WASHINGTON – In 2010, veterans who served in the U.S. Armed Forces after 2001 received an update to their education benefits. The update was signed into law under the Post 9/11 Veterans Education Assistance Improvements Act of 2010, also referred to as the Post-9/11 GI Bill.
WASHINGTON – Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-02) has introduced a bill that will give more veterans access to mental health care. An oversight in current law allows only mental health providers who have received a master’s degree in mental health counseling to serve in the U.S. Department of Affairs (VA) as licensed professional mental health counselors.
WASHINGTON – Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-02) on Thursday voted to get rid of an Obama-backed regulation that could make it harder for Oklahoma families to access retirement and investment advice. Mullin is a cosponsor of H.J.Res. 88, a resolution of disapproval that would block the Department of Labor’s (DOL) expensive and overly burdensome regulation on local investment advisors.
WASHINGTON – Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-02) is working to make sure American Indian and Alaska Native communities are included in federal efforts to fight opioid abuse across the country. On Wednesday, Mullin’s committee, the House Committee on Energy and Commerce, held a meeting to consider several bills focused on opioid abuse.
MUSKOGEE – Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-02) has announced the winners of the 2016 Congressional Art Competition. During an awards ceremony at Northeastern State University on April 22, 2016, Mullin announced the winners of six different categories, as well as the overall winners of the competition.
WASHINGTON – Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-02) on Wednesday voted to protect Oklahomans from unwarranted government intrusion into their emails. Mullin, an original cosponsor of the Email Privacy Act (H.R. 699), supported the bill’s passage through the House to make sure the federal government cannot access Oklahomans’ private electronic communications without a search warrant.
WASHINGTON – Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-02) on Tuesday voted to combat future terrorist recruitment efforts by requiring the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to use the testimonials of former terrorists and extremists to stop terrorist groups from recruiting Americans.
WASHINGTON – Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-02) voted for a series of bills this week that will help rein in the U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and hold the Obama administration accountable to Oklahomans.
WASHINGTON – The U.S. House of Representatives voted on Tuesday to make sure the U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS) does not target or discriminate against Oklahomans who exercise their First Amendment Rights.
Bill will give U.S. allies important security tools
WASHINGTON – The U.S. House of Representatives approved a bill on Wednesday to make sure people who are known or suspected terror threats are detected when trying to cross international borders. The Enhancing Overseas Traveler Vetting Act (H.R. 4403), a bill that strengthens the counterterrorism abilities of U.S. allies, passed unanimously.