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February 7, 2018 Blog Post

As your Congressman, it is my privilege to represent the interests of Arkansans in Washington, D.C. One of the most rewarding responsibilities I have includes advocating for the needs and well-being of veterans and their families across Arkansas’ Fourth Congressional District. The men and women of the United States Armed Forces are some of the best and brightest our country has to offer.

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February 7, 2018 Press Release
On Saturday, February 3, 2018, Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations Chairman Bruce Westerman (R-AR) and House Committee on Natural Resources Chairman Rob Bishop (R-UT) visited the U.S. border with Mexico for an update on the nation’s border security.
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February 6, 2018 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) issued the following statement upon passage of H.R. 772, the Common Sense Nutrition Disclosure Act
February 5, 2018 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) issued the following statement Monday (February 5) upon passage of H.R. 2646, a bill to reauthorize the United States-Jordan Defense Cooperation Act of 2015.
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January 30, 2018 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) issued the following statement Tuesday (January 30) following President Donald Trump’s first State of the Union address.
January 23, 2018 Editorials

September 30 is an important date in our nation’s capital.  It’s the end of the fiscal year for the federal government and about 30% of Uncle Sam’s programs depend on new congressional discretionary appropriations each year to remain operational.  The list includes Department of Defense, Veterans Affairs, Interior and other departments that are funded through 12 House originated appropriations

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January 18, 2018 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) and a bipartisan group of House members introduced a bill to modify the presumption of service connection for veterans exposed to herbicides while serving in Thailand.
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January 16, 2018 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) issued the following statement Tuesday (January 16) upon unanimous passage of H.R. 4318, the Miscellaneous Tariff Bill Act.
December 21, 2017 Blog Post

This serves as notification that the application period for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security Federal Emergency Management Agency Fiscal Year (FY) 2017 Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program (AFG) will open on Tuesday, December 26, 2017, at 7:00 AM (Central). The application period for the FY 2017 AFG Program closes on Friday, February 2, 2017 at 4:00 PM (Central).

December 19, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) issued the following statement Tuesday (December 19) upon House passage of the conference report on H.R. 1, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.
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In The News

August 30, 2016 In The News
Arkansas Senator John Boozman and 4th District Congressman Bruce Westerman visited Weyerhaeuser Nursery in Magnolia Tuesday where more than 49 million trees were planted for future use.
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August 24, 2016 In The News
U.S. Rep. Bruce Westerman visited with the Union County Water Conservation Board on Tuesday during his daylong visit to El Dorado.
August 24, 2016 In The News
Concerns over low Medicare reimbursements, mountains of paperwork to meet government regulations and rising healthcare costs for everything from medicines to equipment, were some of the issues discussed Tuesday when Congressman Bruce Westerman visited with Medical Center of South Arkansas officials.
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August 23, 2016 In The News
U.S. Rep. Bruce Westerman, R-District 4, on Monday presented a Federal Emergency Management Agency Assistance to Firefighters Grant of $409,091 to the Hot Springs Fire Department to purchase a live fire training simulator.
August 22, 2016 In The News
Forests should be utilized to manage their growth and build the economy, said Congress’ only forester, U.S. Rep. Bruce Westerman, R-Hot Springs.
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July 29, 2016 In The News
U.S. Rep. Bruce Westerman, R-District 4, discussed a number of current issues Thursday during a speaking engagement at National Park College.
July 28, 2016 In The News
During Coffee with the Congressman event Wednesday, U.S. Rep. Bruce Westerman, R-Ark., stressed a program he is helping to develop with conservative House Republicans of restoring America's confidence.
April 28, 2016 In The News
Phil North was no fan of the proposed Pebble Mine, so when he was asked in 2010 to offer feedback on a draft petition urging the Environmental Protection Agency to kill the project, he pitched in with suggested language and edits.
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April 28, 2016 In The News
Members of Congress from across the Lower 48 convened Thursday to argue the fate of the Bristol Bay watershed and the proposed Pebble mine project, with some Republican lawmakers framing the Environmental Protection Agency’s actions to block the project as a sign of larger bias and anti-industry environmental aggression in the agency.
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April 7, 2016 In The News
Texarkana USA Chamber of Commerce hosted a public reception at Texarkana College for two very important individuals on both sides of the state line.
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Videos

May 8, 2018 Video
Downtown Hot Springs is coming back stronger than it was before.
May 7, 2018 Video
On Thursday, the city of Hot Springs cut the ribbon on the Vault at 723.
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May 4, 2018 Video
Recently, I took to the House floor to honor the life of Hot Springs World War II hero Jack Coleman Cook, who laid down his life for Navigator Edward Field.
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