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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.
March 6, 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) today will introduce legislation to restore the right of states to approve or disapprove of electric transmission projects before the federal government exercises its power to take private property.
March 2, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) will host a telephone town hall event on Thursday, March 9, 2017, at 7 p.m. Central Standard Time.
March 2, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) issued the following statement Thursday (March 2) on H.R. 998, the SCRUB Act.
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March 1, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) issued the following statement upon confirmation of Congressman Ryan Zinke (MT-At-Large) as the next Secretary of the Interior.
February 28, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) issued the following statement Tuesday (February 28) after attending President Donald Trump’s first address to a joint session of Congress.

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June 11, 2015 In The News
The House Natural Resources Committee gave preliminary approval Thursday to a bill aimed at reducing catastrophic wildfires on federal lands by better managing forests before fires and quickly restoring them afterward.
June 11, 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).
June 11, 2015 In The News
A U.S. House of Representatives committee Thursday will vote on a bill that would clear the way for professional foresters to do their job on national forest land, that is, manage the forest to improve habitat for wildlife species
June 11, 2015 In The News
All four U.S. Representatives and both U.S. senators who represent Arkansas joined Rep. Lamar Alexander and requested Tuesday that the Department of Energy (DOE) extend the comment period for the need and feasibility review of the Plains & Eastern Clean Line transmission project.
June 10, 2015 In The News
The state’s congressional delegation – Sens. John Boozman (R-Ark.), Tom Cotton (R-Ark.), Reps. Rick Crawford, R-Jonesboro, French Hill, R-Little Rock, Steve Womack, R-Rogers and Bruce Westerman, R-Hot Springs — on Tuesday requested that the Department of Energy (DOE) extend the comment period for the need and feasibility review of the Plains & Eastern Clean Line Transmission Project.
June 10, 2015 In The News
The Arkansas congressional delegation Tuesday requested a two-month extension on the public comment period for the need and feasibility review of the Plains & Eastern Clean Line Transmission Project.
June 9, 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. For AM General, the contract award could determine if it remains the main provider of U.S. Army transport vehicles. Oshkosh Defense’ fortunes may very well depend on landing the contract. And if Lockheed Martin wins, it would mean gaining a rare foothold into a new military market.
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June 7, 2015 In The News

A bill to reauthorize the nation’s principle marine fisheries management law cleared the House last week over the objections of most Democrats, who claimed the new version weakened conservation protections in the Magnuson-Stevens Act.

June 7, 2015 In The News
When the Keith Smith Co. in Hot Springs began shipping hatchery eggs overseas in 2011, it asked the federal government to insure the foreign sales.
June 7, 2015 In The News
Six months after the 114th Congress first convened, Arkansas' two U.S. senators have moved into new offices.

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Videos

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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November 11, 2017 Video
On this Veterans Day, we honor all of those who served in uniform. Thank you for your service and sacrifice.
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