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December 8, 2015 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) voted Tuesday (Dec. 8) for H.R. 158, the Visa Waiver Program Improvement & Terrorist Travel Prevention Act.
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December 3, 2015 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) issued the following statement Thursday (Dec. 3) upon passage of the conference report to accompany H.R. 22 – the Surface Transportation Reauthorization and Reform Act of 2015.
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December 2, 2015 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) released the following statement Thursday (Dec. 3) after passage of H.R. 8, the North American Energy, Security, and Infrastructure Act of 2015.
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December 1, 2015 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman issued the following statement Tuesday (Dec. 1) after passage of S.J.Res. 23 and S.J. Res. 24, resolutions which express congressional disapproval of the Obama administration’s greenhouse gas emissions rules.
November 23, 2015 Blog Post
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has completed a draft Habitat Management Plan and Environmental Assessment (draft HMP/EA) as stepped down from the Comprehensive Conservation Plan (CCP) for Felsenthal National Wildlife Refuge (NWR).
November 19, 2015 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) issued the following statement Thursday (Nov. 19) following his vote for the American SAFE Act of 2015, a bill authored by Homeland Security Committee Chairman Michael McCaul in conjunction with six House committees. Congressman Westerman co-sponsored the bill along with 88 other House members.
November 16, 2015 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (Ar-04) issued the following statement condemning the Paris terror attacks, which left hundreds dead and injured Friday (Nov. 13).
November 5, 2015 Press Release
U.S. Senators John Boozman and Tom Cotton—along with Congressmen Rick Crawford, French Hill, Steve Womack and Bruce Westerman—are questioning the timing of the Department of Energy’s (DOE) release of its Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) for the Plains and Eastern Clean Line Transmission Project. In a letter sent Wednesday to DOE Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz, members expressed concern because they have yet to receive answers to the questions asked in a September letter about the department’s potential partnership with the Clean Line project.
November 5, 2015 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) issued the following statement Thursday (Nov. 5) upon House passage of S. 1356, the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2016.
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November 4, 2015 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman(AR-04) introduced legislation Wednesday (Nov. 4) naming the downtown post office in Hot Springs National Park after Chief Petty Officer Adam Brown.
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In The News

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.
March 5, 2015 In The News
As a freshman member of Congress, U.S. Rep. Bruce Westerman has gone largely unnoticed by the unions that represent federal employees, but that is about to change.
March 5, 2015 In The News
A list of closings in the Fort Smith region.
March 5, 2015 In The News
Congressman Bruce Westerman (R-AR) has introduced legislation (H.R. 1230) that would change the pension benefit formula for federal employees to use the highest five years of earnings to calculate civil service pension benefits.

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Videos

March 16, 2017 Video
On this morning's 'First News with Kevin Miller' on Newsradio 102.9 KARN, I discussed the American Health Care Act and how I want to improve the legislation.
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March 10, 2017 Video
Frivolous lawsuits have made it difficult for entrepreneurs to do business in America.
March 10, 2017 Video
Congressman Bruce Westerman held a telephone town hall on Thursday, March 9, 2017, at 7 p.m. from his Washington office.

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