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  • Womack Statement on Partisan H.R. 2 Bill
    Posted in Press Releases on July 1, 2020 | Preview rr

    Washington, DC—July 1, 2020....Congressman Steve Womack (AR-3) released the below statement on H.R. 2, legislation that seeks to implement Green New Deal principles under the guise of infrastructure. While the topic is traditionally an area where both parties have found common ground, House Democrats hijacked the process to craft a one-sided messaging bill. The more than one trillion-dollar package includes liberal wish list items unrelated to infrastructure, prioritizes urban needs at the expen... Read more

  • Womack Statement on USMCA Implementation
    Posted in Press Releases on July 1, 2020 | Preview rr

    Washington, DC—July 1, 2020....Congressman Steve Womack (AR-3) released the following statement on the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement’s (USMCA) entry into force today. This critical trade deal, which Womack continually advocated for and voted to pass last year, modernizes U.S. trade policies with Canada and Mexico – two of Arkansas’s top trading partners. The agreement provides a strong framework that will support economic growth, enhance market access, create jobs, and unleash new source... Read more

  • Reps. Womack and Roe Call for Accountability Review, Bonus Recoupment of Arkansas VA Pathologist Following Charges
    Posted in Press Releases on June 25, 2020 | Preview rr

    Washington, DC—June 25, 2020....Representatives Steve Womack (AR-3), Ranking Member of the House Budget Committee, and Phil Roe, M.D. (TN-1), Ranking Member of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, sent a letter to Robert Wilkie, the Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), requesting details about how VA intends to hold the former Chief Pathologist at the VA Medical Center in Fayetteville, Arkansas, accountable for the mistreatment of thousands of veterans, including 15 who die... Read more

  • Womack Statement on House Justice Reform Legislation
    Posted in Press Releases on June 25, 2020 | Preview rr

    Washington, DC—June 25, 2020….Congressman Steve Womack (AR-3) released the following statement after the House’s vote on partisan police reform legislation. Womack believes that members must seek common ground to enact meaningful change. He is urging a vote on the Just and Unifying Solutions to Invigorate Communities Everywhere (JUSTICE) Act, which includes bipartisan measures and is focused on enhancing law enforcement transparency, accountability, and training: “This week, Congress missed an o... Read more

  • USDA Awards Arkansas $75 Million for Electric Infrastructure Program
    Posted in Press Releases on June 23, 2020 | Preview rr

    Washington, DC—June 23, 2020….U.S. Senators John Boozman and Tom Cotton—along with Congressmen Rick Crawford, French Hill, Steve Womack, and Bruce Westerman— applauded the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) for awarding a $75 million loan to Arkansas Electric Co-op Corps through the Electric Infrastructure Loan and Loan Guarantee Program. As part of the Electric Loan Program, Arkansas Electric Co-op Corps is receiving these funds to build and improve electric transmission and distribution lin... Read more

  • Womack Supports Introduction of JUSTICE Act
    Posted in Press Releases on June 19, 2020 | Preview rr

    Washington, DC—June 19, 2020….Congressman Steve Womack (AR-3) joined Congressman Pete Stauber (MN-8), Senator Tim Scott (R-SC), and more than one hundred of their colleagues to introduce the Just and Unifying Solutions to Invigorate Communities Everywhere (JUSTICE) Act in Congress this week. The bill focuses on strengthening transparency, accountability, and performance of law enforcement to support the protection and care of our communities and equal justice under the law: Congressman Womack sa... Read more

  • Womack Announces $3,579,000 USDA Rural Development Grant in Flippin
    Posted in Press Releases on June 18, 2020 | Preview rr

    Flippin, Ark. — June 18, 2020….Congressman Steve Womack (AR-3) today joined U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development Arkansas State Director David Branscum and local leaders to announce a $3,579,000 grant and $775,000 loan for the City of Flippin. The multi-million dollar investment will upgrade and expand critical wastewater infrastructure to improve the system for residents and businesses. Congressman Womack said, “Arkansans rely on our communities to provide reliable utility se... Read more

  • Womack Joins President Trump to Celebrate West Point Graduates of 2020
    Posted in Press Releases on June 13, 2020 | Preview rr

    Washington, DC—June 13, 2020….Congressman Steve Womack (AR-3), Chairman of the West Point Board of Visitors (BOV), today joined President Donald J. Trump, Superintendent of the U.S. Military Academy Lt. Gen. Darryl Williams, Secretary of the Army Ryan McCarthy, Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. James McConville, and other Army leaders at the U.S. Military Academy’s (USMA) graduation ceremony. The event honored the more than a thousand young men and women, including four cadets from the Third Distr... Read more

  • HHS Awards Arkansas Nearly $170 Million Relief Fund Payments for Safety Net Hospitals, Medicaid & CHIP Providers
    Posted in Press Releases on June 11, 2020 | Preview rr

    Washington, DC—June 11, 2020….U.S. Senators John Boozman and Tom Cotton—along with Congressmen Rick Crawford, French Hill, Steve Womack, and Bruce Westerman—applauded the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) for awarding nearly $170 million to Arkansas Medicaid and Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) providers diagnosing, testing or caring for individuals with possible or confirmed cases of COVID-19. HHS distributed a total of $169,908,060 to eligible Medicaid and CHIP provi... Read more

  • Arkansas Delegation Supports Governor’s Request for Major Disaster Declaration
    Posted in Press Releases on June 11, 2020 | Preview rr

    Washington, DC—June 11, 2020….U.S. Senators John Boozman and Tom Cotton—along with Congressmen Rick Crawford, French Hill, Steve Womack and Bruce Westerman—wrote to President Donald Trump urging him to support Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson’s request for a federal disaster declaration for Arkansas, Bradley, Cleveland, Dallas, Desha, Drew, Grant, Jefferson, Lincoln, Ouachita and Phillips Counties due to extensive damage as a result of severe storms on April 12, 2020. “We believe the severe magn... Read more

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