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Congressman Steve Russell

Representing the 5th District of Oklahoma

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May 23, 2017

Following an announcement from Chairman Jason Chaffetz (UT-3) on May 18 that he will resign his House seat at the end of June, Congressman Steve Russell (OK-5) will be seeking to succeed him as Chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee.

May 18, 2017

Washington, DC – Congressman Steve Russell (OK-5) issued the following statement on the appointment of Robert Mueller as special counsel:

May 17, 2017

Washington, DC – Today, two of the seven cost cutting bills introduced by Congressman Steve Russell (OK-5) this Congress, the Federal Register Printing Savings Act of 2017 and the

May 10, 2017

Congressman Steve Russell (OK-5) issued the following statement on the firing of FBI Director James Comey:

May 4, 2017

Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Steve Russell (OK-5) voted for the American Health Care Act (AHCA). The bill passed the House by a margin of 217 to 213.

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April 19, 2017

Congressman Steve Russell (OK-5) released the following statement on the 22nd anniversary of the Oklahoma City bombing:

April 7, 2017

Washington, DC – Last night, Congressmen Steve Russell (R-OK) and Seth Moulton (D-MA) issued a joint statement in response to President Donald Trump's military airstrike against Syria.

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April 4, 2017

Washington, DC – Last week, Congressman Steve Russell (OK-5) introduced H.R. 1767, a bill to discontinue the administrative cost allowances associated with Pell Grants. The Pell Grant was created by the Higher Education Act of 1965 in order to help students in need of financial aid attend institutions of higher education (IHEs).

March 30, 2017

Washington, DC – On Tuesday, Congressman Steve Russell (OK-5) introduced H.R. 1768, the End NHA Earmarking Act, which would prevent approximately $20 million annually in government waste.  H.R. 1768 will block any new federal funds from being appropriated for the National Heritage Areas Program (NHAP).

March 29, 2017

Washington, DC – Last week, Congressman Steve Russell (OK-5) introduced a bill to terminate the Essential Air Service (EAS) program in order to save $150 million annually. Initially intended to be a 10-year transitional program in 1978, EAS now provides millions of dollars in federal subsidies to airlines that fly to remote communities.

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