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September 14, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) issued the following statement upon House passage of the final of 12 appropriations bills on Thursday (September 14).
July 24, 2017 Editorials
The federal government has a spending problem. The U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) reports the simple, sober truth: “The federal government is on an unsustainable fiscal path.”
May 24, 2017 Video
During today's House Budget Committee hearing, I asked OMB Director Mick Mulvaney about baseline budgeting versus zero line budgeting.
December 7, 2016 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) issued the following statement upon passage of H.R. 2028, a short-term Continuing Resolution (CR).
June 1, 2016 Video
On C-Span's Washington Journal last week, I answered questions about our nation's rising national debt, the federal budget, and how we must address mandatory spending if we are to balance the budget.
May 2, 2016 Video
I appeared on Talk Business & Politics this weekend, where Roby Brock and I discussed the federal budget and more.
April 13, 2016 Video
During a U.S. House Committee on Natural Resources Hearing on the Puerto Rican Debt Crisis, Rep. Bruce Westerman asked questions on the spending crisis.
April 7, 2016 In The News

The operation of the federal budget was addressed by Congressman Bruce Westerman Wednesday morning.

Westerman addressed a group of individuals during a town hall meeting at Arkadelphia Town Hall.

Westerman, who serves on the Federal Budget Committee, said the budget gives direction to the Appropriations Committee, the Ways and Means Committee and gives boundaries to the remaining committees.

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March 16, 2016 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04), a member of the House Committee on the Budget, issued the following statement following final committee passage of the proposed FY2017 federal budget, A Balanced Budget for a Stronger America.
March 1, 2016 Video
Government spending is out of control, driven by mandatory spending. It is bankrupting our country.