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January 30, 2019 Press Release

Today, House Committee on Natural Resources Ranking Member Rob Bishop (R-Utah) welcomed U.S. Rep. Bruce Westerman (R-Ark.) to serve on the Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources and the Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests and Federal Lands. Westerman issued the following statement in response:

January 17, 2019 Press Release

Today, Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Ranking Member Sam Graves (R-Mo.) welcomed U.S. Rep. Bruce Westerman (R-Ark.) as ranking member of the Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment.

January 16, 2019 Press Release

Today, U.S. Rep. Bruce Westerman (R-Ark.) and U.S. Rep. Julia Brownley (D-Calif.) announced that they will once again co-chair the bipartisan House Dyslexia Caucus in the 116th Congress.

January 8, 2019 Press Release

On January 4, U.S. Rep. Bruce Westerman (R-Ark.) issued the following statement regarding the start of the 116th Congress and his priorities for the upcoming year:

December 20, 2018 Press Release
The Senate passed the Walnut Grove Land Exchange Act on Wednesday (December 19), officially sending the bill to President Donald J. Trump for his signature.
December 14, 2018 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman introduced H.R. 7315, the Protecting American Communities from Wildfire Act, on Thursday (December 13).
December 12, 2018 Press Release
On Tuesday afternoon (December 12), the House of Representatives passed the Conference Report to Accompany H.R. 2, the Agriculture Improvement Act. The legislation, better known as the Farm Bill, will now go to President Donald J. Trump for his signature after passing in the Senate earlier this week.
November 16, 2018 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) issued the following statement Friday (November 16) upon passage on H.R. 6784- the Manage Our Wolves Act.
October 30, 2018 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04), along with 16 bipartisan co-sponsors, introduced a House resolution Tuesday (October 30) which would designate October as “National Dyslexia Awareness Month.”
October 4, 2018 Press Release
Today, House Natural Resources Committee Chairman Rob Bishop (R-Utah) and U.S. Rep. Bruce Westerman (R-Ark.) issued the following joint statement regarding the Senate’s delay in finalizing the 2018 Farm Bill.

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In The News

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.
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January 6, 2016 In The News
House Speaker Paul Ryan and other members of the House Republican leadership held a news conference today/Wednesday.
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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.
November 5, 2015 In The News
U.S. Rep. Bruce Westerman, R-District 4, filed a bill late Wednesday to have the U.S. Postal Service substation in downtown Hot Springs named in honor of Chief Petty Officer Adam Brown.
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October 1, 2015 In The News
Congress voted to avoid a government shutdown on Wednesday with all but one of Arkansas’s all-Republican congressional delegation voting in the minority. Arkansas’s members opposed the inclusion of funding for Planned Parenthood in the short-term, stopgap spending measure.
August 27, 2015 In The News
Last week, the Alliance for the Wild Rockies’ Michael Garrity issued a response to Rep. Ryan Zinke’s August 11 guest column (see copy on this page) about his forest reform bill. In his response, Garrity said “Zinke claimed that we have spotted owls in Montana and that logging somehow prevents forest fires.” However, a quick review of Zinke’s column indicates he actually wrote: “Frivolous lawsuits are at the heart of forest reform. The Alliance for the Wild Rockies launched more than 150 predatory lawsuits targeting legal and healthy forest projects in just the last 10 years alone. During one such project they litigated on the grounds of preserving spotted owl habitat, the forest actually caught fire and burned down for a second time during the time it took to try the case, destroying the entire area, along with the owl’s habitat.”
July 15, 2015 In The News
Members of Arkansas' congressional delegation said Tuesday that they're skeptical of the deal President Barack Obama's administration and other countries negotiated to restrict Iran's nuclear program, though several said they want to read it before passing judgment.
July 14, 2015 In The News
The nuclear agreement between Iran and world powers announced on Tuesday has been met with condemnation from Arkansas’s Congressional delegation. The six Republicans argue nothing less than an entirely nuclear free Iran is acceptable and that the deal won’t keep Iran from acquiring nuclear arms capabilities.
July 14, 2015 In The News
Lawmakers are now weighing in on the Iran nuclear deal.

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Videos

March 8, 2018 Video
This week, the House passed the SENSE Act. This bill would roll back a one size fits all bureaucratic overreach by the EPA.
February 19, 2018 Video
Before Thursday's hearing on border protection and the challenges environmental laws present, Arkansas Republican Congressman Bruce Westerman sat down with Drew Petrimoulx​.
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January 20, 2018 Video
The House has been hard at work for the American people. But the Senate could not get past Chuck Schumer and the Democrats. Simply put, this is the #SchumerShutdown.
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