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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.
April 10, 2018 Press Release
The House of Representatives passed two bills Tuesday (March 10) which would enhance penalties on those who are convicted of online harassment and step up regulations and enforcement in an effort to end money laundering and the financing of terrorism tied to sex trafficking.
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March 23, 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) released the following joint statement on the termination of the Department of Energy’s (DOE) partnership with Clean Line Energy Partners for development of the Plains and Eastern Clean Line Project.
March 7, 2018 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) issued the following statement Wednesday (March 7) upon passage of H.R. 1917, the Blocking Regulatory Interference from Closing Kilns (BRICK) Act.
March 6, 2018 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) introduced H.R. 5170, the Federal Lands Investment Partnership (FLIP) Act, on Monday (March 5).
March 5, 2018 Press Release
Senators Tom Cotton (R-Arkansas) and John Boozman (R-Arkansas), and Congressmen Rick Crawford (AR-01), French Hill (AR-02), Steve Womack (AR-03), and Bruce Westerman (AR-04) today released the following statement applauding CMS’s approval of work requirements for Arkansas’s Medicaid program.
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February 15, 2018 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) issued the following statement Thursday (February 15) upon passage of H.R. 620, the ADA Education and Reform Act of 2017.
February 13, 2018 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) issued the following statement upon passage of H.R. 3397, the Building Blocks of STEM Act.

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In The News

July 14, 2015 In The News
Arkansas' all-Republican congressional delegation roundly criticized a nuclear deal announced Tuesday between Iran and world powers, with freshman U.S. Sen. Tom Cotton calling it a "grievous, dangerous mistake."
July 13, 2015 In The News
Rep. Rob Bishop, R-Utah, believes he has the cure for 58 million ailing acres of forests in the nation, and the majority of his colleagues agree with the fix.
July 13, 2015 In The News
The U.S. House of Representatives has passed a bill that could lead to an expansive overhaul of the way national forests are managed.
July 11, 2015 In The News
Wranglings over Iran and Cuba were at the forefront of the debate this week among the state’s Congressional delegation. Meanwhile, Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Ark., introduced a bill dealing with illegal immigration in the aftermath of a brutal murder in San Francisco earlier this month.
July 10, 2015 In The News
The U.S. House of Representatives Friday passed a bill aimed at introducing medical breakthroughs faster to market. The state’s delegation split 2-2 on the bill.
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July 10, 2015 In The News
U.S. Senators John Boozman and Tom Cotton and Congressmen Rick Crawford and Bruce Westerman announced that 12 Arkansas airports have been awarded more than $3 million from the Department of Transportation to support facility upgrades and expansions.
July 10, 2015 In The News
The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday approved legislation sponsored by U.S. Rep. Bruce Westerman designed to increase timber harvests and reduce the chance of fires in the nation's forests.
July 9, 2015 In The News
The two U.S. senators from Arkansas and two of the state's U.S. House members have weighed in on what might happen to 160 acres of land that the Quapaw Tribe owns in that state.
July 9, 2015 In The News
A bill sponsored by Arkansas’s fourth District Congressman Bruce Westerman, to recalibrate management plans of forests on federal lands has passed the U.S. House of Representatives. The bill passed on a 262 to 167 vote, with many Democrats voting against. On the house floor Westerman spoke of the need for better forest management.
July 9, 2015 In The News
The U.S. House of Representatives passed a forest management bill partly authored by Rep. Ryan Zinke on Thursday with a bipartisan vote of 262-167.

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Videos

January 19, 2018 Video
Friday (January 19), the House passed the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act.
January 19, 2018 Video
A constituent named Bill Rhodes told my office about Agent Orange exposure while serving in Thailand during the Vietnam War.
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January 17, 2018 Video
The House passed CHIP on November 3, yet we've seen no vote from the Senate. Now is the time for action.
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