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July 14, 2017 Editorials
A bill expected on the House floor as soon as next week would address years of concerns and complaints from rural America when it comes to aviation issues.
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July 13, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) issued the following statement following Wednesday’s (June 13) passage of three anti-human trafficking bills.
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June 29, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) issued the following statement Thursday (June 29) upon passage of H.R. 3003, the No Sanctuary for Criminals Act, and H.R. 3004, Kate’s Law.
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June 29, 2017 Press Release
Chairman Rob Bishop (R-UT) announced updated assignments and subcommittee leadership appointments for the House Committee on Natural Resources during the 115th Congress.
June 27, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) issued the following statement Tuesday (June 27) upon passage of H.R. 1135, a bill to reauthorize the Historically Black Colleges and Universities Historic Preservation Program.
June 27, 2017 Press Release
The House Committee on Natural Resources passed H.R. 2936, the “Resilient Federal Forests Act of 2017.”
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June 23, 2017 Editorials
On Tuesday (June 20), I introduced the Resilient Federal Forests Act of 2017.
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June 22, 2017 Blog Post
As the only Forester in Congress, I understand the mutually beneficial relationship that trees have to our economy and our environment.
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June 21, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) spoke in favor of H.R. 1873, the Electricity Reliability and Forest Protection Act on Wednesday (June 21).
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June 20, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) re-introduced H.R. 2936, the Resilient Federal Forests Act of 2017, on Tuesday (June 20). The bill would provide protection to the national forest system by implementing proactive management standards intended to lessen the threat of wildfires and other risks.
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In The News

June 28, 2015 In The News
This week in the nation’s capital, lawmakers took up issues involving trade and security, while two Supreme Court cases late in the week drew the ire of the state’s congressional delegation.
June 28, 2015 In The News
After a trip to Ukraine and Slovakia, U.S. Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Ark., said last week that the United States needs to provide assistance to help Ukrainian fighters fend off Russia-backed troops.
June 21, 2015 In The News
The U.S. Senate last week overwhelmingly approved a $612 billion defense authorization bill over objections from the Obama administration that it evades congressionally mandated spending caps through an accounting loophole.
June 21, 2015 In The News
Two University of Arkansas at Fayetteville employees joined representatives from more than 70 colleges and universities around the world Wednesday in Washington to talk about ending hunger on college campuses.
June 21, 2015 In The News
Legislation to allow the U.S. Forest Service to speed up thinning of federal forests to control wildfires is headed to the U.S. House of Representatives floor after passing two committees.
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June 19, 2015 In The News
Biomass Power Association thanks Rep. Annie Kuster, D-N.H., and Rep. Bruce Westerman, R-Airzona, for their leadership in sending a bipartisan letter of support for biomass power to the U.S. EPA. The letter, sent June 17 and signed by a total of 21 members, outlines the environmental and economic benefits of electricity from “low-value” wood and other agricultural residues. The signers request that the EPA “take action to remove regulatory ambiguities in the treatment of utility-scale biomass power as a renewable resource.”
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June 15, 2015 In The News
The House last week crippled President Obama’s trade agenda, splitting on key votes he needed to finalize a major deal with Asian nations.
June 14, 2015 In The News
The schedule in the nation’s capital this week was hectic as lawmakers dealt with national security, defense, trade and government waste among other issues. The following is a recap of activity.
June 14, 2015 In The News
For the companies lining up to build as many as 50,000 new vehicles to replace the Army’s Humvee — the ubiquitous symbol of America’s recent ground wars — the stakes are high.
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June 14, 2015 In The News
Under the threat of billions of dollars in trade retaliation from Canada and Mexico, Arkansas' senators and agricultural producers are pushing the U.S. Senate to remove a law requiring that meat be labeled with the country where the animal was born, raised and slaughtered.

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Videos

December 21, 2017 Video
I spoke on the floor of the House this morning to recognize a group of truly talented students whose artistic abilities are on display here in our nation’s capital.
December 20, 2017 Video
Congress has passed H.R. 1, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.
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December 12, 2017 Video
I spoke on the House floor today to recognize a truly remarkable family from the Fourth Congressional District.

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