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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.
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.
September 16, 2017 Editorials
As you read this, tens of thousands of acres are going up in flames across the West.
September 14, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) issued the following statement upon House passage of the final of 12 appropriations bills on Thursday (September 14).
September 12, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) issued the following statement Tuesday (September 12) after passage of a series of anti-terrorism bills in the U.S. House of Representatives.


In The News

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.
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.
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.



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.