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April 3, 2017 Press Release
Congressional Western Caucus Chairman Paul A. Gosar D.D.S. (AZ-04), Executive Vice Chairman Rep. Scott Tipton (CO-03), Chairman Emeritus Rep. Rob Bishop (UT-01), Chief Forestry Officer Rep. Bruce Westerman (AR-04), and Chairman Emeritus Rep. Steve Pearce (NM-02) and Western Caucus member Rep. Steve Scalise (LA-01) released the following statements following the announcement from the Department of the Interior of a proposal to repeal the Obama Administration’s Consolidated Federal Oil & Gas and Indian Coal Valuation Reform Rule in its entirety.
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March 29, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) (AR-04) will host “Coffee with your Congressman” in Hot Springs Village and Sheridan next month.
March 28, 2017 Blog Post
Throughout the last two weeks, there has been a lot of talk about why the House of Representatives could not just vote on repealing Obamacare and then work on replacement at another time. But a repeal and replace of the legislation is a complicated process.
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March 27, 2017 Press Release
Congressional Western Caucus Chairman Paul A. Gosar D.D.S. (AZ-04) and Chief Infrastructure and Forestry Officer Rep. Bruce Westerman (AR-04) released the following statements after President Donald Trump signed H.J. Res. 44 into law, legislation that nullifies the Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) Planning 2.0 Rule.
March 24, 2017 Press Release
Today, Congressional Western Caucus Chairman Paul A. Gosar D.D.S. (AZ-04) and Chief Infrastructure and Forestry Officer Rep. Bruce Westerman (AR-04) issued the following statements in response to the Trump Administration granting a permit for construction of the Keystone XL pipeline.
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March 21, 2017 Press Release
Late Tuesday (March 21), The Hill published an op-ed authored by Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04), which detailed his initial reluctance on the American Health Care Act before coming to support the legislation.
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March 21, 2017 Editorials
Many states could benefit from the block grants included in this legislation, including Arkansas.
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March 10, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) issued the following statement upon passage Friday (March 10) of H.R. 720, the Lawsuit Abuse Reduction Act, the third bill approved by the House this week that would tackle the issue of civil litigation reform.
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March 8, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) issued the following statement Wednesday (March 8) upon notification by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that it would no longer seek use of the former Job Corps center in Royal to house unaccompanied minors.
March 7, 2017 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) sent a letter today to Secretary of the Department of Energy (DOE) Rick Perry urging him to preserve states’ rights and review the Clean Line project, an energy transmission line that stretches nearly 300 miles across the state of Arkansas.

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In The News

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.
June 14, 2015 In The News
A recipe created by a Little Rock 11-year-old will get her a seat at the White House in July.
June 14, 2015 In The News
A recipe created by a Little Rock 11-year-old will get her a seat at the White House in July.
June 13, 2015 In The News
The National 4-H Council recently held its second 4-H Congressional Breakfast on Capitol Hill. Faulkner County 4-H member, Travis Clark, was one of five Arkansas youth in attendance and one of a total of 255 attendees, which included 19 state Senators and Representatives, Cooperative Extension leaders, USDA representatives, and 4-H youth from across the nation.
June 13, 2015 In The News
Thursday, June 11, Congressman Bruce Westerman (R-Hot Springs) and Congressman Mike Conaway (R-Texas) introduced the Accountable Recovery Act. This legislation requires that recovery plans for species conservation are made publically available once a species is listed as threatened or endangered under the Endangered Species Act (ESA).
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June 12, 2015 In The News
The Arkansas congressional delegation on Tuesday officially asked the Department of Energy to extend the comment period for the feasibility review of the proposed Plains & Eastern Clean Line Transmission Project that would run across Arkansas.
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June 12, 2015 In The News
Legislation by U.S. Rep. Bruce Westerman, R-Ark., to speed up thinning of federal forests to curb wildfires passed Thursday in the U.S. House Natural Resources Committee.
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June 11, 2015 In The News
A bill that intends to untie the hands of the U.S. Forest Service to manage overgrown, wildfire-prone federal forest land passed through the House Committee on Natural Resources on Thursday.
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Videos

December 2, 2017 Video
On Friday's (December 1) "First News with Kevin Miller" on Newsradio 102.9 KARN, Congressman Bruce Westerman discussed tax relief, the search for a new Razorback football coach, and much more.
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November 29, 2017 Video
This afternoon, I honored the men and women who deliver the mail in rural America.
November 28, 2017 Video
The wildfire threat is increasing across Arkansas.
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