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March 21, 2017 Editorials
Many states could benefit from the block grants included in this legislation, including Arkansas.
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March 10, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) issued the following statement upon passage Friday (March 10) of H.R. 720, the Lawsuit Abuse Reduction Act, the third bill approved by the House this week that would tackle the issue of civil litigation reform.
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March 8, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) issued the following statement Wednesday (March 8) upon notification by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that it would no longer seek use of the former Job Corps center in Royal to house unaccompanied minors.
March 7, 2017 Press Release
U.S. Senators John Boozman (R-AR) and Tom Cotton (R-AR) and U.S. Representatives Rick Crawford (AR-01), French Hill (AR-02), Steve Womack (AR-03) and Bruce Westerman (AR-04) sent a letter today to Secretary of the Department of Energy (DOE) Rick Perry urging him to preserve states’ rights and review the Clean Line project, an energy transmission line that stretches nearly 300 miles across the state of Arkansas.
March 6, 2017 Press Release
U.S. Senators John Boozman (R-AR) and Tom Cotton (R-AR) and U.S. Representatives Rick Crawford (AR-01), French Hill (AR-02), Steve Womack (AR-03) and Bruce Westerman (AR-04) today will introduce legislation to restore the right of states to approve or disapprove of electric transmission projects before the federal government exercises its power to take private property.
March 2, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) will host a telephone town hall event on Thursday, March 9, 2017, at 7 p.m. Central Standard Time.
March 2, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) issued the following statement Thursday (March 2) on H.R. 998, the SCRUB Act.
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March 1, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) issued the following statement upon confirmation of Congressman Ryan Zinke (MT-At-Large) as the next Secretary of the Interior.
February 28, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) issued the following statement Tuesday (February 28) after attending President Donald Trump’s first address to a joint session of Congress.
February 28, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) testified Tuesday (February 28) before the House Appropriations Interior Subcommittee on the need for greater funding for forest management programs and on-the-ground scientific research.

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In The News

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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April 21, 2015 In The News
Congressman Bruce Westerman (R-Hot Springs) announced Tuesday that his office will host a series of mobile offices at the following locations on Monday, May 4.
April 19, 2015 In The News
Congress completed work last week on a bill that overhauls the way Medicare pays doctors, ending a long practice of short-term fixes that was threatening medical services to seniors.

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Videos

June 23, 2017 Video
On last night's news at 6 p.m., ABC 40/29 reported on the Resilient Federal Forests Act.
June 22, 2017 Video
I believe that it is important to remember when we talk about these wildfires we aren’t just talking about the burning of forests or the release of hundreds of thousands of tons of carbon into the air. We are talking about real impacts on real people.
June 22, 2017 Video
Congressman Bruce Westerman's questions from today's House Committee on Natural Resources​ hearing "Examining the Department of the Interior’s Spending Priorities and the President’s Fiscal Year 2018 Budget Proposal."

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