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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.
May 8, 2018 Video
Downtown Hot Springs is coming back stronger than it was before.
March 26, 2018 Video
After today's "Coffee with your Congressman," I called into the Doc Washburn Show to discuss the continuing good news from tax cuts, my recent vote against the Omnibus spending bill, and more.