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Congressman Steve Russell

Representing the 5th District of Oklahoma


Press Releases

January 3, 2017

Washington, DC – Congressman Steve Russell (OK-5) offered the following statement after being sworn in to his second term representing the people of the Fifth Congressional District of Oklahoma:

December 23, 2016

Del City, OK – Congressman Steve Russell (OK-5) spoke with C-SPAN’s Bill Scanlan to talk about the importance of checks and balances, bipartisanship in Congress, and his biggest accomplishments in his first term in office.

On Checks and Balances in Government:

December 22, 2016

( – Rep. Steve Russell (R- Okla.) released the sixth installment of his ongoing Waste Watch series on Monday, showing 10 instances of government waste totaling around $139 billion in taxpayer money.

December 19, 2016
Merry Christmas, It’s Waste Watch No. 6!

Del City, OK – Congressman Steve Russell (OK-5), a member of the Oversight and Government Reform Committee, has released the next installment of his ongoing Waste Watch series.

December 15, 2016

Del City, O.K. – Congressman Steve Russell (OK-5) has announced the 2016 U.S. Service Academy candidates nominated from Oklahoma’s Fifth Congressional District for the 2017-2018 academic year. The candidates are:


Edmond North High School

Blake Herring – U.S. Military Academy (West Point), Air Force Academy

December 12, 2016

Del City, OK – Congressman Steve Russell’s (OK-5) bill, H.R. 5785 – a measure that eliminated the annuity cap for retired Air Traffic Controllers (ATC) who work as ATC instructors, was signed into law by President Barack Obama. U.S. Sens.

December 8, 2016

Washington, DC – Congressman Steve Russell (OK-5) issued the following statement after hearing about the passing of Senator John Glenn:


December 5, 2016

Washington, DC – Congressman Steve Russell (OK-5) announced the hiring of Hannah Dirks, a native of Woodward, OK, to be his new scheduler in his Washington, DC Office.

December 1, 2016

Washington DC, - Congressman Steve Russell’s (OK-5) H.R. 5384 The Federal Register Printing Savings Act of 2016, passed the House without objection Wednesday.

November 30, 2016

Washington, DC – U.S. Sens. Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.) and James Lankford (R-Okla) and Congressmen Steve Russell (R-Okla.) and Tom Cole (R-Okla.), today praised the passage of H.R. 5785, a bill which would ensure the continued safety of our nation’s airways by eliminating an unintended barrier to the hiring and retention of full-time Air Traffic Controller (ATC) Instructors.