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  • Mullin to Participate in 7th Annual Congressional Foster Youth Shadow Day
    Posted in Press Releases on May 22, 2018 | Preview rr

    Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-2) announced that he will host Taylor McClellan from Newalla, Oklahoma for the 7th Annual Congressional Foster Youth Shadow Day tomorrow, Wednesday, May 23, 2018 on Capitol Hill. Taylor will join more than 100 foster youth and alumni in Washington, D.C. to accompany members of Congress on their daily routine and get a behind-the-scenes look at the House of Representatives. "I look forward to welcoming Taylor to Capitol Hill as a part of National Foster Care Month... Read more

  • Rep. Mullin Testifies at House Veterans’ Affairs Committee Member Day
    Posted in Press Releases on May 17, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Veterans Issues

    Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-2) testified at the House Veterans’ Affairs Committee’s Member Day on Wednesday. Mullin advocated for his bill, H.R. 5829, which would direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to inform each physician in the Veterans Health Administration of their individual opioid prescribing rate and require pain management training for the physicians with the highest opioid prescribing rates. CLICK HERE to view the clip. Remarks, as prepared for delivery: “Thank you Chairman R... Read more

  • Mullin Statement on Passage of Overdose Prevention and Patient Safety Act
    Posted in Press Releases on May 17, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Issues

    Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-2) released the following statement after H.R. 5795, the Overdose Prevention and Patient Safety Act, passed out of the Energy and Commerce Committee by a vote of 35 to 17, with 7 Democrats voting in favor of the bill. “The Overdose Prevention and Patient Safety Act is and always will be about putting the patient’s well-being first,” said Mullin. “By aligning 42 CFR Part 2 with HIPAA, H.R. 5795 provides clarity to doctors treating patients with a substance use dis... Read more

  • Mullin Recognizes Oklahoma Law Enforcement During National Police Week
    Posted in Press Releases on May 16, 2018 | Preview rr

    During National Police Week, Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-2) recognizes the dedication and sacrifice of law enforcement officers in Oklahoma and across the country. “The men and women of our law enforcement put their lives on the line each day to make sure that those in harm’s way get home safely to their families,” said Mullin. “During National Police Week, I want to express my gratitude to Oklahoma’s law enforcement officers, the Capitol Police on Capitol Hill, and all of our nation’s law ... Read more

  • Mullin Statement on Opening of U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem
    Posted in Press Releases on May 14, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Foreign Affairs, Health Issues

    Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-2) released the following statement upon the dedication of the U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem today: “The opening of the U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem delivers on a longstanding promise of past presidents to relocate the American embassy in Israel,” said Mullin. “I applaud President Trump’s bold action to do what several of his predecessors failed to do: stand with our greatest ally, Israel. Today marks a new chapter for Israeli-Palestinian relations and the continued eff... Read more

  • Representatives Graves, Mullin, Lipinski, and Lawrence Introduce Aviation Workforce Bill
    Posted in Press Releases on May 9, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs, Transportation

    Representatives Sam Graves (R-MO-06), Markwayne Mullin (R-OK-02), Daniel Lipinski (D-IL-03), and Brenda Lawrence (D-MI-14) introduced H.R. 5701 an Aviation Workforce Development Pilot Program Bill to encourage more men and women to pursue careers in aviation. This legislation would incentivize businesses, labor organizations, schools, and governmental entities to work together to pursue strategies to develop technical talent and encourage workers to pursue aviation careers. Studies show that in ... Read more

  • Mullin Hosts Veteran-centric Events to Improve Care, Promote Resources
    Posted in Press Releases on May 4, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Veterans Issues

    Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-2) hosted three veteran-centric events during the district work period with one goal in mind: ensuring Oklahoma’s veterans receive the assistance they need and the benefits they have earned. The Congressman hosted two Veterans Information Workshops and a press conference introducing a new piece of legislation to curb the overprescribing of opioids at the Department of Veterans Affairs. Congressman Mullin’s annual Veterans Information Workshops provide valuable re... Read more

  • Mullin, Luján Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Improve Broadband Access for Tribal Communities
    Posted in Press Releases on May 3, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Native American Affairs

    Congressman Markwayne Mullin (R-OK) and Congressman Ben Ray Luján (D-NM) introduced the bipartisan Tribal Connect Act to promote broadband access in tribal communities. The bill, which was introduced last year in the Senate by U.S. Senators Martin Heinrich and (D-NM) and Dean Heller (D-NV), amends current E-Rate eligibility requirements to allow more tribal libraries to apply for the program. E-Rate, the Federal Communications Commission's (FCC) schools and libraries universal service support pr... Read more

  • Mullin, Schrader Introduce Bill to Reauthorize State Offices of Rural Health
    Posted in Press Releases on May 1, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Issues

    Congressman Markwayne Mullin (R-OK) and Congressman Kurt Schrader (D-OR) introduced H.R. 5641, the State Offices of Rural Health Reauthorization Act of 2018. The bill reauthorizes the State Offices of Rural Health grant program through 2022 and helps provide rural communities with vital resources to improve rural health care and increase access to quality, affordable care to individuals in rural communities. “Rural America faces unique obstacles when it comes to accessing quality health care as ... Read more

  • Inhofe, Mullin Applaud Frac Sand Exemption
    Posted in Press Releases on April 30, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Transportation

    U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.) and Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-02) praised the U.S. Department of Transportation and the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration for including drivers of commercial motor vehicles engaged in the transport and offloading of “frac” sand at oil or natural gas well sites in the existing oil field service exemption. The updated guidance has been made available here. “Frac sand haulers face delays beyond their control—just like other oil field operators,” Inhof... Read more

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