June 24, 2015 Press Release
U.S. Senators John Boozman and Tom Cotton, along with Congressmen Rick Crawford and Bruce Westerman, today announced that five Arkansas airports will receive over $1.8 million from the Department of Transportation to support facility upgrades and expansions.
June 23, 2015 Blog Post
Last week, H.R. 2647 – the Resilient Federal Forests Act – made its way out of the House Committee on Agriculture. The next stop is the floor of the House of Representatives.
June 19, 2015 Editorials
This week, the Resilient Federal Forests Act of 2015 made its way through the House Committee on Agriculture, bringing it one step closer to a vote on the House floor. At the same time, I have been hearing from individuals and groups from across the nation in support of this common sense legislation that will promote proper forest management techniques, promoting thriving and healthy forests in Arkansas and across the country.
June 18, 2015 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (R-Hot Springs)issued the following statement following the mass shooting at the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina, which left nine people dead.
June 17, 2015 Press Release
This morning, Congressman Bruce Westerman (R-AR) and Congresswoman Annie Kuster (D-NH) sent a letter to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) requesting increased regulatory clarity for biomass producers across the country. Nineteen Members of Congress from both parties joined Westerman and Kuster in signing the letter.
June 15, 2015 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman issued the following statement upon passage of H.Res. 233, which calls for the immediate release of three Americans currently being detained by the Islamic Republic of Iran.
June 11, 2015 Press Release
Thursday (June 11), Congressman Bruce Westerman (R-Hot Springs) and Congressman Mike Conaway (R-Texas) introduced the Accountable Recovery Act. This legislation requires that recovery plans for species conservation are made publically available once a species is listed as threatened or endangered under the Endangered Species Act (ESA).
June 11, 2015 Press Release
Today, the Committee on Natural Resources approved six bills during a Full Committee markup on H.R. 387, H.R. 521, H.R. 1289, H.R. 1992, H.R. 2295, H.R. 2358, and H.R. 2647.
June 10, 2015 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (R-Hot Springs) released the following statement following his vote to approve a repeal of Country of Origin Labeling.
U.S. Senators John Boozman (R-AR), Tom Cotton (R-AR) and Lamar Alexander (R-TN) — along with Congressmen Rick Crawford (AR-01), French Hill (AR-02), Steve Womack (AR-03) and Bruce Westerman (AR-04) — today requested that the Department of Energy (DOE) extend the comment period for the need and feasibility review of the Plains & Eastern Clean Line Transmission Project.
December 28, 2016 Video
On yesterday's 6 p.m. news, THV11 took a look at my opposition to the plan for converting the former Job Corps site in Royal into a shelter for unaccompanied minors.
December 20, 2016 Video
On last night's FOX16 News, reporter Jessi Turnure looked at opposition to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' proposal to turn the former Job Corps site in Royal into a center for unaccompanied minors in the United States illegally.
December 15, 2016 Video
I have traveled thousands of miles in Arkansas this year, speaking to you over a cup of coffee and meeting at local colleges, town halls, or businesses and you told me there is a #BetterWay for our government and for America.