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September 6, 2019 Press Release

This week, U.S. Rep. Bruce Westerman (R-Ark.) hosted United States Forest Service (USFS) Chief Vicki Christiansen in the Fourth District. Westerman and Christiansen toured several sites, including Albert Pike recreational area and Avant Mining. Westerman issued the following statement:

September 4, 2019 Press Release

Today, U.S. Rep. Bruce Westerman (R-Ark.) joined Gov. Asa Hutchinson and Department of Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue as they signed a Shared Stewardship agreement. U.S. Reps. French Hill (R-Ark.) and Rick Crawford (R-Ark.) were also in attendance. Westerman issued the following statement:

August 30, 2019 Weekly Columns

The federal appropriations process has been broken for decades, and this year was no different. Spending bills should be bipartisan, yet House Democrats sent partisan appropriations bills to the Senate, where they have no hope of passage.

August 23, 2019 Weekly Columns

Are you a college student or recent graduate with an interest in government and policy? Come join my office as an intern! We are always looking for talented young people from Arkansas to join our team, both in the district and in D.C. offices.

August 16, 2019 Press Release

Today, U.S. Rep. Bruce Westerman (R-Ark.) toured the United States Forest Service (USFS) Osgood Stewardship Project. Westerman was joined by USFS Undersecretary Jim Hubbard, U.S. Sen. Steve Daines (R-Mont.) and U.S. Reps. Paul Gosar (R-Ariz.), Tom McClintock (R-Calif.) and Doug LaMalfa (R-Calif.).

August 16, 2019 Weekly Columns

It doesn’t seem like that long ago that I was sworn in to this session of Congress, yet it’s already August. The speed of politics shows no sign of slowing down anytime soon and that only makes time go faster.

August 9, 2019 Weekly Columns

One of my favorite things about being a member of Congress is meeting with talented students from the Fourth District. I am always amazed at the variety of art, literature, community projects and research from young Arkansans. That’s why I’m excited to announce that registration for the 2019 Congressional App Challenge is now open to any middle or high school student in my district.

August 2, 2019 Weekly Columns

Growing up in rural Arkansas, I’ve seen how important local pharmacies are to their communities. These pharmacies provide so much more than prescriptions – they often stock everything from soap to socks. Large-scale chain pharmacies just don’t have the same appeal and can’t offer the same level of personal service.

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July 26, 2019 Weekly Columns

August is for Arkansas

By U.S. Rep. Bruce Westerman

This summer has been nonstop in Washington. Voting on legislation, meeting with visiting groups, speaking at events and much more fill every day with activity. As much as I enjoy working on your behalf in D.C., I am really looking forward to time in Arkansas this August.

July 25, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Members of the House Energy Action Team (HEAT), chaired by Republican Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.), U.S. Rep. Jeff Duncan (R-S.C.) and U.S. Rep. Markwayne Mullin (R-Okla.), hosted a special order on the House floor to discuss the positive effect America's energy renaissance is having across the country.

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In The News

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.
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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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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