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November 15, 2017 Press Release
The bill would prevent duplicative data purchases by federal agencies and modernize the collection of said data, which would save an untold amount of the American taxpayers’ money.
November 14, 2017 Press Release
The House of Representatives passed the conference report for the National Defense Authorization Act on Tuesday (November 14). The report includes a provision requiring “the Secretary of Defense to conduct a report on the need for a Joint Chemical-Biological Defense Logistics Center.” The report would study the viability of the logistics center being located at Pine Bluff Arsenal in Jefferson County.
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November 9, 2017 Blog Post
One of the most important tasks in my office is providing assistance with federal agencies.
November 8, 2017 Blog Post
Upon passage, several groups came out in support of the legislation.
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November 7, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) issued the following statement Tuesday (November 7) following passage of combination of bills which would benefit veterans of America’s armed forces.
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November 3, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman released the following statement Friday (November 3) upon passage of H.R. 3922, the CHAMPIONING HEALTHY KIDS Act.
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November 1, 2017 Press Release
Introduced by Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04), the bipartisan bill provides protection to federal forests and grasslands by implementing scientifically-backed (or proven), proactive management standards intended to lessen the threat of wildfires and other risks.
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October 26, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) testified Thursday (October 26) before the International Trade Commission. The commission’s Thursday hearing focused on allegations of hardwood plywood dumping by Chinese companies.
October 19, 2017 Press Release
Senators John Boozman, Tom Cotton, and Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) on Thursday (October 19) announced a $1.3 million grant to the Southwest Arkansas Regional Intermodal Authority in Clark County.
October 18, 2017 Editorials

Today, we recognize the fifth annual Bioenergy Day in the United States. You may be asking yourself, “What is bioenergy?” A simple definition from Merriam-Webster says bioenergy is used for industrial or commercial purposes and is sourced from biological origins, such as plant matter.

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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.
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.
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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.
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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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July 9, 2015 In The News
Republican Congressman Bruce Westerman's first piece of major legislation is to go up for a final vote Thursday in the U.S. House of Representatives.
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July 9, 2015 In The News
Four members of Arkansas’ congressional delegation are asking the U.S. Department of the Interior to reject a request by the Quapaw Tribe of Oklahoma to place a 160-acre tract of land in central Arkansas into federal trust.
July 9, 2015 In The News
The Obama administration said Wednesday it opposes legislation sponsored by U.S. Rep. Bruce Westerman, R-Ark., aimed at making it easier for the U.S. Forest Service to thin federal forests and prevent wildfires.
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July 9, 2015 In The News
U.S. Senators John Boozman and Tom Cotton along with Congressmen Rick Crawford, French Hill, Steve Womack and Bruce Westerman introduced legislation Tuesday to rename the Helena-West Helena Federal building in honor of Judge Jacob Trieber.

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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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