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  • 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

  • Further Continuing and Security Assistance Appropriations Act, 2017
    Posted in Press Releases on December 9, 2016 | Preview rr

    My line-by-line assessment of the pros and cons contained inside of the Further Continuing and Security Assistance Appropriations Act, 2017, often referred to as a Continuing Resolution (CR), can be found below. CR Pro-Con List 12.7.16.pdf Read more

  • Mullin Applauds Passage of Water Bill
    Posted in Press Releases on December 8, 2016 | Preview rr

    Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-2) released the following statement after the House passed S. 612, Water Infrastructure Improvements for the Nation Act (WIIN): “WIIN delivers a major victory for Oklahoma and includes several priorities important to its citizens, and I am proud to support its passage,” Mullin said. “I’d like to thank Senator Inhofe for the role he has played in the inclusion of Oklahoman priorities to WIIN. As the Chairman of the Energy and Public Works Committee, he has been in... Read more

  • Mullin Supports Selection of Scott Pruitt as Next Administrator of EPA
    Posted in Press Releases on December 7, 2016 | Preview rr

    Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-2) released the following statement after learning of President-elect Donald Trump’s intent to name Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt as the Administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA): “I am pleased to hear that President-elect Trump plans to select Scott Pruitt as the EPA Administrator for the next administration,” Mullin said. “If the incoming administration wants an EPA Administrator who understands that the true role of the federal g... Read more

  • Mullin Statement on House Passage of Bill to Improve VA Hospitals
    Posted in Press Releases on December 7, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Veterans Issues

    Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-2) released the following statement after the passage of his legislation, H.R. 6435, a bill to authorize the Directors of Veterans Integrated Service Networks of the Department of Veterans Affairs to enter into contracts with appropriate civilian accreditation entities or appropriate health care evaluation entities to investigate medical centers of the Department of Veterans Affairs: “It’s not often enough that common-sense bills like this see a vote on the House... Read more

  • Mullin Announces Telephone Town Hall for Constituents Tonight
    Posted in Press Releases on December 6, 2016 | Preview rr

    Today, Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-2) announced that he will host a telephone town hall for his constituents in the Second District of Oklahoma. The call will last approximately one hour. To participate in the telephone town hall, constituents can dial 877-229-8493, and enter Access Code: 111439 at 7:05 pm CT tonight. Please call Congressman Mullin’s Washington, D.C. office at 202-225-2701 with any questions or for more information on tonight’s event. ### Read more

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