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August 28, 2018 Press Release
U.S. Senators John Boozman, Tom Cotton, and Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) announced a Department of Transportation grant Tuesday (August 28) for Memorial Field in Hot Springs. The $1 million grant will pay for reconstruction of the airport’s taxiway.
July 27, 2018 Press Release
Reps. Bruce Westerman (R-Ark.) and John Ratcliffe (R-Texas) advocated this week for the Red River Army Depot’s (RRAD) ongoing importance in support of our nation’s warfighters.
July 26, 2018 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman released the following statement Thursday (July 26), noting passage this week of H.R. 5864, the VA Hospitals Establishing Leadership Performance Act.
July 12, 2018 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman introduced the PETITION Act (Providing ESA Timing Improvements That Increase Opportunities for Nonlisting Act) on Thursday (July 12), part of a package of nine bills introduced by members of the Congressional Western Caucus which would reform the Endangered Species Act.
June 26, 2018 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) spoke Tuesday (June 26) in the House of Representatives on the opioid epidemic, which the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports took more than 400 Arkansas lives in 2016.
June 25, 2018 Press Release
The U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 299, the Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act of 2017, on Monday (June 25) by a vote of 382-0.
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June 21, 2018 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) issued the following statement Thursday (June 21) upon passage of H.R. 2, commonly referred to as the 2018 Farm Bill.
June 21, 2018 Press Release
Earlier this week, U.S. Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta announced expanded access to association health plans, or AHPs, for small businesses.
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June 18, 2018 Press Release
U.S. Senators John Boozman and Tom Cotton, along with U.S. Representatives Rick Crawford, French Hill, Steve Womack and Bruce Westerman, released the following statement after the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced misconduct by a former VA pathologist at the Fayetteville Veterans Affairs Medical Center.
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June 15, 2018 Editorials
There is a good chance you know someone who has been impacted by the opioid crisis. All of us likely know someone whose life has been turned upside down by this epidemic. It is in our small towns, our rural communities, our cities, and everywhere between. It knows no boundaries and it doesn’t discriminate.

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In The News

May 20, 2015 In The News
The House passed legislation on Wednesday to reauthorize $33 billion for federal scientific research programs.
May 19, 2015 In The News
Faced with the expiration of the federal highway funding law and the impending insolvency of the federal Highway Trust Fund, the U.S. House of Representatives Tuesday passed the stopgap Highway Transportation Funding Act to continue highway funding authority through July.
May 19, 2015 In The News
As you might have heard by now, the United States Highway Trust Fund is scheduled to run out of money in less than two weeks.
May 17, 2015 In The News
The twin issues of foreign policy and national security were on the agenda this past week as Arkansas’ Congressional lawmakers were in the middle of the debate on several issues.
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May 17, 2015 In The News
Artwork by Bentonville High School students is on display at the U.S. Department of Education until June 30.
May 17, 2015 In The News
The House last week voted to end the National Security Agency’s mass collection of telephone records, a piece of the Patriot Act decried as a privacy invasion but which the Obama administration says is crucial to detect potential terrorist attacks.
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May 16, 2015 In The News
The U.S. Air Force must explain why it decided to leave 10 C-130J aircraft in Mississippi instead of moving them to Little Rock Air Force Base, under an amendment added to the National Defense Authorization Act before it passed Friday.
May 15, 2015 In The News
As lawmakers in Washington wrangle over a way to prop up the failing Federal Highway Trust Fund, the national Highway Materials Group this week urged Congress to find a long-term solution to keep the United States competitive in the global economy.
May 15, 2015 In The News
Congressman Bruce Westerman (R-Hot Springs) delivered the following remarks on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives on Friday, May 15, 2015.
May 15, 2015 In The News
Howard County is continuing to dig out from the devastating tornado that moved through the area late Sunday night, killing two people in Nashville and causing extensive property damage.

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Videos

July 20, 2017 Video
Next week, I will join Congressmen Rick Crawford, French Hill, and Steve Womack for "Your Voice Arkansas - A Congressional Forum."
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July 20, 2017 Video
Congressman Bruce Westerman took to the floor Thursday morning (July 20) in favor of H.R. 218, the King Cover Road Land Exchange Act.
July 18, 2017 Video
Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) conducted his first hearing Tuesday (July 18) as chairman of the Natural Resources Subcommittee on Oversight & Investigations.

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