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Mullin Reaffirms Commitment to Defending Life

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Ahead of the anniversary of the Roe v. Wade decision, Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-2) reaffirmed his full support for protecting the lives of the unborn. “Every human life is precious,” said Mullin. “As a father of six, I cannot express enough how precious the lives of innocent children are. From the moment of conception, each child is worthy of life and protection from harm. As Democrats in C...

Mullin Leads Letter Urging USDA to Increase Number of Meat Inspectors, Offers Long-Term Solution to Biden Administration’s Meat Pricing Plan

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Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-02) and 23 of his House Republican colleagues recently sent a letter urging U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Tom Vilsack to increase the number of available USDA inspectors. The Members expressed disapproval of President Biden’s current plan, citing the need for long-term solutions to help address rising meat prices and allow small and independent pr...

Mullin Strongly Opposes Democrats’ Federal Takeover of Elections

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Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-02) released the following statement after voting no on H.R. 5746, the NASA Enhanced Use Leasing Extension Act of 2021, which Democrats have used as a shell to pass their legislation to federalize elections. “Democrats are trying to rewrite the rules of our democracy because that’s the only way for them to ram through their socialist agenda,” said Mullin. “At the e...

House Passes Mullin Bill to Improve U.S. Stillbirth Rate

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Today, the House passed Congressman Markwayne Mullin’s (OK-02) bill, the Stillbirth Health Improvement and Education (SHINE) for Autumn Act, which aims to lower the U.S. stillbirth rate by providing critical resources to state and federal health departments, improving data collection, and increasing education and awareness around the issue of stillbirth in the United States. Herrera Beutler introd...

Mullin Highlights Importance of Value-Based Arrangements in Lowering Drug Costs

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Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-02) highlighted the importance of value-based arrangements for prescription drugs during an Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee hearing today. These innovative payment models tie payment for high-cost drugs to patient outcomes which result in better care and lower consumer costs. Mullin also discussed the work of the Health Care Innovation Caucus which works to...

Mullin Introduces Bill to Ensure Rare Disease Parity in Accessing Medically Necessary Care in Medicare and Medicaid

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Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-02) joined Reps. Doris Matsui (CA-06), Mike Thompson (CA-05), and Mike Kelly (PA-16) this week in introducing the Access to Rare Indications Act. This legislation would allow patients suffering from rare diseases, and relying on Medicare part D, to access coverage for potentially lifesaving, off-label treatment that they would not otherwise have access to. Specific...

Mullin Slams Reckless Extension of Debt Limit

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Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-02) released the following statement after voting against the House Amendment to S. 610, the Sequestration, PAYGO, and Debt Limit Package. “This package does nothing but pave the way for more reckless spending from the Democrats and it is unacceptable that they have chosen funding their socialist wish list over Medicare,” Mullin said. “Republicans have worked in go...

Mullin Supports FY22 NDAA, Including Provisions to Overhaul Military’s Response to Sexual Harassment and Sexual Assault

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Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-02) released the following statement after the House passed the Fiscal Year 2022 National Defense Authorization Act. Mullin voted for the legislation. “The men and women of our armed forces put their lives on the line to protect our freedoms and it is our responsibility to keep our commitment to them,” Mullin said. “I was proud to support this legislation that prov...

Mullin Calls Out Social Media Platforms for Allowing Content-Based Speech Discrimination Under Section 230

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At a hearing before the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Communications and Technology, Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-02) called out social media sites, such as Facebook and Twitter, for becoming political platforms that engage in content-based speech discrimination online. These social media platforms, among others, have abused their legal protections under Section 230 of the Communic...

Mullin, Inhofe, Lankford Demand Answers on the VA’s Plans to Close the Clinic in Vinita

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Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-02) and Senators Jim Inhofe (R-OK) and James Lankford (R-OK) sent a letter to Secretary of Veterans Affairs Denis McDonough after learning that the VA continues to seek closure of the VA clinic facility in Vinita, OK, without reaching out to tribal or community leaders about the closure despite the clinic’s use in the area. The nearest facility if the clinic closes...

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