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  • Trump’s Tactics
    Posted in Mullin' It Over Column on April 12, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs, Foreign Affairs, Tax Reform

    Since the day President Trump took the oath of office, he has been hard at work making America great again. Others may not agree with how many times he tweets each day or his unique deal making tactics, but the fact of the matter is that President Trump is enacting policies that put our country back on track. As a businessman from New York City, President Trump may speak or act differently than most Oklahomans. I believe that we make decisions based on two things: our life experiences and the wa... Read more

  • Western Caucus Calls on Congress to Kill WOTUS Rule
    Posted in Press Releases on March 1, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs

    Today, Congressional Western Caucus Chairman Paul A. Gosar D.D.S. (AZ-04), Executive Vice-Chairman Scott Tipton (CO-03), Chief Rules Officer Dan Newhouse (WA-04), Chief Infrastructure and Forestry Officer Bruce Westerman (AR-04), Chief Regulatory Reform Officer Andy Biggs (AZ-05), Chairmen Emeritus Steve Pearce (NM-02) and Rob Bishop (UT-01), and Western Caucus Members Ralph Norman (SC-05), Jeff Denham (CA-10), Jaime Herrera Beutler (WA-03), Liz Cheney (WY-AL), Markwayne Mullin (OK-02), Doug LaM... Read more

  • DOI: Interior Provides More Than $2.8 Million in Conservation Funding for Oklahoma to Reclaim and Repurpose Abandoned Coal Mines
    Posted in Press Releases on February 26, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs, Energy

    The Department of the Interior’s Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSMRE) today announced the availability of the Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 Abandoned Mine Land (AML) Reclamation grants, which will provide $2,802,000 million to Oklahoma to reclaim abandoned coal mines. More than $300 million in AML Reclamation funding will be available to states and tribes in FY 2018. “Restoring the usability of abandoned mine lands is an example of the Department of the Interior’s multiple-use mi... 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

  • The American Dream
    Posted in Mullin' It Over Column on August 3, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs, Tax Reform

    Oklahomans deserve every chance to pursue their dreams, whether the goal is to open a restaurant, run a small business, or innovate something new. The federal government should not stand in the way of these goals. Instead, it should create opportunity and support our dreams. I am working to give Oklahomans these opportunities by cutting red tape, and eliminating obstacles caused by an overpowering tax code and burdensome regulations. Small businesses are the backbone of Oklahoma’s economy. Toget... Read more

  • Why Made in America Matters
    Posted in Mullin' It Over Column on July 20, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs

    The phrase ‘Made in America’ resonates with Americans uniquely and brings a feeling of patriotism unlike any other. Across the country, the label or stamp on a product of ‘Made in America’ is more than just a tagline – it’s a well-known promise of quality, dependable goods made right here at home. In 2012, American manufacturers sold $5.6 trillion in goods and a huge portion of those – almost 80 percent – were made here in the United States. Products made in America undoubtedly benefit our econo... 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

  • Reforms to Write Home About
    Posted in Mullin' It Over Column on July 6, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs, Health Issues, Veterans Issues

    Roughly six months into the 115th Congress and more than 160 days into President Trump’s first term in the White House, the Republican-led House has passed more than 260 bills and the President has signed more than 40 bills into law. In true form, the People’s House is listening to the people and we hear you. That’s why we’ve passed reforms that make life simpler, easier, and better for veterans, ranchers, farmers, small business owners, job seekers, job creators, and every other American. We im... Read more

  • Western Caucus Members Support Proposed Rule Rolling Back WOTUS
    Posted in In the News on June 27, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs, Education, Transportation

    http://bit.ly/2ueR79d Today, Congressional Western Caucus Chairman Paul A. Gosar D.D.S. (AZ-04), Executive Vice Chairman Scott Tipton (CO-03), Chief Rules Officer Dan Newhouse (WA-04), Chairman Emeritus Steve Pearce (NM-02), Chief Forestry Officer Bruce Westerman (AR-04), GOP Conference Chairwoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers (WA-05) and Western Caucus members Rep. Markwayne Mullin (OK-02), Rep. Tom Emmer (MN-06), Rep. Doug Lamborn (CO-05), Rep. Mike Johnson (LA-04), Rep. Raúl Labrador (ID-01), Rep. M... Read more

  • America is Still the Land of Opportunity
    Posted in Mullin' It Over Column on June 22, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs

    Since its beginning, America has been known as the land of opportunity. Millions of immigrants left their own homes to find something in our country not readily available in their own: an opportunity to succeed. A large part of that success is defined by having a job. In Oklahoma, just like in all other parts of the country, people want a job that gives them purpose, allows them to provide for their family, and creates a chance for a better life. It’s our job in Congress to make sure the federal... Read more

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