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New Congressman Kicks Off Listening Tour

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The fiscal cliff is one of the topics facing newly elected Congressman, Markwayne Mullin.

He kicked off his whirlwind Listening Tour Monday.

He plans to visit all 26 counties in Oklahoma's second district this week.

The Congressman says he wants to know what people want from him as he heads off to Washington, D.C.

That includes his plans to take on the President's healthcare plan and the fast-approaching fiscal cliff.

We asked him about the fiscal cliff when we caught up with him while he spoke to a group in Claremore Monday night. 

"If we don't act, we don't do something, every American is truly going to be effected by this," says Rep. Mullin. "I would hope that they come to a solution and they don't just kick the can down the road."

Rep. Mullin told us if the fiscal cliff issue isn't resolved correctly, he would rather see a decision delayed.

He's also facing questions on schools, military cuts, veteran benefits, and Congress' spending problems.

"He's fresh blood with a lot of good ideas," says supporter Loretta Brown. "He's tired of the government butting in on the common people."

Here's a list of his remaining tour stops:

Tuesday, December 4th, 2012

OKFUSKEE COUNTY

Okfuskee County History Center at 9:00 AM

407 W Broadway in Okemah

OKMULGEE COUNTY

OSU Institute of Technology at 11:00 AM

Okmulgee Conference Room-Student Union

E 4th ST in Okmulgee

SEQUOYAH COUNTY

Western Sizzler at 2:00 PM

Sallisaw

ADAIR COUNTY

Ozark Electric at 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Hwy 51 East in Stilwell

CHEROKEE COUNTY

NSU, North Grand Avenue at 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Tahlequah

Wednesday, December 5th, 2012

HASKELL COUNTY

Stigler Public Library at 9:00 AM

Stigler

LEFLORE COUNTY

Buckley Public Library at 11:00 AM

Poteau

MCCURTAIN COUNTY

Idabel Public Library at 2:30 PM

Idabel

CHOCTAW COUNTY

Choctaw County Public Library at 5:00PM

Hugo

PUSHMATAHA COUNTY

Molina's Mexican Grill at 6:30 PM

Antlers

 

Thursday, December 6th, 2012

BRYAN COUNTY

Southeastern OK State at 9:00 AM

Student Union Loft in Durant Southeastern OK StateĀ@

MARSHALL COUNTY

American Legion at 11:00 AM

Madill

JOHNSTON COUNTY

Murray State College at 2:00 PM

Tishomingo

COAL COUNTY

Coal County Public Library at 4:30 PM

Coalgate

HUGHES COUNTY

Abuelita's Mexican Restaurant at 7:00 PM

Holdenville

 

Friday, December 7th, 2012

ATOKA COUNTY

Kiamichi Tech Center at 9:00 AM

Atoka

PITTSBURG COUNTY

McAlester Public Library at 11:00 AM

McAlester

LATIMER COUNTY

Latimer County Public Library at 1:00 PM

Wilburton

MCINTOSH COUNTY

Eufaula Public Library at 3:00 PM

Eufaula

MUSKOGEE COUNTY

NSU Muskogee Auditorium at 5:00 PM

Muskogee

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