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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.

June 20, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senators John Boozman and Tom Cotton—along with Congressmen Rick Crawford, French Hill, Steve Womack and Bruce Westerman—announced that Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Disaster Recovery Centers will open in Arkansas.

The following locations will be able to help Arkansans impacted by flooding:

Perry County

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In The News

September 26, 2016 In The News
In 1966, I announced that I was moving to Arkansas. My mother was horrified.
August 31, 2016 In The News
Congressman Bruce Westerman and Senator Boozman spent day two of their forestry tour at the Del-tin Fiber Plant, learning how the company takes tree waste, like wood chips, and turns them into usable products.
August 31, 2016 In The News
U.S. Sen. John Boozman and U.S. Rep. Bruce Westerman visited Columbia County on Tuesday at the start of a three-day tour of timber-related industries in Westerman’s Fourth Congressional District.
August 31, 2016 In The News
United States Sen. John Boozman (R) and U.S. Congressman Bruce Westerman (R) are teaming up this week for the “Seed2Sawmill Tour.”
August 31, 2016 In The News
The American Forest & Paper Association issued a statement Tuesday saluting Sen. John Boozman, R-Arkansas, and Rep. Bruce Westerman, R-Hot Springs, for their #SeedtoSawmill tour of Arkansas counties.
August 30, 2016 In The News
Arkansas Senator John Boozman and 4th District Congressman Bruce Westerman visited Weyerhaeuser Nursery in Magnolia Tuesday where more than 49 million trees were planted for future use.
August 24, 2016 In The News
U.S. Rep. Bruce Westerman visited with the Union County Water Conservation Board on Tuesday during his daylong visit to El Dorado.
August 24, 2016 In The News
Concerns over low Medicare reimbursements, mountains of paperwork to meet government regulations and rising healthcare costs for everything from medicines to equipment, were some of the issues discussed Tuesday when Congressman Bruce Westerman visited with Medical Center of South Arkansas officials.
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August 23, 2016 In The News
U.S. Rep. Bruce Westerman, R-District 4, on Monday presented a Federal Emergency Management Agency Assistance to Firefighters Grant of $409,091 to the Hot Springs Fire Department to purchase a live fire training simulator.

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Videos

May 4, 2018 Video
Recently, I took to the House floor to honor the life of Hot Springs World War II hero Jack Coleman Cook, who laid down his life for Navigator Edward Field.
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April 20, 2018 Video
I called into Conduit News with Paul Harrell this morning to discuss the ballooning national debt and my efforts to control spending and balance the budget.
April 13, 2018 Video
The story of Hot Springs native Jack Coleman Cook is one of heroism and making the ultimate sacrifice for his fellow man.
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