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June 8, 2018 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) issued the following statement Friday (June 8) upon passage of H.R. 5895, the Energy and Water, Legislative Branch, and Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Act.
June 7, 2018 Press Release
The House Subcommittee on Federal Lands today (June 7) heard from Interim Chief Vicki Christiansen at a hearing entitled, “Wildfire Risk, Forest Health, and Associated Management Priorities of the U.S. Forest Service.”
June 7, 2018 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) released the following statement upon passage of the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) on Wednesday (June 6).
June 5, 2018 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04), along with a bipartisan group of colleagues, introduced legislation Tuesday (June 5) that would eliminate federal sentences of life without the possibility of release for child offenders.
May 24, 2018 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) issued the following statement Thursday (May 24) upon passage of the FY2019 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).
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May 23, 2018 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) introduced H.R. 5923, a bill which would facilitate an exchange of land between Walnut Grove Church in Jessieville and the U.S. Forest Service.
May 22, 2018 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) issued the following statement Tuesday (May 22) upon passage of S. 2155, the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act.
May 16, 2018 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) testified before the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs on Wednesday (May 16). In his testimony, Westerman discussed his legislation, H.R. 4843, which modifies the presumption of service connection for veterans who were exposed to herbicide agents while serving in the Armed Forces in Thailand during the Vietnam War.
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May 8, 2018 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman issued the following statement upon passing Tuesday (May 8) of S.J.Res. 57, a bill providing for congressional disapproval of the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection relating to “Indirect Auto Lending and Compliance with the Equal Credit Opportunity Act.”
April 27, 2018 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) issued the following statement Friday upon passage of H.R. 4, the FAA Reauthorization Act of 2018.

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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.
May 27, 2015 In The News
The check is in the mail... maybe... depending upon what Congress does after 60 days.
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.
May 26, 2015 In The News
Gov. Asa Hutchinson on Tuesday called a super-project state legislators will consider supporting with millions in state-issued bonds a "golden opportunity" while acknowledging he has philosophical concerns with government providing such monetary support to private companies.
May 26, 2015 In The News
Governor Asa Hutchinson announced today he is calling a special session for state legislators to consider $87.1 million in general obligation bonds under the authority of Amendment 82. The financing will go toward a Lockheed Martin manufacturing facility in East Camden that would produce the company’s new Joint Light Tactical Vehicle (JLTV) developed by the U.S. Army and the Marine Corps. Lockheed Martin is one of three companies under consideration for the contract to manufacture the JLTV. A decision from the Pentagon is expected in July 2015. The JLTV will replace the Humvee, which has been used by the military since 1985.
May 25, 2015 In The News
As lawmakers prepared for the Memorial Day recess, Congress faced several tough issues including highway funding and trade, and one representative is resurrecting a decades-old award.

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September 27, 2017 Video
At a time when national attention has focused on the disastrous effects of multiple hurricanes, more than 8.5 million acres of America has been ravaged by almost 49,000 fires this year.
September 22, 2017 Video
KTAL NBC 6 attended yesterday's round table discussion with Hempstead County business and community leaders.

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