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May 15, 2020 Weekly Columns

When COVID-19 first began to spread, I don’t think any of us could have predicted just how catastrophic it would become. After more than two months of shelter in place protocols, almost 40 million Americans have lost their jobs and don’t know what the future holds.

May 8, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Rep. Bruce Westerman (R-Ark.) announced the Fourth District winners of the 2020 Congressional Art Competition. Westerman issued the following statement:

May 8, 2020 Weekly Columns

With all eyes focused on COVID-19 relief efforts, it’s easy to lose sight of others in our health care system, those with chronic illnesses or underlying medical issues. One particular group in need of assistance is veterans who were exposed to Agent Orange during the Vietnam War and are suffering from severe illnesses as a result.

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May 1, 2020 Weekly Columns

Even though Governor Hutchinson has begun the process of reopening Arkansas, that doesn’t mean things will immediately return to normal. Doctors and nurses on the front lines of COVID-19 relief still need vast amounts of personal protective equipment (PPE) for their daily work, and rural health clinics performing elective procedures and other services will also have an increased need for PPE.

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April 24, 2020 Weekly Columns

Adjusting to the new normal of social isolation hasn’t been easy, and we’ve all had to make sacrifices to keep ourselves and our loved ones safe and healthy. But even though many of us are staying home, that doesn’t mean you have to stay inside! There’s a reason Arkansas is the Natural State, and you can enjoy a lot of that natural beauty from your own yard.

April 23, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Rep. Bruce Westerman (R-Ark.) released the following statement after the House of Representatives passed the Paycheck Protection Program and Health Care Enhancement Act:

April 17, 2020 Weekly Columns

These days, reading the news is sobering at best. News of COVID-19 spreading across the world, infecting friends and loved ones, and causing economic instability is all over the headlines. However, even in these uncertain times, I’ve also heard so many stories about Arkansan communities coming together to support and care for each other.

April 10, 2020 Weekly Columns

With Governor Hutchinson’s announcement that all schools will remain closed for the remainder of the academic year, I know many of you are looking for ways to occupy your children. There’s a variety of resources available both online and on public broadcast, and I encourage you to take advantage of the extra time at home to explore some new activities.

April 3, 2020 Weekly Columns

Ever since Congress passed the $2 trillion CARES Act, I know many of you have had questions about what this bill means for you, your families and your businesses. I hosted a telephone town hall to hear from you and answer your questions. UAMS Chancellor Dr.

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March 27, 2020 Weekly Columns

As the U.S. grapples with containing COVID-19, Congress has been working to provide emergency funding for research, relief efforts, small businesses, unemployed workers and more. Phase III of the funding plan, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act, passed the House and Senate the week of March 22.

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In The News

March 1, 2017 In The News
Members of the all-Republican Arkansas congressional delegation stood and applauded repeatedly during President Donald Trump's speech to a joint session of Congress on Tuesday evening.
January 19, 2017 In The News
Republicans are working to "unwind" the Affordable Care Act as it exists, in addition to repealing it outright, U.S. Rep. Bruce Westerman, R-District 4, said Wednesday during a visit to a Hot Springs pharmacy.
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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.

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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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