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July 13, 2015 In The News
The U.S. House of Representatives has passed a bill that could lead to an expansive overhaul of the way national forests are managed.
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July 11, 2015 In The News
Wranglings over Iran and Cuba were at the forefront of the debate this week among the state’s Congressional delegation. Meanwhile, Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Ark., introduced a bill dealing with illegal immigration in the aftermath of a brutal murder in San Francisco earlier this month.
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July 10, 2015 In The News
The U.S. House of Representatives Friday passed a bill aimed at introducing medical breakthroughs faster to market. The state’s delegation split 2-2 on the bill.
July 10, 2015 In The News
U.S. Senators John Boozman and Tom Cotton and Congressmen Rick Crawford and Bruce Westerman announced that 12 Arkansas airports have been awarded more than $3 million from the Department of Transportation to support facility upgrades and expansions.
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July 10, 2015 In The News
The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday approved legislation sponsored by U.S. Rep. Bruce Westerman designed to increase timber harvests and reduce the chance of fires in the nation's forests.
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July 9, 2015 In The News
The two U.S. senators from Arkansas and two of the state's U.S. House members have weighed in on what might happen to 160 acres of land that the Quapaw Tribe owns in that state.
July 9, 2015 In The News
A bill sponsored by Arkansas’s fourth District Congressman Bruce Westerman, to recalibrate management plans of forests on federal lands has passed the U.S. House of Representatives. The bill passed on a 262 to 167 vote, with many Democrats voting against. On the house floor Westerman spoke of the need for better forest management.
July 9, 2015 In The News
The U.S. House of Representatives passed a forest management bill partly authored by Rep. Ryan Zinke on Thursday with a bipartisan vote of 262-167.
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July 9, 2015 In The News
Republican Congressman Bruce Westerman's first piece of major legislation is to go up for a final vote Thursday in the U.S. House of Representatives.
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July 9, 2015 In The News
Four members of Arkansas’ congressional delegation are asking the U.S. Department of the Interior to reject a request by the Quapaw Tribe of Oklahoma to place a 160-acre tract of land in central Arkansas into federal trust.

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