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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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May 24, 2015 In The News
The House voted last week for a two-month extension in federal highway funding, averting an interruption of state projects while buying more time to come up with a better solution to federal road woes.
May 24, 2015 In The News
The House voted last week for a two-month extension in federal highway funding, averting an interruption of state projects while buying more time to come up with a better solution to federal road woes.
May 22, 2015 In The News
If you could direct your federal tax dollars to one of three expenditures below, which one would you choose?
May 22, 2015 In The News
An Arkansas congressman has set his sights on the Affordable Care Act’s Medicaid expansion to shore up an insolvent federal Highway Trust Fund that has required nearly 30 short-term extensions since 2009.
May 22, 2015 In The News
Here’s a look at how Maine’s members of Congress voted over the previous week.
May 22, 2015 In The News
If you could direct your federal tax dollars to one of three expenditures below, which one would you choose?
May 21, 2015 In The News
Are Republicans willing to increase taxes or cut infrastructure spending to keep federal taxpayers on the hook for Obamacare expansion?
May 21, 2015 In The News
A measure filed Thursday by Arkansas's Fourth District Representative would direct expanded Medicaid funds to the ailing Federal Highway Trust Fund. Republican Bruce Westerman's bill would direct expanded medicaid funds to the Fund. The bill would lower the amount the federal government contributes to state Medicaid programs, expanded under the Affordable Care Act, by returning the federal matching rates to pre-expansion levels.
May 21, 2015 In The News
Are Republicans willing to increase taxes or cut infrastructure spending to keep federal taxpayers on the hook for Obamacare expansion?
May 20, 2015 In The News
Representative Bruce Westerman, an Arkansas Republican, spoke for many Americans this week when he conceded during a House hearing that he had never laid eyes on a sage grouse. Had he seen one, he surmised, he would have thought “a bobwhite quail got friendly with a Dominecker hen.”

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Videos

July 26, 2017 Video
Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) took to the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday (July 26) to honor Huck Plyler of Hope.
July 26, 2017 Video
In a story on last night's KNWA - Northwest Arkansas News, the station previewed a new engineering internship program I'm developing for my office in conjunction with the University of Arkansas: College of Engineering.
July 21, 2017 Video
This week was "Made in America Week." In a speech yesterday, I highlighted the impact manufacturing has had on the Fourth Congressional District of Arkansas.

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