In The News

February 18, 2015 In The News
Undocumented immigrants — including an estimated 30,000 in Arkansas — will not be able to apply for legal status as planned by the Obama administration, after a federal judge in Texas blocked implementation of the program set to begin Wednesday.
February 18, 2015 In The News
Arkansas' Congressional delegation and attorney general on Tuesday praised a ruling by a Texas judge temporarily halting President Barack Obama's executive order on immigration.
February 18, 2015 In The News

Video of Congressman Bruce Westerman's speech to the Drew County Chamber of Commerce in Monticello on Tuesday night (February 17).

February 13, 2015 In The News
States should be allowed to require working-age adults benefiting from Medicaid expansion to be employed, U.S. Rep. Bruce Westerman said Thursday.
February 12, 2015 In The News
The Republican-controlled Congress cleared a bill Wednesday to construct the Keystone XL oil pipeline, setting up a confrontation with President Barack Obama, who has threatened to veto the measure.
February 3, 2015 In The News
U.S. Rep. Bruce Westerman has added a 4th District office to open at the Franklin County Courthouse, 211 W. Commercial St., in Ozark on Feb. 9.
January 23, 2015 In The News

The first big jobs announcement for Gov. Asa Hutchinson took place Friday (Jan. 23) in Clarksville. It is there that HanesBrands is adding 120 jobs as part of a $1.4 million investment in the building and equipment that brings manufacturing jobs back to the U.S.

January 22, 2015 In The News

WASHINGTON — With tens of thousands participating in the annual March for Life on Thursday, House Republican leaders had hoped to send a strong signal of pro-life support by adopting a 20-week abortion ban similar to one already on the books in Arkansas. That didn’t happen.

January 21, 2015 In The News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (January 21, 2015) -- Congressman Bruce Westerman (R-Hot Springs) issued the following statement regarding President Barack Obama’s State of the Union Address.
January 21, 2015 In The News

WASHINGTON -- Several members of Arkansas' congressional delegation said Tuesday that President Barack Obama promised a vision for the country in his State of the Union speech that they had heard before.

Obama's speech largely focused on the middle class while touching on infrastructure, civil rights, immigration, cybersecurity and foreign policy.