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July 19, 2016 Press Release
U.S. Sens. John Boozman (R-AR), Tom Cotton (R-AR), and U.S. Rep. Bruce Westerman (AR-04) issued statements Tuesday (July 19) in support of $1 million in federal funding recently awarded to the city of Texarkana, Arkansas, for drainage system improvements and reconstruction of the “U of A Way” road structure.
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July 18, 2016 Press Release
The U.S. Senate on Thursday (July 14) passed H.R. 3931, a bill to designate the United States Post Office located at 620 Central Avenue, Suite 1A in Hot Springs National Park as the Chief Petty Officer Adam Brown United States Post Office.
July 16, 2016 Press Release
Friday (July 15), House Committee on Natural Resources Chairman Rob Bishop (R-UT), Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry Chairman Pat Roberts (R-KS) and Representative Bruce Westerman (R-AR) participated in a press call to discuss pending wildfire and forest management legislation (H.R. 2647 / S. 3085).
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July 14, 2016 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) issued the following statement upon passage Thursday (July 14) of H.R. 5538, the Fiscal 2017 Interior Appropriations Bill.
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July 8, 2016 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) issued the following statement upon passage Thursday (July 7) of H.R. 5485, the Fiscal 2017 Financial Services-General Government Appropriations Bill.
July 7, 2016 Blog Post
On Wednesday (July 6), the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 2646, the Helping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act of 2015.
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July 6, 2016 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) voted Wednesday for H.R. 1270, the Restoring Access to Medication Act.
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June 27, 2016 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) issued the following statement in response to the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling in Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt.
June 27, 2016 Press Release
On June 23, U.S. Senator Pat Roberts (R-KS), Chairman of the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry, introduced S. 3085, the Emergency Wildfire and Forest Management Act of 2016.
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June 24, 2016 Press Release
Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (WI-01) released the Republican Party’s final of six platforms in a vision for a confident American on Friday (June 24).
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May 24, 2015 In The News
The House voted last week for a two-month extension in federal highway funding, averting an interruption of state projects while buying more time to come up with a better solution to federal road woes.
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May 24, 2015 In The News
The House voted last week for a two-month extension in federal highway funding, averting an interruption of state projects while buying more time to come up with a better solution to federal road woes.
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May 22, 2015 In The News
If you could direct your federal tax dollars to one of three expenditures below, which one would you choose?
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May 22, 2015 In The News
An Arkansas congressman has set his sights on the Affordable Care Act’s Medicaid expansion to shore up an insolvent federal Highway Trust Fund that has required nearly 30 short-term extensions since 2009.
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May 22, 2015 In The News
Here’s a look at how Maine’s members of Congress voted over the previous week.
May 22, 2015 In The News
If you could direct your federal tax dollars to one of three expenditures below, which one would you choose?
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May 21, 2015 In The News
Are Republicans willing to increase taxes or cut infrastructure spending to keep federal taxpayers on the hook for Obamacare expansion?
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May 21, 2015 In The News
A measure filed Thursday by Arkansas's Fourth District Representative would direct expanded Medicaid funds to the ailing Federal Highway Trust Fund. Republican Bruce Westerman's bill would direct expanded medicaid funds to the Fund. The bill would lower the amount the federal government contributes to state Medicaid programs, expanded under the Affordable Care Act, by returning the federal matching rates to pre-expansion levels.
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May 21, 2015 In The News
Are Republicans willing to increase taxes or cut infrastructure spending to keep federal taxpayers on the hook for Obamacare expansion?
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May 20, 2015 In The News
Representative Bruce Westerman, an Arkansas Republican, spoke for many Americans this week when he conceded during a House hearing that he had never laid eyes on a sage grouse. Had he seen one, he surmised, he would have thought “a bobwhite quail got friendly with a Dominecker hen.”

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June 8, 2017 Video

“I assume if climate’s changing, it’s changing in Arkansas, as well as other places. So I did a little research and found out the number of forest fires in Arkansas has actually decreased over the past 20 years. It’s either held level or slightly decreased as our management has continued to increase. So apparently the climate change isn’t affecting forest fires in my state.

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May 24, 2017 Video
During today's House Budget Committee hearing, I asked OMB Director Mick Mulvaney about baseline budgeting versus zero line budgeting.
May 22, 2017 Video
I took to the floor of the House of Representatives today to honor Lt. Deputy Kevin Mainhart of the Yell County Sheriff's Department.

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