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  • Mullin Supports Passage of 2018 Farm Bill
    Posted in Press Releases on December 12, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs

    Today Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-2) joined 368 of his colleagues in a bipartisan vote to pass the 2018 Farm Bill in the House. The bill now heads to President Trump’s desk for signature into law. “The 2018 Farm Bill maintains several vital provisions to provide crop insurance, manage risk, increase loan rates, and cut burdensome red tape for our farmers and ranchers,” said Mullin. “Most importantly, the Farm Bill brings reassurance in times of need to the 2.1 million American farms that fe... Read more

  • Western Caucus Applauds EPA and Trump Admin's Action To Reverse Job-Killing WOTUS Rule
    Posted in Press Releases on December 11, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs

    Today, members of the Congressional Western Caucus commended the EPA's official reversal of WOTUS: Chairman Paul Gosar (AZ-04): "Like a villain in Scooby Doo, the past Administration almost got away with an unparalleled expansion of Federal power. The WOTUS land and water-grab rule proposed by the Obama Administration was one of the greatest regulatory threats to the West and rural communities. Fortunately, this legally-dubious effort was unmasked for what it was by the Supreme Court and this Ad... Read more

  • The Future of America’s Trade Deals
    Posted in Mullin' It Over Column on December 5, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs

    By now, we all know that President Trump is a negotiator. At the G20 Summit in Buenos Aires last weekend, the president showcased his dealmaking skills in yet another trade negotiation on behalf of the American people. After the first round of U.S. tariffs, China targeted our agriculture products. One U.S. farm feeds 165 people annually in the United States and abroad. Oklahoma is home to over 77,000 farms on 34 million acres and plays a crucial role in food production for the country and in tur... Read more

  • Rep. Mullin Honored with Award for Manufacturing Legislative Excellence
    Posted in Press Releases on November 2, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs

    The National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) has awarded Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-2) the NAM Award for Manufacturing Legislative Excellence. The award is based on his votes in the 115th Congress on issues that are critical to manufacturing in the United States. “In Oklahoma and across America, manufacturers are creating jobs, investing in communities and raising wages. That’s a direct result of Congressman Mullin’s support for policies that have strengthened manufacturing and created ... Read more

  • Finding a Cure to End Alzheimer’s
    Posted in Mullin' It Over Column on October 31, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs, Health Issues

    Alzheimer's Disease runs through both sides of my family with my great-grandparents, my grandparents, and my uncles all facing Alzheimer’s during their lives. When you have a loved one suffering from dementia, it can feel like they are slipping away one day at a time. Each year, I meet with advocates from the Oklahoma Alzheimer’s Association to discuss what we can do to put an end to this life altering illness. I met with them earlier this month to discuss what Congress can do to help. Everyone ... Read more

  • Mullin Statement on U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement
    Posted in Press Releases on October 1, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs

    Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-2) released the following statement after the Trump Administration announced a trade deal, called the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), to modernize the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) between the United States, Mexico, and Canada: “President Trump promised the American people a better trade deal with our North American trading partners,” said Mullin. “Now, he has delivered on yet another of his promises to the American people by modernizing an ou... Read more

  • House Passes Amendments to Stigler Act, Removes Blood Quantum Requirements
    Posted in Press Releases on September 12, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs, Native American Affairs

    Today the House unanimously passed H.R. 2606, the Stigler Act Amendments of 2018. The legislation would allow land held by the Five Tribes—the Cherokee, Chickasaw, Choctaw, Muscogee (Creek), and Seminole Nations—to remain restricted, even if the heir to the land has less than ½ blood quantum. “When the Stigler Act of 1947 was passed over 60 years ago, the federal government mandated a ½ blood quantum requirement for restricted land owned by members of the Five Tribes,” said Mullin. “No other tri... Read more

  • Made In Oklahoma
    Posted in Mullin' It Over Column on July 25, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs, Tax Reform

    This week at the White House, President Trump held the second annual ‘Made in America’ showcase. Representing Oklahoma at the showcase was Round House Jeans, a company who’s been making jeans in Shawnee, Oklahoma for the last 110 years. But that’s just one of many companies that could have been in attendance to tout their Made in the USA label. Oklahoma also has Nonni’s Foods of Tulsa, Griffin Foods of Muskogee, Shawnee Milling Company, Ditch Witch of Perry, Braum’s of Tuttle, Stilwell Foods, an... Read more

  • Mullin Votes to Repeal Waters of the U.S. Rule, Prohibit Funding for Obama-Era Rules
    Posted in Press Releases on July 19, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs, Energy

    Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-2) released the following statement after the House passed H.R. 6147, the Interior, Environment, Financial Services, and General Government Appropriations Act for FY 2019: “Since the day the Obama Administration implemented the Waters of the United States (WOTUS) Rule, I have been fighting to overturn it,” said Mullin. “The WOTUS Rule allowed every creek, ditch, and stream to be treated like a ‘navigable body of water,’ giving the federal government power to unne... Read more

  • Building Our Way to a Better Future
    Posted in Mullin' It Over Column on May 16, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs, Transportation

    Throughout the country, our road, waterway, and rail infrastructures are in desperate need of repairs and upgrades. I want to highlight one of the greatest infrastructure projects in need in our state: the McClellan-Kerr Arkansas River Navigation System (MKARNS). MKARNS brings in millions of dollars each day to Oklahoma and Arkansas’s economies. However, the entire system is at risk of failing due to crumbling and outdated infrastructure. One vital part of MKARNS operations is the Tulsa Port of ... Read more

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