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.
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.
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.
Washington DC, - Congressman Steve Russell’s (OK-5) Federal Register Printing Savings Act of 2016, passed by unanimous consent out of the Oversight and Government Reform Committee.
Del City, OK – Congressman Steve Russell offered the following statement regarding the increasing healthcare costs in Oklahoma and across the country:
Washington, DC – Congressman Steve Russell (OK-5) voted against the Continuing Resolution (CR) today, stating that Congress should get its work done and stop creating hardship for those that defend our nation. The CR passed the House by a vote of 342-85, and will continue to fund the federal government on last year’s spending levels until Dec. 9, 2016.
Washington, DC – Congressman Steve Russell (OK-5) issued the following statement after Congress successfully voted to override President Obama’s veto of the Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act:
Washington, DC – Congressman Steve Russell (OK-5), a member of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, has released Waste Watch No. 5.
In The News
Representative Steve Russell (R-OK) talked about his role as a new member of Congress. Topics included his career in the U.S. Army and subsequent work advocating for veterans, serving as an Oklahoma state senator, and owning a rifle manufacturer. Click here to watch the interview.
Oklahoma Congressman Steve Russell discusses security at U.S. embassies abroad, the dangers posed by ISIS, negotiations with Iran, and the role of Congress in foreign policy. Watch the interview here.
Rep. Russell comments on combating ISIS and the Bergdahl case. Watch the interview here.
"Congressman Steve Russell (OK-05) joined House Judiciary Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-VA) yesterday in asking the Director of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives to explain why certain legal processes are not being followed and what rationale lead to a proposal by the BATFE to ban the sale and manufacture of certain ammunition.
WASHINGTON — "It is fair to say the life of Representative Steve Russell, Republican of Oklahoma, became considerably more sedate after he was elected to Congress.