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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.
June 21, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) spoke in favor of H.R. 1873, the Electricity Reliability and Forest Protection Act on Wednesday (June 21).
June 20, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) re-introduced H.R. 2936, the Resilient Federal Forests Act of 2017, on Tuesday (June 20). The bill would provide protection to the national forest system by implementing proactive management standards intended to lessen the threat of wildfires and other risks.
June 16, 2017 Blog Post
As Veterans fight for our freedoms, we must continue to fight for them.
June 15, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman issued the following statement Thursday (June 15) upon passage of H.R. 2372, the VETERAN Act, and H.R. 2579, the Broader Options for Americans Act.
June 13, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) issued the following statement Tuesday (June 13) upon passage of S. 1094 - Department of Veterans Affairs Accountability and Whistleblower Protection Act.
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June 10, 2017 Blog Post
This week, President Donald Trump discussed improving infrastructure across the United States.
June 8, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) issued the following statement Thursday (June 8) upon passage of H.R. 10, the Financial CHOICE Act.
June 8, 2017 Press Release
U.S. Senators John Boozman and Tom Cotton—along with Congressmen Rick Crawford, French Hill, Steve Womack and Bruce Westerman—today sent a letter to President Donald Trump supporting Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson’s request for a federal disaster declaration for 31 Arkansas counties following severe storms, flooding and tornadoes in April and May.

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In The News

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.
May 15, 2015 In The News
Howard County is continuing to dig out from the devastating tornado that moved through the area late Sunday night, killing two people in Nashville and causing extensive property damage.
May 13, 2015 In The News
Pictured is Representative Bruce Westerman (center) surrounded by Rainbow of Challenges’ staff members and Hempstead County Judge Haskell Morse at the door of the ROC administration building on Main Street.
May 13, 2015 In The News
Work now being done on 131 federally funded road and bridge construction projects in Arkansas worth $1.5 billion would cease if congressional authorization for transportation funding expired May 31 without a new deal, according to state highway officials.

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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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