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April 26, 2016 Blog Post
Saturday, April 30, is FEMA’s’s National PrepareAthon Day. But with severe weather on its way to the Fourth Congressional District Tuesday night (April 26) and Wednesday morning (April 27), I would like to take this opportunity to remind residents to always be prepared when disaster strikes.
April 22, 2016 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) joined his House colleagues this week in voting for measures to hold the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) accountable to American taxpayers. Monday (April 18) was the final day for taxpayers to submit tax returns, payments or extension requests for tax year 2015.
April 21, 2016 Blog Post
The House voted again Thursday (April 21) to hold the Internal Revenue Service accountable and limit executive overreach.
April 21, 2016 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) joined a bipartisan group of congressmen Wednesday (April 20) for the launch of the Working Forests Caucus.
April 20, 2016 Blog Post

The House of Representatives is taking action this week intended to end an abusive Internal Revenue Service (IRS). On Wednesday (April 20), the House passed H.R. 4885, the IRS Oversight While Eliminating Spending (OWES) Act of 2016. This bill would require the IRS to make fees collected from taxpayers subject to Congressional oversight for the first time.

April 20, 2016 Editorials

What happens when a government is so far in debt it borrows to pay interest on its debt only to find it needs more layers on its debt pyramid to remain solvent?

April 19, 2016 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) issued the following statement Tuesday (April 19) in response to Mexico’s decision to no longer ban Arkansas poultry.
April 19, 2016 Blog Post
In recent years, we have seen an extraordinary abuse of power by the executive branch of the government. One of the executive agencies inflicting outrageous abuse on the taxpayer is the Internal Revenue Service.
April 15, 2016 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) took to the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives Thursday (April 14) to honor Nicholas Brown of Hot Springs and Michael Tharp of Hope.
April 13, 2016 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) issued the following statement Wednesday (April 13) upon passage of three bills aimed at strengthening border security.


In The News

May 6, 2015 In The News
Arkansas' Fourth District Congressman, Bruce Westerman, toured Ashley County today.
May 6, 2015 In The News
Congressman Bruce Westerman is shown here with Drew Central High School students, after visiting/guest-teaching their Wednesday morning class.
May 5, 2015 In The News
U.S. Rep. Bruce Westerman will have a mobile office set up in Mulberry next Wednesday.
May 5, 2015 In The News
The last goodbye for former U.S. Rep. John Paul Hammerschmidt took some note of what many would consider his major accomplishments.
May 4, 2015 In The News
John Paul Hammerschmidt, a founding father of the GOP in this once solidly blue Southern state, was remembered Monday for the pragmatic streak that allowed him to narrowly beat back a spirited 1974 challenge from Bill Clinton and spend 26 years in the House.
May 3, 2015 In The News
With Democrats united in opposition, the Republican-controlled House last week approved a resolution that would balance the federal budget in a decade with no new taxes but $5 trillion in cuts to domestic programs other than defense.
May 2, 2015 In The News
Arkansas’ federal lawmakers discussed the 2016 congressional budget as well as honored Arkansans for their service and sacrifice.
May 1, 2015 In The News
Many Arkansans took part in mid-April as the National 4-H Council held its second 4-H Congressional Breakfast on Capitol Hill.
May 1, 2015 In The News
The House on Thursday adopted a compromise GOP budget that promises to speed repeal of President Barack Obama's health care law while calling for a major budget increase for the Pentagon.
April 30, 2015 In The News
Governors and conservative legislators in nearly a dozen Republican-dominated states are looking to link work requirements to a Medicaid expansion under Obamacare in a bid to make the federal healthcare law more politically palatable.



April 27, 2017 Video
Last night, KARK 4 News featured the House tribute Wednesday (April 26) to the life of former Congressman Jay Dickey.
April 26, 2017 Video
On Wednesday (April 26), Congressman Bruce Westerman took to the floor of the House of Representatives to remember the life of Congressman Jay Dickey.
April 10, 2017 Video
This morning, I observed science-based reading education at Scranton Elementary School in the Arkansas River Valley.