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November 1, 2019 Weekly Columns

The weather is finally getting colder, just in time to kick off hunting season in Arkansas. If you’ve ever been to my office in D.C., you’ll immediately see how much I love hunting. I have pictures from some of my favorite duck hunts hanging on the wall, and just this week I was comparing notes with a visitor on the best places to duck hunt in Arkansas.

October 25, 2019 Weekly Columns

If you’ve driven in Southwest Arkansas for any length of time, you’ve probably gotten stuck behind a log truck for a few miles. These trucks, stacked high with freshly cut trees, represent just one link in a long chain of timber production.

October 23, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressional Dyslexia Caucus Co-Chairs Bruce Westerman (R-Ark.) and Julia Brownley (D-Calif.), along with U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-Fla.), introduced a bipartisan resolution calling on Congress to support the designation of October 2019 as National Dyslexia Awareness Month. U.S. Reps.

October 23, 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, “The Pebble Mine Project: Process and Potential Impacts”:

October 18, 2019 Weekly Columns

After spending two weeks in Arkansas, I returned to D.C. ready to get to work and tackle legislation. Yet in a pattern that’s become all too familiar, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi continued focusing on impeachment inquiries instead of bringing bipartisan bills to the floor that we can debate and pass to the Senate.

October 15, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – This week, U.S. Rep. Bruce Westerman (R-Ark.) hosted his annual farm tour in Arkansas’s Fourth District, meeting with both local farmers and corporations involved in the state’s agricultural economy. Westerman released the following statement:

October 11, 2019 Weekly Columns

Food is a necessity for life, and agriculture is Arkansas’s largest economic sector. The American economy and our basic existence depend on farmers. Almost everything that we use in our daily lives can be traced in some way to farm production or natural resource extraction. From crops to cattle, farmers support an economic chain that affects every single one of our lives.

October 4, 2019 Weekly Columns

I’ve lived in Arkansas my whole life and have spent years fishing and hunting in the best lakes and forests, but I am constantly taken aback by the beauty of our state when I visit new places. As members of Congress headed back to their districts for the beginning of October, I was able to see some of these new places through a tourism tour across the region.

October 4, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – This week, U.S. Rep. Bruce Westerman (R-Ark.) hosted a tourism tour of Arkansas’s Fourth District, promoting outdoor recreation opportunities in the region. Westerman released the following statement:

September 27, 2019 Weekly Columns

While news stations focused on impeachment this week, a huge win for American farmers and ranchers slipped quietly under the radar. President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe signed phase one of a U.S.-Japan trade deal, and the agreement is set to go into effect this coming January.

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In The News

July 14, 2015 In The News
The nuclear agreement between Iran and world powers announced on Tuesday has been met with condemnation from Arkansas’s Congressional delegation. The six Republicans argue nothing less than an entirely nuclear free Iran is acceptable and that the deal won’t keep Iran from acquiring nuclear arms capabilities.
July 14, 2015 In The News
Lawmakers are now weighing in on the Iran nuclear deal.
July 14, 2015 In The News
Lincoln County's Congressional representative issued a statement Friday, expressing his support for a bill that will allow some changes in national forest management.
July 14, 2015 In The News
Arkansas' Republican congressional delegation is roundly criticizing a nuclear deal between Iran and world powers, with freshman Sen. Tom Cotton calling the agreement a "grievous, dangerous mistake."
July 14, 2015 In The News
The agreement early Tuesday between the United States and Iran over nuclear weapons and economic sanctions put foreign policy back into the political debate and drew a strong rebuke from the state’s congressional delegation.
July 14, 2015 In The News
Arkansas' all-Republican congressional delegation roundly criticized a nuclear deal announced Tuesday between Iran and world powers, with freshman U.S. Sen. Tom Cotton calling it a "grievous, dangerous mistake."
July 13, 2015 In The News
Rep. Rob Bishop, R-Utah, believes he has the cure for 58 million ailing acres of forests in the nation, and the majority of his colleagues agree with the fix.
July 13, 2015 In The News
The U.S. House of Representatives has passed a bill that could lead to an expansive overhaul of the way national forests are managed.
July 11, 2015 In The News
Wranglings over Iran and Cuba were at the forefront of the debate this week among the state’s Congressional delegation. Meanwhile, Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Ark., introduced a bill dealing with illegal immigration in the aftermath of a brutal murder in San Francisco earlier this month.
July 10, 2015 In The News
The U.S. House of Representatives Friday passed a bill aimed at introducing medical breakthroughs faster to market. The state’s delegation split 2-2 on the bill.
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Videos

January 16, 2018 Video
On Sunday's (January 14) Capitol View, I discussed how the recently-passed tax relief package will benefit residents of the Fourth Congressional District and so much more.
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January 12, 2018 Video
On Monday, we commemorate the life of Martin Luther King, Jr.
January 2, 2018 Video
On THV11 Saturday morning, I sat down with Winnie Wright to discuss the recently-passed tax relief for hardworking Arkansans.
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