July 22, 2015 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (R-Hot Springs) voted Wednesday for H.R. 1734, the Improving Coal Combustion Residuals Regulation Act of 2015. Westerman issued the following statement upon passage of the bill.
July 21, 2015 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (R-Hot Springs) issued the following statement after voting for H.R. 237, the FTO Passport Revocation Act of 2015.
July 20, 2015 Blog Post
The FEMA disaster recovery centers in Howard and Jefferson Counties will change operating hours beginning today.
July 16, 2015 Blog Post
FEMA disaster recovery centers have opened across the Fourth District of Arkansas, ready to assist residents impacted by May and June's severe weather. The centers will be open until further notice.
July 15, 2015 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (R-Hot Springs) voted Wednesday (July 15) for H.R. 3038, the Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2015, Part II. The bill funds a five month extension of the Federal Highway Trust Fund.
July 15, 2015 Press Release
Congressman Steve Womack (AR-3) – along with Congressmen Rick Crawford (AR-1), French Hill (AR-2), and Bruce Westerman (AR-4) – yesterday introduced H.R. 3062, a bill to grant a state the right to approve or reject an electric transmission project prior to the federal government’s execution of newfound authority to take private property.
July 14, 2015 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (R-Hot Springs) issued the following statement Tuesday (July 14) in response to the Iran Nuclear Deal announced early Tuesday in Vienna, Austria.
July 14, 2015 Blog Post
Passage last week of H.R. 5, the Student Success Act of 2015, was a win for local communities who for years have been fighting government overreach in education. This bill overturns years of overreach by the United States Department of Education and returns local control to school districts across the Fourth District of Arkansas.
July 12, 2015 Editorials
My first bill, the Resilient Federal Forests Act, passed the House of Representatives on Thursday (July 9). It is bipartisan legislation that will give the Forest Service the tools it needs to better manage our national forests. As a professional forester, I see that our forests are no longer resilient due to overgrowth, wildfire, and disease.
July 9, 2015 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (R-Hot Springs) issued the following statement upon passage of H.R. 2647, the Resilient Federal Forests Act. Westerman's first piece of legislation to reach the House floor passed by a vote of 262 for to 167 against, with 21 Democrats crossing to aisle to support the legislation.
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.