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  • Mullin Applauds Passage of Higher Education Funding Bill That Benefits Indian Country
    Posted in Press Releases on September 18, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Education, Native American Affairs

    Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-02) released the following statement after the House unanimously passed H.R.2486, the Fostering Undergraduate Talent by Unlocking Resources for Education Act (FUTURE Act). The FUTURE Act reauthorizes funding programs for minority-serving higher education institutions, including many in Indian Country, through fiscal year 2021. “It is important to invest in higher education institutions that serve Indian Country,” said Mullin. “The College of Muscogee Nation in Ok... Read more

  • Ocasio-Cortez’s Green New Deal: The Start of Socialism
    Posted in Mullin' It Over Column on March 13, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs, Education, Energy, Transportation

    The radical Pelosi Democrats in Washington recently unveiled their large-scale plans to drastically transform our society, best known as the Green New Deal. It claims to want to take our country to net-zero emissions in the next ten years. What people don’t realize is that the Green New Deal is the vehicle that will drive our country straight into socialism. The author of the Green New Deal, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, makes several guarantees to the American people including: “A job with a f... Read more

  • The Choice to Serve
    Posted in Mullin' It Over Column on September 7, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense and National Security, Education

    Serving in our nation’s military is a commitment to represent the United States in times of both war and peace. It is a worthy and honorable sacrifice, not one to be taken lightly. The men and women who serve in our military are loyal to our flag and protect the freedoms granted to all of us. No matter the branch, rank, or role, all of our men and women in uniform play an important part in maintaining our nation’s security and defending our way of life. My office offers the opportunity for high ... 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

  • Educating the Minds of the Future
    Posted in Mullin' It Over Column on August 10, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Education

    Across the state, Oklahoma families are preparing to send their kids off for another year filled with homework assignments, tests, and after school activities. As a father of five kids who all attend a small, rural public school in Oklahoma, I understand firsthand the importance of a child’s education. Primary education provides the foundation a child needs to be successful the rest of their life. Earlier this year, I had the opportunity to tour several schools in the Second District to see what... Read more

  • Inhofe, Mullin Applaud Passage of GI Bill Reforms
    Posted in In the News on August 3, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Education, Veterans Issues

    http://bit.ly/2wu8p4d U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.), senior member of the Senate Armed Services Committee (SASC) and Markwayne Mullin (R-OK-2) praised the Senate passage of H.R. 3218, the Harry W. Colmery Veterans Educational Assistance Act of 2017. The bill passed the House last week and now goes to President Trump’s desk for his signature. The Harry W. Colmery Veterans Educational Assistance Act of 2017 is broad, bipartisan legislation that will improve veterans’ education benefits and enhanc... 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

  • Mullin Responds to President Trump’s First Joint Address to Congress
    Posted in Press Releases on February 28, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs, Education, Spending Cuts and Debt

    Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-2) released the following statement after President Donald Trump’s Joint Address to Congress: “In his first joint address to Congress, President Trump sent a message of hope and optimism to the American people,” Mullin said. “Our nation has the potential to be greater than ever before. During the short time he’s been in office, President Trump has shown us that he means business. He’s rolling back harmful regulations and building an environment for jobs to be cre... Read more

  • Back to School
    Posted in Mullin' It Over Column on July 27, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Education

    With the first week of August already here, it is almost time for me to drop my kids off for their first day of school. Some schools in Oklahoma start as early as next week. As always, their summer vacation seemed to fly by. Schools across Oklahoma will start this year facing unique challenges like never before. Budgets have been cut due to a plunge in oil prices, forcing some schools to adopt a 4-day week. Teaching jobs have also taken a hit. On top of that, the Obama administration is trying t... Read more

  • Mullin Introduces GI Bill Legislation
    Posted in Press Releases on July 7, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Education

    Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK02) introduced H.R. 5604 June 28th. It is a bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to authorize veterans to use their Post-9/11 Educational Assistance benefits to pursue independent study programs at certain educational institutions that are not institutions of higher learning. Under the current law, veterans are not allowed to use their G.I. Bill education benefits for vocational programs if even one credit of the class is online or through distance learning... Read more

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