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July 27, 2018 Press Release
Reps. Bruce Westerman (R-Ark.) and John Ratcliffe (R-Texas) advocated this week for the Red River Army Depot’s (RRAD) ongoing importance in support of our nation’s warfighters.
July 26, 2018 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman released the following statement Thursday (July 26), noting passage this week of H.R. 5864, the VA Hospitals Establishing Leadership Performance Act.
July 12, 2018 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman introduced the PETITION Act (Providing ESA Timing Improvements That Increase Opportunities for Nonlisting Act) on Thursday (July 12), part of a package of nine bills introduced by members of the Congressional Western Caucus which would reform the Endangered Species Act.
June 26, 2018 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) spoke Tuesday (June 26) in the House of Representatives on the opioid epidemic, which the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports took more than 400 Arkansas lives in 2016.
June 25, 2018 Press Release
The U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 299, the Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act of 2017, on Monday (June 25) by a vote of 382-0.
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June 21, 2018 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) issued the following statement Thursday (June 21) upon passage of H.R. 2, commonly referred to as the 2018 Farm Bill.
June 21, 2018 Press Release
Earlier this week, U.S. Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta announced expanded access to association health plans, or AHPs, for small businesses.
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June 18, 2018 Press Release
U.S. Senators John Boozman and Tom Cotton, along with U.S. Representatives Rick Crawford, French Hill, Steve Womack and Bruce Westerman, released the following statement after the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced misconduct by a former VA pathologist at the Fayetteville Veterans Affairs Medical Center.
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June 15, 2018 Editorials
There is a good chance you know someone who has been impacted by the opioid crisis. All of us likely know someone whose life has been turned upside down by this epidemic. It is in our small towns, our rural communities, our cities, and everywhere between. It knows no boundaries and it doesn’t discriminate.
June 11, 2018 Press Release
U.S. Senators John Boozman and Tom Cotton along with U.S. Representatives Rick Crawford, Steve Womack and Bruce Westerman announced that the Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport and three other Arkansas airports will receive nearly $21 million from the U.S. Department of Transportation to support airport improvements.

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June 4, 2015 In The News
U.S. Senators John Boozman and Tom Cotton—along with Congressmen Rick Crawford, French Hill, Steve Womack and Bruce Westerman—today announced that 11 Arkansas airports have been awarded more than $6.5 million from the Department of Transportation to support facility upgrades and expansions.
June 4, 2015 In The News
The grants range from $124,184 to just more than $3.4 million and are for projects that include land purchases, runway repairs and work on taxiways.
June 3, 2015 In The News
The Department of Transportation awarded more than $6.5 million to 11 Arkansas airport to pay for upgrades and expansions.
June 3, 2015 In The News
Numerous lawmakers from Arkansas announced 11 airports will share a total of $6.5 million in federal grants. Four of them are in northeast Arkansas.
June 3, 2015 In The News
Arkansas' congressional delegation has announced a total of $6.5 million in federal grants that will be shared by 11 Arkansas airports.
May 31, 2015 In The News
Members of the congressional delegation were in Arkansas last week for the Memorial Day holiday.
May 30, 2015 In The News
A House Republican wants to save the Federal Highway Trust Fund from insolvency and he’s targeting funds under the country’s universal health care program to do it.
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 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 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.

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Videos

October 3, 2017 Video
I want to thank Rep. Paul Gosar and my colleagues in the Congressional Western Caucus for calling attention to the wildfire crisis in the United States.
October 3, 2017 Video
The 21st Century AIRR Act will benefit rural communities, including many in Arkansas.
September 28, 2017 Video
You told us the tax code is too complex and burdensome. We agree.
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