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May 23, 2018 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) introduced H.R. 5923, a bill which would facilitate an exchange of land between Walnut Grove Church in Jessieville and the U.S. Forest Service.
May 22, 2018 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) issued the following statement Tuesday (May 22) upon passage of S. 2155, the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act.
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.
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.
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.

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In The News

July 7, 2015 In The News
As a dangerous wildfire season gets underway across America, Congress is frantically searching for ways to stamp out the flames.
July 7, 2015 In The News
Congressman Bruce Westerman (R-Hot Springs) is seeking fall interns in his Hot Springs and Washington, D.C., offices. The deadline to apply is Friday, Aug. 7. Fall internships will run from Aug. 31 to Dec. 11.
July 6, 2015 In The News
The U.S. House of Representatives is scheduled to consider legislation this week sponsored by Republican U.S. Rep. Bruce Westerman of Hot Springs aimed at making it easier for the U.S. Forest Service to thin federal forests and prevent wildfires.
July 6, 2015 In The News
The U.S. House of Representatives is scheduled to consider legislation this week sponsored by Republican U.S. Rep. Bruce Westerman of Hot Springs aimed at making it easier for the U.S. Forest Service to thin federal forests and prevent wildfires.
July 5, 2015 In The News
For a “5NEWS This Morning” segment that aired Sunday (July 5), anchor Jay Plyburn spoke to Rep. Bruce Westerman about a number of controversial issues. He touched on the U.S. Supreme Court’s landmark rulings when it came to keeping the health subsidies in place for the Affordable Care Act and legalizing same-sex marriage across the country.
July 5, 2015 In The News
Members of the congressional delegation were home last week. Congress return Tuesday.
July 2, 2015 In The News
House Republicans next week will consider legislation aimed at eliminating red tape at the U.S. Forest Service so it can fight wildfires and other natural disasters more efficiently and with fewer regulatory delays.
July 2, 2015 In The News
Congressman Bruce Westerman is taking an interest in our nation’s forestry laws. He may not get a lot of credit from the public for this, but he should.
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.

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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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