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.
June 6, 2015 Editorials
For far too long, our nation's forests have been fighting a battle for survival. The conflict is not with logging, but with effects of reactive versus proactive management which has resulted in costly confrontations with wildfire, disease, and insects.
June 4, 2015 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (R-Hot Springs) introduced the Resilient Federal Forests Act of 2015 on Thursday (June 4).
June 3, 2015 Press Release
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May 22, 2015 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (R-Hot Springs) on Thursday (May 21) introduced the Prioritizing American Roads and Jobs Act. The bill would add up to $15 billion per year to the Federal Highway Trust Fund while also paying down a portion of national debt each year.
May 22, 2015 Editorials
If you could direct your federal tax dollars to one of three expenditures below, which one would you choose?
May 15, 2015 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (R-Hot Springs) issued the following statement Friday (May 15) following passage of the NDAA, the National Defense Authorization Act of 2015.
May 15, 2015 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (R-Hot Springs) issued the following statement mourning the loss of an auxiliary Johnson County Sheriff's Deputy, who was killed in the line of duty overnight after responding to a robbery.
September 30, 2016 Video
As a country, we have made a promise to our heroes that we would take care of them after they sacrificed so much for us. As you and I both know, the Veteran’s Administration has fallen short of that promise.
September 23, 2016 Video
This week, the House of Representatives passed two bills aimed at securing America’s interests in the Middle East and preventing a state sponsor of terrorism from advancing its interests.
September 21, 2016 Video
The House Committee on Natural Resources explored the status of the federal government's management of wolves at Wednesday afternoon's (September 21) Oversight and Investigations hearing.