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  • #SubEnergy Advances Five Energy Bills to the Full Committee
    Posted in Press Releases on June 22, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Energy

    http://bit.ly/2tyrpx2 The Energy Subcommittee, chaired by Rep. Fred Upton (R-MI), today advanced five bills to the full committee for consideration that seek to modernize the nation’s energy infrastructure and promote energy security. “Today’s markup was an important step toward modernizing our nation’s infrastructure and breaking down barriers to job growth and economic development,” said Chairman Upton. “I look forward to engaging with members of the committee to further perfect the bills and ... Read more

  • Mullin Statement on Shooting at Congressional Baseball Practice
    Posted in Press Releases on June 14, 2017 | Preview rr

    Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-2) released the following statement after the shooting at the Republican congressional baseball practice in Alexandria, Virginia, in which House Majority Whip Steve Scalise was injured. “I’m deeply saddened by today’s tragic events at the Republican congressional baseball team practice. While we continue to learn about what took place this morning, one thing is certain: senseless acts of violence like this should never be tolerated.” “I am grateful to the Capitol... Read more

  • Congressmen Mullin and Green Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Expand Cross-Border Energy Infrastructure
    Posted in Press Releases on June 13, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs, Energy

    Congressman Markwayne Mullin (R-OK) and Congressman Gene Green (D-TX) introduced H.R. 2883, the Promoting Cross-Border Energy Infrastructure Act, to encourage and promote the construction of energy infrastructure across border lines with our North American neighbors. The Promoting Cross-Border Energy Infrastructure Act would establish transparent, reliable procedures to provide regulatory certainty and enable the United States to further expand the mutually beneficial energy relationship with Ca... Read more

  • Inhofe, Mullin Support Pruitt Decision to Delay RMP Rule
    Posted in Press Releases on June 13, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense and National Security

    http://bit.ly/2rYarJH U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.), senior member of the U.S. Senate Environment and Public Works (EPW) committee, today with U.S. Rep. Markwayne Mullin (R-Okla.), member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, released a statement in support of U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt’s decision to delay the Obama-era Accidental Release Prevention Requirements: Risk Management Programs under the Clean Air Act Rule (RMP rule). “Administrator Pru... Read more

  • Mullin Supports Nomination of Brian J. Kuester for U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Oklahoma
    Posted in Press Releases on June 12, 2017 | Preview rr

    Today, Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-2) released the following statement in support of President Trump’s nomination of Brian J. Kuester to be the U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Oklahoma. “President Trump made an excellent choice in nominating Brian Kuester as the Eastern District of Oklahoma’s next U.S. Attorney,” Mullin said. “I worked closely with Brian when he was the District Attorney for Adair, Cherokee, Sequoyah, and Wagoner counties and I am confident he will serve the peopl... Read more

  • Mullin Discusses Dangerous Effects of Lone Insurance Provider in Rural Oklahoma
    Posted in Press Releases on June 6, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Issues

    With only one insurer in the state of Oklahoma on the federal marketplace exchange, Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-2) expressed his concern regarding the lack of health care options in his district of rural Oklahoma. Rural patients can suffer devastating consequences when health care choices are limited. In February, Tulsa’s Saint Francis Health System announced its acquisition of the EASTAR Health System in Muskogee. Blue Cross and Blue Shield (BCBS) Oklahoma, the only insurer left on the Oba... Read more

  • Walden & Pallone Announce Bipartisan Task Force to Examine Indian Health Service
    Posted in Press Releases on May 18, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Issues, Native American Affairs

    http://bit.ly/2rivXcr House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Greg Walden (R-OR) and Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) today announced the creation of the Indian Health Service (IHS) Task Force. Reps. Markwayne Mullin (R-OK) and Raul Ruiz (D-CA) will co-chair the bipartisan task force, which is composed of 14 members both on and off the committee. The working group will review the health care delivery system for American Indians and Alaska Natives (AI/AN), inform policy makers on th... Read more

  • Mullin Recognizes Law Enforcement Officials During Police Week
    Posted in Press Releases on May 16, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense and National Security

    Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-2) released the following statement in recognition of Police Week, observed May 14 through May 20, 2017. “Our law enforcement officials are the thin blue line between chaos and civility in our country,” Mullin said. “We are a nation of laws, and without law enforcement officials to enforce those laws, we are a lawless nation.” “I’m grateful every day for our law enforcement officials who put their lives in harm’s way in order to keep others safe. This week, I enc... Read more

  • Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2017
    Posted in Press Releases on May 5, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Spending Cuts and Debt

    My line-by-line assessment of the pros and cons contained inside of the House Amendment to the Senate Amendment to H.R. 244, Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2017 often referred to as an Omnibus, can be found below. FY17 Omnibus Pro-Con List Read more

  • The American Health Care Act
    Posted in Press Releases on May 4, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Issues

    For years, we have been hard at work to repeal and replace Obamacare, or the (un)Affordable Care Act. We promised a lot. And we’ve delivered. This week, we passed the American Health Care Act that will repeal the most harmful elements of Obamacare and offer relief to all those who are suffering. Our plan… lowers the cost of health care places patients back in control ends the individual mandate that infringes on our freedom by forcing people to purchase insurance provides additional funding for ... Read more

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