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  • Mullin Statement on Release of the Mueller Report
    Posted in Press Releases on April 18, 2019 | Preview rr

    Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-2) released the following statement after the public release of special counsel Robert Mueller’s report on his investigation into Russian interference during the 2016 election and the alleged collusion between the Russian government and the campaign of Donald J. Trump. “Republicans have long known there was no collusion or obstruction and the release of the Mueller report makes that even clearer,” said Rep. Mullin. “It is beyond time for Pelosi Democrats to move ... Read more

  • Mullin Continues Coffee and Conversations
    Posted in Press Releases on April 10, 2019 | Preview rr

    Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-2) announced the next round of Coffee and Conversations with his constituents of the Second District of Oklahoma. Congressman Mullin will host 14 meetings throughout the district April 16-18 and April 22-26, 2019. “As your voice in Congress, it’s important that you have the opportunity to express your thoughts and concerns about the issues impacting you and your family,” said Mullin. “I look forward to meeting with people in Oklahoma so that I can take their conc... Read more

  • Democrats Block Amendment to Provide Advanced Appropriations for Indian Health Services
    Posted in Press Releases on April 9, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Native American Affairs

    On Monday, Congressmen Markwayne Mullin (R-OK) and Tom Cole (R-OK) offered an amendment to the Democrats’ budget bill, the Investing for the People Act, which would provide for the advanced appropriations of the Indian Health Services (IHS). The motion failed to pass in the Rules Committee on a party line vote. “Indian Country has waited too long for quality and consistent health care,” said Congressman Mullin. “Yesterday, I offered an amendment which would have given stability to IHS and ensure... Read more

  • Mullin and Blumenauer Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Address Opioid Epidemic, Help Individuals in Substance Use Recovery Receive Safer and Better Care
    Posted in Press Releases on April 3, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Issues

    Today, Congressmen Markwayne Mullin (R-OK) and Earl Blumenauer (D-OR) introduced bicameral, bipartisan legislation called the Overdose Prevention and Patient Safety Act. This legislation, which was introduced in the Senate by Senators Joe Manchin and Shelley Moore Capito under the name The Protecting Jessica Grubb’s Legacy Act, helps to address the opioid crisis by ensuring that medical providers have access to the full medical history of patients suffering from substance use disorders. Patients... Read more

  • Reps. Mullin, Bucshon, Bera, Peters Introduce Legislation to Help Ensure Access to General Surgeons
    Posted in Press Releases on March 28, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Issues

    Representatives Markwayne Mullin (R-OK), Ami Bera, M.D. (D-CA), Scott Peters (D-CA), and Larry Bucshon, M.D. (R-IN) introduced H.R. 1841, the Ensuring Access to General Surgery Act last week. This bill would ensure that we have high-quality data on where general surgeons are in short supply around the country, particularly in rural and other under-served communities. “Oklahoma ranks 48th in the nation for the rate of active general surgeons per patient” said Rep. Mullin. “We face a rural physici... Read more

  • Mullin, Cole Condemn Hateful Vandalism
    Posted in Press Releases on March 28, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Native American Affairs

    Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-02) and Congressman Tom Cole (OK-04) reacted after images surfaced of hateful and racist vandalism in two Oklahoma City locations. Today, both the Chickasaw Nation’s Oklahoma City Area Office and the Oklahoma Democratic Party headquarters were vandalized. “There is no place in this country for hate,” said Mullin. “I am saddened to see such hate take place in the great state of Oklahoma. These actions at both the Oklahoma Democratic Party headquarters and the Chic... Read more

  • Mullin Statement on House Vote to Overturn the President’s Veto
    Posted in Press Releases on March 26, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense and National Security

    Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-2) released the following statement after the House failed to overturn President Trump’s veto of the disapproval of his emergency declaration on the crisis at our southern border. “It is outrageous the Pelosi Democrats in the House want to keep the President of the United States from doing his job,” said Mullin. “His emergency declaration is lawful, truthful, and most importantly—necessary. I voted to stand with President Trump because the security of American ci... Read more

  • Mullin, Kuster Introduce Bipartisan Prescription Safety Legislation
    Posted in Press Releases on March 25, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Issues

    Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-02) and Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02), the founder and co-chair of the Bipartisan Heroin and Opioid Task Force, introduced the Analyzing and Leveraging Existing Rx Transactions (ALERT) Act of 2019. This bipartisan legislation would direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) to require that products they deem to be at risk for misuse, abuse, addiction, overdose or drug interactions be dispensed using a prescription safety alert system. The alert ... Read more

  • House Votes to Extend Funding for Opioid and Mental Health Treatment Centers
    Posted in Press Releases on March 25, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Issues

    Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-2) released the following statement after the House passed H.R. 1839, the Medicaid Services Investment and Accountability Act of 2019. The bill will extend funding for Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinics (CCBHCs) in Oklahoma and Oregon until June 30, 2019. “It’s rare to see Congress come together on matters of health care, so when we do, it’s clear we’ve found a program that’s doing a lot of good,” said Mullin. “Certified Community Behavioral Health Cli... Read more

  • Mullin, Loebsack Reintroduce Legislation to Train Communications Tower Workers
    Posted in Press Releases on March 22, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs

    Congressmen Markwayne Mullin (OK-02) and Dave Loebsack (IA-02) reintroduced bipartisan legislation that would create a program through the Federal Communications Commission to establish or expand job training programs for communications tower service, construction and maintenance. The Communications Jobs Training Act of 2019 would provide up to $20 million in competitive grants for various universities, community colleges and technical education programs to develop and administer the training. T... Read more

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