Read our 2016 Report Card for Russell.
Our unique analysis of the bills Russell has sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into his position in the House of Representatives.
Each dot in the chart below is a member of the House of Representatives. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Russell is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Steve Russell sits on the following committees:
- House Committee on Armed Services
- House Committee on Education and the Workforce
- House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform
Russell was the primary sponsor of 2 bills that were enacted:
- H.R. 5785 (114th): To amend title 5, United States Code, to provide for an annuity supplement for certain air traffic controllers.
- H.R. 3059 (114th): To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 4500 SE 28th Street, Del City, Oklahoma, as the James Robert Kalsu Post Office Building.
We consider a bill enacted if it is enacted or if about one third or more of its provisions were incorporated into bills that were enacted, as determined by an automated text analysis.
Russell sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Government Operations and Politics (21%) Transportation and Public Works (16%) Education (11%) Armed Forces and National Security (11%) International Affairs (11%) Agriculture and Food (11%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (11%) Taxation (11%)
Some of Russell’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 1767: To amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to discontinue certain administrative cost ...
- H.R. 1768: End NHA Earmarking Act
- H.R. 1713: Free Market Flights Act of 2017
- H.R. 1623: To repeal the Advanced Technology Vehicles Manufacturing Incentive Program.
- H.R. 1582: Duty First Act
- H.R. 811: No Tax Subsidies for Stadiums Act
- H.R. 195: Federal Register Printing Savings Act of 2017
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From Jan 2015 to Apr 2017, Russell missed 34 of 1,546 roll call votes, which is 2.2%. This is on par with the median of 2.2% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 3 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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