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February 13, 2018 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) issued the following statement upon passage of H.R. 3397, the Building Blocks of STEM Act.
February 7, 2018 Blog Post

As your Congressman, it is my privilege to represent the interests of Arkansans in Washington, D.C. One of the most rewarding responsibilities I have includes advocating for the needs and well-being of veterans and their families across Arkansas’ Fourth Congressional District. The men and women of the United States Armed Forces are some of the best and brightest our country has to offer.

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February 7, 2018 Press Release
On Saturday, February 3, 2018, Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations Chairman Bruce Westerman (R-AR) and House Committee on Natural Resources Chairman Rob Bishop (R-UT) visited the U.S. border with Mexico for an update on the nation’s border security.
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February 6, 2018 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) issued the following statement upon passage of H.R. 772, the Common Sense Nutrition Disclosure Act
February 5, 2018 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) issued the following statement Monday (February 5) upon passage of H.R. 2646, a bill to reauthorize the United States-Jordan Defense Cooperation Act of 2015.
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January 30, 2018 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) issued the following statement Tuesday (January 30) following President Donald Trump’s first State of the Union address.
January 23, 2018 Editorials

September 30 is an important date in our nation’s capital.  It’s the end of the fiscal year for the federal government and about 30% of Uncle Sam’s programs depend on new congressional discretionary appropriations each year to remain operational.  The list includes Department of Defense, Veterans Affairs, Interior and other departments that are funded through 12 House originated appropriations

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January 18, 2018 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) and a bipartisan group of House members introduced a bill to modify the presumption of service connection for veterans exposed to herbicides while serving in Thailand.
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January 16, 2018 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) issued the following statement Tuesday (January 16) upon unanimous passage of H.R. 4318, the Miscellaneous Tariff Bill Act.
December 21, 2017 Blog Post

This serves as notification that the application period for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security Federal Emergency Management Agency Fiscal Year (FY) 2017 Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program (AFG) will open on Tuesday, December 26, 2017, at 7:00 AM (Central). The application period for the FY 2017 AFG Program closes on Friday, February 2, 2017 at 4:00 PM (Central).

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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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June 21, 2017 Video
H.R. 1873, the Electricity Reliability and Forest Protection Act, is a common sense piece of legislation that will reduce the risk of wildfires and improve the safety and reliability of our electrical grid.
June 15, 2017 Video
Testimony from the Federal Lands Subcommittee hearing on the Resilient Federal Forests Act of 2017, Round Two.
June 15, 2017 Video
Testimony from the Federal Lands Subcommittee hearing on the Resilient Federal Forests Act of 2017.

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