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  • Mullin Praises Senate Confirmation of Scott Pruitt
    Posted in Press Releases on February 17, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Energy

    Congressman Markwayne Mullin released the following statement after Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt was confirmed by the Senate to serve as the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). “I’m thrilled to see Scott Pruitt confirmed by the Senate today as the EPA Administrator,” Mullin said. “Business owners, farmers, and many more Oklahomans have been suffocating under the heavy-handed regulations of the Obama Administration for far too long. The regulatory environment cre... Read more

  • Mullin Introduces CRA to Block the EPA’s RMP Rule
    Posted in Press Releases on February 2, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs

    Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-2) introduced H.J.Res. 59, a Congressional Review Act (CRA) joint resolution that blocks the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Accidental Release Prevention Requirements: Risk Management Programs under the Clean Air Act Rule (RMP rule). The Congressional Review Act, passed in 1996, allows Congress to vote to overturn any regulation during a period of 60 days after the regulation was created. Regulations created at the end of the Obama Administration are sub... Read more

  • Reps. Mullin and Payne, Jr. Reintroduce Men’s Health Caucus
    Posted in Press Releases on January 26, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Issues

    Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-2) and Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) have continued their bipartisan effort to positively impact the health and well-being of men by reintroducing the Congressional Men’s Health Caucus for the 115th Congress. “I’m excited to continue as a co-chair of the Men’s Health Caucus this Congress,” Congressman Mullin said. “The importance of a healthy lifestyle is so often overlooked. I hope that our Caucus will encourage men to lead more active lives on a regu... Read more

  • Mullin Announces February Telephone Town Hall
    Posted in Press Releases on January 23, 2017 | Preview rr

    Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-2) announced today that he will host a telephone town hall for his constituents in the Second District of Oklahoma on Tuesday, February 7, 2017 at 7:00pm CST. The call will last approximately one hour. “Listening to the thoughts and concerns of my constituents is the most important part of my job,” Mullin said. “A telephone town hall is a great way for you to hear about what we’re working on in Washington and ask me any questions you have about the incoming admin... Read more

  • Obamacare Fails Oklahomans
    Posted in Press Releases on January 13, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Issues

    Obamacare has failed Americans all across the nation. But Oklahoma in particular is a case study for its failure and the negative impact on insured individuals. As a state that saw 2017 premiums increase an average of 76 percent and as one of only five states with just one insurer participating in the federal exchange, you could argue that Oklahoma has been hit the hardest by Obama’s failed health care policy. All five of our congressional districts have constituents who are adversely impacted b... Read more

  • Mullin Reintroduces Legislation to Aid Veterans
    Posted in Press Releases on January 12, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Veterans Issues

    Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-2) reintroduced two bills last week to aid veterans: H.R. 42 and H.R. 43. H.R. 42 would permit the Department of Veterans Affairs to contract with appropriate civilian healthcare accreditation or evaluation groups to investigate VA medical centers. The bill allows for greater transparency of VA medical centers and ensures that the healthcare our veterans receive is comparable to that of any private hospital. "The men and women of our armed forces deserve the best... Read more

  • Mullin Selected to Serve on House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health
    Posted in Press Releases on January 10, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Issues

    Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-2) released the following statement after he was selected to sit on the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health on Monday. Congressman Greg Walden (OR-2) is the Chairman of the Energy and Commerce Committee. The Subcommittee on Health is chaired by Congressman Michael Burgess, M.D. (TX-26). “I’m honored to have been selected to sit on the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health for the 115th Congress,” Mullin said. “As the representative for Okl... Read more

  • Mullin Reintroduces POWERS Act to Rein in Federal Overreach
    Posted in Press Releases on January 5, 2017 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON— Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-2) reintroduced a bill on Tuesday to rein in the overreaching federal regulations enacted by the Obama Administration and its bureaucracy. H.R. 41, The Preventing Overreach Within the Executive Rulemaking System (POWERS) Act of 2017, echoes one of the primary priorities of the 115th Congress: limiting federal overreach. “The start of the 115th Congress gives us a chance to wipe the slate clean and start fresh,” Mullin said. “With eight years of rules ... Read more

  • Mullin Supports Nomination of Ryan Zinke for Secretary of the Interior
    Posted in Press Releases on December 16, 2016 | Preview rr

    Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-2) released the following statement regarding the nomination of Congressman Ryan Zinke (MT- At Large) to the Secretary of the Interior by President-elect Donald Trump: “During his time in the House, Congressman Ryan Zinke served the people of Montana admirably,” Mullin said. “With Congressman Zinke as Secretary of the Interior, I am certain that our public lands, natural resources, and those who seek to enjoy them, will benefit greatly.” “Much like Oklahoma, Mont... Read more

  • Mullin Supports Nomination of Governor Rick Perry as Secretary of Energy
    Posted in Press Releases on December 14, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Energy

    Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-2) released the following statement upon learning of President-elect Donald Trump’s nomination of Governor Rick Perry as the next Secretary of Energy: “Governor Rick Perry is an excellent choice as the incoming Secretary of Energy for our nation. As the governor of Texas, Governor Perry has experience building and running one of the country’s largest states,” Mullin said. “Governor Perry has extensive experience building and sustaining Texas’ economy by way of on... Read more

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