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  • Rep. Russell Welcomes Kratos Defense to Oklahoma
    Posted in Press Releases on November 2, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy, National Security

    Oklahoma City, OK – On Friday, U.S. Rep. Steve Russell participated in a ribbon-cutting ceremony for Kratos Defense & Security’s newest aircraft production facility in Oklahoma City. “Kratos is a company that’s always innovating and producing cutting-edge technology for our military,” Russell said. “Their vision and expertise in unmanned aerial systems will allow our warriors to have the most effective tools they need to keep our country safe.” Kratos is the industry leader in high-performance, ... Read more

  • Rep. Russell Celebrates Local Health Care Solutions in Oklahoma City
    Posted in Press Releases on November 1, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Care

    On Thursday, U.S. Rep. Steve Russell continued to highlight local health centers providing quality care for Oklahomans at a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the Southern Oaks Learning and Wellness Center in Oklahoma City. “Accessibility to health care is one of the biggest obstacles many people in our community face,” Russell said. “Providing medical services and teaching people how to live healthy lives are two invaluable tools to promote health and wellness in our community.” Russell attended the gr... Read more

  • Rep. Steve Russell, Oklahoma Delegation Meet with Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue
    Posted in Press Releases on October 31, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Agriculture

    Oklahoma City, OK – U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue met with members of the Oklahoma congressional delegation in Oklahoma City on Wednesday. “Our farmers, producers and cattlemen promote a safe and healthy food supply in Oklahoma,” Russell said. “Not only do they feed our country but they also provide thousands of jobs to keep our economy strong.” Oklahoma ranks fourth in the country for wheat production and fifth nationwide in beef and cattle production. The state had over 77,000 far... Read more

  • Rep. Steve Russell Speaks to Industry Leaders at Oklahoma Aerospace Forum
    Posted in Press Releases on October 30, 2018 | Preview rr

    Oklahoma City, OK – Congressman Steve Russell (R-OK) gave the closing remarks at the first Oklahoma Aerospace Forum in Oklahoma City on Tuesday. Russell spoke about the future of the aerospace and aviation industries, which are critical to the region’s economy and workforce. “Oklahoma’s aerospace industry is thriving,” Russell said. “Aerospace companies recognize the potential in our state and it’s important we keep supporting this industry which provides so many jobs to Oklahomans and helps boo... Read more

  • Rep. Steve Russell Statement on GAO Embassy Construction Report
    Posted in Press Releases on October 26, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Oversight and Government Reform

    Washington, DC – House Oversight and Government Reform Vice Chairman and Subcommittee on National Security Chairman Congressman Steve Russell (R-OK) released the following statement on the U.S. Government Accountability’s embassy construction report: “Protecting the great Americans serving our foreign service is paramount. The momentum gained by the standard embassy designs unfortunately has been lost to deviation and excess in the last decade. Our Foreign Service deserve better. Those serving i... Read more

  • Russell, Lankford Tour Amazon Delivery Facility in Oklahoma City
    Posted in Press Releases on October 23, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy

    Oklahoma City, OK – Congressman Steve Russell (R-OK) and Sen. James Lankford (R-OK) spent Tuesday morning touring an Amazon delivery station in Oklahoma City. The 60,000 square-foot delivery center is the first of its kind in Oklahoma. “Having Amazon in Oklahoma City is very exciting for our community,” Russell said. “Not only will this facility speed up deliveries for customers, but it will also provide jobs with competitive wages and benefits for hundreds of Oklahomans and that’s good news for... Read more

  • Russell Speaks with Oil and Gas Leaders Employing Hundreds of Thousands of Oklahomans
    Posted in Press Releases on October 19, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Energy, Economy

    Oklahoma City, OK –Congressman Steve Russell (R-OK) spoke at the 2018 Annual Meeting of the Oklahoma Oil and Gas Association, the oldest trade organization in the U.S., in Oklahoma City on Friday. “The oil and gas industry is vital to America's economy, security and high standard of living,” Russell said. “Because of our energy sector, hundreds of thousands of Oklahomans are able to put food on their table, pay their mortgages and support their families. Rather than be ashamed of something so vi... Read more

  • Russell Statement on the Release of U.S. Pastor Andrew Brunson
    Posted in Press Releases on October 12, 2018 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. – Congressman Steve Russell (R-OK) issued the following statement on a Turkish court’s announcement of the release of U.S. evangelical pastor Andrew Brunson: “Today’s decision by the Turkish court to release Pastor Andrew Brunson is long overdue. Over the past two years, Pastor Brunson and his family have been through a significant and unjust experience – yet throughout their hardship, they never gave up hope. Their strength and faith never wavered. It is our hope the U.S. and T... Read more

  • Russell Promotes Compassionate Addiction Recovery Efforts with Valley Hope
    Posted in Press Releases on October 10, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Care

    Oklahoma City, OK – Congressman Steve Russell (R-OK) supported a local alcohol and drug addiction treatment center in Oklahoma’s Fifth District during a ribbon-cutting ceremony for Valley Hope in Oklahoma City on Wednesday. “Addiction is a chronic disease which often takes a devastating toll on families and on our communities,” Russell said. “We have seen addiction upend the lives of our loved ones from all backgrounds, regardless of income level, race or gender, which is why compassionate treat... Read more

  • Russell Statement on Resignation of Nikki Haley as U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations
    Posted in Press Releases on October 9, 2018 | Preview rr

    Oklahoma City, OK – Congressman Steve Russell (R-OK) issued the following statement Tuesday after the announcement that Nikki Haley, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, had resigned: “Ambassador Haley will be remembered as the Jean Kirkpatrick of our time. Her clear exposure of UN inconsistencies on human rights and anti-Semitism, as well as her strong leadership, will be missed. We all wish her the best in the future.” Read more

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