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December 5, 2016 Blog Post
On Monday (December 5), the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 5015, the Combat-Injured Veterans Tax Fairness Act of 2016.
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December 2, 2016 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) issued the following statement upon passage of the Conference Report to accompany S. 2943, the National Defense Authorization Act.
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December 1, 2016 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) released the following statement upon passage Thursday (December 1) of H.R. 6392, the Systemic Risk Designation Improvement Act.
November 30, 2016 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) released the following statement upon passage Wednesday (November 30) of the 21st Century Cures Act.
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November 29, 2016 Blog Post
Since serving in the Arkansas House of Representatives, I have worked in a bipartisan effort to combat human trafficking in the Natural State. That effort has continued since becoming a member of Congress.
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November 29, 2016 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) issued the following statement upon passage of seven veterans-related bills on Tuesday (November 29) in the U.S. House of Representatives.
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November 17, 2016 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) issued the following statement Thursday (November 17) upon passage of H.R. 5711 and H.R. 6297, bills that would place sanctions on Iran and limit its ability to fully reintegrate with the world financial and economic systems.
November 16, 2016 Press Release
The Fourth District's mobile offices assist constituents with Veterans benefits, Medicare, Social Security and other services involving the federal government.
November 14, 2016 Blog Post
On Monday (November 14), the House of Representatives passed H.R. 4665, the Outdoor Recreation Jobs and Economic Impact Act of 2016.
October 16, 2016 Blog Post
For the students who have taken a deep interest in coding – whether skilled or novice coders – there is a place where they can highlight their talents for the state and the country to see.

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In The News

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.
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.
March 3, 2015 In The News
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was praised Tuesday by the entire Arkansas delegation for delivering a clear and compelling case for drawing a hard line against Iran’s nuclear ambitions.
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February 23, 2015 In The News
Due to expected snow and sleet throughout the Fort Smith area today, the following closings are announced.

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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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