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  • 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 Takes Critical Votes for VA, Highways
    Posted in Press Releases on July 29, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Veterans , Transportation

    Congressman Steve Womack (AR-3) today released the following statement after House passage of the VA Accountability Act of 2015 (H.R. 1994) and the Surface Transportation and Veterans Health Care Choice Improvement Act of 2015 (H.R. 3236): “The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is continuing to make great strides to right unacceptable practices occurring at VA hospitals across the country. With the legislation passed today, administrators and other employees of the VA system will be held to a ... Read more

  • Boozman, Cotton, Womack Announce Funding for U of A Mentoring Program for Veteran, Minority Farmers
    Posted in Press Releases on February 3, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Veterans , Education, Agriculture

    U.S. Senators John Boozman and Tom Cotton, along with U.S. Representative Steve Womack (AR-3), today announced that the University of Arkansas (U of A) has been awarded funding to develop an online and in-person training and mentoring program for military veterans and minority farmers. “Establishing this type of career development program at our state’s flagship university is significant in light of the sizable role agriculture plays in Arkansas’s economy. The collaboration will help train and m... Read more

  • Womack Statement in Honor of Veterans Day
    Posted in Press Releases on November 11, 2014 | Preview rr
    Tags: Veterans

    Congressman Steve Womack (AR-3) today released the following statement in honor of Veterans Day: “There is simply no way to fully express our gratitude for our servicemen and women. Without their selfless service, patriotism, and commitment to defending our freedom, America would not be herself. We are forever indebted to them, and today, as our nation pauses to honor our past, current, and future veterans, I say a heartfelt and humbled thank you for the sacrifices made for our country.” ### Read more

  • Times Record: Womack Honors Veterans At Golden Living Event
    Posted in Articles on November 7, 2014 | Preview rr
    Tags: Veterans

    One of the greatest pieces of the American fabric is that the nation’s military is made up of those who volunteer themselves in order to serve and protect the country, U.S. Rep. Steve Womack, R-Rogers, said at a Thursday Veterans Day event. The ceremony at the Golden Living administrative center in Fort Smith was held to honor of the company’s veteran employees, the veteran residents the company serves, as well as all veterans. Womack said he felt “honored and privileged” to celebrate the occasi... Read more

  • Policy Update: The VA Scandal
    Posted in Blog on August 18, 2014 | Preview rr
    Tags: Veterans

    Americans are empowered when their government works for – not against – them. But as you know, the federal government has faced quite a few scandals as of late, including the IRS targeting scandal, the attack in Benghazi, and the VA scandal. In this week’s policy update, I will discuss the VA scandal and what Congress has done in response to the revelation that some within the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) hid waiting lists of patients from official records. Earlier this year, news broke t... Read more

  • Womack Votes to Ensure Veteran Access to Care
    Posted in Press Releases on June 10, 2014 | Preview rr
    Tags: Veterans

    Congressman Steve Womack (AR-3) today released the following statement after the passage of H.R. 4810, the Veteran Access to Care Act of 2014, of which he is a cosponsor: “Rewarding VA employees for delaying and denying care for tens of thousands of our veterans is indefensible. I am proud to cosponsor and support this bill, which ends this practice and ensures that our veterans can access the care they need – within or outside of the VA system.” ### Read more

  • Womack Supports VA Accountability
    Posted in Press Releases on May 21, 2014 | Preview rr
    Tags: Veterans

    Congressman Steve Womack (AR-3) today released the following statement after the passage of H.R. 4301, the Department of Veterans Affairs Management Accountability Act of 2014, of which he is a cosponsor: “The information that has come to light about the treatment of veterans in Phoenix and at several VA hospitals across the nation is minimally a breach of competence and is, perhaps, criminal. We need the truth, and I urge VA leadership to get to the bottom of this as soon as possible and hold ... Read more

  • Womack: Thanks to Our Veterans
    Posted in Press Releases on November 11, 2013 | Preview rr
    Tags: Veterans

    Congressman Steve Womack (AR-3) released the following statement regarding Veterans Day: “Every veteran is a hero, and while we celebrate and honor them today, these heroes serve 365 days a year. A day should never go by in which we take for granted the selfless sacrifices they have made to protect us and our freedoms. Our nation is forever indebted to them, and to our past, current, and future servicemembers, I say thank you.” ### Read more

  • Arkansas Delegation Responds to the NDAA Conference Report
    Posted in Press Releases on December 19, 2012 | Preview rr
    Tags: Veterans , Defense

    U.S. Senators Mark Pryor and John Boozman, together with Congressmen Rick Crawford (AR-1), Tim Griffin (AR-2), Steve Womack (AR-3), Mike Ross (AR-4), and Congressman-Elect Tom Cotton (AR-4), released the following statement: “Late last night, the National Defense Authorization Act’s (H.R. 4310) final conference report was released. Unfortunately, we now know that language which would have prevented the United States Air Force (USAF) from ending the 188th Fighter Wing’s A-10 mission is not includ... Read more

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