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December 14, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) issued the following statement Thursday (December 14) upon passage of H.R. 1638, the Iranian Leadership Asset Transparency Act, and H.R. 4324, the Strengthening Oversight of Iran's Access to Finance Act.
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December 7, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) issued the following statement Thursday (December 7) in support of H.Con.Res. 90, condemning ethnic cleansing of the Rohingya and calling for an end to the attacks in and an immediate restoration of humanitarian access to the state of Rakhine in Burma.
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December 6, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) issued the following statement Wednesday (December 6) upon passage of H.R. 38, the Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act of 2017.
November 30, 2017 Press Release
The House Committee on Natural Resources passed H.R. 3979 – the Keep America’s Refuges Operational Act – on Thursday (November 30).
November 28, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) issued the following statement Tuesday (November 28) upon passage of H.R. 2228, the Law Enforcement Mental Health and Wellness Act of 2017.
November 17, 2017 Blog Post
In the 2016 tax year, 277,843 federal tax returns were filed in the Fourth Congressional District of Arkansas. The average income was $42,561, with an average federal income tax of $4,656.
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November 16, 2017 Press Release
A study from the Tax Foundation said the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act would create 7,556 new full-time jobs in Arkansas and increase median household incomes in the Natural State by $1,744 per year.
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November 15, 2017 Press Release
The bill would prevent duplicative data purchases by federal agencies and modernize the collection of said data, which would save an untold amount of the American taxpayers’ money.
November 14, 2017 Press Release
The House of Representatives passed the conference report for the National Defense Authorization Act on Tuesday (November 14). The report includes a provision requiring “the Secretary of Defense to conduct a report on the need for a Joint Chemical-Biological Defense Logistics Center.” The report would study the viability of the logistics center being located at Pine Bluff Arsenal in Jefferson County.
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November 9, 2017 Blog Post
One of the most important tasks in my office is providing assistance with federal agencies.

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In The News

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.
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.”
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.
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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Videos

December 7, 2017 Video
The House passed this bill on November 1, following a record wildfire season with millions of acres going up in smoke and ash.
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.

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