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December 20, 2018 Press Release
The Senate passed the Walnut Grove Land Exchange Act on Wednesday (December 19), officially sending the bill to President Donald J. Trump for his signature.
December 14, 2018 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman introduced H.R. 7315, the Protecting American Communities from Wildfire Act, on Thursday (December 13).
December 12, 2018 Press Release
On Tuesday afternoon (December 12), the House of Representatives passed the Conference Report to Accompany H.R. 2, the Agriculture Improvement Act. The legislation, better known as the Farm Bill, will now go to President Donald J. Trump for his signature after passing in the Senate earlier this week.
November 16, 2018 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) issued the following statement Friday (November 16) upon passage on H.R. 6784- the Manage Our Wolves Act.
October 30, 2018 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04), along with 16 bipartisan co-sponsors, introduced a House resolution Tuesday (October 30) which would designate October as “National Dyslexia Awareness Month.”
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.
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.

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In The News

July 9, 2015 In The News
THE BASS PRO SHOPS Bassmaster Northern Open takes place on the James River this weekend with nearly 200 of the top bass anglers in the world scheduled to participate.
July 8, 2015 In The News
Four members of Arkansas' congressional delegation have sent a letter to the Department of Interior, opposing a land trust request from the Quapaw tribe.
July 7, 2015 In The News
As a dangerous wildfire season gets underway across America, Congress is frantically searching for ways to stamp out the flames.
July 7, 2015 In The News
Congressman Bruce Westerman (R-Hot Springs) is seeking fall interns in his Hot Springs and Washington, D.C., offices. The deadline to apply is Friday, Aug. 7. Fall internships will run from Aug. 31 to Dec. 11.
July 6, 2015 In The News
The U.S. House of Representatives is scheduled to consider legislation this week sponsored by Republican U.S. Rep. Bruce Westerman of Hot Springs aimed at making it easier for the U.S. Forest Service to thin federal forests and prevent wildfires.
July 6, 2015 In The News
The U.S. House of Representatives is scheduled to consider legislation this week sponsored by Republican U.S. Rep. Bruce Westerman of Hot Springs aimed at making it easier for the U.S. Forest Service to thin federal forests and prevent wildfires.
July 5, 2015 In The News
For a “5NEWS This Morning” segment that aired Sunday (July 5), anchor Jay Plyburn spoke to Rep. Bruce Westerman about a number of controversial issues. He touched on the U.S. Supreme Court’s landmark rulings when it came to keeping the health subsidies in place for the Affordable Care Act and legalizing same-sex marriage across the country.
July 5, 2015 In The News
Members of the congressional delegation were home last week. Congress return Tuesday.
July 2, 2015 In The News
House Republicans next week will consider legislation aimed at eliminating red tape at the U.S. Forest Service so it can fight wildfires and other natural disasters more efficiently and with fewer regulatory delays.
July 2, 2015 In The News
Congressman Bruce Westerman is taking an interest in our nation’s forestry laws. He may not get a lot of credit from the public for this, but he should.

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Videos

December 21, 2017 Video
I spoke on the floor of the House this morning to recognize a group of truly talented students whose artistic abilities are on display here in our nation’s capital.
December 20, 2017 Video
Congress has passed H.R. 1, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.
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December 12, 2017 Video
I spoke on the House floor today to recognize a truly remarkable family from the Fourth Congressional District.

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