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April 24, 2017 Press Release
Congressional Western Caucus Chairman Paul A. Gosar D.D.S. (AZ-04) and Chief Infrastructure and Forestry Officer Rep. Bruce Westerman (AR-04) issued the following statements after former Georgia Governor George “Sonny” Perdue was confirmed by the U.S. Senate by a bipartisan vote of 87-11 to serve as Secretary of the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
April 4, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman issued the following statement Tuesday (April 4) upon passage of H.R. 1343, the Encouraging Employee Ownership Act of 2017.
April 4, 2017 Press Release
Today, Representatives Doug LaMalfa (R-CA) and Kurt Schrader (D-OR) introduced H.R. 1873, the “Electricity Reliability and Forest Protection Act.” The bipartisan bill, cosponsored by Reps. Bruce Westerman (R-AR), Jim Costa (D-CA), Liz Cheney (R-WY) and Tom O’Halleran (D-AZ), improves the safety and reliability of the electric grid on federal lands, and reduces the threat of catastrophic wildfires and costly electricity blackouts.
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April 3, 2017 Press Release
Congressional Western Caucus Chairman Paul A. Gosar D.D.S. (AZ-04), Executive Vice Chairman Rep. Scott Tipton (CO-03), Chairman Emeritus Rep. Rob Bishop (UT-01), Chief Forestry Officer Rep. Bruce Westerman (AR-04), and Chairman Emeritus Rep. Steve Pearce (NM-02) and Western Caucus member Rep. Steve Scalise (LA-01) released the following statements following the announcement from the Department of the Interior of a proposal to repeal the Obama Administration’s Consolidated Federal Oil & Gas and Indian Coal Valuation Reform Rule in its entirety.
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March 29, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) (AR-04) will host “Coffee with your Congressman” in Hot Springs Village and Sheridan next month.
March 27, 2017 Press Release
Congressional Western Caucus Chairman Paul A. Gosar D.D.S. (AZ-04) and Chief Infrastructure and Forestry Officer Rep. Bruce Westerman (AR-04) released the following statements after President Donald Trump signed H.J. Res. 44 into law, legislation that nullifies the Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) Planning 2.0 Rule.
March 24, 2017 Press Release
Today, Congressional Western Caucus Chairman Paul A. Gosar D.D.S. (AZ-04) and Chief Infrastructure and Forestry Officer Rep. Bruce Westerman (AR-04) issued the following statements in response to the Trump Administration granting a permit for construction of the Keystone XL pipeline.
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March 21, 2017 Press Release
Article in 'The Hill' Published Late Tuesday
Late Tuesday (March 21), The Hill published an op-ed authored by Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04), which detailed his initial reluctance on the American Health Care Act before coming to support the legislation.
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March 10, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) issued the following statement upon passage Friday (March 10) of H.R. 720, the Lawsuit Abuse Reduction Act, the third bill approved by the House this week that would tackle the issue of civil litigation reform.
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March 8, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) issued the following statement Wednesday (March 8) upon notification by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that it would no longer seek use of the former Job Corps center in Royal to house unaccompanied minors.

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