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Bruce Westerman

Republican — Representative — District 22
Available Terms:
  • 2011-2012
  • 2013-2014

Bruce Westerman represents House District 22 in the Arkansas House, is a member of 10 committees, and is the primary sponsor of 43 bills.

2010 8946.43
2012 17650.0

For detailed campaign finance information visit Influence Explorer. Figures via the National Institute on Money in State Politics.

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News and Blog Coverage

4th District debate underway on AETN.

AETN is livestreaming its 4th District congressional debate . Find it here. James Lee Witt (Democrat), Bruce Westerman (Republican) and Ken Hamilton (Libertarian) will get as much media exposure here as they're likely to get this campaign season in their unwieldly district, which lacks many major media voices. Witt opens ...

Teachers hit Cotton with ad on student loans

Add one more interest group to the overburdened advertising mix for the U.S. Senate race — the National Education Association. The teachers union has bought time for the ad above. It features an Arkansas school teacher who benefitted from government-supported student loans and criticizes Republican candidate Tom Cotton for his ...

Ghosts of Faubus, Part II: Legislators who'd arrest people who implement Obamacare

I mentioned Saturday a 2014 survey of legislative candidates by the Campaign for Liberty , the Ron Paul-founded organization that takes libertarianism to the outer limits. I focused on this question: Will you support legislation to nullify ObamaCare and authorize state and local law enforcement to arrest federal officials attempting ...

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Committee Membership

Sponsored Bills

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  • HR 1009

    To Authorize The Introduction Of A Nonappriation Bill Concerning Filling Vacancies In Certain Offices.

  • HR 1006

    To Authorize The Introduction Of A Nonappropriation Bill Concerning The Creation Of A Tax Credit For Employers That Make Payments To Comply With Federal Law Concerning Employers' Shared Responsibility For Health Coverage.

  • HR 1004

    To Authorize The Introduction Of A Nonappropriation Bill To Amend The Arkansas Code Concerning The Revenue Stabilization Law.

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  • HB 1013

    An Act For Repayment Of Distribution Of Funds For Reducing Premium Increases For Public-School Employees Participating In The Public School Employee Health Insurance Program During Calendar Year 2014.

  • HB 1004

    To Amend The Provisions Regarding The Use And Distribution Of The Revenues Generated By The Uniform Rate Of Tax; And To Create A Property Tax Credit Funded By Excess Revenue Received From The Uniform Rate Of Tax.

  • HR 1046

    Honoring Taylor Wilson Of Texarkana, Arkansas, For His Achievements In Nuclear Physics.

Recent Votes

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SB 5

Read the third time and passed and ordered transmitted to the Senate.

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 9090.0
•••No: 11.0
•••Other: 99.0
SB 4

Read the third time and passed and ordered transmitted to the Senate.

Legislator Vote: No

•••Yes: 8080.0
•••No: 99.0
•••Other: 1111.0
SB 3

Read the third time and passed and ordered transmitted to the Senate.

Legislator Vote: No

•••Yes: 8282.0
•••No: 88.0
•••Other: 1010.0
SB 1

Read the third time and passed and ordered transmitted to the Senate.

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 8686.0
•••No: 22.0
•••Other: 1212.0
HB 1001

Read the third time and passed and ordered transmitted to the Senate.

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 9090.0
•••No: 11.0
•••Other: 99.0
HB 1004

Read the third time and passed and ordered transmitted to the Senate.

Legislator Vote: No

•••Yes: 9090.0
•••No: 55.0
•••Other: 55.0
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Sources

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