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October 4, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – This week, U.S. Rep. Bruce Westerman (R-Ark.) hosted a tourism tour of Arkansas’s Fourth District, promoting outdoor recreation opportunities in the region. Westerman released the following statement:

September 27, 2019 Weekly Columns

While news stations focused on impeachment this week, a huge win for American farmers and ranchers slipped quietly under the radar. President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe signed phase one of a U.S.-Japan trade deal, and the agreement is set to go into effect this coming January.

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September 20, 2019 Weekly Columns

Seasonal change always brings a new round of cleaning and organizing in my house, and the federal government would do well to follow this example. I often talk about bureaucracy and red tape slowing down good governance, and there is perhaps no better example of this than in the way the federal government catalogues its assets.

September 19, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Rep. Bruce Westerman (R-Ark.) testified before the Natural Resources Committee in favor of H.R. 2485, the Federal Land Asset Inventory Reform (FLAIR) Act.

September 18, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Rep. Bruce Westerman (R-Ark.) gave the following opening statement at a Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment hearing, titled, “The Administration’s Priorities and Policy Initiatives Under the Clean Water Act.” Westerman is the lead Republican on the subcommittee.

September 16, 2019 Press Release

Today, U.S. Rep. Bruce Westerman (R-Ark.) and U.S. Rep. Abby Finkenauer (D-Iowa) introduced the Rural Road Safety Act, which would provide federal funding for communities to make critical safety improvements to their rural roads.

September 13, 2019 Weekly Columns

Historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) have played a critical role in our country for decades. These higher education institutions have long been dedicated to serving the African-American community, even before President Johnson signed the Civil Rights Act of 1964.

September 11, 2019 Blog Post

Title 1 – Private Sector Health Insurance Reforms

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September 10, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Rep. Bruce Westerman (R-Ark.) spoke about the Fair Care Act at an American Enterprise Institute (AEI) event titled, “After Repeal and Replace: the Fair Care Act and the 2020 Campaign Plans.” Westerman gave the following remarks:

 

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September 6, 2019 Weekly Columns

As Congress’s August recess concludes, I’ve had the opportunity to wrap up some much-needed time in the district with a week of forestry meetings. Both Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue and U.S. Forest Service (USFS) Chief Vicki Christiansen visited Arkansas this week, and their time in the Natural State highlighted the importance of forest management.

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In The News

April 6, 2016 In The News
Congressmen from the 4th Districts of Arkansas and Texas made a stop in the Texarkana area for the grand opening of a new facility at Red River Army Depot.
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March 26, 2016 In The News
Federal lawmakers had a quiet yet busy week with most of the action happening in the House. A key energy project in the state received a go-ahead from federal regulators, while a bill to help smaller companies with building capital was introduced.
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March 26, 2016 In The News
A group of Arkansas Republican lawmakers on Friday accused President Obama of ‘executive overreach’ over his administration’s plan to partner with a private company to develop a 705-mile wind power transmission line.
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March 25, 2016 In The News
Members of Arkansas’ delegation Friday issued a joint statement condemning the approval of a clean-energy project that is expected to cut a path across the state's Ozark Mountain, River Valley and Delta regions.
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March 25, 2016 In The News
The U.S. Department of Energy on Friday (March 25) approved the controversial $2 billion Clean Line project that will build through Arkansas a large electric transmission network. Arkansas’ Congressional delegation issued a joint response, saying the approval is “unprecedented executive overreach.”
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March 9, 2016 In The News
Several hundred visitors learned from experts about dyslexia Monday during an event hosted by U.S. Rep. Bruce Westerman, R-District 4.
March 9, 2016 In The News
Congressman Bruce Westerman (R-Hot Springs) has announced a series of 29 mobile offices that will include Logan county next Tuesday.
March 5, 2016 In The News
Selected sessions of the Arkansas Department of Education's coming two-day Dyslexia Conference for Schools will be live-streamed, or broadcast online, for viewing by parents, teachers and others interested in the topic.
March 4, 2016 In The News
U.S. Rep. Bruce Westerman, R-Hot Springs, said Friday he is co-sponsoring legislation aimed at increasing the amount of business directed to Army arsenals, including the Pine Bluff Arsenal.
February 18, 2016 In The News
It was a very busy day for the 4'th District Representative, one stop on his tour of south Arkansas was Ashley County Medical Center.

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Videos

March 16, 2018 Video
I called into this morning's Conduit News with Paul Harrell to discuss the FLIP Act and the benefits of the recently-enacted tax package.
March 15, 2018 Video
In 1988, in my hometown of Hot Springs, a crisis pregnancy center was formed to assist young parents and protect innocent lives.
March 13, 2018 Video
There's been too much focus on acquiring more land for the federal government versus taking care of what we've got.

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