I love Thanksgiving in Oklahoma. Hunting season has just kicked-off, it is the thick of wrestling season, and I get to fill up on turkey, pie, and ice cream.
WASHINGTON – Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-02) on Thursday voted in support of a bill to protect Americans from foreign enemies. The American Security Against Foreign Enemies (SAFE) Act (H.R. 4038), an updated version of the bill Mullin helped introduced earlier in the week, passed the U.S. House of Representatives by a vote of 289-137.
WASHINGTON – Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-02) on Tuesday was selected to join the conference committee charged with developing the final long-term highway bill.
WASHINGTON – Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-02) on Wednesday voted to better support rural and small community waters systems in Oklahoma and across the country. S.
WASHINGTON – Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-02) today issued the following statement after the House Committee on Energy and Commerce advanced two resolutions providing for congressional disapproval of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) final rule regulating emissions from power plants:
MUSKOGEE - The opportunity to apply for admission to one of the U.S. Service Academies is available to any Second Congressional District student willing to work very hard and go the extra mile in preparing themselves for the rigorous expectations of an academy.
WASHINGTON – Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-02) on Monday joined his colleagues in introducing the American Security Against Foreign Enemies (SAFE) Act (H.R. 3999), a bill to make sure refugees entering the United States are properly vetted by the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS).
This past week, on Veterans Day, I had the honor of presenting Bronze Stars, a Purple Heart, and other medals and commendations to two different U.S. Army veterans.
In both cases, the soldiers never received the medals they earned during their wartime service – something that our team is finding to be somewhat common during World War II and the Vietnam era.
MUSKOGEE – Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-02) presented Bronze Stars, a Purple Heart and other medals and commendations to two different U.S. Army veterans on Veterans Day.
In both cases, the soldiers had never received the medals they earned during their wartime service – something Mullin said is somewhat common during World War II and the Vietnam era.
TAHLEQUAH - The Cherokee Nation honored Sgt. William Barnes with the “Medal of Patriotism” in a ceremony Tuesday at the Cherokee Nation Veterans Center in Tahlequah. The ceremony also included a dedication of the refurbished Cherokee Warrior Memorial.
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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.