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  • Reps. Mullin and Payne, Jr. Introduce Resolution to Support Efforts of Health and Wellness Coaches
    Posted in Press Releases on February 11, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Issues

    As co-chairs of the Congressional Men’s Health Caucus, Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-2) and Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) introduced a bipartisan House resolution expressing support for health and wellness coaches. “Over 80 million Americans over the age of six are physically inactive,” said Rep. Markwayne Mullin (OK-2). “Health and wellness coaches play a vital role in helping Americans go the distance when it comes to eating healthy, incorporating physical activity into their liv... Read more

  • Mullin Reacts to the State of the Union
    Posted in Press Releases on February 5, 2019 | Preview rr

    Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-2) released the following statement after President Trump delivered the State of the Union address: “President Trump offered our nation a path forward, a chance to work together to accomplish great things for the American people,” said Mullin. “His plans to fix our broken immigration system, secure our southern border, rebuild crumbling infrastructure, lower health care costs, and protect our national security are well within reach if Washington is willing to com... Read more

  • Mullin Statement on President’s Proposal to Reopen Government
    Posted in Press Releases on January 25, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense and National Security

    Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-2) released the following statement after President Trump laid out an agreement that will end the partial government shutdown: “The resilience and support of the federal workers over the past month has been incredible,” Mullin said. “I want to thank them and their families for their commitment to our country. Just as President Trump said, Congress now has a chance to prove that we can put country before party. I look forward to working with my colleagues across t... Read more

  • The National Security and Humanitarian Crisis at Our Border, By the Numbers
    Posted in Press Releases on January 23, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense and National Security, Health Issues

    Increasing Drug Levels 38% increase in methamphetamine from FY17 to FY18 22% increase heroin from FY17 to FY18 300 Americans die every week from heroin 90% of heroin comes across the Southern Border 73% increase in fentanyl from FY17 to FY18 1.7 million lbs of narcotics seized by CBP in FY18 Dangerous criminals, gang members, and suspected terrorists 2,000 inadmissible migrants arrive at our border every day and overwhelm our immigration system. 17,000 adults at the Southern Border with existing... Read more

  • Mullin Statement on President Trump’s Border Security Proposal
    Posted in Press Releases on January 20, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense and National Security

    Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-2) released the following statement after President Trump released a new proposal to secure our southern border and reopen the remainder of the federal government: “After a conference call with the President Trump, I believe his offer is a win-win for both sides: national security and DACA,” said Mullin. “The Democrats’ number one issue for years has been fixing DACA. Now, they have an opportunity to fix it. Let’s see what they do with it. Or, we’ll see if it’s r... Read more

  • Mullin Reaffirms Commitment to Protecting Life
    Posted in Press Releases on January 18, 2019 | Preview rr

    Congressman Mullin (OK-2) today expressed his full support of protecting the lives of the unborn and called for an end to Planned Parenthood receiving federal government funds. “Every human life is precious,” said Mullin. “As a father of five, 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. In the 116th Congress, I will continue in my work to safeguard the rights of the unborn, starting... Read more

  • Mullin Presses Leadership to Consider Bill to Fund IHS
    Posted in Press Releases on January 18, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Issues, Native American Affairs

    Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-2) sent a letter to Speaker Nancy Pelosi urging her to bring H.R. 195, the Pay Our Doctors Act, to the House floor for consideration. The letter to Speaker Pelosi can be found HERE. Excerpts: “The federal government is currently in violation of hundreds of treaties, trusts, and contracts made with Tribal Nations for failing to provide health care to American Indian and Alaskan Natives (AI/AN).” “Without those funds, tribally-operated hospitals, and Urban Indian H... Read more

  • Democrats Block Amendment to Fund IHS Through End of Fiscal Year
    Posted in Press Releases on January 16, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Issues, Native American Affairs

    Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-2) released the following statement after Democrats on the House Rules Committee blocked an amendment to H.R. 268, Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2019, that would have funded Indian Health Services (IHS) for a full fiscal year. The amendment was defeated along party lines: 8 – 4. “I’m disappointed that my colleagues across the aisle did not think it necessary that the federal government carry out its trust responsibilities to provide health care to Native Ameri... Read more

  • Mullin to Hold January Telephone Town Hall
    Posted in Press Releases on January 16, 2019 | Preview rr

    Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-2) will hold a telephone town hall for Oklahomans on Tuesday, January 22, 2019 at 6:30pm CT. 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 what’s happening in Washington, provide information about the partial government shutdown, and get your feedback. I’m looking forward to hearing from you.” Oklahoman... Read more

  • Mullin Statement on Governor Kevin Stitt’s Inauguration
    Posted in Press Releases on January 14, 2019 | Preview rr

    Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-2) released the following statement after Kevin Stitt was sworn in as the 28th Governor of Oklahoma: “Congratulations to Governor Kevin Stitt on his inauguration,” said Mullin. “Alongside his capable leadership abilities, Kevin is a man of great faith and brings to Oklahoma a strong business background. He understands that a business-friendly state is the key to its ultimate success. I am confident that with Kevin as Governor, Oklahoma’s best years are just ahead... Read more

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