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  • 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

  • Womack Statement on Fiduciary Rule Executive Order
    Posted in Press Releases on February 3, 2017 | Preview rr

    Congressman Steve Womack (AR-3) today released the below statement on President Trump’s executive action regarding the Department of Labor’s (DOL’s) fiduciary rule: “I commend President Trump and his decision to delay the implementation of the DOL’s misguided fiduciary rule. If implemented, the fiduciary rule would change the way that millions of Americans save for retirement and restrict the options available to them in planning for the future. It is yet another example of the unintended conseq... Read more

  • Womack Introduces Constitutional Amendment to Protect U.S. Flag from Desecration
    Posted in Press Releases on February 3, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Veterans

    Congressman Steve Womack (AR-3), joined by Congressmen Steven Palazzo (MS-4), Bradley Byrne (AL-1), Robert Aderholt (AL-4), Trent Franks (AZ-8), Paul Cook (CA-8), Ralph Abraham (LA-5), Jeff Fortenberry (NE-1), Mark Amodei (NV-2), Bill Johnson (OH-6), Joe Wilson (SC-2), Marsha Blackburn (TN-7), Pete Olson (TX-22), and Evan Jenkins (WV-3), introduced H.J.Res. 61, a joint resolution which restores Congress’s constitutional authority to ban the desecration of the United States flag. Until invalidate... Read more

  • Womack Launches New Website
    Posted in Press Releases on February 1, 2017 | Preview rr

    Congressman Steve Womack (AR-3) today announced the launch of a new official website, which is now live at www.womack.house.gov. “I am excited to announce this newly redesigned website! As the U.S. Representative for the Third District of Arkansas, I want to serve my constituents in any way I can, and I hope this updated website will be a valuable resource and provide a user-friendly way for Third District Arkansans to connect with and receive assistance from me. I encourage folks to take a look... Read more

  • Womack Accepting Summer 2017 Internship Applications
    Posted in Press Releases on February 1, 2017 | Preview rr

    Congressman Steve Womack (AR-3) is seeking hard-working college students and recent graduates to serve as interns in his Washington, D.C. office, as well as his district offices in Rogers, Fort Smith, and Harrison, for the following sessions: Summer 2017 May – August* *Dates are flexible. A congressional internship is a rewarding experience, and both Washington, D.C. and district office interns will work closely with Congressman Womack’s staff and constituents while learning the inner workings o... Read more

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