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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.
June 9, 2015 Press Release
U.S. Senators John Boozman (R-AR), Tom Cotton (R-AR) and Lamar Alexander (R-TN) — along with Congressmen Rick Crawford (AR-01), French Hill (AR-02), Steve Womack (AR-03) and Bruce Westerman (AR-04) — today requested that the Department of Energy (DOE) extend the comment period for the need and feasibility review of the Plains & Eastern Clean Line Transmission Project.
June 6, 2015 Editorials
For far too long, our nation's forests have been fighting a battle for survival. The conflict is not with logging, but with effects of reactive versus proactive management which has resulted in costly confrontations with wildfire, disease, and insects.
June 4, 2015 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (R-Hot Springs) introduced the Resilient Federal Forests Act of 2015 on Thursday (June 4).
May 22, 2015 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (R-Hot Springs) on Thursday (May 21) introduced the Prioritizing American Roads and Jobs Act. The bill would add up to $15 billion per year to the Federal Highway Trust Fund while also paying down a portion of national debt each year.
May 22, 2015 Editorials
If you could direct your federal tax dollars to one of three expenditures below, which one would you choose?
May 15, 2015 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (R-Hot Springs) issued the following statement Friday (May 15) following passage of the NDAA, the National Defense Authorization Act of 2015.
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May 15, 2015 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (R-Hot Springs) issued the following statement mourning the loss of an auxiliary Johnson County Sheriff's Deputy, who was killed in the line of duty overnight after responding to a robbery.
May 15, 2015 Blog Post
"In my home state of Arkansas, the Highway and Transportation Department canceled several projects due to the depletion of the trust fund. It is vital that we find a solution to this crisis that finances the Trust Fund for the long term and keeps our roads and highways safe for travel and commerce."

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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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