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November 9, 2017 Blog Post
One of the most important tasks in my office is providing assistance with federal agencies.
November 8, 2017 Blog Post
Upon passage, several groups came out in support of the legislation.
November 7, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) issued the following statement Tuesday (November 7) following passage of combination of bills which would benefit veterans of America’s armed forces.
November 3, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman released the following statement Friday (November 3) upon passage of H.R. 3922, the CHAMPIONING HEALTHY KIDS Act.
November 1, 2017 Press Release
Introduced by Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04), the bipartisan bill provides protection to federal forests and grasslands by implementing scientifically-backed (or proven), proactive management standards intended to lessen the threat of wildfires and other risks.
October 26, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) testified Thursday (October 26) before the International Trade Commission. The commission’s Thursday hearing focused on allegations of hardwood plywood dumping by Chinese companies.
October 19, 2017 Press Release
Senators John Boozman, Tom Cotton, and Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) on Thursday (October 19) announced a $1.3 million grant to the Southwest Arkansas Regional Intermodal Authority in Clark County.
October 18, 2017 Editorials

Today, we recognize the fifth annual Bioenergy Day in the United States. You may be asking yourself, “What is bioenergy?” A simple definition from Merriam-Webster says bioenergy is used for industrial or commercial purposes and is sourced from biological origins, such as plant matter.

October 5, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) hosted a press conference Thursday (October 5) with western Members of Congress to address the wildfire crisis unfolding across the western United States.
September 27, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) issued the following statement Wednesday (September 27) in response to President Donald Trump’s tax relief proposal unveiled in Indianapolis.


In The News

April 9, 2015 In The News
From a young age, the world-renowned poet and author Maya Angelou, who called Stamps her childhood home, endured stifling poverty, discrimination, a childhood sexual assault and a teen pregnancy.
April 9, 2015 In The News
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs owes Arkansas health care facilities approximately $24 million for care they've given to VA patients, according to the Arkansas Hospital Association.
April 8, 2015 In The News
The Stamps post office is holding a public dedication ceremony Wednesday for the Maya Angelou Forever Stamp on Wednesday at Lafayette County High School that was set to feature U.S. Rep. Bruce Westerman, R-Ark., and other speakers.
April 7, 2015 In The News
The U.S. Representatives from Arkansas's 2nd and 4th districts visited the Pine Bluff arsenal Monday.
April 6, 2015 In The News
Two freshman Arkansas Congressmen got an up-close-and-personal look Monday at the Pine Bluff Arsenal, including a pyrotechnic demonstration of various types of smoke grenades and a tour of the newly renovated phosphorus production facility.
April 5, 2015 In The News
... U.S. Rep. Bruce Westerman, a Republican from Hot Springs, has hired a longtime employee of Arkansas Republican politicians as his new chief of staff.
April 3, 2015 In The News
A commemorative “forever” stamp honoring the life and works of poet and author Maya Angelou, of Stamps, will be issued by the U. S. Post Office in Stamps on April 8.
April 2, 2015 In The News
A general agreement announced Thursday by the United States and other world powers to prevent Iran from obtaining nuclear weapons was sharply criticized by Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Ark., who has emerged as a leading critic of President Barack Obama’s foreign policy strategies.
April 2, 2015 In The News
A grand opening for the local office of Fourth District Congressman Bruce Westerman will be held from 10:30 a.m. until noon on April 9 inside the Union County Courthouse in downtown El Dorado.
April 2, 2015 In The News
U.S. Rep. Bruce Westerman, R-District 4, said Wednesday that federal highway trust fund money returned to states should be exempt from local and state sales taxes so that all of the money can be used for asphalt and concrete.



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.