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November 25, 2021 Weekly Columns

From my family to yours, happy Thanksgiving! I hope you will join me in taking time to enjoy moments with friends and family and reflect on all that we have to be grateful for this year. This year in particular, I am thankful for the drive each of us has to make the United States a better place.

November 19, 2021 Weekly Columns

This week, I cosponsored Congressman Fred Keller’s Congressional Review Act to block President Joe Biden’s vaccine mandate on businesses with over 100 workers.

November 19, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Today, the House of Representatives passed H.R. 5376, also known as President Biden's "Build Back Better" agenda. Congressman Bruce Westerman (R-AR) released the following statement:

November 17, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON -  Today, U.S. Congressmen Bruce Westerman (AR-04) and Rick Crawford (AR-01) along with U.S. Senators John Boozman (R-AR) and Tom Cotton (R-AR) and Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson applauded federal investment to complete the Delta Heritage Trail. The members released the following statements:

November 16, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Yesterday, U.S. Rep. Bruce Westerman (R-Ark.) hosted a virtual reception announcing the winners of the Congressional App Challenge. Westerman issued the following statement: 

November 12, 2021 Weekly Columns

As we celebrated our nation's veterans this past week, I hope we were all able to pause and count the many blessings we have in this country because of the sacrifices of others. We are fortunate to live in the United States of America, but our freedom does not come without a cost.

November 6, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Last night, the House passed the $1 trillion infrastructure bill. Congressman Bruce Westerman issued the following statement:

November 5, 2021 Weekly Columns

According to the Wall Street Journal, President Biden’s Department of Justice is proposing the United States government pay $450,000 to illegal immigrants who were separated from their children under the previous Administration’s policies, for the mental health trauma they incurred. I have no doubt that it’s traumatic for small children to b

October 29, 2021 Weekly Columns

Democrats are in disarray. You may have heard that phrase repeated on the nightly news or your social media feed, and I can tell you it’s true. Democrats were finally able to produce the text of the reconciliation bill on Thursday afternoon, and it showcases policies that will continue to throw our nation into chaos.

October 28, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Yesterday, Congressman Bruce Westerman attended the unveiling of the Berns Quartz in the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, the largest quartz crystal specimen ever to go on public display.  It weighs more than 8,000 pounds and stands six and one-half feet tall.


In The News

October 27, 2021 In The News

The White House Chief of Staff Ron Klain recently retweeted a preposterous claim that inflation is a "high class problem." I disagree. 

September 11, 2021 In The News

Those who are old enough to have witnessed the tragic events on Sept. 11, 2001, remember exactly where they were when they heard of the attacks.

September 9, 2021 In The News

In the last decade, more than 68 million acres of land in the United States have been destroyed by wildfires. Last month, as we toured Utah’s 1st Congressional District together, we witnessed firsthand the aftermath of several recent wildfires ranging from the high Uintas to Parleys Canyon.

August 7, 2021 In The News

More than 75 million acres across America have burned in the last decade. The California cities of Paradise and Concow were both destroyed in 2018, and tragically, 349 wildfire-related fatalities have occurred in the past 20 years.

August 2, 2021 In The News

Democrats may think of themselves as modern-day Robin Hoods--taking from the rich to give to the poor--but as they have their way, Arkansas businesses and families are seeing the equivalency of a tax hike in a very sneaky way: through inflation.

To put it simply, Democrats are on a spending spree that hardworking Americans cannot afford.

July 4, 2021 In The News

This year, we celebrate the 245th birthday of the United States. Independence Day is a great day to picnic with friends, spend time outside, and enjoy a fireworks show, but it is also much more than that. It is our duty to honor the men and women who, for the past two and a half centuries, have kept our county free.

June 30, 2021 In The News

Could growing a trillion trees be the key to addressing climate change? Rep. Bruce Westerman, R-Ark., Congress’ only forester, says yes.

June 10, 2021 In The News

When COVID-19 kept millions of Americans home, many of us spent our free time checking off home improvement projects that had been on our lists for years. Updated shelves, a new garden shed, maybe even an addition to the kitchen – there was more time than ever to do it yourself. It wasn’t just homeowners, either, as many restaurants constructed covered outdoor dining areas. 

June 1, 2021 In The News

The two main benchmarks of environmental health are clean air and clean water. Healthy forests are critical for both. Unfortunately, years of catastrophic wildfires across the western United States have decimated many of our forests, turning critical wildlife habitats into ash and making it more difficult for trees to regenerate naturally.

May 28, 2021 In The News

Over the past year, millions of people learned how to work, go to school, and “socialize” from their living rooms, and sadly, 200,000 businesses 



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September 26, 2018 Video

Principal Kay York of Ashdown High School is the 2018 Arkansas Principal of the Year. She has dedicated her life to the education of our next generation and has used innovation to expand opportunities for learning. I am grateful for the work Ms. York is doing for the students of Ashdown and all of the Fourth Congressional District.

July 19, 2018 Video
Yesterday, I took to the House floor to recognize the work of outgoing Dyslexia Caucus Chairman Congressman Lamar Smith.
July 17, 2018 Video
The Natural Resources Subcommittee on Federal Lands conducted a hearing on H.R. 5923, a bill which would facilitate an exchange of land between Walnut Grove Church in Jessieville and the U.S. Forest Service.