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December 18, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, the United States House of Representatives passed two articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump. U.S. Rep. Bruce Westerman (R-Ark.) issued the following statement:

December 16, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Rep. Bruce Westerman (R-Ark.) announced the Fourth District’s student nominations to military academies. Westerman issued the following statement:

December 13, 2019 Weekly Columns

As the end of the year approaches, there’s no shortage of news here on Capitol Hill. The House of Representatives is quickly trying to get impeachment articles, appropriations and military funding finalized before Christmas. But by far the most important news of the week was a deal on the United States, Mexico and Canada Agreement (USMCA).

December 6, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – This week, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced an $8,940,000 million disaster recovery grant to Arkansas counties affected by the May-June flooding. U.S. Rep. Bruce Westerman (R-Ark.) issued the following statement:

December 6, 2019 Weekly Columns

At their best, robocalls are a frustrating nuisance. At their worst, robocalls are a means by which criminals scam people to get money or personal information. Robocalls have been around for years, but an estimated 48 billion robocalls occurred in 2018 – a 64 percent increase since 2016. Many of you have received these calls, some even posing as your own phone number.

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December 3, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – On Monday night, U.S. Rep. Bruce Westerman (R-Ark.) hosted a reception announcing the top five winners of the Congressional App Challenge. Westerman issued the following statement:

November 29, 2019 Weekly Columns

In his book, Love Your Enemies, author Arthur Brooks cites a study showing that 70 percent of Americans believe the U.S. will endure long-term hurt if both political parties don’t work together.

November 22, 2019 Weekly Columns

The federal budget process isn’t likely to be dinner table conversation, it rarely grabs cable news headlines, and it’s usually the furthest thing from our minds. But on Nov. 19 in a now-annual pattern, Congress punted its appropriation – government funding – duties for another month in what’s called a continuing resolution (CR). I voted against this CR, for several reasons.

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November 19, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Rep. Bruce Westerman (R-Ark.) released the following written statement during a Water Resources and Environment Subcommittee hearing, titled, “Concepts for the Next Water Resources Development Act: Promoting Resiliency of our Nation’s Water Resources Infrastructure”:

November 19, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced a trade agreement with South Korea regarding market access for U.S. rice. U.S. Rep. Bruce Westerman (R-Ark.) issued the following statement:

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In The News

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.
August 22, 2016 In The News
Forests should be utilized to manage their growth and build the economy, said Congress’ only forester, U.S. Rep. Bruce Westerman, R-Hot Springs.
July 29, 2016 In The News
U.S. Rep. Bruce Westerman, R-District 4, discussed a number of current issues Thursday during a speaking engagement at National Park College.
July 28, 2016 In The News
During Coffee with the Congressman event Wednesday, U.S. Rep. Bruce Westerman, R-Ark., stressed a program he is helping to develop with conservative House Republicans of restoring America's confidence.
April 28, 2016 In The News
Phil North was no fan of the proposed Pebble Mine, so when he was asked in 2010 to offer feedback on a draft petition urging the Environmental Protection Agency to kill the project, he pitched in with suggested language and edits.
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April 28, 2016 In The News
Members of Congress from across the Lower 48 convened Thursday to argue the fate of the Bristol Bay watershed and the proposed Pebble mine project, with some Republican lawmakers framing the Environmental Protection Agency’s actions to block the project as a sign of larger bias and anti-industry environmental aggression in the agency.
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Videos

March 28, 2018 Video
NBC 10 covered the recent "Coffee with your Congressman" in El Dorado, where constituents heard about Congressman Bruce Westerman's vote against the Omnibus spending bill and more.
March 27, 2018 Video
During yesterday’s “Coffee with your Congressman” in Ozark, we discussed school safety.
March 26, 2018 Video
After today's "Coffee with your Congressman," I called into the Doc Washburn Show to discuss the continuing good news from tax cuts, my recent vote against the Omnibus spending bill, and more.

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