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  • Womack Statement on Arkansas Poultry Farmers Regaining Access to China
    Posted in Press Releases on November 14, 2019 | Preview rr

    Washington, DC—November 14, 2019....Congressman Steve Womack (AR-3), Co-Chair of the Congressional Chicken Caucus, released the following statement on China’s decision to lift its ban on poultry imports from the United States: “Today’s announcement is welcome news for Arkansas and farmers across the United States. Our hardworking poultry producers help feed and fuel the world, and strong market access is critical to supporting jobs and economic growth. I look forward to seeing our farmers and lo... Read more

  • Womack Leads West Point Board of Visitors Meeting
    Posted in Press Releases on November 13, 2019 | Preview rr

    Washington, DC—November 13, 2019….Congressman Steve Womack (AR-3), Chairman of the West Point Board of Visitors, today joined the Superintendent of the U.S. Military Academy Darryl Williams, Army leadership, cadets, and other members of the Board, to examine institutional matters and updates. The group discussed a range of issues, including infrastructure, training, leadership development, curriculum, sexual harassment and assault prevention, and military strength. Congressman Womack said, “Wes... Read more

  • Womack: “America Has Been a Shining Example of Freedom Because of Those Who Serve Her in Uniform.”
    Posted in Press Releases on November 11, 2019 | Preview rr

    Washington, DC—November 11, 2019....Congressman Steve Womack (AR-3), a 30-year veteran of the United States Army National Guard, penned a piece published by the Ripon Society on Veterans Day and the meaning of service to country. His reflections on this day of honor can be read below: More than 100 years ago, at the eleventh hour, on the eleventh day, of the eleventh month, World War I ended. Our nation began formally recognizing November 11th as Armistice Day, a time to honor our heroes who fou... Read more

  • Womack, NASA Administrator Tour the Third District
    Posted in Press Releases on November 8, 2019 | Preview rr

    ARKANSAS—November 8, 2019….Congressman Steve Womack (AR-3) today welcomed NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine to Arkansas’s Third District. Womack and Bridenstine traveled throughout Northwest Arkansas to learn about local aerospace research, discuss science education, and share more information about NASA’s work and mission. Additional details about the visit, which included meetings with Arkansas engineers, a science symposium with elementary and high school students, and meetings on NASA-fund... Read more

  • Womack Statement on Sham Impeachment Resolution
    Posted in Press Releases on October 31, 2019 | Preview rr

    Washington, DC—October 31, 2019....Congressman Steve Womack (AR-3) released the following statement after voting against H. Res. 660, Speaker Pelosi’s partisan impeachment resolution: “From day one of his Presidency, House Democrats have been focused on one thing—removal of the duly elected President of the United States. This latest attempt, shrouded in secrecy, is neither warranted nor constructive to dealing with the myriad of challenges facing our nation. I came here to work on solutions, an... Read more

  • House Passes Womack Cosponsored Bill to Block Online Sale of E-Cigarettes to Children
    Posted in Press Releases on October 28, 2019 | Preview rr

    Washington, DC—October 28, 2019….Congressman Steve Womack (AR-3) today announced that the Preventing Online Sales of E-Cigarettes to Children Act (H.R. 3942), legislation he is a cosponsor of, passed the U.S. House of Representatives. The bipartisan bill implements new safeguards – including age verification requirements – to prevent the online sale of electronic cigarettes to minors and protect the health of children. Congressman Womack said, “Electronic cigarette use among minors has risen to ... Read more

  • Womack Reminder: Nov 1st Congressional App Challenge Deadline for Arkansas Students
    Posted in Press Releases on October 25, 2019 | Preview rr

    Washington, DC— October 25, 2019….Congressman Steve Womack (AR-3) invites students to register for the 2019 Congressional App Challenge before the November 1st deadline. The competition, open to Third District middle and high school students, aims to develop an interest in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) education. By encouraging our nation’s youth to pursue these abilities, Congress hopes to inspire the next generation of innovators and help build our pipeline of skilled worke... Read more

  • Womack Supports Service Dogs for Veterans
    Posted in Press Releases on October 24, 2019 | Preview rr

    Washington, DC—October 24, 2019....Continuing his commitment to support those who have served, Congressman Steve Womack (AR-3) today cosponsored the Puppies Assisting Wounded Servicemembers (PAWS) for Veterans Therapy Act (H.R. 4305). The bipartisan legislation will expand the access of service dogs for veterans who are struggling with mental health issues. Congressman Womack said, “It’s often said that dogs are a man’s best friend—they are that and much more for our veterans. Service dogs have ... Read more

  • Womack Calls for Examination of VA Physician Reinstatement Process
    Posted in Press Releases on October 16, 2019 | Preview rr

    Washington, DC—October 16, 2019....Congressman Steve Womack (AR-3) today submitted public testimony to the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs as they held an oversight hearing to address medical credentialing, privileging, and reporting issues at VA Medical Centers. The hearing was scheduled following Womack’s statement in front of the committee last month, which highlighted the egregious misconduct of a former pathologist at the Fayetteville VA and called for a review of the actions taken by ... Read more

  • Arkansas Lawmakers Announce Federal Grant for Fort Smith
    Posted in Press Releases on September 30, 2019 | Preview rr

    Fort Smith, AR— September 30, 2019….Congressman Steve Womack (AR-3), U.S. Senator John Boozman (R-AR), U.S. Senator Tom Cotton (R-AR), and Governor Asa Hutchinson (R-AR) today announced that Fort Smith will receive $1.4 million in federal grant funding from the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA). The investment will support the development of the Fort Smith Public Schools Career Technology Center (CTC), a state-of-the-art facility that will feature specialize... Read more

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