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  • Noem Leads Colleagues in Introducing IHS Reform Bill
    Posted in In the News on May 25, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Issues, Native American Affairs

    Rep. Kristi Noem (R-SD) – along with Reps. Rob Bishop (R-UT), Markwayne Mullin (R-OK), Cathy McMorris-Rodgers (R-WA), and Tom Cole (R-OK) – today introduced the Restoring Accountability in the IHS Act. For years, federal reports have documented shocking cases of mismanagement and poorly delivered care at Indian Health Service (IHS) facilities. The IHS was left to make improvements on its own, but despite funding increases almost every year, the agency produced increasingly poor care. The Restori... Read more

  • Cole, Lucas, Mullin and Russell Introduce the Stigler Act Amendment of 2017
    Posted in In the News on May 23, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Native American Affairs

    http://bit.ly/2q8z7Qy Congressman Tom Cole (OK-04) released the following statement after introducing the Stigler Act Amendment of 2017, along with Congressmen Lucas, Mullin and Russell. This legislation amends the Stigler Act of 1947, which restricts Native American allotted land to only persons of ½ degree of Native American blood heritage. The Dawes Act of 1887 authorized the federal government to survey tribal lands and divide them into allotted parcels for individual Native Americans. Title... Read more

  • TULSA WORLD: Markwayne Mullin slams 'Pelosi Democrats' on health care bill
    Posted in In the News on March 9, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Issues

    Tulsa World Second District Congressman Markwayne Mullin slammed “Nancy Pelosi Democrats” on Wednesday for what he said is pointless obstruction of the House Republican health-care reform bill. Democrats say they are protesting the bill being heard in committee without a Congressional Budget Office fiscal analysis. Mullin, as a member of the Energy and Commerce Committee, is among those getting a first shot at shaping the American Health Care Act, the Obamacare “repeal and replace” bill submitte... Read more

  • EXAMINER: Trump ramps up pressure on healthcare reform holdouts
    Posted in In the News on March 8, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Issues

    The Washington Examiner President Trump has begun selling the Republican bill to repeal and replace Obamacare by bringing dozens of GOP lawmakers to the White House to both advocate for the proposal and listen to concerns. "He said he's going to be very engaged in it," Rep. Markwayne Mullin, R-Okla., who met with Trump on Tuesday, said. "He said he's going to dedicate as much time as he can to it. He said our priority to the American people is to keep our promises." Repealing and replacing the ... Read more

  • CNN: EPA criticizes EPA in news release hailing Pruitt's confirmation
    Posted in In the News on February 17, 2017 | Preview rr

    CNN The Environmental Protection Agency welcomed its new leader with an unusual news release Friday that occasionally took aim at itself. Scott Pruitt, who has questioned human connectivity to climate change, was confirmed by the Senate Friday in a partisan vote. Pruitt himself has sued the agency repeatedly as Oklahoma attorney general for what he saw as regulatory overreach. Pruitt is not alone in President Donald Trump's Cabinet as an official who thinks the agency he oversees has drifted fa... Read more

  • MORNING CONSULT: Three Reforms to Strengthen Medicaid and Prioritize the Most Vulnerable
    Posted in In the News on February 1, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Issues

    Morning Consult Medicaid is a critically important safety net program that serves the most vulnerable in every community and it is imperative that these vital tax dollars are spent taking care of those in the greatest need. Today, the Energy and Commerce Committee’s Health Subcommittee will examine three commonsense reforms, authored by us individually, to ensure Medicaid is working for those it serves. The bills cover a range of issues within the program, but work toward the common goal of stre... Read more

  • Muskogee Phoenix: Mullin meets constituents
    Posted in In the News on February 1, 2013 | Preview rr

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  • 2013 Presidential Inauguration
    Posted in In the News on January 3, 2013 | Preview rr

    The 2013 presidential inauguration will take place on January 21, 2013. Read more

  • 113th United States Congress
    Posted in In the News on January 3, 2013 | Preview rr

    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. Read more

  • Freshmen Class Members of the 113th United States Congress
    Posted in In the News on January 3, 2013 | Preview rr

    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). Read more

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