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  • 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

  • #SubEnergy Advances Five Energy Bills to the Full Committee
    Posted in Press Releases on June 22, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Energy

    http://bit.ly/2tyrpx2 The Energy Subcommittee, chaired by Rep. Fred Upton (R-MI), today advanced five bills to the full committee for consideration that seek to modernize the nation’s energy infrastructure and promote energy security. “Today’s markup was an important step toward modernizing our nation’s infrastructure and breaking down barriers to job growth and economic development,” said Chairman Upton. “I look forward to engaging with members of the committee to further perfect the bills and ... Read more

  • Congressmen Mullin and Green Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Expand Cross-Border Energy Infrastructure
    Posted in Press Releases on June 13, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs, Energy

    Congressman Markwayne Mullin (R-OK) and Congressman Gene Green (D-TX) introduced H.R. 2883, the Promoting Cross-Border Energy Infrastructure Act, to encourage and promote the construction of energy infrastructure across border lines with our North American neighbors. The Promoting Cross-Border Energy Infrastructure Act would establish transparent, reliable procedures to provide regulatory certainty and enable the United States to further expand the mutually beneficial energy relationship with Ca... Read more

  • Mullin Praises Senate Confirmation of Scott Pruitt
    Posted in Press Releases on February 17, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Energy

    Congressman Markwayne Mullin released the following statement after Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt was confirmed by the Senate to serve as the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). “I’m thrilled to see Scott Pruitt confirmed by the Senate today as the EPA Administrator,” Mullin said. “Business owners, farmers, and many more Oklahomans have been suffocating under the heavy-handed regulations of the Obama Administration for far too long. The regulatory environment cre... Read more

  • A Cabinet Good for Oklahoma
    Posted in Mullin' It Over Column on February 9, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Energy, Native American Affairs

    Each new presidential administration comes with a set of new cabinet members. The president’s cabinet is one of the driving forces of his administration because the people he chooses will advise him on topics within their respective jurisdictions. Some of the cabinet positions being filled include the Secretary of Defense, the Secretary of Health and Human Services, the Secretary of Energy, and the Ambassador to the United Nations. Article II, Section 2 of the Constitution says that after a new ... Read more

  • Mullin Supports Nomination of Governor Rick Perry as Secretary of Energy
    Posted in Press Releases on December 14, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Energy

    Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-2) released the following statement upon learning of President-elect Donald Trump’s nomination of Governor Rick Perry as the next Secretary of Energy: “Governor Rick Perry is an excellent choice as the incoming Secretary of Energy for our nation. As the governor of Texas, Governor Perry has experience building and running one of the country’s largest states,” Mullin said. “Governor Perry has extensive experience building and sustaining Texas’ economy by way of on... Read more

  • Mullin Named to Panel of Lawmakers Developing Comprehensive Energy Bill
    Posted in Press Releases on May 27, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Energy

    Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-02) has been selected to serve on the conference committee charged with developing America’s comprehensive 21st century energy policy. On May 25, 2016, the U.S. House of Representatives amended and approved the Senate’s Energy Policy Modernization Act of 2016 (S. 2012) to reflect the priorities that were included in the House’s North American Energy Security and Infrastructure Act (H.R. 8). Now, a House-Senate conference committee will negotiate the differences b... Read more

  • Mullin Takes Principled Stand Against Appropriations Bill
    Posted in Press Releases on May 26, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Energy

    Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-02) voted on Thursday against the Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act of 2017 (H.R. 5055), because the bill contained language that was offered by U.S. Rep. Sean Maloney (D-NY) that threatens the freedom of religious organizations involved in government contracting. “This bill was about funding critical national security, infrastructure, and energy priorities in 2017, but it turned into a vehicle for limiting the freedoms of relig... Read more

  • Mullin Pushes for Modern Energy Policy, Infrastructure Security
    Posted in Press Releases on December 3, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Energy

    Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-02) today issued the following statement after the U.S. House of Representatives advanced the North American Energy Security and Infrastructure Act of 2015 (H.R. 8) by a vote of 249-174: “It is time for the United States to move beyond the policies that were developed in an era of scarcity. If we are to maintain our global standing we must champion policies that reflect the energy abundance of today and support the infrastructure and security needs of tomorrow. “... Read more

  • Mullin Reacts to Administration's Rejection of Keystone XL Pipeline
    Posted in Press Releases on November 6, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Energy

    Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-02) today issued the following statement after President Barack Obama rejected the application for the completion of the Keystone XL oil pipeline: “For over seven years, the president made a deliberate effort to block the completion of the Keystone XL pipeline, an important job creating project that has benefited Oklahomans. With his decision today, the president has continued his pattern of turning his back on struggling Americans and played into the hands of po... Read more

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