Press Releases

June 15, 2015 Press Release
Legislation calls for end to illegal detention of Americans in Iran
Congressman Bruce Westerman issued the following statement upon passage of H.Res. 233, which calls for the immediate release of three Americans currently being detained by the Islamic Republic of Iran.
June 11, 2015 Press Release
Thursday (June 11), Congressman Bruce Westerman (R-Hot Springs) and Congressman Mike Conaway (R-Texas) introduced the Accountable Recovery Act. This legislation requires that recovery plans for species conservation are made publically available once a species is listed as threatened or endangered under the Endangered Species Act (ESA).
June 11, 2015 Press Release
Today, the Committee on Natural Resources approved six bills during a Full Committee markup on H.R. 387, H.R. 521, H.R. 1289, H.R. 1992, H.R. 2295, H.R. 2358, and H.R. 2647.
June 10, 2015 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (R-Hot Springs) released the following statement following his vote to approve a repeal of Country of Origin Labeling.
June 9, 2015 Press Release
U.S. Senators John Boozman (R-AR), Tom Cotton (R-AR) and Lamar Alexander (R-TN) — along with Congressmen Rick Crawford (AR-01), French Hill (AR-02), Steve Womack (AR-03) and Bruce Westerman (AR-04) — today requested that the Department of Energy (DOE) extend the comment period for the need and feasibility review of the Plains & Eastern Clean Line Transmission Project.
June 4, 2015 Press Release
Bill Aims to Reduce Wildfire Threat, Improve Forest Management
Congressman Bruce Westerman (R-Hot Springs) introduced the Resilient Federal Forests Act of 2015 on Thursday (June 4).
June 3, 2015 Press Release
Supports Airport Operations in Arkansas, Clay, Jackson, Miller, Monroe, Pope, Saline, Sharp, Scott, Van Buren, and White Counties


May 22, 2015 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (R-Hot Springs) on Thursday (May 21) introduced the Prioritizing American Roads and Jobs Act. The bill would add up to $15 billion per year to the Federal Highway Trust Fund while also paying down a portion of national debt each year.
May 15, 2015 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (R-Hot Springs) issued the following statement Friday (May 15) following passage of the NDAA, the National Defense Authorization Act of 2015.
May 15, 2015 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (R-Hot Springs) issued the following statement mourning the loss of an auxiliary Johnson County Sheriff's Deputy, who was killed in the line of duty overnight after responding to a robbery.