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April 27, 2018 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) issued the following statement Friday upon passage of H.R. 4, the FAA Reauthorization Act of 2018.
April 25, 2018 Press Release
Junior Malik Barnes of the Arkansas School for Mathematics, Sciences and the Arts in Hot Springs attended Wednesday's (April 25) address to a Joint Session of Congress by French President Emmanuel Macron.
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April 24, 2018 Press Release
On Monday (April 23), the Environmental Protection Agency declared forest biomass energy as carbon neutral, effective immediately.
April 13, 2018 Press Release
U.S. Senators John Boozman (R-AR) and Tom Cotton (R-AR) and U.S. Representatives Rick Crawford (AR-01), French Hill (AR-02), Steve Womack (AR-03), and Bruce Westerman (AR-04) announced more than $48 million in federal funding was approved for Arkansas to rebuild and repair roads and critical infrastructure damaged from heavy rains and floods.
April 12, 2018 Press Release
In the U.S. House of Representatives Thursday (April 12), Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) paid tribute to Hot Springs native Sergeant Jack Coleman Cook, who gave his life in order to save his crewmate after their plane went down in the frigid North Sea following a bombing raid over Berlin on February 3, 1945.
April 11, 2018 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) issued the following statement Wednesday (March 11) upon passage of two financial services-related bills, H.R. 4061 and 4293.
April 10, 2018 Press Release
The House of Representatives passed two bills Tuesday (March 10) which would enhance penalties on those who are convicted of online harassment and step up regulations and enforcement in an effort to end money laundering and the financing of terrorism tied to sex trafficking.
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March 23, 2018 Press Release
U.S. Senators John Boozman (R-AR) and Tom Cotton (R-AR) and U.S. Representatives Rick Crawford (AR-01), French Hill (AR-02), Steve Womack (AR-03) and Bruce Westerman (AR-04) released the following joint statement on the termination of the Department of Energy’s (DOE) partnership with Clean Line Energy Partners for development of the Plains and Eastern Clean Line Project.
March 7, 2018 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) issued the following statement Wednesday (March 7) upon passage of H.R. 1917, the Blocking Regulatory Interference from Closing Kilns (BRICK) Act.
March 6, 2018 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) introduced H.R. 5170, the Federal Lands Investment Partnership (FLIP) Act, on Monday (March 5).

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In The News

May 6, 2015 In The News
Arkansas' Fourth District Congressman, Bruce Westerman, toured Ashley County today.
May 6, 2015 In The News
Congressman Bruce Westerman is shown here with Drew Central High School students, after visiting/guest-teaching their Wednesday morning class.
May 5, 2015 In The News
U.S. Rep. Bruce Westerman will have a mobile office set up in Mulberry next Wednesday.
May 5, 2015 In The News
The last goodbye for former U.S. Rep. John Paul Hammerschmidt took some note of what many would consider his major accomplishments.
May 4, 2015 In The News
John Paul Hammerschmidt, a founding father of the GOP in this once solidly blue Southern state, was remembered Monday for the pragmatic streak that allowed him to narrowly beat back a spirited 1974 challenge from Bill Clinton and spend 26 years in the House.
May 3, 2015 In The News
With Democrats united in opposition, the Republican-controlled House last week approved a resolution that would balance the federal budget in a decade with no new taxes but $5 trillion in cuts to domestic programs other than defense.
May 2, 2015 In The News
Arkansas’ federal lawmakers discussed the 2016 congressional budget as well as honored Arkansans for their service and sacrifice.
May 1, 2015 In The News
Many Arkansans took part in mid-April as the National 4-H Council held its second 4-H Congressional Breakfast on Capitol Hill.
May 1, 2015 In The News
The House on Thursday adopted a compromise GOP budget that promises to speed repeal of President Barack Obama's health care law while calling for a major budget increase for the Pentagon.
April 30, 2015 In The News
Governors and conservative legislators in nearly a dozen Republican-dominated states are looking to link work requirements to a Medicaid expansion under Obamacare in a bid to make the federal healthcare law more politically palatable.

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Videos

June 23, 2017 Video
On last night's news at 6 p.m., ABC 40/29 reported on the Resilient Federal Forests Act.
June 22, 2017 Video
I believe that it is important to remember when we talk about these wildfires we aren’t just talking about the burning of forests or the release of hundreds of thousands of tons of carbon into the air. We are talking about real impacts on real people.
June 22, 2017 Video
Congressman Bruce Westerman's questions from today's House Committee on Natural Resources​ hearing "Examining the Department of the Interior’s Spending Priorities and the President’s Fiscal Year 2018 Budget Proposal."

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