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May 19, 2017 Editorials
I am a firm believer that those who service in blue deserve the highest form of respect and gratitude.
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May 4, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman issued the following statement upon passage of the American Health Care Act.
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May 4, 2017 Editorials
For each of us, protecting our privacy and that of our families is a top priority.
May 3, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) issued the following statement Wednesday (May 3) in response to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ approval of the Lake Ouachita Water Supply.
April 24, 2017 Press Release
Congressional Western Caucus Chairman Paul A. Gosar D.D.S. (AZ-04) and Chief Infrastructure and Forestry Officer Rep. Bruce Westerman (AR-04) issued the following statements after former Georgia Governor George “Sonny” Perdue was confirmed by the U.S. Senate by a bipartisan vote of 87-11 to serve as Secretary of the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
April 4, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman issued the following statement Tuesday (April 4) upon passage of H.R. 1343, the Encouraging Employee Ownership Act of 2017.
April 4, 2017 Press Release
Today, Representatives Doug LaMalfa (R-CA) and Kurt Schrader (D-OR) introduced H.R. 1873, the “Electricity Reliability and Forest Protection Act.” The bipartisan bill, cosponsored by Reps. Bruce Westerman (R-AR), Jim Costa (D-CA), Liz Cheney (R-WY) and Tom O’Halleran (D-AZ), improves the safety and reliability of the electric grid on federal lands, and reduces the threat of catastrophic wildfires and costly electricity blackouts.
April 3, 2017 Press Release
Congressional Western Caucus Chairman Paul A. Gosar D.D.S. (AZ-04), Executive Vice Chairman Rep. Scott Tipton (CO-03), Chairman Emeritus Rep. Rob Bishop (UT-01), Chief Forestry Officer Rep. Bruce Westerman (AR-04), and Chairman Emeritus Rep. Steve Pearce (NM-02) and Western Caucus member Rep. Steve Scalise (LA-01) released the following statements following the announcement from the Department of the Interior of a proposal to repeal the Obama Administration’s Consolidated Federal Oil & Gas and Indian Coal Valuation Reform Rule in its entirety.
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March 29, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) (AR-04) will host “Coffee with your Congressman” in Hot Springs Village and Sheridan next month.
March 28, 2017 Blog Post
Throughout the last two weeks, there has been a lot of talk about why the House of Representatives could not just vote on repealing Obamacare and then work on replacement at another time. But a repeal and replace of the legislation is a complicated process.
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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.
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.
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.

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Videos

May 18, 2017 Video
This week, our nation honors the men and women of law enforcement.
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May 3, 2017 Video
Over the last week, Arkansans have seen nature’s wrath bring death and destruction to the Natural State.
May 3, 2017 Video
In today's Subcommittee on Federal Lands hearing, we examined the consequences of executive branch overreach of the Antiquities Act.

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