained language that was offered by U.S. Rep. Sean Maloney (D-NY) that threatens the freedom of religious organizations involved in government contracting.
WASHINGTON – Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-02) voted for two bills to ensure U.S. military readiness and a strong national defense. The two bills, the 2017 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) (H.R. 4909) and the 2017 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies Appropriations Act (H.R. 4974), passed the full U.S. House of Representatives with bipartisan votes.
WASHINGTON – Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-02) has urged the U.S. Department of Education (ED) and U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) to retract the May 13, 2016, guidance that the administration issued to all Oklahoma public schools regarding the use of school bathrooms by students who identify as transgender.
On May 13, 2016, the Obama Administration sent all Oklahoma schools a Dear Colleague letter that told school leaders that they must allow students who identify as transgender to use the bathroom that corresponds with their gender identity, rather than the sex that appears on their birth certificate.
WASHINGTON – Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-02) has been leading an effort in the U.S. House of Representatives to ensure the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) does not inappropriately spend U.S. taxpayer dollars to enforce a non-binding global climate agreement.
WASHINGTON – Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-02) issued the following statement after the U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) Wage and Hour Division published its final regulation on overtime pay:
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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.