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  • Mullin Applauds Grand Opening of VA Clinic in McCurtain County
    Posted in Press Releases on September 22, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Veterans Issues

    On Friday, Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-2) spoke at the grand opening of a new Veterans Affairs (VA) clinic in Idabel, Oklahoma. The McCurtain County Community Based Outpatient Clinic (CBOC) will serve the veterans of southeast Oklahoma and surrounding area. “We made a promise to our veterans to take care of them when they returned home and now we must deliver on that promise,” said Mullin. “This clinic is one small way to say thank you to the Oklahomans in McCurtain County and veterans near... Read more

  • Mullin Statement on Confirmation of U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Oklahoma
    Posted in Press Releases on September 15, 2017 | Preview rr

    Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-2) released the following statement after the confirmation of Brian J. Kuester by the U.S. Senate to be the U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Oklahoma: “I am pleased to see Brian confirmed as the United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Oklahoma,” Mullin said. “Having worked with Brian when he was the district attorney for several counties in eastern Oklahoma, I can attest that Brian will continue to serve the people of Oklahoma with a high leve... Read more

  • ICYMI: Mullin Amendments to H.R. 3354 Approved by House
    Posted in Press Releases on September 13, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs, Energy, Spending Cuts and Debt

    On Wednesday, the House voted to approve two amendments sponsored by Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-2) to H.R. 3354, the Make America Secure and Prosperous Appropriations Act for FY18. Amendment No. 73 would prohibit funds from being used to enforce the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)’s methane rule. Amendment No. 74 would prohibit funds from being used to implement the Obama Administration’s social cost of carbon mandate. “This rule is currently facing litigation and uncertainty, and Co... Read more

  • Mullin, Inhofe Praise Signing of Comprehensive G.I. Bill Reforms
    Posted in Press Releases on August 16, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Education, Veterans Issues

    U.S. Rep. Markwayne Mullin (R-OK-2) and U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.), senior member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, praised President Trump’s signing of H.R. 3218, the Harry W. Colmery Veterans Educational Assistance Act of 2017. This legislation includes a Mullin and Inhofe provision that reinstates veterans’ eligibility benefits when pursuing post-secondary career and technical education (CTE) options. “This is a momentous day for our veterans and the continuation of their hard earne... Read more

  • Reps. Mullin and Clark Introduce Legislation to Combat Opioid Abuse
    Posted in Press Releases on August 9, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Issues

    Congressman Markwayne Mullin (R-OK) and Congresswoman Katherine Clark (D-MA) introduced legislation to combat the ongoing opioid crisis across the country. H.R. 3528, the Every Prescription Conveyed Securely (EPCS) Act, requires e-prescriptions for controlled substances under Medicare. “Oklahoma is consistently ranked among the highest in the nation in overdose deaths from prescription painkillers. Despite federal and local efforts, we have seen the opioid epidemic creep into our communities at ... Read more

  • Mullin to Hold July Telephone Town Hall
    Posted in Press Releases on July 20, 2017 | Preview rr

    Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-2) announced today that he will host a telephone town hall for Oklahomans on Thursday, July 27 at 7:30pm CST. “It’s my job in Congress to be a voice for Oklahoma’s Second District,” Mullin said. “I hope you’ll join this telephone town hall event to share your concerns with me and allow me to answer questions you might have on issues impacting your family.” Oklahomans can dial 877-229-8493, Passcode: 111439 to join the call. *Please be advised that all telephone t... Read more

  • Energy Infrastructure Bill Sponsored by Mullin Passes House
    Posted in Press Releases on July 19, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs, Energy

    Today, Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-2) released the following statement after his bill, H.R. 2883, the Promoting Cross-Border Energy Infrastructure Act, passed the House of Representatives. “Our energy sector deserves a regulatory process they can rely on, not one that changes with each incoming administration,” Mullin said. “The Promoting Cross-Border Energy Infrastructure Act takes the politics out of energy infrastructure and delivers regulatory certainty and transparency for the construc... Read more

  • Mullin Votes to Strengthen National Defense
    Posted in Press Releases on July 14, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense and National Security

    Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-2) issued the following statement today after the passage of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). “The debt we owe to the men and women who serve in our armed forces can never fully be repaid,” Mullin said, “but we can start by ensuring that when they put their lives on the line for our country, they have the resources they need to return home safely to their families. By enhancing our military readiness and funding a well-deserved pay raise for our ser... Read more

  • Mullin Statement on Passage of RACE for Children Act
    Posted in Press Releases on July 12, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Issues

    Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-2) released the following statement after the passage of the Research to Accelerate Cures and Equity (RACE) for Children Act. “The medical developments in adult cancer treatment drugs are years ahead of the developments for our smaller and more vulnerable pediatric patients,” Mullin said. “The RACE for Children Act aims to close that gap by requiring that regulation catch up with innovation.” “RACE requires that pharmaceutical companies study the effects of oncol... Read more

  • Bipartisan Heroin Task Force Releases Legislative Agenda for the 115th Congress
    Posted in Press Releases on June 27, 2017 | Preview rr

    Today, the Bipartisan Heroin Task Force led by Representatives Annie Kuster (D-NH), Tom MacArthur (R-NJ), Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA), and Donald Norcross (D-NJ) released its legislative agenda for the 115th Congress. The agenda includes commonsense, bipartisan legislation to address the opioid epidemic from the perspective of law enforcement, prevention, treatment, and recovery. The bills included in the agenda include Jessie’s Law, the STOP OD Act, the Addiction Recovery Through Family Health Acc... Read more

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