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.
May 15, 2015 Blog Post
"In my home state of Arkansas, the Highway and Transportation Department canceled several projects due to the depletion of the trust fund. It is vital that we find a solution to this crisis that finances the Trust Fund for the long term and keeps our roads and highways safe for travel and commerce."
May 14, 2015 Blog Post
It is National Infrastructure Week and with focus on infrastructure funding, I would like to let you at home know that I am working hard to find ways to keep the Federal Highway Trust Fund financed for the long-term and Arkansas roads paved.
September 21, 2016 Video
Wednesday morning (September 21), I posed questions to White House Council on Environmental Quality Managing Director Christy Goldfuss about the impact of unmanaged forests on greenhouse gas emissions.
September 16, 2016 Video
We must restore Congress' Constitutional authority.
September 15, 2016 Video
On this morning's Washington Journal, I discussed America's energy policy, the Resilient Federal Forests Act, and the priorities of the House Committee on Natural Resources.