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Congressman Steve Russell

Representing the 5th District of Oklahoma


Press Releases

February 9, 2018
“The Budget Agreement today is so important for our great military. It ends the dangerous sequester and gives Secretary Mattis what he needs to keep America great. Republicans and Democrats must support our troops and support this bill!” –President Trump

Washington, DC – Rep.

February 6, 2018

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 31, 2018

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

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

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

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 26, 2018

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 23, 2018

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 19, 2018

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

January 17, 2018

Rep. Steve Russell (R-Okla.) says it is time for President Trump and the press to “call a truce”