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July 17, 2017 Press Release
U.S. Senators John Boozman and Tom Cotton, along with Congressman Bruce Westerman, today announced that Texarkana Regional-Webb Field will receive a grant from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to support facility upgrades.
July 14, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) issued the following statement Thursday upon passage of H.R. 2810, the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018.
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July 14, 2017 Editorials
A bill expected on the House floor as soon as next week would address years of concerns and complaints from rural America when it comes to aviation issues.
July 13, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) issued the following statement following Wednesday’s (June 13) passage of three anti-human trafficking bills.
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June 29, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) issued the following statement Thursday (June 29) upon passage of H.R. 3003, the No Sanctuary for Criminals Act, and H.R. 3004, Kate’s Law.
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June 29, 2017 Press Release
Chairman Rob Bishop (R-UT) announced updated assignments and subcommittee leadership appointments for the House Committee on Natural Resources during the 115th Congress.
June 27, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) issued the following statement Tuesday (June 27) upon passage of H.R. 1135, a bill to reauthorize the Historically Black Colleges and Universities Historic Preservation Program.
June 27, 2017 Press Release
The House Committee on Natural Resources passed H.R. 2936, the “Resilient Federal Forests Act of 2017.”
June 23, 2017 Editorials
On Tuesday (June 20), I introduced the Resilient Federal Forests Act of 2017.
June 22, 2017 Blog Post
As the only Forester in Congress, I understand the mutually beneficial relationship that trees have to our economy and our environment.

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In The News

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?
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.
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?
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?
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.
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?
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.”
May 20, 2015 In The News
The House passed legislation on Wednesday to reauthorize $33 billion for federal scientific research programs.
May 19, 2015 In The News
Faced with the expiration of the federal highway funding law and the impending insolvency of the federal Highway Trust Fund, the U.S. House of Representatives Tuesday passed the stopgap Highway Transportation Funding Act to continue highway funding authority through July.

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Videos

September 9, 2017 Video
Congressman Bruce Westerman appeared on AETN's "Arkansas Week" on Friday, September 8, 2017.
August 4, 2017 Video
Part 2 of "Your Voice Arkansas: A Congressional Forum" aired on Sunday, July 30, 2017.
July 28, 2017 Video
Watch "Your Voice Arkansas: A Congressional Forum" in its entirety.
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