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June 22, 2017 Blog Post
As the only Forester in Congress, I understand the mutually beneficial relationship that trees have to our economy and our environment.
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June 21, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) spoke in favor of H.R. 1873, the Electricity Reliability and Forest Protection Act on Wednesday (June 21).
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June 20, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) re-introduced H.R. 2936, the Resilient Federal Forests Act of 2017, on Tuesday (June 20). The bill would provide protection to the national forest system by implementing proactive management standards intended to lessen the threat of wildfires and other risks.
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June 16, 2017 Blog Post
As Veterans fight for our freedoms, we must continue to fight for them.
June 15, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman issued the following statement Thursday (June 15) upon passage of H.R. 2372, the VETERAN Act, and H.R. 2579, the Broader Options for Americans Act.
June 13, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) issued the following statement Tuesday (June 13) upon passage of S. 1094 - Department of Veterans Affairs Accountability and Whistleblower Protection Act.
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June 10, 2017 Blog Post
This week, President Donald Trump discussed improving infrastructure across the United States.
June 8, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) issued the following statement Thursday (June 8) upon passage of H.R. 10, the Financial CHOICE Act.
June 8, 2017 Press Release
U.S. Senators John Boozman and Tom Cotton—along with Congressmen Rick Crawford, French Hill, Steve Womack and Bruce Westerman—today sent a letter to President Donald Trump supporting Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson’s request for a federal disaster declaration for 31 Arkansas counties following severe storms, flooding and tornadoes in April and May.
June 7, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) issued the following statement Wednesday (June 7) upon passage of H.R. 2213, the Anti-Border Corruption Reauthorization Act.
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In The News

July 5, 2015 In The News
For a “5NEWS This Morning” segment that aired Sunday (July 5), anchor Jay Plyburn spoke to Rep. Bruce Westerman about a number of controversial issues. He touched on the U.S. Supreme Court’s landmark rulings when it came to keeping the health subsidies in place for the Affordable Care Act and legalizing same-sex marriage across the country.
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July 5, 2015 In The News
Members of the congressional delegation were home last week. Congress return Tuesday.
July 2, 2015 In The News
House Republicans next week will consider legislation aimed at eliminating red tape at the U.S. Forest Service so it can fight wildfires and other natural disasters more efficiently and with fewer regulatory delays.
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July 2, 2015 In The News
Congressman Bruce Westerman is taking an interest in our nation’s forestry laws. He may not get a lot of credit from the public for this, but he should.
June 28, 2015 In The News
This week in the nation’s capital, lawmakers took up issues involving trade and security, while two Supreme Court cases late in the week drew the ire of the state’s congressional delegation.
June 28, 2015 In The News
After a trip to Ukraine and Slovakia, U.S. Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Ark., said last week that the United States needs to provide assistance to help Ukrainian fighters fend off Russia-backed troops.
June 21, 2015 In The News
The U.S. Senate last week overwhelmingly approved a $612 billion defense authorization bill over objections from the Obama administration that it evades congressionally mandated spending caps through an accounting loophole.
June 21, 2015 In The News
Two University of Arkansas at Fayetteville employees joined representatives from more than 70 colleges and universities around the world Wednesday in Washington to talk about ending hunger on college campuses.
June 21, 2015 In The News
Legislation to allow the U.S. Forest Service to speed up thinning of federal forests to control wildfires is headed to the U.S. House of Representatives floor after passing two committees.
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June 19, 2015 In The News
Biomass Power Association thanks Rep. Annie Kuster, D-N.H., and Rep. Bruce Westerman, R-Airzona, for their leadership in sending a bipartisan letter of support for biomass power to the U.S. EPA. The letter, sent June 17 and signed by a total of 21 members, outlines the environmental and economic benefits of electricity from “low-value” wood and other agricultural residues. The signers request that the EPA “take action to remove regulatory ambiguities in the treatment of utility-scale biomass power as a renewable resource.”
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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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