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April 13, 2016 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) issued the following statement Wednesday (April 13) in response to the death of former Fourth District Congressman, Arkansas Supreme Court Justice, and Ouachita Baptist University President Ray Thornton.
April 12, 2016 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) issued the following statement Tuesday (April 12) upon passage of H.R. 4676, the Preventing Crimes Against Veterans Act of 2016.
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April 11, 2016 Blog Post
The Library of Congress today announced two grant opportunities in the areas of teaching and professional development.
April 8, 2016 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) issued the following statement in response to the U.S. Green Building Council’s inclusion of wood products from forests certified by the American Tree Farm System (ATFS) and the Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI) in its Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) program.
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March 25, 2016 Press Release
Senator John Boozman, Senator Tom Cotton, Congressman Rick Crawford, Congressman French Hill, Congressman Steve Womack, and Congressman Bruce Westerman today issued the following statement in response to an announcement by the Department of Energy (DOE) to use Section 1222 of the Energy Policy Act of 2005 (P.L. 109–58) to partner with Clean Line Energy in an energy transmission project across Arkansas, Oklahoma, and Tennessee.
March 23, 2016 Press Release
Tuesday (March 22), the Subcommittee on Federal Lands held a hearing on the President’s Fiscal Year 2017 budget proposal for the U.S. Forest Service with U.S. Forest Service Chief Tom Tidwell testifying. A focal point of the hearing was the Forest Service’s inability to actively manage federal forests and prevent increasingly catastrophic wildfires.
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March 22, 2016 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) issued the following statement on the Modernizing the Interstate Placement of Children in Foster Care Act, which passed the U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday, March 22.
March 21, 2016 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) issued the following statement Monday (March 21) after voting for H.R. 4314, the Counterterrorism Screening and Assistance Act.
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March 21, 2016 Blog Post
Watch the full video of the Congressional Dyslexia Forum, as well as two segments from the ADE Dyslexia Conference for Arkansas Schools earlier in the day.
March 17, 2016 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) issued the following statement Thursday (March 17) after voting for H.Res. 639, authorizing Speaker of the House Paul Ryan to file an amicus brief on behalf of the U.S. House of Representatives in the matter of United States, et al. v. Texas, et al.
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April 30, 2015 In The News
In nearly a dozen Republican-dominated states, either the governor or conservative legislators are seeking to add work requirements to Obamacare Medicaid expansion, much like an earlier generation pushed for welfare to work.
April 30, 2015 In The News
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service said Wednesday it has finalized critical habitat designations for the Neosho mucket and rabbitsfoot mussels in Arkansas and 11 other states that are smaller than the designations it initially proposed.
April 30, 2015 In The News
Responding to Arkansas groups' concerns, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service significantly reduced the number of river miles in Arkansas considered critical habitat for two freshwater mussels in the final designation it announced Wednesday.
April 29, 2015 In The News
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service said Wednesday it has finalized critical habitat designations for the Neosho mucket and rabbitsfoot mussels in Arkansas and 11 other states that are smaller than the designations it initially proposed.
April 29, 2015 In The News
Members of Arkansas’ Republican congressional delegation honored John Paul Hammerschmidt — the longtime Arkansas lawmaker who helped shape the state’s Republican Party during his quarter-century in office — in a series of speeches Tuesday.
April 28, 2015 In The News
The four members of Arkansas’ delegation in the U.S. House of Representatives took to the House floor for more than eight minutes Tuesday evening to honor the memory of former U.S. Rep. John Paul Hammerschmidt, who died April 1. He was 92.
April 28, 2015 In The News
All four members of Arkansas’ U.S. House delegation paid tribute on the House floor Tuesday to former U.S. Rep. John Paul Hammerschmidt, who died April 1 at age 92.
April 22, 2015 In The News
The office of U.S. Rep Bruce Westerman, R-District 4, will accept submissions from Fourth Congressional District high school students for the 2015 Congressional Art Competition through Monday.
April 22, 2015 In The News
The office of Congressman Bruce Westerman (R-Hot Springs) accept submissions from Fourth District high school students for the 2015 Congressional Art Competition through Monday, April 27.
April 22, 2015 In The News
Dying is inconvenient enough, but — even worse — you can get heavily taxed for it.
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Videos

April 10, 2017 Video
This morning, I observed science-based reading education at Scranton Elementary School in the Arkansas River Valley.
March 31, 2017 Video
Arkansas is no stranger to severe weather.

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