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February 15, 2018 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) issued the following statement Thursday (February 15) upon passage of H.R. 620, the ADA Education and Reform Act of 2017.
February 13, 2018 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) issued the following statement upon passage of H.R. 3397, the Building Blocks of STEM Act.
February 7, 2018 Blog Post

As your Congressman, it is my privilege to represent the interests of Arkansans in Washington, D.C. One of the most rewarding responsibilities I have includes advocating for the needs and well-being of veterans and their families across Arkansas’ Fourth Congressional District. The men and women of the United States Armed Forces are some of the best and brightest our country has to offer.

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February 7, 2018 Press Release
On Saturday, February 3, 2018, Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations Chairman Bruce Westerman (R-AR) and House Committee on Natural Resources Chairman Rob Bishop (R-UT) visited the U.S. border with Mexico for an update on the nation’s border security.
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February 6, 2018 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) issued the following statement upon passage of H.R. 772, the Common Sense Nutrition Disclosure Act
February 5, 2018 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) issued the following statement Monday (February 5) upon passage of H.R. 2646, a bill to reauthorize the United States-Jordan Defense Cooperation Act of 2015.
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January 30, 2018 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) issued the following statement Tuesday (January 30) following President Donald Trump’s first State of the Union address.
January 23, 2018 Editorials

September 30 is an important date in our nation’s capital.  It’s the end of the fiscal year for the federal government and about 30% of Uncle Sam’s programs depend on new congressional discretionary appropriations each year to remain operational.  The list includes Department of Defense, Veterans Affairs, Interior and other departments that are funded through 12 House originated appropriations

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January 18, 2018 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) and a bipartisan group of House members introduced a bill to modify the presumption of service connection for veterans exposed to herbicides while serving in Thailand.
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January 16, 2018 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) issued the following statement Tuesday (January 16) upon unanimous passage of H.R. 4318, the Miscellaneous Tariff Bill Act.

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In The News

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.
May 19, 2015 In The News
As you might have heard by now, the United States Highway Trust Fund is scheduled to run out of money in less than two weeks.
May 17, 2015 In The News
The twin issues of foreign policy and national security were on the agenda this past week as Arkansas’ Congressional lawmakers were in the middle of the debate on several issues.
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May 17, 2015 In The News
Artwork by Bentonville High School students is on display at the U.S. Department of Education until June 30.
May 17, 2015 In The News
The House last week voted to end the National Security Agency’s mass collection of telephone records, a piece of the Patriot Act decried as a privacy invasion but which the Obama administration says is crucial to detect potential terrorist attacks.
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May 16, 2015 In The News
The U.S. Air Force must explain why it decided to leave 10 C-130J aircraft in Mississippi instead of moving them to Little Rock Air Force Base, under an amendment added to the National Defense Authorization Act before it passed Friday.
May 15, 2015 In The News
As lawmakers in Washington wrangle over a way to prop up the failing Federal Highway Trust Fund, the national Highway Materials Group this week urged Congress to find a long-term solution to keep the United States competitive in the global economy.
May 15, 2015 In The News
Congressman Bruce Westerman (R-Hot Springs) delivered the following remarks on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives on Friday, May 15, 2015.

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Videos

July 26, 2017 Video
Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) took to the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday (July 26) to honor Huck Plyler of Hope.
July 26, 2017 Video
In a story on last night's KNWA - Northwest Arkansas News, the station previewed a new engineering internship program I'm developing for my office in conjunction with the University of Arkansas: College of Engineering.
July 21, 2017 Video
This week was "Made in America Week." In a speech yesterday, I highlighted the impact manufacturing has had on the Fourth Congressional District of Arkansas.

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