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  • Womack Statement on the Shooting of House Majority Whip, Steve Scalise, and Others
    Posted in Press Releases on June 14, 2017 | Preview rr

    Congressman Steve Womack (AR-3) today released the below statement after the shooting that occurred in Alexandra, Virginia: “I am devastated to hear about the shooting that took place in Alexandra, Virginia. Our thoughts and prayers go out to Representative Steve Scalise, the other victims and their families. I am thankful for the United States Capitol Police and their relentless effort to keep us safe.” Congressman Steve Womack has represented Arkansas’s Third Congressional District since 2011 ... Read more

  • Womack Statement on Passage of S. 1094, the Department of Veterans Affairs Accountability and Whistleblower Protection Act of 2017
    Posted in Press Releases on June 14, 2017 | Preview rr

    "The Department of Veterans Affairs Accountability and Whistleblower Protection Act creates a new, streamlined process to remove, demote, or suspend any VA employee for poor performance or misconduct on a shortened timeline, while still protecting due process rights. This legislation will help keep the VA accountable. Care for our nation’s veterans is non-negotiable. We must honor their service and sacrifice with the resolve to give them the very best care possible. I am proud to have supported ... Read more

  • Womack Statement on the Testimony of Former FBI Director, James Comey
    Posted in Press Releases on June 8, 2017 | Preview rr

    Congressman Steve Womack (AR-3) today released the following statement after former FBI Director, James Comey, testified in front of the Senate Intelligence Committee. “I am very appreciative of former FBI Director, James Comey, and his willingness to testify before the Senate Intelligence Committee this morning. We no longer have to rely on the press and anonymous sources for the facts. As I have said before, the American people deserve the truth. I am grateful for the thorough and complete inv... Read more

  • Womack Statement on Passage of H.R. 10, the Financial CHOICE Act
    Posted in Press Releases on June 8, 2017 | Preview rr

    Congressman Steve Womack (AR-3) today released the below statement after House passage of H.R. 10, the Financial CHOICE Act, which ends taxpayer bailouts of financial institutions so that no company can remain too big. “The passage of the Financial CHOICE Act is a step in the right direction to protect our community banks and credit unions. This legislation will help small businesses create jobs and give consumers more choices and access to credit. I am excited about this legislation and proud t... Read more

  • Members of the Arkansas Delegation Announce $2.7 Million in FAA Grants for Airport Improvements
    Posted in Press Releases on June 6, 2017 | Preview rr

    U.S. Senators John Boozman and Tom Cotton, along with Congressmen Rick Crawford, French Hill, Steve Womack and Bruce Westerman today announced that 15 Arkansas airports will receive $2.7 million from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to support facility upgrades and expansions. "Infrastructure investments are critical to growth and economic development. These funds will upgrade facilities across the state and to better serve the needs of Arkansas businesses and families,” members said. T... Read more

  • Arkansas Delegation Supports Governor’s Request for Disaster Declaration
    Posted in Press Releases on June 6, 2017 | Preview rr

    U.S. Senators John Boozman and Tom Cotton—along with Congressmen Rick Crawford, French Hill, Steve Womack and Bruce Westerman—today sent a letter to President Donald Trump supporting Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson’s request for a federal disaster declaration for 31 Arkansas counties following severe storms, flooding and tornadoes in April and May. Governor Hutchinson’s request included the following counties: Baxter, Benton, Boone, Carroll, Clay, Cleburne, Conway, Craighead, Cross, Faulkner, F... Read more

  • Womack Statement on FY 2018 Budget
    Posted in Press Releases on May 23, 2017 | Preview rr

    Congressman Steve Womack (AR-3) today released the below statement following the release of President Trump’s Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 Budget: “The budget signals a desire to make needed reforms to major programs like SNAP and Medicaid, but ignores the primary drivers of the deficit and debt—runaway entitlement programs. Any attempt to balance the books of the Federal Government without addressing entitlement reform is unrealistic. Plus, banking on a sustained growth rate of 3% in the economy is a ... Read more

  • Womack Statement on Appointment of Special Counsel, Robert Mueller
    Posted in Press Releases on May 17, 2017 | Preview rr

    For Immediate Release: May 17, 2017 Contact: Beau Walker (202) 225-4301 WASHINGTON – Congressman Steve Womack (AR-3) today released the following statement after Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein appointed former FBI Director, Robert Mueller, as special counsel to investigate Trump associates involvement with Russian officials: “Given the number and severity of the claims that have arisen – and the fact that these claims are coming from anonymous sources and the media, it’s important the Am... Read more

  • Womack Statement on Passage of H.R. 1628, the American Health Care Act
    Posted in Press Releases on May 4, 2017 | Preview rr

    Congressman Steve Womack (AR-3) today released the below statement after House passage of H.R. 1628, the American Health Care Act: “When I decided to run for Congress in 2010, one of my top priorities was to repeal and replace Obamacare. Since it was signed into law, Obamacare has drastically increased premiums across the country, placed burdensome mandates on our nation's small businesses, and forced families into situations that have created a patient-government relationship rather than a pati... Read more

  • Womack Statement on Gorsuch Confirmation
    Posted in Press Releases on April 7, 2017 | Preview rr

    Congressman Steve Womack (AR-3) today released the below statement the confirmation of Judge Neil M. Gorsuch to the Supreme Court: “I am proud of my colleagues in the Senate for confirming Judge Neil Gorsuch to fill the U.S. Supreme Court seat left by the late Justice Antonin Scalia. His confirmation hearings augmented the only reasonable conclusion that one could draw from his nearly eleven years on the Tenth Circuit: like his predecessor, he is devoted to the Constitution. The nation is privil... Read more

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