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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.

January 20, 2015 In The News

A speech by President Obama Tuesday night didn’t change any opinions from Arkansas all-GOP delegation, all of whom said the nation’s chief executive offered little to persuade them to support his proposals.

January 20, 2015 In The News

WASHINGTON — With the nation no longer in a “vicious recession,” President Barack Obama called for major tax changes for the benefit of middle class families struggling with stagnant wages as they try to put their children through college and save for retirement.

January 19, 2015 In The News

Gov. Asa Hutchinson said at the March for Life on Sunday that he supported anti-abortion initiatives, and he called for a reversal of Roe v. Wade, the 1973 U.S. Supreme Court decision legalizing abortion.

January 18, 2015 In The News

U.S. Rep. Bruce Westerman, R-District 4, returned to Hot Springs Saturday to visit his new office located in the Hot Springs National Park headquarters building, 101 Reserve St.

January 18, 2015 In The News

WASHINGTON -- U.S. Rep. Bruce Westerman of the 4th District was selected for the House Natural Resources Committee's subcommittees on Public Lands and Environmental Regulations and on Oversight and Investigations. He was also appointed vice chairman of the House Committee on Science, Space and Technology's Subcommittee on Environment.

January 15, 2015 In The News

WASHINGTON -- The House ignored veto threats by President Barack Obama on two fronts Wednesday, voting to undo major provisions of the administration's immigration policy and to roll back banking constraints enacted after the 2008 financial crisis.