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
- Member, Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education
- Member, Subcommittee on Workforce Protections
- House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform
Russell was the primary sponsor of 2 bills that were enacted:
- H.R. 5785: To amend title 5, United States Code, to provide for an annuity supplement for certain air traffic controllers.
- H.R. 3059: 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:
Some of Russell’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 195: Federal Register Printing Savings Act of 2017
- H.R. 194: Federal Agency Mail Management Act of 2017
- H.R. 6009: Federal Agency Mail Management Act of 2016
- H.R. 5785: To amend title 5, United States Code, to provide for an annuity supplement ...
- H.R. 5384: Federal Register Printing Savings Act of 2016
- H.R. 5270: Efficient Marine Mammal Protection Act
- H.R. 4951: To amend chapter 44 of title 18, United States Code, to allow the ...
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S. 612: A bill to designate the Federal building and United States courthouse located at 1300 Victoria Street in Laredo, Texas, as the “George P. Kazen Federal Building ...
Dec 8, 2016. Passed 360/61.
H.R. 5607: Enhancing Treasury’s Anti-Terror Tools Act
Jul 11, 2016. Passed 362/45.
H.R. 5602: To amend title 31, United States Code, to authorize the Secretary of the Treasury to include all funds when issuing certain geographic targeting orders, and for ...
Jul 11, 2016. Passed 356/47.
H.R. 3038: Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2015, Part II
Jul 15, 2015. Passed 312/119.
H.R. 2146: Defending Public Safety Employees’ Retirement Act
Jun 18, 2015. Passed 218/208.
This vote made H.R. 2146 the vehicle for passage of Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal currently being negotiated. H.R. 2146 was originally introduced as a bill to address issues with retirement funds of federal law enforcement officers and firefighters. ...
H.R. 2048: Uniting and Strengthening America by Fulfilling Rights and Ensuring Effective Discipline Over Monitoring Act of 2015
May 13, 2015. Passed 338/88.
The USA Freedom Act ("H.R. 2048". , Pub.L. 114–23) is a U.S. law enacted on June 2, 2015 that restored in modified form several provisions of the Patriot Act, which had expired the day before. The act imposes some new limits on the bulk collection ...
H.J.Res. 35: Making further continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2015, and for other purposes.
Feb 27, 2015. Failed 203/224.
H.R. 212: Drinking Water Protection Act
Feb 24, 2015. Passed 375/37.
From Jan 2015 to Jan 2017, Russell missed 27 of 1,384 roll call votes, which is 2.0%. This is on par with the median of 2.1% 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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