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  • Chairman Womack Statement on President’s Budget Request
    Posted in Press Releases on February 12, 2018 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. – House Budget Committee Chairman Steve Womack issued the following statement after the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) today released President Donald Trump’s budget request for fiscal year 2019. “Today marks the beginning of the fiscal year 2019 budget process with the receipt of President Trump’s official request. The House Budget Committee will carefully consider its recommendations as we begin writing our budget resolution,” said Chairman Steve Womack. “Later this wee... Read more

  • Chairman Womack Statement on Passage of the Bipartisan Budget Act
    Posted in Press Releases on February 9, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Budget

    Washington, D.C. – House Budget Committee Chairman Steve Womack released the following statement after lawmakers agreed to a bipartisan, bicameral budget agreement. The Bipartisan Budget Act adjusts the spending caps for fiscal years 2018 and 2019, including a significant increase for defense. The agreement also includes funding for the government through March 23, 2018, paving the way for consideration of regular spending bills in the House and Senate Appropriations Committees. “This bill isn’t... Read more

  • Womack Statement on the Passage of the Common Sense Nutrition Disclosure Act of 2017
    Posted in Press Releases on February 6, 2018 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON — Congressman Steve Womack (AR-3) today released the following statement after the House passed H.R. 772, the Common Sense Nutrition Disclosure Act of 2017: “As I have traveled throughout the Third District, I have heard repeatedly from small businesses across the spectrum of the suffocating impact of Obama-era regulations. With President Trump, this Congress has worked tirelessly to provide job creators some relief, and today, we’ve done so for local restaurants, grocers, and conveni... Read more

  • Womack Votes to Avoid Another Shutdown
    Posted in Press Releases on February 6, 2018 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON — Congressman Steve Womack (AR-3) today released the following statement after the House passed the House Amendment to the Senate Amendment to H.R. 1892 – Further Extension of Continuing Appropriations Act, which provides full-year funding for the Department of Defense and funding for the remainder of the federal government through March 23, 2018: “I’m disappointed that a spending caps agreement and, therefore, a full-year funding solution for the entire government continue to elude C... Read more

  • Womack Responds to President Trump's State of the Union Address
    Posted in Press Releases on January 30, 2018 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON— Congressman Steve Womack (AR-3) tonight released the following statement in response to President Donald J. Trump's first State of the Union address: "Tonight, President Trump delivered a unified message to the people of our nation. From rebuilding our depleted infrastructure to continuing to strengthen our national security and grow our economy, I am confident we will accomplish the goals of our agenda. "The President's speech resonated with the values of Arkansans and the values of... Read more

  • Arkansas Congressional Delegation Presses DOE to Pause or Terminate Clean Line Project
    Posted in Press Releases on January 24, 2018 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON – 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) sent a letter today to Department of Energy (DOE) Secretary Rick Perry outlining Clean Line Energy Partners’ failure to comply with the agreement signed with the Department and urged Secretary Perry to pause or terminate the Plains and Eastern Clean Line Project. Late last year, Clean Line Energy Partners sold i... Read more

  • Womack Votes to Reopen the Government
    Posted in Press Releases on January 22, 2018 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON– Congressman Steve Womack (AR-3) today released the following statement after the House and Senate voted again to keep the government open with a short-term funding extension: "I’m pleased that this unnecessary shutdown has ended. Funding the government is among the most fundamental of our legislative duties. Making demands unrelated to funding and resulting in a shutdown is legislative malfeasance. We should now focus our efforts on resolving the many remaining challenges facing our ... Read more

  • Womack Statement on Government Shutdown
    Posted in Press Releases on January 20, 2018 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON- Congressman Steve Womack (AR-3) today released the following statement after federal funding was forced to lapse: "It is regrettable that Senator Schumer and his Democrat colleagues have taken the government hostage over an insatiable desire to expedite protections for undocumented immigrants. Failing to fund our government, ignoring the plight of states running out of resources for children’s health insurance, and jeopardizing our national security apparatus is an abdication of duty... Read more

  • Womack Statement on Federal Funding Extension
    Posted in Press Releases on January 18, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Budget

    WASHINGTON– Congressman Steve Womack (AR-3) today released the following statement after the House voted in favor of another short-term funding extension: “The House Republican Conference had its hands tied today as we advanced another continuing resolution- this time to ensure funding through February 16. The bill provides a six-year extension for the Children’s Health Insurance Program, funds our national defense, and delays arduous Obamacare taxes from taking effect. I am glad to see small vi... Read more

  • Steering Committee Recommends Rep. Steve Womack for Budget Chairman
    Posted in Press Releases on January 9, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Budget

    WASHINGTON– The House Republican Steering Committee has recommended that Rep. Steve Womack (R-AR) be named chairman of the House Budget Committee, to succeed Rep. Diane Black (R-TN). House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) issued the following statement: “I believe Steve Womack is the right man for the job of chairman of the Budget Committee. Steve’s experience in the House, commitment to fiscal conservatism, and relentless pursuit to safeguard taxpayer dollars make him extremely qualified to lead this i... Read more

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