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  • Womack Statement on FY 2018 Budget Blueprint
    Posted in Press Releases on March 16, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Budget

    Congressman Steve Womack (AR-3) today released the below statement following the release of President Trump’s fiscal year (FY) 2018 Budget Blueprint to Make America Great Again: “President Trump’s budget blueprint highlights his continued dedication to reversing the liberal legacy of the Obama Administration and ensuring America’s fiscal responsibility. Ultimately, Congress holds the power of the purse, and as a member of the House Appropriations Committee, I look forward to reviewing not only t... Read more

  • Womack Takes 4,294th Consecutive Vote, Longest Voting Streak in House
    Posted in Press Releases on March 10, 2017 | Preview rr

    Congressman Steve Womack (AR-3) released the following statement after today taking his 4,294th straight vote, a perfect voting record since being sworn into office on January 5, 2011, and the longest consecutive voting streak held by any sitting Member of U.S. House of Representatives: “I have been sent to Washington by Third District Arkansans to make sure their voices are heard; voting is fundamental to that duty. I am humbled by the opportunity to serve my constituents and thank God that no ... Read more

  • Womack Elected Chairman of West Point Board of Visitors
    Posted in Press Releases on March 9, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense

    Appointed as one of four U.S. Representatives to serve on the United States Military Academy (USMA) Board of Visitors by Speaker of the House John Boehner in February 2012, Congressman Steve Womack (AR-3) was today elected USMA Board of Visitors Chairman. “I am humbled to be named Chairman of the United States Military Academy Board of Visitors and am grateful for the support from my colleagues in Congress and board appointees alike – we all serve as one voice in guiding this exemplary instituti... Read more

  • ICYMI: Womack Addresses FY17 Defense Appropriations on House Floor
    Posted in Press Releases on March 8, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense

    On Wednesday, March 8, 2017, in a speech given on the House Floor, Congressman Steve Womack (AR-3) spoke in support of H.R. 1301, the Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2017. H.R. 1301 was subsequently passed by the House by a vote of 371-48. The bill provides funding for the Department of Defense (DOD) for military activities for the remainder of fiscal year (FY) 2017. “Mr. Speaker, not only does this bill rebuild readiness by giving our troops the equipment they need, but it also revers... Read more

  • Press Release: Arkansas Delegation Urges Secretary Perry to Review Clean Line Project
    Posted in Press Releases on March 7, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Energy

    U.S. Senators John Boozman (R-AR) and Tom Cotton (R-AR) and U.S. Representatives Rick Crawford (AR-01), French Hill (AR-02), Steve Womack (AR-03), and Bruce Westerman (AR-04) today sent a letter to Secretary of the Department of Energy (DOE) Rick Perry urging him to preserve states’ rights and review the Clean Line project, an energy transmission line that stretches nearly 300 miles across the state of Arkansas. “Throughout your career you have been a champion of states’ rights. This Administrat... Read more

  • Arkansas Delegation Introduces Bill Giving States Power to Reject Federal Electric Transmission Projects
    Posted in Press Releases on March 6, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Energy

    U.S. Senators John Boozman (R-AR) and Tom Cotton (R-AR) and U.S. Representatives Rick Crawford (AR-01), French Hill (AR-02), Steve Womack (AR-03), and Bruce Westerman (AR-04) today will introduce legislation to restore the right of states to approve or disapprove of electric transmission projects before the federal government exercises its power to take private property. The Assuring Private Property Rights Over Vast Access to Lands (APPROVAL) Act would require that the U.S. Department of Energy... Read more

  • Now is the Time to Act on RFS Reform
    Posted in Press Releases on March 2, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Energy, Agriculture

    Representatives Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.), Jim Costa (D-Calif.), Steve Womack (R-Ark.), and Peter Welch (D-Vt.) released the following statement today after reintroducing the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) Reform Act (H.R. 1315) for the 115th Congress: “The Renewable Fuel Standard is a well-intentioned flop. After a decade of this policy, it’s clearer than ever that the federal government’s creation of an artificial market for the ethanol industry has resulted in a domino effect that is hurting peopl... Read more

  • Womack Responds to President Trump’s First Address to Joint Session of Congress
    Posted in Press Releases on February 28, 2017 | Preview rr

    Congressman Steve Womack (AR-3) tonight released the below statement in response to President Donald J. Trump’s first address to a joint session of Congress: “For the past eight years, Republicans in Congress have fought to protect the conservative values of our center-right country. And tonight, I was proud to sit on the House Floor as our new ally in the White House – President Trump – addressed a joint session for the first time and outlined his plans to realign our country with our values. F... Read more

  • Womack Statement on Executive Order Rolling Back WOTUS Rule
    Posted in Press Releases on February 28, 2017 | Preview rr

    Congressman Steve Womack (AR-3) released the following statement after President Donald J. Trump today signed an executive order to roll back the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Waters of the United States (WOTUS) rule: “Today, President Trump is rolling back one of the most flawed Obama-era policies: the Waters of the United States rule. This dangerous rule would have given the federal government a say in the private property rights of millions of Americans. I have fought against this d... Read more

  • Press Release: Womack Statement on Passage of H.J.Res. 43
    Posted in Press Releases on February 16, 2017 | Preview rr

    Congressman Steve Womack (AR-3) today released the below statement after House passage of H.J.Res. 43, which disapproves of the Department of Health and Human Services rule that prohibits states from withholding Title X funding from a potential recipient for “reasons other than its ability to provide Title X services”: “Like the vast majority of my constituents, I believe that life begins at conception, and I will always be committed to protecting it. I am proud to vote to restore states’ abilit... Read more

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