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July 23, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON –U.S. Senators John Boozman (R-AR) and Tom Cotton (R-AR), along with U.S. Representatives Rick Crawford (AR-01) and Bruce Westerman (AR-04), announced that the Southeast Arkansas and Northeast Louisiana Multimodal Freight Corridor project has been awarded $10.5 million in funds from the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT).

July 19, 2019 Weekly Columns

These days, turning on the news is nothing short of exhausting. Government leaders, talking heads on TV, social media users – everyone has an opinion, and everyone is voicing that opinion louder and louder. Just a few days ago, House Speaker Pelosi was formally reprimanded on the House floor because she couldn’t even talk about President Trump without violating House rules of conduct.

July 17, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Rep. Bruce Westerman (R-Ark.) joined U.S. Rep. Joe Courtney (D-Conn.) and 358 cosponsors to pass H.R. 748, the Middle Class Health Benefits Tax Repeal Act of 2019.

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July 12, 2019 Weekly Columns

Serving in Congress and spending long amounts of time in Washington, D.C. makes it even more special when I get to enjoy Arkansas’s natural beauty. Some of my fondest memories were made with family and friends fishing on Lake Ouachita or hunting the forests and fields of Arkansas.

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.

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In The News

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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April 7, 2016 In The News
Texarkana USA Chamber of Commerce hosted a public reception at Texarkana College for two very important individuals on both sides of the state line.
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April 7, 2016 In The News

The operation of the federal budget was addressed by Congressman Bruce Westerman Wednesday morning.

Westerman addressed a group of individuals during a town hall meeting at Arkadelphia Town Hall.

April 6, 2016 In The News
Red River Army Depot hosted a grand opening ceremony for the Maneuver Systems Sustainment Center that was attended by Congressmen John Ratcliffe and Bruce Westerman.
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April 6, 2016 In The News
Congressmen from the 4th Districts of Arkansas and Texas made a stop in the Texarkana area for the grand opening of a new facility at Red River Army Depot.
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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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