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November 8, 2017 Blog Post
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November 7, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) issued the following statement Tuesday (November 7) following passage of combination of bills which would benefit veterans of America’s armed forces.
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November 3, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman released the following statement Friday (November 3) upon passage of H.R. 3922, the CHAMPIONING HEALTHY KIDS Act.
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November 1, 2017 Press Release
Introduced by Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04), the bipartisan bill provides protection to federal forests and grasslands by implementing scientifically-backed (or proven), proactive management standards intended to lessen the threat of wildfires and other risks.
October 26, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) testified Thursday (October 26) before the International Trade Commission. The commission’s Thursday hearing focused on allegations of hardwood plywood dumping by Chinese companies.
October 19, 2017 Press Release
Senators John Boozman, Tom Cotton, and Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) on Thursday (October 19) announced a $1.3 million grant to the Southwest Arkansas Regional Intermodal Authority in Clark County.
October 18, 2017 Editorials

Today, we recognize the fifth annual Bioenergy Day in the United States. You may be asking yourself, “What is bioenergy?” A simple definition from Merriam-Webster says bioenergy is used for industrial or commercial purposes and is sourced from biological origins, such as plant matter.

October 5, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) hosted a press conference Thursday (October 5) with western Members of Congress to address the wildfire crisis unfolding across the western United States.
September 27, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) issued the following statement Wednesday (September 27) in response to President Donald Trump’s tax relief proposal unveiled in Indianapolis.
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September 20, 2017 Editorials
As Americans monitor television reports and text alerts on Hurricane Maria, there's little attention for the fires across the West that have spread the heart-racing scent of fire across 10 states.

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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.
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.
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.
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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November 28, 2017 Video
The wildfire threat is increasing across Arkansas.
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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