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May 3, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) issued the following statement Wednesday (May 3) in response to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ approval of the Lake Ouachita Water Supply.
April 24, 2017 Press Release
Congressional Western Caucus Chairman Paul A. Gosar D.D.S. (AZ-04) and Chief Infrastructure and Forestry Officer Rep. Bruce Westerman (AR-04) issued the following statements after former Georgia Governor George “Sonny” Perdue was confirmed by the U.S. Senate by a bipartisan vote of 87-11 to serve as Secretary of the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
April 4, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman issued the following statement Tuesday (April 4) upon passage of H.R. 1343, the Encouraging Employee Ownership Act of 2017.
April 4, 2017 Press Release
Today, Representatives Doug LaMalfa (R-CA) and Kurt Schrader (D-OR) introduced H.R. 1873, the “Electricity Reliability and Forest Protection Act.” The bipartisan bill, cosponsored by Reps. Bruce Westerman (R-AR), Jim Costa (D-CA), Liz Cheney (R-WY) and Tom O’Halleran (D-AZ), improves the safety and reliability of the electric grid on federal lands, and reduces the threat of catastrophic wildfires and costly electricity blackouts.
April 3, 2017 Press Release
Congressional Western Caucus Chairman Paul A. Gosar D.D.S. (AZ-04), Executive Vice Chairman Rep. Scott Tipton (CO-03), Chairman Emeritus Rep. Rob Bishop (UT-01), Chief Forestry Officer Rep. Bruce Westerman (AR-04), and Chairman Emeritus Rep. Steve Pearce (NM-02) and Western Caucus member Rep. Steve Scalise (LA-01) released the following statements following the announcement from the Department of the Interior of a proposal to repeal the Obama Administration’s Consolidated Federal Oil & Gas and Indian Coal Valuation Reform Rule in its entirety.
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March 29, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) (AR-04) will host “Coffee with your Congressman” in Hot Springs Village and Sheridan next month.
March 28, 2017 Blog Post
Throughout the last two weeks, there has been a lot of talk about why the House of Representatives could not just vote on repealing Obamacare and then work on replacement at another time. But a repeal and replace of the legislation is a complicated process.
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March 27, 2017 Press Release
Congressional Western Caucus Chairman Paul A. Gosar D.D.S. (AZ-04) and Chief Infrastructure and Forestry Officer Rep. Bruce Westerman (AR-04) released the following statements after President Donald Trump signed H.J. Res. 44 into law, legislation that nullifies the Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) Planning 2.0 Rule.
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March 24, 2017 Press Release
Today, Congressional Western Caucus Chairman Paul A. Gosar D.D.S. (AZ-04) and Chief Infrastructure and Forestry Officer Rep. Bruce Westerman (AR-04) issued the following statements in response to the Trump Administration granting a permit for construction of the Keystone XL pipeline.
March 21, 2017 Press Release
Late Tuesday (March 21), The Hill published an op-ed authored by Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04), which detailed his initial reluctance on the American Health Care Act before coming to support the legislation.
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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 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.

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Videos

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.

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