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June 24, 2015 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (R-Hot Springs) voted Tuesday (June 23) to repeal the Independent Payment Advisory Board (IPAB) created by the Affordable Care Act. Since Obamacare was enacted, the advisory board of 15 individuals chosen by the president was never appointed.
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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.
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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.

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July 22, 2016 Video
On today's edition of Talk Business & Politics Daily, I spoke with KATV's Elicia Dover about the Resilient Federal Forests Act and the need for healthy forests.
July 22, 2016 Video
The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) shut down a lab in Colorado after it was found that two employees had manipulated data.
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July 20, 2016 Video
Congressman Bruce Westerman launched the 2016 Congressional App Challenge for the Fourth Congressional District of Arkansas on Wednesday (July 20).

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