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May 16, 2018 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) testified before the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs on Wednesday (May 16). In his testimony, Westerman discussed his legislation, H.R. 4843, which modifies the presumption of service connection for veterans who were exposed to herbicide agents while serving in the Armed Forces in Thailand during the Vietnam War.
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May 8, 2018 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman issued the following statement upon passing Tuesday (May 8) of S.J.Res. 57, a bill providing for congressional disapproval of the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection relating to “Indirect Auto Lending and Compliance with the Equal Credit Opportunity Act.”
April 27, 2018 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) issued the following statement Friday upon passage of H.R. 4, the FAA Reauthorization Act of 2018.
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April 25, 2018 Press Release
Junior Malik Barnes of the Arkansas School for Mathematics, Sciences and the Arts in Hot Springs attended Wednesday's (April 25) address to a Joint Session of Congress by French President Emmanuel Macron.
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April 24, 2018 Press Release
On Monday (April 23), the Environmental Protection Agency declared forest biomass energy as carbon neutral, effective immediately.
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April 13, 2018 Press Release
U.S. Senators John Boozman (R-AR) and Tom Cotton (R-AR) and U.S. Representatives Rick Crawford (AR-01), French Hill (AR-02), Steve Womack (AR-03), and Bruce Westerman (AR-04) announced more than $48 million in federal funding was approved for Arkansas to rebuild and repair roads and critical infrastructure damaged from heavy rains and floods.
April 12, 2018 Press Release
In the U.S. House of Representatives Thursday (April 12), Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) paid tribute to Hot Springs native Sergeant Jack Coleman Cook, who gave his life in order to save his crewmate after their plane went down in the frigid North Sea following a bombing raid over Berlin on February 3, 1945.
April 11, 2018 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) issued the following statement Wednesday (March 11) upon passage of two financial services-related bills, H.R. 4061 and 4293.
April 10, 2018 Press Release
The House of Representatives passed two bills Tuesday (March 10) which would enhance penalties on those who are convicted of online harassment and step up regulations and enforcement in an effort to end money laundering and the financing of terrorism tied to sex trafficking.
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March 23, 2018 Press Release
U.S. Senators John Boozman (R-AR) and Tom Cotton (R-AR) and U.S. Representatives Rick Crawford (AR-01), French Hill (AR-02), Steve Womack (AR-03) and Bruce Westerman (AR-04) released the following joint statement on the termination of the Department of Energy’s (DOE) partnership with Clean Line Energy Partners for development of the Plains and Eastern Clean Line Project.

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In The News

March 8, 2017 In The News
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is no longer looking to use the former Ouachita Job Corps facility near Hot Springs as a temporary shelter for migrant children, according to a news release.
March 8, 2017 In The News
HHS is no longer considering the vacant Ouachita Job Corps facilities in Royal, Arkansas as a temporary shelter for unaccompanied children.
March 8, 2017 In The News
HHS Abandons Plan to House Unaccompanied Minors in Royal.
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.
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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).
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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.

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Videos

May 25, 2018 Video
Passage of the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) is important for the economy of #ar4.
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May 15, 2018 Video
The last several wildfire seasons have resulted in devastation in states across the Western and Southeastern United States.
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May 9, 2018 Video
In January, I introduced H.R. 4843 to help veterans and their families impacted by Agent Orange exposure during their service in Thailand in the Vietnam War.

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