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March 10, 2019 Press Release

U.S. Rep. Bruce Westerman (R-Ark.) joined U.S. Rep. Kevin Hern (R-Okla.) and 63 other members of Congress in sending a letter to Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue, supporting the proposed rule to enforce work requirements for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits.

March 10, 2019 Press Release

U.S. Rep. Bruce Westerman (R-Ark.) released the following statement in response to the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2019:

February 25, 2019 Blog Post


The Fair Care Act: H.R. 1332

Section-by-Section Summary


TITLE I: Private Sector Health Insurance Reforms


Subtitle A—Commercial Health Insurance Provisions


February 7, 2019 Press Release

Tuesday, U.S. Rep. Bruce Westerman (R-Ark.) released the following statement in response to President Donald Trump’s State of the Union Address to a joint session of Congress:

February 1, 2019 Press Release

This week, the Arkansas delegation sent a letter to Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar, voicing support of the provisions in the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Service’s (CMS) recently proposed rule, Modernizing Part D and Medicare Advantage to Lower Drug Prices and Reduce Out-of-Pocket Expenses, that would reform the use of pharmacy direct and indirect remuneration (DIR)

January 30, 2019 Press Release

Today, House Committee on Natural Resources Ranking Member Rob Bishop (R-Utah) welcomed U.S. Rep. Bruce Westerman (R-Ark.) to serve on the Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources and the Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests and Federal Lands. Westerman issued the following statement in response:

January 17, 2019 Press Release

Today, Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Ranking Member Sam Graves (R-Mo.) welcomed U.S. Rep. Bruce Westerman (R-Ark.) as ranking member of the Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment.

January 16, 2019 Press Release

Today, U.S. Rep. Bruce Westerman (R-Ark.) and U.S. Rep. Julia Brownley (D-Calif.) announced that they will once again co-chair the bipartisan House Dyslexia Caucus in the 116th Congress.

January 8, 2019 Press Release

On January 4, U.S. Rep. Bruce Westerman (R-Ark.) issued the following statement regarding the start of the 116th Congress and his priorities for the upcoming year:


In The News

May 28, 2015 In The News
For the 12th year in a row, people from the eight states included in the Delta Regional Authority gathered in Little Rock to discuss the best ways to improve the impoverished area.
May 27, 2015 In The News
The Obama administration on Wednesday issued new rules clarifying which small bodies of water fall under federal anti-pollution protection over strong objections from Republicans in Congress.
May 27, 2015 In The News
A bill filed by Rep. Bruce Westerman (R-Arkansas), would apply an estimated $15 billion each year to the Highway Trust Fund (HTF) by adjusting the percentage of Medicaid match funds required by the Affordable Care Act.
May 27, 2015 In The News
The check is in the mail... maybe... depending upon what Congress does after 60 days.
May 26, 2015 In The News
Gov. Asa Hutchinson’s proposed $87.1 million bond issue for an economic-development project in southern Arkansas sailed through House and Senate committees Tuesday, the opening day of a special session expected to last three days.
May 26, 2015 In The News
As dozens of on-watchers took photos and “selfies” around a prototype of Lockheed Martin’s new Joint Light Tactical Vehicle (JLTV) parked at the steps of the State Capitol, Gov. Asa Hutchinson gave a last-minute pep rally ahead of Tuesday’s special session to consider an $87.1 million bond issue to build the next generation military vehicle in South Arkansas.
May 26, 2015 In The News
Gov. Asa Hutchinson on Tuesday called a super-project state legislators will consider supporting with millions in state-issued bonds a "golden opportunity" while acknowledging he has philosophical concerns with government providing such monetary support to private companies.
May 26, 2015 In The News
Governor Asa Hutchinson announced today he is calling a special session for state legislators to consider $87.1 million in general obligation bonds under the authority of Amendment 82. The financing will go toward a Lockheed Martin manufacturing facility in East Camden that would produce the company’s new Joint Light Tactical Vehicle (JLTV) developed by the U.S. Army and the Marine Corps. Lockheed Martin is one of three companies under consideration for the contract to manufacture the JLTV. A decision from the Pentagon is expected in July 2015. The JLTV will replace the Humvee, which has been used by the military since 1985.
May 25, 2015 In The News
As lawmakers prepared for the Memorial Day recess, Congress faced several tough issues including highway funding and trade, and one representative is resurrecting a decades-old award.
May 25, 2015 In The News
Legislation filed by U.S. Rep. Bruce Westerman would cut the amount states receive for their expanded Medicaid enrollment under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and shift some of the money to road construction.



September 9, 2017 Video
Congressman Bruce Westerman appeared on AETN's "Arkansas Week" on Friday, September 8, 2017.
August 4, 2017 Video
Part 2 of "Your Voice Arkansas: A Congressional Forum" aired on Sunday, July 30, 2017.
July 28, 2017 Video
Watch "Your Voice Arkansas: A Congressional Forum" in its entirety.