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Congressman Steve Russell

Representing the 5th District of Oklahoma

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July 14, 2017

Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Steve Russell (OK-5) gave a speech on the House Floor in opposition to the proposed privatization of the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) air traffic control (ATC) system due to the detrimental effects that privatization would have on our national airspace system.

June 30, 2017

Washington, DC – On June 28, the House Armed Services Committee approved the FY18 National Defense Authorization Act with a bipartisan vote of 60 to 1, authorizing $696.5 billion in defense spending. Congressman Steve Russell (OK-5) was glad to support this year’s NDAA.

June 29, 2017

Washington, DC – Last week, Congressman Steve Russell (OK-5) introduced two more cost cutting bills, H.R. 3022 and H.R. 3023.

June 27, 2017

Washington, DC – Yesterday, Congressman Steve Russell (OK-5) introduced H.R. 3062, a bill which would ensure that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Aircraft Registry Office in Oklahoma City remains open in the event of a government shutdown.

June 15, 2017

Washington, DC – Today, Congressmen Steve Russell (R-OK) and Seth Moulton (D-MA) issued a joint statement in response to the June 14 shooting at the Republican congressional baseball practice in Alexandria, VA.

June 14, 2017

Washington, DC – Congressman Steve Russell (OK-5) issued the following statement on the shooting that occurred in Alexandria, VA this morning:

“We pray for our colleague Steve Scalise, his security detail, and staff. We also pray for law enforcement to rapidly run the traps of the incident. Pray for national unity.”

June 12, 2017

Washington, DCToday, Congressman Steve Russell (OK-5) released the latest edition of his Waste Watch series. Waste Watch No.

June 8, 2017

Washington, DC – Today, the House Republican Steering Committee recommended that Congressman Trey Gowdy (SC-4) be named chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, to succeed Chairman Jason Chaffetz (UT-3).

June 7, 2017

Today, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) selected Oklahoma City to receive $500,000 to help continue its work cleaning up contaminated brownfield properties.

May 26, 2017

Washington, DC – Yesterday, Congressman Steve Russell (OK-5) introduced two more cost cutting bills: the Stop Taxpayer-Funded Alcohol Marketing Act and the

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