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May 23, 2018 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) introduced H.R. 5923, a bill which would facilitate an exchange of land between Walnut Grove Church in Jessieville and the U.S. Forest Service.
May 22, 2018 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) issued the following statement Tuesday (May 22) upon passage of S. 2155, the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act.
May 16, 2018 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) testified before the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs on Wednesday (May 16). In his testimony, Westerman discussed his legislation, H.R. 4843, which modifies the presumption of service connection for veterans who were exposed to herbicide agents while serving in the Armed Forces in Thailand during the Vietnam War.
May 8, 2018 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman issued the following statement upon passing Tuesday (May 8) of S.J.Res. 57, a bill providing for congressional disapproval of the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection relating to “Indirect Auto Lending and Compliance with the Equal Credit Opportunity Act.”
April 27, 2018 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) issued the following statement Friday upon passage of H.R. 4, the FAA Reauthorization Act of 2018.
April 25, 2018 Press Release
Junior Malik Barnes of the Arkansas School for Mathematics, Sciences and the Arts in Hot Springs attended Wednesday's (April 25) address to a Joint Session of Congress by French President Emmanuel Macron.
April 24, 2018 Press Release
On Monday (April 23), the Environmental Protection Agency declared forest biomass energy as carbon neutral, effective immediately.
April 13, 2018 Press Release
U.S. Senators John Boozman (R-AR) and Tom Cotton (R-AR) and U.S. Representatives Rick Crawford (AR-01), French Hill (AR-02), Steve Womack (AR-03), and Bruce Westerman (AR-04) announced more than $48 million in federal funding was approved for Arkansas to rebuild and repair roads and critical infrastructure damaged from heavy rains and floods.
April 12, 2018 Press Release
In the U.S. House of Representatives Thursday (April 12), Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) paid tribute to Hot Springs native Sergeant Jack Coleman Cook, who gave his life in order to save his crewmate after their plane went down in the frigid North Sea following a bombing raid over Berlin on February 3, 1945.
April 11, 2018 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) issued the following statement Wednesday (March 11) upon passage of two financial services-related bills, H.R. 4061 and 4293.


In The News

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.
January 8, 2016 In The News
After a nearly three-week long recess, members of the state’s House delegation returned to the nation’s capital this week to deal with a host of issues. The delegation also paid tribute to a longtime fixture in Arkansas politics.
January 7, 2016 In The News
U.S. Rep. Bruce Westerman (R-Ark.) testified Thursday before the International Trade Commission on the topic of how unfair trade practices have affected Domtar Paper Co. and its Ashdown, Ark., operation.
January 7, 2016 In The News
While many Republicans at the state level in Arkansas are working to expand Obamacare’s reach in Arkansas, House Republicans at the federal level yesterday voted to repeal Obamacare.
January 6, 2016 In The News
The House on Wednesday passed legislation that would repeal much of ObamaCare and defund Planned Parenthood for one year, sending the measure to President Obama’s desk.
January 6, 2016 In The News
House Speaker Paul Ryan and other members of the House Republican leadership held a news conference today/Wednesday.
January 6, 2016 In The News
Members of the state's all-Republican congressional delegation Tuesday panned President Barack Obama's executive order placing restrictions on gun purchases.
January 4, 2016 In The News
Dale Bumpers, a former Arkansas governor and U.S. senator who earned the nickname "giant killer" for taking down incumbents, and who gave a passionate speech defending Bill Clinton during the president's impeachment trial, has died.



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.