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Representing the 5th District of Oklahoma

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February 6, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, the Oversight and Government Reform Committee passed the IG Subpoena Authority Act (H.R. 4917), which was introduced by Rep. Steve Russell (OK-5) earlier this month. The bill passed unanimously by voice vote.

January 26, 2018 Press Release

Oklahoma City, OK – Rep. Steve Russell (OK-5) today announced that Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (Nasdaq: KTOS), a leading national security solutions provider, is opening a major manufacturing and production facility in Oklahoma City to accommodate an expected increase in demand for high performance, jet powered aircraft and target drone systems.

January 19, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC – Rep. Steve Russell (OK-5) today voted for H.R. 4712, the Born Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act. H.R.

January 10, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC – Rep. Steve Russell (OK-5) today released the latest edition of his Waste Watch series. Waste Watch No.

December 19, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Rep. Steve Russell (OK-5) today voted for the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (H.R. 1), which passed the House by a margin of 227 to 203.

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December 12, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Representative Steve Russell (OK-5) —joined by Representatives Steve Womack (AR-3), John Carter (TX-31), Cathy McMorris Rodgers (WA-5), and Sanford Bishop (GA-2)— today introduced the Credentialing, Educating, and Relevant Training Initiative For Your (CERTIFY) Heroes Act

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December 6, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Rep. Steve Russell (OK-5) today introduced the Georgian Fair Business Practices Sanctions Act of 2017 (H.R. 4563). This legislation is a response to several examples of the Government of Georgia violating contracts with U.S. entities and our allies, often after significant investment of time, energy, and capital by U.S. individuals and entities.

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November 27, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Last week, the Federal Agency Mail Management Act of 2017 (H.R. 194), introduced by Rep. Steve Russell (OK-5) earlier this Congress, was signed into law by President Trump.

November 16, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Rep. Steve Russell (OK-5) today voted for the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (H.R. 1), the Republican bill for tax reform.

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January 31, 2018 In The News

DURING an interview last week, U.S. Rep. Steve Russell recalled his initial conversations about Oklahoma with representatives of a California company that was looking to expand.

January 26, 2018 In The News

A California-based jet-powered drone manufacturer is moving at least 350 employees and part of its engineering, design and manufacturing operations to Oklahoma City, company and state leaders said Friday.

January 26, 2018 In The News

OKLAHOMA CITY -- A California-based aerospace company, Kratos, will be locating their next expansion in Oklahoma City, officials say.

Governor Mary Fallin and U.S. Representative Steve Russell made the official announcement Friday afternoon, where they unveiled the name of the company.

January 26, 2018 In The News

GOVERNMENT officials seldom appear bothered by throwing taxpayer money down a hole. That's not a new observation, but its validity is reinforced by Rep. Steve Russell's latest “Waste Watch” report.

Russell, R-Choctaw, highlights dubious government spending several times each year and his latest report focuses on federal Farm Bill abuses.

January 23, 2018 In The News

Oklahoma's national parks will reopen fully, and its federal employees will dodge further furloughs after the first federal government shutdown in a half-decade came to an end.

The Senate voted overwhelmingly Monday to pass a three-week government funding bill and the House followed soon after, ending the three-day shutdown.

January 16, 2018 In The News

Rep. Steve Russell joined the KOCO 5 studios to discuss his latest “Waste Watch” report on what the government is spending taxpayer dollars on.

January 14, 2018 In The News

WASHINGTON — Here is how Oklahoma’s members of Congress voted on key bills and amendments last week.

January 12, 2018 In The News

With a new “Waste Watch” report and a new round of controversial comments coming from the President, Oklahoma Congressman Steve Russell stopped by FOX 25 to talk about the issues affecting Oklahomans in the nation’s capital.

January 12, 2018 In The News

U.S. Rep. Steve Russell urged President Donald Trump to apologize for referring to several nations as “s---hole countries” during immigration talks Thursday.

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