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February 4, 2016 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) issued the following statement Thursday (Feb. 4) following passage of the READ Act (H.R. 3033), a bill co-sponsored by Westerman.
February 4, 2016 Press Release
After reports that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) plans to deny urgently needed assistance to American cotton farmers and rural communities that depend on our domestic cotton industry, Representative Rick Crawford (AR-1), the Subcommittee Chairman for General Farm Commodities and Risk Management, along with Rep. French Hill (AR-2), Rep. Steve Womack (AR-3), and Rep. Bruce Westerman (AR-4) issued the following statement.
February 3, 2016 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (R-Hot Springs) is seeking Summer interns in his Hot Springs and Washington, D.C. offices, he announced Wednesday (Feb. 3).
February 1, 2016 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) voted Monday (Feb. 1) for H.R. 400 – the Trafficking Prevention in Foreign Affairs Contracting Act – and the Senate Amendment to H.R. 515, which creates an International Megan’s Law to track the international travel of registered American child-sex offenders.
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January 29, 2016 Editorials
This week, educators, students, and parents celebrate School Choice Week.
January 21, 2016 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) joined nine House colleagues Wednesday (Jan. 20) in demanding answers from the United States Department of Justice and Attorney General Loretta Lynch regarding potential federal liability resulting from a prescribed burn conducted on April 14, 2010.
January 15, 2016 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) issued the following statement Friday (Jan. 15) in response to the Obama Administration’s plan to halt new coal leases on federally-owned property.
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January 13, 2016 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) issued the following statement after voting Wednesday (Jan. 13) for S.J. Res. 22, a bill that provides for congressional disapproval of the Waters of the United States rule.
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January 12, 2016 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) issued the following statement Tuesday (Jan. 12) in response to President Barack Obama’s last State of the Union address.
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January 7, 2016 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) testified Thursday (Jan. 7) before the International Trade Commission on the topic of unfair trade practices.

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March 24, 2015 In The News
Uncertainty over federal funding has caused the Arkansas Highway & Transportation Department (AHTD) to withdraw 56 construction projects set for an April 21 bid cycle, with 11 of those projects in the Northwest Arkansas and Fort Smith metro areas.
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March 22, 2015 In The News
For a second week, the Senate remained locked in a partisan dispute over abortion policy that has kept the chamber from advancing legislation to combat human trafficking.
March 22, 2015 In The News
On Thursday, most of the Arkansas congressional delegation sponsored legislation aimed to improve road and highway safety by changing what is allowed in the pre-employment drug screening process for the commercial trucking industry.
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March 20, 2015 In The News
The House Republican budget for fiscal 2016 cuts spending by $5.5 trillion over the next decade, balances in nine years and adds more than $90 billion in war funds to skirt defense spending caps.
March 20, 2015 In The News
Companion bills seeking to make hair testing an acceptable method of drug screening for trucking companies were introduced Thursday in the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate.
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March 19, 2015 In The News
The commercial trucking industry would have more options available for pre-employment drug screenings under legislation two Arkansas lawmakers introduced Thursday in Congress.
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March 17, 2015 In The News
U.S. Rep. Bruce Westerman, R-Hot Springs, stood Tuesday with members of the House Budget Committee in support of a budget blueprint they claim will balance the federal budget within a decade.
March 9, 2015 In The News
There are certain advantages to feeding at the public trough — a new Gallup poll reveals U.S. federal government workers are prospering more than workers in the private economy are.
March 6, 2015 In The News
Federal employees would see their pension calculations changed from the average of their highest three years of pay to the average of their highest five years of pay, under a new bill introduced March 4.
March 6, 2015 In The News
Federal employees don’t like the idea, but they could see the way their pensions are calculated change from an average of the highest-paid three years to an average of the highest-paid five years.

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March 31, 2017 Video
Arkansas is no stranger to severe weather.
March 30, 2017 Video
I want to thank 40/29 News for covering my telephone town hall from Tuesday night.
March 29, 2017 Video
On August 4th, 2016, the Hermitage FFA Forestry team placed first in Arkansas, first among seventeen states that competed in the 37th annual National Forestry Invitational and the National FFA Forestry Career Development Event.

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