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  • Mullin Statement on Son’s Completion of Rehabilitation from Traumatic Brain Injury
    Posted in Press Releases on October 9, 2020 | Preview rr

    Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-02) released the following statement after his son, Jim, completed his rehabilitation at the Centre for Neuro Skills in Bakersfield, California following a traumatic brain injury in January. Click here to watch Mullin’s announcement video. “I am excited to share my son Jim has been discharged from the Centre for Neuro Skills and we are heading home,” Mullin said. “Nine months ago, our family was rocked when Jim suffered a traumatic brain injury in a wrestling acc... Read more

  • Mullin Opposes Democrats’ Socialist Wish List 2.0
    Posted in Press Releases on October 1, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Spending Cuts and Debt

    Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-02) released the following statement after the House passed the H.R. 925, the Heroes Act 2.0. Mullin was not present for the vote due to supporting his son’s ongoing rehabilitation from a wrestling injury but would have voted “no” on the bill. “Once again, Speaker Pelosi has put a bill on the floor that is nothing but a socialist wish list full of provisions that don’t have anything to do with fighting the COVID-19 pandemic,” Mullin said. “We have already spent t... Read more

  • House Passes Mullin Bill to Break Down Health Data Barriers for Tribes
    Posted in Press Releases on September 29, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Issues, Native American Affairs

    Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-02) released the following statement after the House passed H.R. 7948, the Tribal Health Data Improvement Act, by voice vote. The bill would reaffirm Tribal public health authorities are entitled to access public health data. “Our sovereign Tribal Nations and Tribal Epidemiology Centers were always supposed to have equal access to public health data that states, counties, and cities have. But for years, many Tribes have faced numerous challenges while trying to a... Read more

  • Mullin Signs Pledge to Stand with Police
    Posted in Press Releases on September 28, 2020 | Preview rr

    Today, Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-02) signed Heritage Action’s Police Pledge to show his unwavering support for law enforcement officers and his opposition to any effort to “defund the police.” “The men and women of our law enforcement put their lives on the line each day to keep their communities safe and they deserve our full support,” Mullin said. “We are a nation of laws and the laws must be enforced. Defunding the police is not a serious answer to the issues our country is facing and ... Read more

  • Toomey, Manchin, Rouda, and Mullin Team Up to Help Overdose Victims
    Posted in Press Releases on September 25, 2020 | Preview rr

    U.S. Senators Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) and Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) and U.S. Representatives Harley Rouda (D-Calif. 48th) and Markwayne Mullin (R-Okla. 2nd) are working together to provide greater assistance to individuals who have struggled with opioid misuse and abuse. The Improving Medicaid Programs’ Response to Overdose Victims and Enhancing (IMPROVE) Addiction Care Act would require state Medicaid programs to use jointly-funded drug utilization review programs to increase access to treatment and boo... Read more

  • Mullin Opposes Democrats’ Energy Package
    Posted in Press Releases on September 24, 2020 | Preview rr

    Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-2) released the following statement after the House passed the Democrats’ partisan energy package. Mullin was not present for the vote due to supporting his son’s ongoing rehabilitation from a wrestling injury but would have voted “no” on the bill. “We truly need an all-of-the-above energy strategy in order to keep the lights on at a price American families can afford. This legislation does the exact opposite,” Mullin said. “With a total price tag of more than $1... Read more

  • Mullin Applauds Passage of Bills to Address Crisis of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women
    Posted in Press Releases on September 21, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Native American Affairs

    Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-02) today applauded the passage of two bills he cosponsored to help address the crisis of missing and murdered indigenous women. S. 227, Savanna's Act, and S. 982, the Not Invisible Act, both passed the House unanimously and now head to President Trump’s desk. “The silent crisis of missing and murdered indigenous women is wreaking havoc on our families and our communities,” said Mullin. “Our priority must be to protect native women and children and all parties ha... Read more

  • Mullin, Speier Introduce Bipartisan I Am Vanessa Guillén Act to Transform the Military’s Response to Sexual Violence and Missing Servicemembers
    Posted in Press Releases on September 16, 2020 | Preview rr

    Today, Congressman Markwayne Mullin (R-OK) and Congresswoman Jackie Speier (D-CA), Chair of the House Armed Services Military Personnel Subcommittee, along with co-leads Reps. Sylvia Garcia (D-TX), John Carter (R-TX), Veronica Escobar (D-TX), Pete Olson (R-TX), Gilbert R. Cisneros, Jr. (D-TX), Troy Balderson (R-OH), Jason Crow (D-CO), and Will Hurd (R-TX), and 94 additional co-sponsors, introduced the I am Vanessa Guillén Act in honor of the late SPC Vanessa Guillén and the many survivors of mil... Read more

  • Mullin Bills Pass Energy and Commerce Committee
    Posted in Press Releases on September 9, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Energy, Native American Affairs

    Today, two bills sponsored by Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-02) passed the Energy and Commerce Committee during a full committee markup. H.R. 7948, the Tribal Health Data Improvement Act and H.R. 4447, the Expanding Access to Sustainable Energy (EASE) Act of 2019 passed by voice vote. H.R. 7948, the Tribal Health Data Improvement Act, would reaffirm that Tribal public health authorities are entitled to access public health data. Mullin submitted an amendment in the nature of a substitute to t... Read more

  • Mullin Statement on Downlisting of American Burying Beetle
    Posted in Press Releases on September 4, 2020 | Preview rr

    Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-02) released the following statement after the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service downlisted the American burying beetle (ABB) under the Endangered Species Act (ESA), from endangered to threatened. "For 45 years, the Endangered Species Act has not fulfilled its mission and instead created burdensome red tape and unnecessary obstacles for landowners, small businesses, and communities to comply with," Mullin said. “In Oklahoma, the American Burying Beetle continued to ... Read more

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