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January 10, 2017 Blog Post
On Tuesday (January 10), the House of Representatives approved H.R. 321, the Inspiring the Next Space Pioneers, Innovators, Researchers, and Explorers (INSPIRE) Women Act.
January 5, 2017 Press Release
Elected representatives should write law, not unelected bureaucrats legislating from the safety of their cubicle tucked away in a big gray building in D.C. where the general public has no recourse.
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January 5, 2017 Blog Post
The harmful actions taken by the Obama administration throughout his terms in office have undermined one of the cornerstones of United States foreign policy. In fashion true to his nature, President Obama saved his most insulting measure for his coup de grace.
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January 4, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) issued the following statement Wednesday (January 4) upon passage of the Midnight Rules Relief Act of 2017, H.R. 21.
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January 3, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) released the following statement after being sworn in Tuesday (January 3) for his second term as congressman from the Fourth Congressional District of Arkansas.
December 19, 2016 Press Release
U.S. Sens. John Boozman, Tom Cotton, and Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) issued the following statement Monday (December 19) in response to the Department of Health and Human Service’s notification that it could use the former Ouachita Job Corps Center in Royal, Arkansas, as a site to house unaccompanied minors in the United States illegally.
December 7, 2016 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) issued the following statement upon passage of the Water Infrastructure Improvements for the Nation Act.
December 7, 2016 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) issued the following statement upon passage of H.R. 2028, a short-term Continuing Resolution (CR).
December 6, 2016 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) issued the following statement Tuesday (December 6) upon passage of H.R. 4680, the National Park Service Centennial Act.
December 6, 2016 Blog Post
On Tuesday (December 6), I joined with my colleagues in the House in voting for a series of bills that would benefit the men and women who have served our nation in uniform.
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In The News

April 1, 2015 In The News
U.S. Rep. Bruce Westerman, R-Hot Springs, has hired Vivian Moeglein to serve as his chief of staff.
March 27, 2015 In The News
Arkansas Senators John Boozman and Tom Cotton, along with Fourth District Congressman Bruce Westerman, announced three United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) grants will help Yell and Franklin counties purchase emergency response equipment.
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March 26, 2015 In The News
Arkansas Senators John Boozman and Tom Cotton, along with Fourth District Congressman Bruce Westerman, announced Thursday (Mar. 26) three United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) grants totaling $104,000, which will help Franklin and Yell Counties purchase emergency response equipment.
March 26, 2015 In The News
The Republican-controlled House approved a budget blueprint Wednesday that relies on nearly $5 trillion in cuts to eliminate deficits over the next decade, calls for repealing President Barack Obama's health care law and envisions transformations of the tax code and Medicare.
March 25, 2015 In The News
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has awarded more than $100,000 in grants in Franklin and Yell counties for emergency response equipment.
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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.
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.
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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Videos

May 24, 2017 Video
During today's House Budget Committee hearing, I asked OMB Director Mick Mulvaney about baseline budgeting versus zero line budgeting.
May 22, 2017 Video
I took to the floor of the House of Representatives today to honor Lt. Deputy Kevin Mainhart of the Yell County Sheriff's Department.
May 19, 2017 Video
Congressman Bruce Westerman held a telephone town hall/Facebook Live event on Thursday, May 18, 2017.

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