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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.
July 8, 2015 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (R-Hot Springs) voted Wednesday (July 8) for H.R. 5, the Student Success Act of 2015.
July 8, 2015 Press Release
U.S. Senators John Boozman and Tom Cotton along with Congressmen Rick Crawford, French Hill, Steve Womack and Bruce Westerman introduced legislation today to rename the Helena-West Helena Federal building in honor of Judge Jacob Trieber.
July 7, 2015 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (R-Hot Springs) issued the following statement on Tuesday (July 7) congratulating Brian Leonard of Lake Hamilton High School in Pearcy and Amanda Jones or Poyen High School. Both educators were awarded the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST) by the National Science Foundation (NSF) on behalf of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy.
July 7, 2015 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (R-Hot Springs) is seeking Fall interns in both his Hot Springs and Washington offices, his office announced Tuesday (July 7).
June 26, 2015 Press Release
U.S. Senators John Boozman and Tom Cotton – along with Congressmen Rick Crawford, French Hill, Steve Womack and Bruce Westerman – announce that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) today issued a major disaster declaration for the state, allowing local communities to recover from severe storms and flooding.

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March 29, 2016 Video
I want to say thank you again to the United States Capitol Police. I'm glad my staff is safe and I'm grateful for the job the Capitol Police do
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March 22, 2016 Video
Today I asked Secretary Ernest Moniz if the Department of Energy was working with the Forest Service or research universities to incorporate forest biomass into the DOE research and development portfolio.
March 22, 2016 Video
Congressman Bruce Westerman questions Thomas Tidwell, chief of the U.S. Forest Service, about the agency's spending priorities and missions outlined in the president's fiscal year 2017 budget proposal.

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