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September 6, 2016 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) issued the following statement Tuesday (Sept. 9) upon passage of H.R. 5577, the Innovation in Offshore Leasing Act.
August 19, 2016 Press Release
U.S. Sen. John Boozman (AR) and U.S. Rep. Bruce Westerman (AR-04) will launch the #Seed2Sawmill Tour on Aug. 30 in an effort to promote forest health and tout the economic benefits of forestry to the state of Arkansas.
August 17, 2016 Editorials
With forests contributing so much to Arkansas’ environment and economy, we are launching a forestry tour on August 30. During this 3-day tour, we will visit various sites around Arkansas’ timber rich Fourth Congressional District.
July 19, 2016 Press Release
U.S. Sens. John Boozman (R-AR), Tom Cotton (R-AR), and U.S. Rep. Bruce Westerman (AR-04) issued statements Tuesday (July 19) in support of $1 million in federal funding recently awarded to the city of Texarkana, Arkansas, for drainage system improvements and reconstruction of the “U of A Way” road structure.
July 18, 2016 Press Release
The U.S. Senate on Thursday (July 14) passed H.R. 3931, a bill to designate the United States Post Office located at 620 Central Avenue, Suite 1A in Hot Springs National Park as the Chief Petty Officer Adam Brown United States Post Office.
July 16, 2016 Press Release
Friday (July 15), House Committee on Natural Resources Chairman Rob Bishop (R-UT), Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry Chairman Pat Roberts (R-KS) and Representative Bruce Westerman (R-AR) participated in a press call to discuss pending wildfire and forest management legislation (H.R. 2647 / S. 3085).
July 14, 2016 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) issued the following statement upon passage Thursday (July 14) of H.R. 5538, the Fiscal 2017 Interior Appropriations Bill.
July 8, 2016 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) issued the following statement upon passage Thursday (July 7) of H.R. 5485, the Fiscal 2017 Financial Services-General Government Appropriations Bill.
July 7, 2016 Blog Post
On Wednesday (July 6), the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 2646, the Helping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act of 2015.
July 6, 2016 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) voted Wednesday for H.R. 1270, the Restoring Access to Medication Act.


In The News

January 23, 2015 In The News

The first big jobs announcement for Gov. Asa Hutchinson took place Friday (Jan. 23) in Clarksville. It is there that HanesBrands is adding 120 jobs as part of a $1.4 million investment in the building and equipment that brings manufacturing jobs back to the U.S.

January 22, 2015 In The News

WASHINGTON — With tens of thousands participating in the annual March for Life on Thursday, House Republican leaders had hoped to send a strong signal of pro-life support by adopting a 20-week abortion ban similar to one already on the books in Arkansas. That didn’t happen.

January 21, 2015 In The News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (January 21, 2015) -- Congressman Bruce Westerman (R-Hot Springs) issued the following statement regarding President Barack Obama’s State of the Union Address.
January 21, 2015 In The News

WASHINGTON -- Several members of Arkansas' congressional delegation said Tuesday that President Barack Obama promised a vision for the country in his State of the Union speech that they had heard before.

Obama's speech largely focused on the middle class while touching on infrastructure, civil rights, immigration, cybersecurity and foreign policy.

January 20, 2015 In The News

A speech by President Obama Tuesday night didn’t change any opinions from Arkansas all-GOP delegation, all of whom said the nation’s chief executive offered little to persuade them to support his proposals.

January 20, 2015 In The News

WASHINGTON — With the nation no longer in a “vicious recession,” President Barack Obama called for major tax changes for the benefit of middle class families struggling with stagnant wages as they try to put their children through college and save for retirement.

January 19, 2015 In The News

Gov. Asa Hutchinson said at the March for Life on Sunday that he supported anti-abortion initiatives, and he called for a reversal of Roe v. Wade, the 1973 U.S. Supreme Court decision legalizing abortion.

January 18, 2015 In The News

U.S. Rep. Bruce Westerman, R-District 4, returned to Hot Springs Saturday to visit his new office located in the Hot Springs National Park headquarters building, 101 Reserve St.

January 18, 2015 In The News

WASHINGTON -- U.S. Rep. Bruce Westerman of the 4th District was selected for the House Natural Resources Committee's subcommittees on Public Lands and Environmental Regulations and on Oversight and Investigations. He was also appointed vice chairman of the House Committee on Science, Space and Technology's Subcommittee on Environment.

January 15, 2015 In The News

WASHINGTON -- The House ignored veto threats by President Barack Obama on two fronts Wednesday, voting to undo major provisions of the administration's immigration policy and to roll back banking constraints enacted after the 2008 financial crisis.




March 31, 2017 Video
Arkansas is no stranger to severe weather.
March 30, 2017 Video
I want to thank 40/29 News for covering my telephone town hall from Tuesday night.