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Congressman Bruce Westerman's eNewsletter
Saturday, October 24, 2015

I toured the Fourth last week, visiting sites like Hawksbill Crag, Hot Springs National Park, Mount Magazine State Park, and many others. Tourism is a multi-billion industry in Arkansas, providing jobs and an economic lifeline in the rural Fourth Congressional District. I want to thank everyone who welcomed me across the Fourth District. I encourage you to get out and visit these destinations and others across Arkansas. Experience our state’s natural beauty and hospitality. You’ll be glad you did.

YouTube: Congressman Bruce Westerman Concludes 'Touring the Fourth'

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette: Washington News in Brief
The Arkansas Project: All Four Arkansas Congressmen Support A Balanced Budget Amendment
Biomass Magazine: Biomass Regains Congressional Ally
Capitol Words: Forest Products Week Recognition
GateHouse Media Washington Bureau: Washington Digest – Senate Democrats Block Sanctuary City Bill
Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette: GOP condemns Obama's defense-bill veto
Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette: Pharmacists prescribe legislation
Paris Express: Congressman visits state park
Polk County Pulse: Westerman Promoting Tourism in 4th District
Wireless Goodness: President Obama Rejects $612B Defense Policy Bill

This week marked National Forest Products Week. On Wednesday, I spoke about this important industry employing thousands of Fourth District residents. To view this speech and others, visit my YouTube channel.

October is Down Syndrome Awareness Month. This month, we celebrate the abilities of those with Down syndrome. In my Washington office, James Warner has been learning workplace skills since September 18 through the Congressional Internship Program for Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities (CIPIID). He's doing great work and will no doubt be successful in future endeavors.

Wednesday, October 21: Bruce Westerman Commemorates National Forest Products Week (Video)
Wednesday, October 21: Congressman Bruce Westerman Questions Witnesses on Cybersecurity for Power Systems (Video)
Thursday, October 22: Westerman Issues Statement on NDAA Veto
Friday, October 23: Bruce Westerman Speaks in Favor of READ Act (Video)
Friday, October 23: Westerman Votes for Budget Reconciliation

Fourth Congressional District field representatives will conduct mobile offices starting Friday, October 30, in Hempstead, Howard, Little River, Pike, and Sevier Counties. To find these and other events, visit the 'Events' page on my website.

Sunday, October 18: 'Touring the Fourth' at Hawksbill Crag with Congressman Bruce Westerman (Video)
Friday, October 23: Westerman Announces Mobile Offices
Saturday, October 24: Congressman Bruce Westerman Concludes 'Touring the Fourth' (Video)

It is an honor to be your congressman. Thank you for allowing me to serve the citizens of the Fourth District.

Sincerely,

Bruce Westerman
Member of Congress

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