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  • Womack Supports Waiver to Advance Nomination of Lloyd Austin for Secretary of Defense
    Posted in Press Releases on January 21, 2021 | Preview rr

    Washington, DC—January 21, 2021....Congressman Steve Womack (AR-3) released the following statement after voting to approve a waiver to allow the nomination of retired General Lloyd Austin for Secretary of Defense to advance to the Senate floor. A waiver is needed since Gen. (ret.) Austin has not been retired from active duty for the seven years required under the National Security Act of 1947. This is not the first time a waiver has been requested – Womack also previously approved the same meas... Read more

  • Womack, Trone Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Help Address Mental Health Crisis Exacerbated by COVID-19 Pandemic
    Posted in Press Releases on January 21, 2021 | Preview rr

    Washington, DC – January 21, 2021....U.S. Representatives Steve Womack (R-AR) and David Trone (D-MD) today introduced the Preventing Mental Health and Substance Use Crises During Emergencies Act to help address the worsening mental health crisis exacerbated by the coronavirus pandemic. The bipartisan legislation will establish a joint task force charged with providing recommendations to better serve those in need and support the creation of a coordinated national strategy for the future. Congres... Read more

  • Womack Statement on the Inauguration of President Biden
    Posted in Press Releases on January 20, 2021 | Preview rr

    Washington, DC – January 20, 2021….Congressman Steve Womack (AR-3) released the following statement after attending today’s 59th Inaugural Ceremony: “Today, we came together to watch another peaceful transfer of power—a hallmark of our nation. I congratulate President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris as they assume the great responsibility and honor of leading the United States. It is always my intent—indeed, my duty—to work with the new Administration on issues vital to American excep... Read more

  • Womack Statement on Impeachment Vote
    Posted in Press Releases on January 13, 2021 | Preview rr

    Washington, DC—January 13, 2021….Congressman Steve Womack (AR-3) released the below statement regarding today’s impeachment vote in the House. He voted against the proceedings and is calling for Congress to come together, prioritize unity, and tackle the immediate challenges before us: “There is no defending the actions of rioters and the leaders who fanned the flames of insurrection. It was a national disgrace. But no option currently presented before the House will remove the President before ... Read more

  • Womack Statement on Today’s Violence at the Capitol
    Posted in Press Releases on January 6, 2021 | Preview rr

    Washington, DC – January 6, 2021….Congressman Steve Womack (AR-3) issued the following statement condemning the violence and chaos that broke out at the U.S. Capitol today: “The deadly attack on the nation’s Capitol is a stain on American democracy—and the images of rioters scaling the walls, breaking windows and doors, occupying offices, and attacking Capitol Police are a national embarrassment. The disruption of the Constitutional duty of counting the votes of the states’ electors was a regret... Read more

  • Womack: It’s Our Duty to Uphold the Constitution
    Posted in Press Releases on January 6, 2021 | Preview rr

    Washington, DC – January 6, 2021….Congressman Steve Womack (AR-3) penned a piece outlining his thoughts on today’s scheduled proceedings regarding the formal count of the Electoral College votes. In accordance with his oath to the Constitution, as well as the processes and authorities outlined by our nation’s founding document, he will not oppose the counting of certified electoral votes. Read the full op-ed below: In times like these, it’s prudent in my judgment to evaluate all important decisi... Read more

  • Womack Votes Against Radical House Rules Package
    Posted in Press Releases on January 4, 2021 | Preview rr

    Washington, DC – January 4, 2021….Congressman Steve Womack (AR-3) issued the following statement after voting against H. Res. 8, the House Democrats' Rules Package for the 117th Congress, which would revoke the motion to recommit – a longstanding procedural rule that allows for the minority party to improve legislation – remove vital guardrails against mandatory spending increases, stifle debate on legislation, and eliminate the use of gendered terms like mother, father, and more. It upends deca... Read more

  • Womack Sworn Into 117th Congress
    Posted in Press Releases on January 3, 2021 | Preview rr

    Washington, DC – January 3, 2021….Congressman Steve Womack (AR-3) today released the following statement after taking the oath of office and being sworn in for his sixth term representing Arkansas’s Third Congressional District in the United States House of Representatives: “The oath of office is a sacred vow that forms the bedrock of principles that guide my service to Arkansas’s Third Congressional District. I am honored beyond words with this enormous responsibility. We have significant chall... Read more

  • Congressman Womack Supports Troops, U.S. National Security
    Posted in Press Releases on December 28, 2020 | Preview rr

    Washington, DC—December 28, 2020….Congressman Steve Womack (AR-3) released the below statement after supporting our troops and national security by voting to override the executive veto of the William M. (Mac) Thornberry National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2021. The legislation, which contains several Womack-supported provisions, authorizes $740.5 billion for national defense initiatives. It includes resources to equip our troops, support military families, enhance defense ... Read more

  • Womack Statement on Appropriations and Coronavirus Relief Package
    Posted in Press Releases on December 21, 2020 | Preview rr

    Washington, DC—December 21, 2020....Congressman Steve Womack (AR-3) released the below statement following the passage of Fiscal Year 2021 appropriations and coronavirus relief legislation that keeps the government open, fully funds critical priorities, and provides further resources to defeat the coronavirus and support the American people: Congressman Womack said, “Tonight, the House finally completed its appropriations duty and delivered enhanced resources to combat the coronavirus. This pack... Read more

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