On June 12th, a terrorist walked into The Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida. Because of his radicalized ideology, he massacred 49 people and wounded 53 more. The only thing that stopped him from taking more lives was the response by law enforcement officers on the scene.
WASHINGTON—Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-02) voted Thursday to approve H.R. 5293, The Fiscal Year 2017 Department of Defense Appropriations Act. The bill will fund the U.S. military through September 2017.
“I pledge allegiance to the Flag of the United States of America, and to the Republic for which it stands, one nation under God, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all.”
I grew up in a small town in eastern Oklahoma, and I grew up saying the Pledge of Allegiance. Every day, I would stand with my hand over my heart and recite these words. And every day I felt proud.
WASHINGTON—Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-02) voted as a member of the Committee on Energy and Commerce Wednesday to support H.R. 2646, Helping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act. The bill, introduced by Congressman Tim Murphy (PA-18), focuses on repairing the broken mental health system in America.
WASHINGTON—Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-02) voted Tuesday in favor of H.R. 5053, the Preventing IRS Abuse and Protecting Free Speech Act. The bill prohibits the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) from requiring non-profit organizations to disclose the personal information of contributors.
With the demands of daily life, staying active and being healthy can get moved to the backburner pretty quickly. But living a healthy lifestyle is something that should be on the forefront of our minds. The month of June, Men’s Health Month, is a good time to start the conversation.
WASHINGTON – Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-02) voted to oppose the Obama administration’s latest attack on the oil and gas industry – a proposed $10 dollar tax on every barrel of oil.
WASHINGTON – Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-02) on Wednesday voted in favor of the Ozone Standards Implementation Act (H.R. 4775) to make sure the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) does not impose a harmful, unworkable regulation on Oklahoma.
The Oklahoma Constitution requires the state legislature to pass a balanced budget every year. While passing a balanced budget forces legislators to make hard choices, it also keeps our state from digging itself into debt.
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.
In The News
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.