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July 10, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Rep. Bruce Westerman (R-Ark.) gave the following opening statement during a Water Resources and Environment Subcommittee hearing, titled, “Water Resources Development Acts: Status of Implementation and Assessing Future Needs”:

July 9, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Rep. Bruce Westerman (R-Ark.) hosted a briefing on dyslexia awareness and advocacy, titled “The Science of Reading: Understanding Dyslexia.” The event featured doctors, educators and activists, and followed the Say Dyslexia rally in front of the U.S. Capitol. Westerman gave the following remarks:

July 8, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Rep. Bruce Westerman (R-Ark.) issued the following statement following President Donald Trump’s remarks on America’s environmental leadership:

July 5, 2019 Weekly Columns

My first exposure to public office was in 2006, when I ran for the Fountain Lake School Board. Since my wife was a special education teacher, I’d realized the need for proactive approaches – based on the latest science of reading – to teach children the fundamentals of reading and writing.

June 28, 2019 Weekly Columns

Late in the evening on June 25, President Trump signed the Blue Water Navy Act into law. This bill represents the bipartisan efforts of veterans, advocacy groups, Congress and the administration to give Vietnam-era veterans the VA benefits they need.

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June 26, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Rep. Bruce Westerman (R-Ark.) asked for unanimous consent on the House floor, to allow immediate consideration of the Born Alive Survivors Protection Act.

June 26, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Late Tuesday night, President Donald Trump signed the Blue Water Navy Act into law. U.S. Rep. Bruce Westerman (R-Ark.) issued the following statement in response:

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June 25, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Rep. Bruce Westerman (R-Ark.) gave the following opening statement during a Water Resources and Environment Subcommittee hearing, titled “Protecting and Restoring America’s Iconic Waters:”

June 21, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – This week, U.S. Rep. Bruce Westerman (R-Ark.) joined U.S. Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-Ill.), a Senior Chief Deputy Whip and Chair of the Energy and Commerce Consumer Protection and Commerce Subcommittee, to introduce H.R. 3379, the Price Relief, Innovation, and Competition for Essential Drugs (PRICED) Act.

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June 21, 2019 Weekly Columns

When the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced at the end of May that it would be closing nine Civilian Conservation Center (CCC) programs across the country, I was discouraged to learn that the Cass Center in Ozark was one of the nine.

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In The News

January 13, 2017 In The News
Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) has been named to the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, Chairman Bill Shuster (PA-09) announced Friday.
January 13, 2017 In The News
Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) has been named to the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, Chairman Bill Shuster (PA-09) announced Friday (January 13).
January 5, 2017 In The News
The future of the former Ouachita Job Corps Center remains in limbo.
January 5, 2017 In The News
President Barack Obama met with congressional Democrats privately Wednesday morning to map out a strategy to defend the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and other health care policies — the day that Republicans debate on how to get rid of the far-reaching law.
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January 4, 2017 In The News
Arkansans could soon be able to legally carry concealed weapons when travelling out-of-state if a federal bill introduced Tuesday becomes law.
January 4, 2017 In The News
President Barack Obama has urged fellow Democrats to fight for his healthcare bill, as the incoming Trump team vowed to make a repeal of the law a priority.
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January 4, 2017 In The News
U.S. Rep. Bruce Westerman, R-District 4, was sworn in Tuesday for his second term in Congress, pledging in a statement to undo President Barack Obama's "executive overreach."
December 20, 2016 In The News
U.S. Rep. Bruce Westerman, R-District 4, said he had more questions than answers after speaking with government officials Monday morning about the possibility of the shuttered Ouachita Job Corps Center in Royal being used to house children who enter the country without parents or guardians.
December 19, 2016 In The News
Congressional members from the Natural State came out against a possible refugee shelter the same day representatives from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services toured the facility.
September 26, 2016 In The News
In 1966, I announced that I was moving to Arkansas. My mother was horrified.

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May 9, 2018 Video
In January, I introduced H.R. 4843 to help veterans and their families impacted by Agent Orange exposure during their service in Thailand in the Vietnam War.
May 8, 2018 Video
Downtown Hot Springs is coming back stronger than it was before.
May 7, 2018 Video
On Thursday, the city of Hot Springs cut the ribbon on the Vault at 723.
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