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December 19, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) issued the following statement Tuesday (December 19) upon House passage of the conference report on H.R. 1, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.
December 14, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) issued the following statement Thursday (December 14) upon passage of H.R. 1638, the Iranian Leadership Asset Transparency Act, and H.R. 4324, the Strengthening Oversight of Iran's Access to Finance Act.
December 7, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) issued the following statement Thursday (December 7) in support of H.Con.Res. 90, condemning ethnic cleansing of the Rohingya and calling for an end to the attacks in and an immediate restoration of humanitarian access to the state of Rakhine in Burma.
December 6, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) issued the following statement Wednesday (December 6) upon passage of H.R. 38, the Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act of 2017.
November 30, 2017 Press Release
The House Committee on Natural Resources passed H.R. 3979 – the Keep America’s Refuges Operational Act – on Thursday (November 30).
November 28, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) issued the following statement Tuesday (November 28) upon passage of H.R. 2228, the Law Enforcement Mental Health and Wellness Act of 2017.
November 17, 2017 Blog Post
In the 2016 tax year, 277,843 federal tax returns were filed in the Fourth Congressional District of Arkansas. The average income was $42,561, with an average federal income tax of $4,656.
November 16, 2017 Press Release
A study from the Tax Foundation said the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act would create 7,556 new full-time jobs in Arkansas and increase median household incomes in the Natural State by $1,744 per year.
November 15, 2017 Press Release
The bill would prevent duplicative data purchases by federal agencies and modernize the collection of said data, which would save an untold amount of the American taxpayers’ money.
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.


In The News

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.
April 19, 2015 In The News
U.S. Sen. Tom Cotton, a Republican from Dardanelle, finished in the top 2.5 percent of runners in one of the first major Washington races of the year.
April 13, 2015 In The News
Vivian Moeglein, 37, will run Westerman’s Washington, D.C. office. She has worked previously for then-Cong. Asa Hutchinson in 1997, where she served as a legislative assistant. She also worked with then-Cong. John Boozman serving as his legislative director for five years.
April 13, 2015 In The News
U.S. Sens. John Boozman and Tom Cotton and Rep. Bruce Westerman have announced a $3.2 million grant to an early childhood education program in south Arkansas.
April 13, 2015 In The News
A $3.2 million grant has been allocated to provide comprehensive early childhood and preschool services in five south Arkansas counties.
April 12, 2015 In The News
Arkansas Congressmen French Hill and Bruce Westerman toured the facilities at the Pine Bluff Arsenal Installation where they were provided with an outdoor pyrotechnic demonstration of a number of smoke grenades, including M-98 distraction grenades and other various ammunition produced at the installation.
April 11, 2015 In The News
Arkansas' all-Republican congressional delegation returns to Washington this week with the rest of Congress after a two-week break.
April 10, 2015 In The News
A ribbon-cutting ceremony for the opening of the El Dorado office of Bruce Westerman, United States Representative for the Fourth District of Arkansas, was held on the steps on the Union County Courthouse Thursday morning.
April 9, 2015 In The News
Arkansas' Fourth District Congressman Bruce Westerman cut the ribbon on his El Dorado office this morning.



June 9, 2017 Video
The story of Staff Sgt. Luther McKinnon's service in World War II is one of courage.
June 8, 2017 Video

“I assume if climate’s changing, it’s changing in Arkansas, as well as other places. So I did a little research and found out the number of forest fires in Arkansas has actually decreased over the past 20 years. It’s either held level or slightly decreased as our management has continued to increase. So apparently the climate change isn’t affecting forest fires in my state.