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February 7, 2018 Blog Post

As your Congressman, it is my privilege to represent the interests of Arkansans in Washington, D.C. One of the most rewarding responsibilities I have includes advocating for the needs and well-being of veterans and their families across Arkansas’ Fourth Congressional District. The men and women of the United States Armed Forces are some of the best and brightest our country has to offer.

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February 7, 2018 Press Release
On Saturday, February 3, 2018, Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations Chairman Bruce Westerman (R-AR) and House Committee on Natural Resources Chairman Rob Bishop (R-UT) visited the U.S. border with Mexico for an update on the nation’s border security.
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February 6, 2018 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) issued the following statement upon passage of H.R. 772, the Common Sense Nutrition Disclosure Act
February 5, 2018 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) issued the following statement Monday (February 5) upon passage of H.R. 2646, a bill to reauthorize the United States-Jordan Defense Cooperation Act of 2015.
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January 30, 2018 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) issued the following statement Tuesday (January 30) following President Donald Trump’s first State of the Union address.
January 23, 2018 Editorials

September 30 is an important date in our nation’s capital.  It’s the end of the fiscal year for the federal government and about 30% of Uncle Sam’s programs depend on new congressional discretionary appropriations each year to remain operational.  The list includes Department of Defense, Veterans Affairs, Interior and other departments that are funded through 12 House originated appropriations

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January 18, 2018 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) and a bipartisan group of House members introduced a bill to modify the presumption of service connection for veterans exposed to herbicides while serving in Thailand.
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January 16, 2018 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) issued the following statement Tuesday (January 16) upon unanimous passage of H.R. 4318, the Miscellaneous Tariff Bill Act.
December 21, 2017 Blog Post

This serves as notification that the application period for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security Federal Emergency Management Agency Fiscal Year (FY) 2017 Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program (AFG) will open on Tuesday, December 26, 2017, at 7:00 AM (Central). The application period for the FY 2017 AFG Program closes on Friday, February 2, 2017 at 4:00 PM (Central).

December 19, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) issued the following statement Tuesday (December 19) upon House passage of the conference report on H.R. 1, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.
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In The News

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.
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.
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.
July 9, 2015 In The News
Today is a big day for U.S. Rep. Bruce Westerman, who represents the Fourth Congressional District of Arkansas, and for the nation's federal forests.
July 9, 2015 In The News
THE BASS PRO SHOPS Bassmaster Northern Open takes place on the James River this weekend with nearly 200 of the top bass anglers in the world scheduled to participate.
July 8, 2015 In The News
Four members of Arkansas' congressional delegation have sent a letter to the Department of Interior, opposing a land trust request from the Quapaw tribe.
July 7, 2015 In The News
As a dangerous wildfire season gets underway across America, Congress is frantically searching for ways to stamp out the flames.
July 7, 2015 In The News
Congressman Bruce Westerman (R-Hot Springs) is seeking fall interns in his Hot Springs and Washington, D.C., offices. The deadline to apply is Friday, Aug. 7. Fall internships will run from Aug. 31 to Dec. 11.
July 6, 2015 In The News
The U.S. House of Representatives is scheduled to consider legislation this week sponsored by Republican U.S. Rep. Bruce Westerman of Hot Springs aimed at making it easier for the U.S. Forest Service to thin federal forests and prevent wildfires.

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Videos

January 16, 2018 Video
On Sunday's (January 14) Capitol View, I discussed how the recently-passed tax relief package will benefit residents of the Fourth Congressional District and so much more.
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January 12, 2018 Video
On Monday, we commemorate the life of Martin Luther King, Jr.
January 2, 2018 Video
On THV11 Saturday morning, I sat down with Winnie Wright to discuss the recently-passed tax relief for hardworking Arkansans.
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