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February 17, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman introduced H.J. Res. 82 on Thursday (February 16), a bill that would block the Bureau of Land Management’s Onshore Order 4 Rule.
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February 16, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) issued the following statement upon passage of H.J. Res. 43, a bill providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the final rule submitted by Secretary of Health and Human Services relating to compliance with title X requirements by project recipients in selecting subrecipients.
February 15, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) issued the following statement Wednesday (February 15) upon passage of H.J. Res. 42, disapproving the rule submitted by the Department of Labor relating to drug testing of unemployment compensation applicants.
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February 13, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) released the following statement Monday (February 13) upon passage of the BRAVE Act, the HIRE Vets Act, and the WINGMAN Act.
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February 8, 2017 Editorials
Over the past two weeks – utilizing the Congressional Review Act – the House of Representatives voted on a collection of bills that would undo overbearing rules imposed by the Obama Administration.
February 6, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) issued the following statement Monday (February 6) upon passage of H.R. 387, the Email Privacy Act of 2017.
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February 2, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) joined a bipartisan group of congressmen Thursday (February 2) for the launch of the Working Forests Caucus in the 115th Congress.
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February 1, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) voted Wednesday (February 1) for H.J. Res. 38 and H.R. Res. 41, resolutions that disapprove of the Department of Interior’s Stream Protection Rule and the Securities and Exchange Commission’s rule relating to “Disclosure of Payments by Resource Extraction Issuers” respectively.
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February 1, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) has been named to five subcommittees under jurisdiction of the House Committees on Natural Resources and Transportation and Infrastructure.
January 31, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) issued the following statement Tuesday (January 31) in response to President Donald Trump’s nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch to the United States Supreme Court.

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In The News

May 30, 2015 In The News
Jane English, chairwoman of the Arkansas Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve, presented the group's Patriot Award to U.S. Rep. Bruce Westerman, R-District 4, Thursday as Capt. David Witte, right, a member of Westerman's staff and a chaplain in the Arkansas Army National Guard, observed. Witte recommended Westerman for the award.
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May 30, 2015 In The News
Federal, state and county officials gathered at Texarkana Regional Airport early Friday morning to speak about the latest development regarding the Red River flood and it's effect on Southwest Arkansas.
May 29, 2015 In The News
A fire recently destroyed the contents of one south Arkansas high school library. Now with the help of an Arkansas congressman, that library could soon be restocked.
May 28, 2015 In The News
U.S. Rep. Bruce Westerman, R-District 4, said Wednesday that the Hot Springs Veterans Affairs Clinic gets good reports from the community.
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May 28, 2015 In The News
For the 12th year in a row, people from the eight states included in the Delta Regional Authority gathered in Little Rock to discuss the best ways to improve the impoverished area.
May 27, 2015 In The News
The Obama administration on Wednesday issued new rules clarifying which small bodies of water fall under federal anti-pollution protection over strong objections from Republicans in Congress.
May 27, 2015 In The News
A bill filed by Rep. Bruce Westerman (R-Arkansas), would apply an estimated $15 billion each year to the Highway Trust Fund (HTF) by adjusting the percentage of Medicaid match funds required by the Affordable Care Act.
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May 27, 2015 In The News
The check is in the mail... maybe... depending upon what Congress does after 60 days.
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May 26, 2015 In The News
Gov. Asa Hutchinson’s proposed $87.1 million bond issue for an economic-development project in southern Arkansas sailed through House and Senate committees Tuesday, the opening day of a special session expected to last three days.
May 26, 2015 In The News
As dozens of on-watchers took photos and “selfies” around a prototype of Lockheed Martin’s new Joint Light Tactical Vehicle (JLTV) parked at the steps of the State Capitol, Gov. Asa Hutchinson gave a last-minute pep rally ahead of Tuesday’s special session to consider an $87.1 million bond issue to build the next generation military vehicle in South Arkansas.

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Videos

November 1, 2017 Video
The time is now for passage of the Resilient Federal Forests Act.
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October 5, 2017 Video
Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04), chair of the House Natural Resources Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee, held a press conference on Thursday, October 5, 2017, at 10 a.m. to discuss the current wildfire threat in the western United States, a fix to USDA Forest Service fire borrowing, and legislation to improve management of the country’s federal forests.
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