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  • Womack Statement on Failure to Pass Farm Bill
    Posted in Press Releases on May 18, 2018 | Preview rr

    Congressman Steve Womack (AR-3) released the following statement after H.R. 2, the Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018 failed to pass the House. The House will continue consideration of H.R. 2 in the upcoming weeks. “I am disappointed that important legislation benefiting agriculture and food safety has been caught in the crossfire of a totally unrelated issue – a feud within the House on immigration. I am hopeful we will see the vote recalled and the Farm Bill passed. Our farmers and ranchers... Read more

  • Womack Statement on Expanding Tuition Assistance in NDAA
    Posted in Press Releases on May 10, 2018 | Preview rr

    Congressman Steve Womack (AR-3) released the following statement after the House Armed Services Committee (HASC) passed by a voice vote Congressman Steve Russell’s (OK-5) amendment to the fiscal year (FY) 2019 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). This amendment would permit individuals who are eligible for the Department of Defense tuition assistance program to use their benefits for licensing, credentialing, and certification programs, accomplishing the same goals as the Credentialing, Ed... Read more

  • Womack Statement on Committee Passage of MilCon/VA Spending Bill
    Posted in Press Releases on May 8, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Veterans

    Congressman Steve Womack (AR-3) released the following statement today after the House Appropriations Committee approved the fiscal year 2019 Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act (MilCon/VA) by a unanimous voice vote. The bill includes $96.9 billion in discretionary funding, $4.2 billion above current levels, to better equip our military installations and provide quality care to American veterans. “The passage of this bill is proof of our committee’s d... Read more

  • Womack Statement on Passage of S.J. Res. 57
    Posted in Press Releases on May 8, 2018 | Preview rr

    Congressman Steve Womack (AR-3) released the following statement after passage of S.J. Res. 57, which provides congressional disapproval of the rule submitted by the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection (CFPB) related to "Indirect Auto Lending and Compliance with the Equal Credit Opportunity Act." This resolution uses Congressional Review Act (CRA) authority to rescind the Bureau’s overreaching and oppressive action toward auto lenders. “Today, Congress voted to overturn another instance of t... Read more

  • Womack Congratulates 2018 Congressional Art Competition Winner
    Posted in Press Releases on April 30, 2018 | Preview rr

    ROGERS, Ark. — Each spring, a nation-wide high school arts competition is sponsored by the members of the U.S. House of Representatives. The 2018 competition was open to all high school students in the Third District. From the 60 entries representing 11 schools, the top five finalists were selected by a panel of judges from the community, Mr. Alejo Benedetti, Assistant Curator at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Ms. Karolyn Farrell, Educational Specialist, local artist, and former educato... Read more

  • Womack Statement on FAA Reauthorization
    Posted in Press Releases on April 27, 2018 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON — Congressman Steve Womack (AR-3) today released the following statement after passage of H.R. 4, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Reauthorization Act of 2018, the first long-term reauthorization of our vital air services since 2012. The bill is a bipartisan, five-year extension and modernization of essential aviation infrastructure priorities. “Enacting comprehensive, lasting FAA guidance is crucial to maintaining a safe and efficient aviation system. By upgrading our aerona... Read more

  • Womack Statement on Advancement of MilCon/VA Spending Bill
    Posted in Press Releases on April 26, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Veterans

    WASHINGTON — Congressman Steve Womack (AR-3) released the following statement today after the advancement of the fiscal year 2019 Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies Appropriations (MilCon/VA) bill out of subcommittee. This bill provides an increase of $4.2 billion in discretionary dollars to adequately care for veterans and military families. “This bill is a testament to our subcommittee’s longstanding dedication to the warfighter, those who once wore the flag, and the... Read more

  • Womack Responds to Macron Address
    Posted in Press Releases on April 25, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Foreign Affairs

    Congressman Steve Womack (AR-3) released the below statement following His Excellency Emmanuel Macron, President of France, addressing a joint session of Congress: “President Macron today delivered a unifying message on the special relationship between the United States and France. Our countries have stood together since the American Revolution, fighting for our shared ideals of liberty, freedom, and democracy. Our friendship with France has proven lasting, and we must continue working together ... Read more

  • Womack Statement on South Dakota v. Wayfair, Inc. Oral Arguments
    Posted in Press Releases on April 17, 2018 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON — Congressman Steve Womack (AR-3) today released the following statement after the Supreme Court of the United States heard oral arguments in South Dakota v. Wayfair, Inc.: “For far too long, Congress’s refusal to act on e-fairness has disadvantaged Main Street businesses and local governments. And today, by refusing to consider commonsense legislation that has been redrafted and retried since I first introduced in 2011, we’ve put the problem in the hands of the Supreme Court, for now... Read more

  • Arkansas Congressional Delegation Secures $48 million for Flood Recover
    Posted in Press Releases on April 13, 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) announced more than $48 million in federal funding was approved for Arkansas to rebuild and repair roads and critical infrastructure damaged from heavy rains and floods. “These funds are critical to assist in the rebuilding and construction of roadways damaged by abnormally high amounts of rainfall and other ef... Read more

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