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  • Mullin Joins Colleagues to Introduce Resolution Condemning Proposed National Security Law in Hong Kong
    Posted in Press Releases on May 26, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense and National Security, Foreign Affairs

    On Friday, Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-02) joined 16 of his House colleagues to introduce H.Res. 974, a resolution to condemn the Chinese Communist Party's proposed national security law in Hong Kong. The proposed law would ban secession, subversion, and foreign interference, and would radically upend the "one party, two systems" structure. In addition to denouncing the proposal, the resolution calls for the Free World to stand with Hong Kong and states unequivocally the proposal puts Beiji... Read more

  • Mullin: China Must Be Held Accountable
    Posted in Press Releases on May 21, 2020 | Preview rr

    Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-02) today highlighted legislation he supports to hold China accountable for the role they played in the COVID-19 pandemic. “The Chinese government and the communist party lied about where COVID-19 originated and covered up how bad it really was for months,” Mullin said. “They are directly responsible for the pandemic which has cost us too many lives and livelihoods, all while completely devastating our economy. I will continue to work with my colleagues to ensure... Read more

  • Mullin Holds Telephone Town Hall on COVID-19 Response, Oklahoma Unemployment Payment Issues
    Posted in Press Releases on May 21, 2020 | Preview rr

    On Tuesday night, Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-02) held a telephone town hall where he gave an update on the federal response to the COVID-19 pandemic. He was joined by David Ostrowe, Oklahoma Secretary of Digital Transformation and Administration, who answered questions about the issues the Oklahoma Employment Security Commission (OESC) is facing in distributing unemployment payments. Below are some highlights from the event: Mullin on the HEROES Act: “We have already spent trillions of dol... Read more

  • Mullin to Hold COVID-19 Telephone Town Hall on Tuesday
    Posted in Press Releases on May 15, 2020 | Preview rr

    Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-2) will hold a telephone town hall for Oklahomans on Tuesday, May 19, 2020 at 6:20pm CT. He will be joined by David Ostrowe, Secretary of Digital Transformation, on behalf of the Oklahoma Employment Security Commission. The call will last approximately one hour. “Telephone town halls allow me to hear directly from my constituents about issues impacting their families,” Mullin said. “During the call, I’ll provide an update on the COVID-19 pandemic, the federal gov... Read more

  • Mullin Opposes Pelosi’s Socialist Wish List
    Posted in Press Releases on May 15, 2020 | Preview rr

    Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-02) released the following statement after voting against H.R. 6800, the HEROES Act. “This is nothing but a socialist wish list full of provisions that have nothing to do with fighting the COVID-19 pandemic,” Mullin said. “Instead of trying to help Americans get back on their feet, Speaker Pelosi’s bill forces us to become dependent on the federal government. That’s not what built our country and that’s not what will get us out of this crisis. We should be focuse... Read more

  • EPA Selects Oklahoma Corporation Commission for $300,000 Brownfields Assessment Grant
    Posted in Press Releases on May 12, 2020 | Preview rr

    Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is announcing that the Oklahoma Corporation Commission (OCC) will receive Brownfields assessment grant for $300,000. The grant is part of $65.6 million given nationwide to assess and clean up contaminated properties under the agency’s Brownfields Program. Under President Trump’s Administration, EPA has delivered approximately $287 million in Brownfield grants directly to communities and nonprofits for cleanup and redevelopment, job creation, ... Read more

  • HEAT Members Request Equal Access to the Main Street Lending Program for All Industries
    Posted in Press Releases on May 11, 2020 | Preview rr

    House Republican Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) and HEAT members Rep. Pete Olson (R-Texas), Rep. Jeff Duncan (R-S.C.) and Rep. Markwayne Mullin (R-Okla.) led a joint letter to the U.S. Department of the Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell requesting equal consideration of all industries when implementing the Main Street Lending Program (MSLP). "As you may be aware, the United States leads the world in oil and natural gas production. However, the Coronavirus Dise... Read more

  • Mullin Announces USDA Rural Broadband Investment in Oklahoma
    Posted in Press Releases on May 7, 2020 | Preview rr

    Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-02) released the following statement after the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) invested $40 million to provide broadband service in the Second District of Oklahoma. “With the COVID-19 pandemic, access to broadband has become more important than ever,” Mullin said. “Our rural communities need reliable internet access for telehealth services, remote learning for students, and businesses to continue to operate. I am glad the USDA made this investment that will... Read more

  • HEAT Members Support DOJ Opposition of Nationwide Injunction Jeopardizing Utility Line Projects
    Posted in Press Releases on May 7, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Energy

    Today, House Republican Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) and HEAT members Rep. Kelly Armstrong (R-N.D.), Rep. Jeff Duncan (R-S.C.) and Rep. Markwayne Mullin (R-Okla.) led a joint letter to the U.S. Department of Justice Attorney General William Barr in support of the Department’s opposition to nationwide injunctions and the Department’s effort to challenge the District Court for the District of Montana’s nationwide injunction of Nationwide Permit 12 (NWP 12) issued by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers ... Read more

  • Mullin Urges House Leaders to Include Funding for IHS, Tribal Health Facilities in Next Relief Package
    Posted in Press Releases on May 6, 2020 | Preview rr

    Congressmen Markwayne Mullin (R-OK) and Raul Ruiz (D-CA), along with 45 of their House colleagues, sent a letter urging Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy to include funding for Indian Health Service (IHS), Tribal Health Programs and Urban Indian Organizations (I/T/U) in the next relief package to recover from significant COVID-19 related losses in revenue. “During the course of the COVID-19 pandemic, many I/T/U facilities have stopped conducting elective procedures and li... Read more

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