July 12, 2018 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman introduced the PETITION Act (Providing ESA Timing Improvements That Increase Opportunities for Nonlisting Act) on Thursday (July 12), part of a package of nine bills introduced by members of the Congressional Western Caucus which would reform the Endangered Species Act.
June 26, 2018 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) spoke Tuesday (June 26) in the House of Representatives on the opioid epidemic, which the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports took more than 400 Arkansas lives in 2016.
The U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 299, the Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act of 2017, on Monday (June 25) by a vote of 382-0.
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.
June 21, 2018 Press Release
Earlier this week, U.S. Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta announced expanded access to association health plans, or AHPs, for small businesses.
June 18, 2018 Press Release
U.S. Senators John Boozman and Tom Cotton, along with U.S. Representatives Rick Crawford, French Hill, Steve Womack and Bruce Westerman, released the following statement after the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced misconduct by a former VA pathologist at the Fayetteville Veterans Affairs Medical Center.
June 15, 2018 Editorials
There is a good chance you know someone who has been impacted by the opioid crisis. All of us likely know someone whose life has been turned upside down by this epidemic. It is in our small towns, our rural communities, our cities, and everywhere between. It knows no boundaries and it doesn’t discriminate.
June 11, 2018 Press Release
U.S. Senators John Boozman and Tom Cotton along with U.S. Representatives Rick Crawford, Steve Womack and Bruce Westerman announced that the Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport and three other Arkansas airports will receive nearly $21 million from the U.S. Department of Transportation to support airport improvements.
June 8, 2018 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) issued the following statement Friday (June 8) upon passage of H.R. 5895, the Energy and Water, Legislative Branch, and Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Act.
June 7, 2018 Press Release
The House Subcommittee on Federal Lands today (June 7) heard from Interim Chief Vicki Christiansen at a hearing entitled, “Wildfire Risk, Forest Health, and Associated Management Priorities of the U.S. Forest Service.”
In The News
March 13, 2018 In The News
It's way too early to know whether H.R. 5170 by U.S. Rep. Bruce Westerman will become a piece of legislation worth supporting, but the argument the Hot Springs congressman makes for its need makes sense.
Environmental regulations are inhibiting Border Patrol agents from effectively stopping human and drug smugglers at the southern border, a congressional subcommittee chairman who recently visited the area told The Daily Caller News Foundation Wednesday.
February 13, 2018 In The News
U.S. Rep. Bruce Westerman spent time along the southern border with Mexico this month, watching Border Patrol agents pursue drug and human traffickers in Arizona.
At one point in his life, U.S. Rep. Bruce Westerman was both an engineer and forester—and his constituents showed him Monday that both occupations served him well.
April 13, 2017 In The News
Some 75 area residents from locations including Bismarck and Mount Ida made a trip to Hot Springs Village on Wednesday to hear U.S. Rep. Bruce Westerman, R-District 4, speak at a "Coffee with your Congressman" event.
April 11, 2017 In The News
Students at Scranton Elementary School were treated to a surprise visit from Arkansas officials Monday morning.
April 10, 2017 In The News
A new program at Scranton Elementary is helping better serve students with dyslexia, and lawmakers are taking note.
April 2, 2017 In The News
U.S. Rep. Bruce Westerman, R-District 4, fielded questions on everything from health care and coal mining to Russian election meddling and ATVs in the woods during his first live Facebook town hall Tuesday night, talking to live callers and Facebook viewers from his Washington office.
March 9, 2017 In The News
With the federal government backing away from using the former Ouachita Job Corps Center as a shelter for unaccompanied alien children, the Arkansas National Guard will push forward on plans to take over the site, officials said.
March 9, 2017 In The News
The plan to use the vacant Ouachita Job Corps Center in Royal as a temporary shelter for unaccompanied minors from Central America has officially been scrapped, U.S. Rep. Bruce Westerman, R-District 4, announced Wednesday.
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.
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.