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  • Rep. Mullin Testified before Energy & Commerce as Part of Bipartisan “Member Day” Examining the #OpioidCrisis
    Posted in Press Releases on October 12, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Issues

    Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-2) testified yesterday before the House Energy and Commerce Committee, as part of a bipartisan “Member Day” on the opioid crisis. The bipartisan Member Day allowed representatives both on and off the committee to testify about the opioid epidemic, share local and personal stories, and highlight potential legislative solutions. Watch Congressman Mullin’s remarks in full at this link. Excerpts On the over prescribing of opioids We’ve seen an epidemic spread from th... Read more

  • Western Caucus Members Applaud EPA Action to Repeal Obama Administration’s Job-Killing ‘Clean Power Plan’
    Posted in Press Releases on October 10, 2017 | Preview rr

    Today, Congressional Western Caucus Chairman Paul A. Gosar D.D.S. (AZ-04), House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (LA-01), Western Caucus Executive Vice-Chairman Scott Tipton (CO-03), Chairman Emeritus Steve Pearce (NM-02), House Science, Space and Technology Chairman Lamar Smith (TX-21), and Western Caucus members Markwayne Mullin (OK-02), Adrian Smith (NE-02), Liz Cheney (WY-At Large), Greg Gianforte (MT-At Large), Brian Babin (TX-36), Trent Franks (AZ-08), Mike Johnson (LA-04), Andy Biggs (AZ-05),... Read more

  • Congressman Mullin to Hold Cherokee County Town Hall
    Posted in Press Releases on October 3, 2017 | Preview rr

    Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-2) announced today that he will hold a town hall this Friday, October 6, 2017 for his constituents in the Second District of Oklahoma. The event will take place at the First Baptist Church, 201 Commercial Road, Tahlequah, OK 74464, and begins at 10:00am CT. All who plan to attend should register on the Eventbrite page at the following link: https://repmullincherokeetownhall.eventbrite.com. This event is open to any constituent who resides in the Second Congressio... Read more

  • Reps. Mullin, Holding, Sánchez, Butterfield Introduce Legislation to Encourage Early Detection of Chronic Kidney Disease
    Posted in Press Releases on October 3, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Issues

    Last week, Congressman Markwayne Mullin (R-OK), Linda Sánchez (D-CA), George Holding (R-NC), and G.K. Butterfield (D-NC) introduced H.R. 3867. H.R. 3867 will establish a pilot program within the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) that encourages practitioners to identify early symptoms of chronic kidney disease (CKD), lowering overall health care costs and providing better treatment for patients with CKD. An estimated 30 million people—15% of our adult population—have chronic kidney d... Read more

  • Mullin Statement on Nomination of Frank Coffman as United States Marshal for the Eastern District of Oklahoma
    Posted in Press Releases on October 3, 2017 | Preview rr

    Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-2) released the following statement after President Trump nominated Frank M. Coffman of Oklahoma to serve as the United States Marshal for the Eastern District of Oklahoma. “Frank Coffman has been an exemplary public servant and I am pleased to see the president nominate him to serve as the U.S. Marshal for eastern Oklahoma,” said Congressman Mullin. “After serving in the U.S. Army, Frank dedicated himself to our Oklahoma communities as a law enforcement officer,... Read more

  • Mullin, Ruiz Introduce Bill to Extend Funding for the Special Diabetes Program for Indians
    Posted in Press Releases on October 3, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Issues

    Today, Congressman Markwayne Mullin (R-OK) and Congressman Raul Ruiz, M.D. (D-CA) introduced H.R. 3917 to extend funding for the Indian Health Service’s Special Diabetes Program for Indians (SDPI). The bill will fund the successful grant program at $150 million per year for two years. “Native Country as a whole is affected by a higher rate of diabetes than any other population,” said Congressman Mullin. “Over the years, SDPI has proven to be effective in curbing the rate of diabetes in our nativ... Read more

  • Mullin Statement on Unified Framework for Tax Reform
    Posted in Press Releases on September 27, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Tax Reform

    Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-2) released the following statement after Republicans rolled out their unified framework for tax reform. The framework provides a concrete path forward to relieve American families and businesses from the enormous tax burden they currently shoulder. “Our nation’s tax code is broken. For far too long, our tax code has burdened American families, stunted our economy’s growth, and limited the ability of our businesses to compete in global markets,” said Mullin. “Wit... Read more

  • Mullin, Inhofe Recognize Oklahoma ‘Angels in Adoption’ Award Recipients
    Posted in Press Releases on September 26, 2017 | Preview rr

    Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-02) and U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.) welcomed Poteau residents Jody and Jeannie Thompson and their family to Washington today for the Congressional Coalition on Adoption Institute’s annual ‘Angels in Adoption’ award. “It’s great to have Jody and Jeannie Thompson in Washington this week to honor them as Oklahoma’s own Angels in Adoption,” Congressman Mullin said. “After hearing Jody and Jeannie’s touching story, it’s easy to see the remarkable impact they’ve had... Read more

  • 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

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