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October 4, 2018 Press Release
Today, House Natural Resources Committee Chairman Rob Bishop (R-Utah) and U.S. Rep. Bruce Westerman (R-Ark.) issued the following joint statement regarding the Senate’s delay in finalizing the 2018 Farm Bill.
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September 28, 2018 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) issued the following statement upon passage of H. Res. 1099 - House Amendment to Senate Amendment to H.R. 6 - SUPPORT for Patients and Communities Act.
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September 26, 2018 Press Release
The U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday (September 26) passed H.R. 302, the FAA Reauthorization Act of 2018. Included in the legislation was H.R. 4395, the Geospatial Data Act, which Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) introduced with Congressman Seth Moulton (MA-06) in November 2017. H.R. 4395 would prevent duplicative data purchases by federal agencies and modernize the collection of said data, which would save an untold amount of the American taxpayers’ money.
September 12, 2018 Press Release
The House on Wednesday (September 12) passed H.R. 5923, the Walnut Grove Land Exchange Act, sponsored by Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04).
September 6, 2018 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman issued the following statement Thursday (September 6) expressing support for H.R. 1635, the Empowering Students through Enhanced Financial Counseling Act. The bill, introduced by Rep. Brett Guthrie (R-Kentucky) passed the House Wednesday (September 5) by a vote of 406-4.
August 28, 2018 Press Release
U.S. Senators John Boozman, Tom Cotton, and Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) announced a Department of Transportation grant Tuesday (August 28) for Memorial Field in Hot Springs. The $1 million grant will pay for reconstruction of the airport’s taxiway.
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July 27, 2018 Press Release
Reps. Bruce Westerman (R-Ark.) and John Ratcliffe (R-Texas) advocated this week for the Red River Army Depot’s (RRAD) ongoing importance in support of our nation’s warfighters.
July 26, 2018 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman released the following statement Thursday (July 26), noting passage this week of H.R. 5864, the VA Hospitals Establishing Leadership Performance Act.
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.

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