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April 20, 2016 Blog Post

The House of Representatives is taking action this week intended to end an abusive Internal Revenue Service (IRS). On Wednesday (April 20), the House passed H.R. 4885, the IRS Oversight While Eliminating Spending (OWES) Act of 2016. This bill would require the IRS to make fees collected from taxpayers subject to Congressional oversight for the first time.

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April 20, 2016 Editorials

What happens when a government is so far in debt it borrows to pay interest on its debt only to find it needs more layers on its debt pyramid to remain solvent?

April 19, 2016 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) issued the following statement Tuesday (April 19) in response to Mexico’s decision to no longer ban Arkansas poultry.
April 19, 2016 Blog Post
In recent years, we have seen an extraordinary abuse of power by the executive branch of the government. One of the executive agencies inflicting outrageous abuse on the taxpayer is the Internal Revenue Service.
April 15, 2016 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) took to the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives Thursday (April 14) to honor Nicholas Brown of Hot Springs and Michael Tharp of Hope.
April 13, 2016 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) issued the following statement Wednesday (April 13) upon passage of three bills aimed at strengthening border security.
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April 13, 2016 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) issued the following statement Wednesday (April 13) in response to the death of former Fourth District Congressman, Arkansas Supreme Court Justice, and Ouachita Baptist University President Ray Thornton.
April 12, 2016 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) issued the following statement Tuesday (April 12) upon passage of H.R. 4676, the Preventing Crimes Against Veterans Act of 2016.
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April 11, 2016 Blog Post
The Library of Congress today announced two grant opportunities in the areas of teaching and professional development.
April 8, 2016 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) issued the following statement in response to the U.S. Green Building Council’s inclusion of wood products from forests certified by the American Tree Farm System (ATFS) and the Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI) in its Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) program.

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In The News

January 9, 2015 In The News
Arkansas's members of the U.S. House of Representatives voted on Thursday to remove a requirement that employers with over 100 employees (50 next year) have to offer health insurance to those working more than 30 hours a week or face a penalty. The legislation would set the new standard at 40 hours a week.
January 9, 2015 In The News
Arkansas' all-Republican U.S. House delegation supported legislation Thursday that would increase how many hours an employee must work before his employer is responsible for providing him health insurance.
January 7, 2015 In The News
For the first time in nearly 150 years, an all-Republican delegation was sworn in Tuesday to represent Arkansas in the U.S. House and Senate.
January 7, 2015 In The News
Newly elected U.S. Rep. Bruce Westerman, R-District 4, was officially sworn in as a member of Congress on Tuesday in Washington, D.C.
January 6, 2015 In The News
Arkansas' newest members of Congress counted down the hours Monday as they showed family around the city, unpacked and reflected on being sworn into office today.

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March 29, 2017 Video
On August 4th, 2016, the Hermitage FFA Forestry team placed first in Arkansas, first among seventeen states that competed in the 37th annual National Forestry Invitational and the National FFA Forestry Career Development Event.
March 29, 2017 Video
On Tuesday, March 28, 2017, Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) hosted a telephone town hall with constituents from across the Fourth District of Arkansas.
March 25, 2017 Video
During an appearance on Fox News' America's News HQ this afternoon, Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) discussed how to move forward on a repeal of Obamacare and efforts to improve legislation.
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