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November 14, 2017 Press Release
The House of Representatives passed the conference report for the National Defense Authorization Act on Tuesday (November 14). The report includes a provision requiring “the Secretary of Defense to conduct a report on the need for a Joint Chemical-Biological Defense Logistics Center.” The report would study the viability of the logistics center being located at Pine Bluff Arsenal in Jefferson County.
November 9, 2017 Blog Post
One of the most important tasks in my office is providing assistance with federal agencies.
November 8, 2017 Blog Post
Upon passage, several groups came out in support of the legislation.
November 7, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) issued the following statement Tuesday (November 7) following passage of combination of bills which would benefit veterans of America’s armed forces.
November 3, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman released the following statement Friday (November 3) upon passage of H.R. 3922, the CHAMPIONING HEALTHY KIDS Act.
November 1, 2017 Press Release
Introduced by Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04), the bipartisan bill provides protection to federal forests and grasslands by implementing scientifically-backed (or proven), proactive management standards intended to lessen the threat of wildfires and other risks.
October 26, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) testified Thursday (October 26) before the International Trade Commission. The commission’s Thursday hearing focused on allegations of hardwood plywood dumping by Chinese companies.
October 19, 2017 Press Release
Senators John Boozman, Tom Cotton, and Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) on Thursday (October 19) announced a $1.3 million grant to the Southwest Arkansas Regional Intermodal Authority in Clark County.
October 18, 2017 Editorials

Today, we recognize the fifth annual Bioenergy Day in the United States. You may be asking yourself, “What is bioenergy?” A simple definition from Merriam-Webster says bioenergy is used for industrial or commercial purposes and is sourced from biological origins, such as plant matter.

October 5, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) hosted a press conference Thursday (October 5) with western Members of Congress to address the wildfire crisis unfolding across the western United States.


In The News

May 7, 2015 In The News
U.S. Rep. Bruce Westerman, R-District 4, presents an award to Lakeside High School student, Maurice Bradford, on Tuesday during a reception honoring the winners of the Congressional Art Competition at the Hot Springs Convention Center. Bradford tied for third place for his work "Together as One," in which he used charcoal as his medium.
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.



July 4, 2017 Video
I wish you a Happy Fourth of July!
June 29, 2017 Video
It was an extreme honor to note the accomplishment of a hard-working, Arkansas Fourth District family.
June 23, 2017 Video
Drew Petrimoulx of FOX16 News takes a look at the Resilient Federal Forests Act.