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Teachers Help Shape Our Future

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It is often said it takes a village to raise a child. The saying could not be truer and I firmly believe our country’s teachers are an important part of that village. Primary education provides the foundation a child needs to be successful for the rest of their life. It could be argued the most important duty we have in our communities is to educate the next generation and we entrust our teachers ...

Career and Technical Education Helps Build the American Dream

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In Oklahoma, just like in all other parts of our country, people want a job that gives them purpose, allows them to provide for their family, and creates a chance for a better life. We all have our own idea of what our American Dream looks like and having a job helps us accomplish that goal. Career and Technical Education (CTE) gives students an education for skills-based careers like health scien...

Mullin Applauds Passage of Higher Education Funding Bill That Benefits Indian Country

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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 e...

Ocasio-Cortez’s Green New Deal: The Start of Socialism

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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. ...

The Choice to Serve

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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 maintai...

Mullin, Inhofe Praise Signing of Comprehensive G.I. Bill Reforms

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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 educati...

Educating the Minds of the Future

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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....

Inhofe, Mullin Applaud Passage of GI Bill Reforms

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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 Ac...

Western Caucus Members Support Proposed Rule Rolling Back WOTUS

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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 Emm...

Mullin Responds to President Trump’s First Joint Address to Congress

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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 ...

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