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November 15, 2019 Weekly Columns

At any given time this week, impeachment proceedings completely dominated national news headlines. Yet while networks focused on the partisan process, a huge win for poultry producers across America slipped quietly under the radar. On November 14, China lifted its ban on poultry imports from the United States, thereby reopening a huge market for poultry production.

October 18, 2019 Weekly Columns

After spending two weeks in Arkansas, I returned to D.C. ready to get to work and tackle legislation. Yet in a pattern that’s become all too familiar, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi continued focusing on impeachment inquiries instead of bringing bipartisan bills to the floor that we can debate and pass to the Senate.

Impeachment is one of the most serious tools that Congress can use, but it’s not the only thing we’re elected to do. Our responsibility is to serve constituents by passing legislation that supports, protects, and provides for the needs of Americans around the country.

June 21, 2019 Weekly Columns

When the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced at the end of May that it would be closing nine Civilian Conservation Center (CCC) programs across the country, I was discouraged to learn that the Cass Center in Ozark was one of the nine. Senators John Boozman and Tom Cotton and I immediately wrote to the USDA and Department of Labor (DOL), expressing concern about the proposed closures, the lack of congressional notification and what that would mean for rural parts of our state.

June 20, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Today, U.S. Sen. John Boozman (R-Ark.) and U.S. Rep. Bruce Westerman (R-Ark.) announced that the Trump administration will withdraw plans to end the Jobs Corps Civilian Conservation Center (CCC) program.

June 17, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Lockheed Martin announced at the Paris Air Show that the company is expanding production in Camden, Ark. U.S. Rep. Bruce Westerman (R-Ark.) issued the following statement:

March 10, 2019 Press Release

U.S. Rep. Bruce Westerman (R-Ark.) joined U.S. Rep. Kevin Hern (R-Okla.) and 63 other members of Congress in sending a letter to Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue, supporting the proposed rule to enforce work requirements for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits.

December 12, 2018 Press Release
On Tuesday afternoon (December 12), the House of Representatives passed the Conference Report to Accompany H.R. 2, the Agriculture Improvement Act. The legislation, better known as the Farm Bill, will now go to President Donald J. Trump for his signature after passing in the Senate earlier this week.
July 27, 2018 Press Release
Reps. Bruce Westerman (R-Ark.) and John Ratcliffe (R-Texas) advocated this week for the Red River Army Depot’s (RRAD) ongoing importance in support of our nation’s warfighters.
July 9, 2018 Video
On Sunday's (June 8) Talk Business & Politics, Congressman Bruce Westerman discussed deficit spending, trade policy, and illegal immigration with host Roby Brock.
June 21, 2018 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) issued the following statement Thursday (June 21) upon passage of H.R. 2, commonly referred to as the 2018 Farm Bill.