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December 18, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, the United States House of Representatives passed two articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump. U.S. Rep. Bruce Westerman (R-Ark.) issued the following statement:

December 16, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Rep. Bruce Westerman (R-Ark.) announced the Fourth District’s student nominations to military academies. Westerman issued the following statement:

December 13, 2019 Weekly Columns

As the end of the year approaches, there’s no shortage of news here on Capitol Hill. The House of Representatives is quickly trying to get impeachment articles, appropriations and military funding finalized before Christmas. But by far the most important news of the week was a deal on the United States, Mexico and Canada Agreement (USMCA).

December 6, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – This week, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced an $8,940,000 million disaster recovery grant to Arkansas counties affected by the May-June flooding. U.S. Rep. Bruce Westerman (R-Ark.) issued the following statement:

December 6, 2019 Weekly Columns

At their best, robocalls are a frustrating nuisance. At their worst, robocalls are a means by which criminals scam people to get money or personal information. Robocalls have been around for years, but an estimated 48 billion robocalls occurred in 2018 – a 64 percent increase since 2016. Many of you have received these calls, some even posing as your own phone number.

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December 3, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – On Monday night, U.S. Rep. Bruce Westerman (R-Ark.) hosted a reception announcing the top five winners of the Congressional App Challenge. Westerman issued the following statement:

November 29, 2019 Weekly Columns

In his book, Love Your Enemies, author Arthur Brooks cites a study showing that 70 percent of Americans believe the U.S. will endure long-term hurt if both political parties don’t work together.

November 22, 2019 Weekly Columns

The federal budget process isn’t likely to be dinner table conversation, it rarely grabs cable news headlines, and it’s usually the furthest thing from our minds. But on Nov. 19 in a now-annual pattern, Congress punted its appropriation – government funding – duties for another month in what’s called a continuing resolution (CR). I voted against this CR, for several reasons.

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November 19, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Rep. Bruce Westerman (R-Ark.) released the following written statement during a Water Resources and Environment Subcommittee hearing, titled, “Concepts for the Next Water Resources Development Act: Promoting Resiliency of our Nation’s Water Resources Infrastructure”:

November 19, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced a trade agreement with South Korea regarding market access for U.S. rice. U.S. Rep. Bruce Westerman (R-Ark.) issued the following statement:

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In The News

December 20, 2016 In The News
U.S. Rep. Bruce Westerman, R-District 4, said he had more questions than answers after speaking with government officials Monday morning about the possibility of the shuttered Ouachita Job Corps Center in Royal being used to house children who enter the country without parents or guardians.
December 19, 2016 In The News
Congressional members from the Natural State came out against a possible refugee shelter the same day representatives from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services toured the facility.
September 26, 2016 In The News
In 1966, I announced that I was moving to Arkansas. My mother was horrified.
August 31, 2016 In The News
Congressman Bruce Westerman and Senator Boozman spent day two of their forestry tour at the Del-tin Fiber Plant, learning how the company takes tree waste, like wood chips, and turns them into usable products.
August 31, 2016 In The News
U.S. Sen. John Boozman and U.S. Rep. Bruce Westerman visited Columbia County on Tuesday at the start of a three-day tour of timber-related industries in Westerman’s Fourth Congressional District.
August 31, 2016 In The News
United States Sen. John Boozman (R) and U.S. Congressman Bruce Westerman (R) are teaming up this week for the “Seed2Sawmill Tour.”
August 31, 2016 In The News
The American Forest & Paper Association issued a statement Tuesday saluting Sen. John Boozman, R-Arkansas, and Rep. Bruce Westerman, R-Hot Springs, for their #SeedtoSawmill tour of Arkansas counties.
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.
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.

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Videos

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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April 20, 2018 Video
I called into Conduit News with Paul Harrell this morning to discuss the ballooning national debt and my efforts to control spending and balance the budget.
April 13, 2018 Video
The story of Hot Springs native Jack Coleman Cook is one of heroism and making the ultimate sacrifice for his fellow man.
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