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  • Womack votes YEA for the Right to Try Act
    Posted in Press Releases on March 21, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Care

    WASHINGTON — Congressman Steve Womack (AR-3) today released the following statement after the House passed H.R. 5247, the Trickett Wendler, Frank Mongiello, Jordan McLinn, and Matthew Bellina Right to Try Act of 2018, which improves access to experimental medications for terminally ill patients: "By allowing terminally ill patients who have exhausted all options to try experimental - but potentially life-saving - treatments, we're giving them a hopeful chance at life. Arkansas was the seventh st... Read more

  • Womack: Now Is the Time to Pass E-fairness
    Posted in Press Releases on March 15, 2018 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON — Congressman Steve Womack (AR-3) today released the following statement in support of the Remote Transaction Parity Act (RTPA) complementary preempting the Supreme Court’s ruling on Wayfair v. South Dakota: “In its 1992 Quill decision, the Supreme Court said that Congress is ‘better qualified to resolve’ e-fairness. Having championed this issue since my election to Congress, I’m beyond frustrated that we have not taken up the Court’s challenge – to the detriment of our Main Street bu... Read more

  • Womack “Extremely Concerned” about Aluminum, Steel Tariffs
    Posted in Press Releases on March 8, 2018 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON — Congressman Steve Womack (AR-3) today released the following statement after the White House announced tariffs on aluminum and steel: “I am extremely concerned that President Trump’s aluminum and steel tariffs could counteract the recent successes of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act: a significant increase in U.S. competiveness, a low unemployment rate, and a boost in the U.S. economy. Instead of inflicting unintended, negative consequences on American businesses, our eyes should be on unf... Read more

  • Fort Smith Awarded $8.5 Million Grant for Infrastructure Improvements
    Posted in Press Releases on March 6, 2018 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators John Boozman (R-AR) and Tom Cotton (R-AR) and Congressman Steve Womack (AR-03) announced that Fort Smith will receive a $8,527,893 grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) to repair and rehabilitate three rail bridges that cross Clear Creek and the Arkansas River. One bridge spans the Arkansas River, and the project will rehabilitate many of its structural components along with the electrical and mechanical systems controlling the lift span. The other two... Read more

  • Arkansas Delegation Statement on CMS Approval of Arkansas’s Work Requirements for Medicaid
    Posted in Press Releases on March 5, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Care

    WASHINGTON— Senators Tom Cotton (R-Arkansas) and John Boozman (R-Arkansas), and Congressmen Rick Crawford (AR-01), French Hill (AR-02), Steve Womack (AR-03), and Bruce Westerman (AR-04) today released the following statement applauding CMS’s approval of work requirements for Arkansas’s Medicaid program: “Encouraging people who can work to find employment is a common-sense policy with a track record of success. It not only focuses Medicaid dollars on those who need it most; it also helps people g... Read more

  • Womack Elected to Serve Second Term as Chairman of West Point Board of Visitors
    Posted in Press Releases on March 1, 2018 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON — Congressman Steve Womack (AR-3) today released the following statement after he was elected to serve a second term as Chairman of the United States Military Academy (USMA) Board of Visitors (BOV): “I am humbled by the opportunity to serve as the USMA Board of Visitors Chairman for a second term. Leader development is the key to maintaining the best Army in the world, and West Point is clearly the finest leadership institution on the planet. It's a great honor to lead this outstandin... Read more

  • Boozman, Womack Introduce Resolution to Recognize the Marshallese
    Posted in Press Releases on February 28, 2018 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON — U.S. Senator John Boozman and Congressman Steve Womack introduced a resolution recognizing the strategic importance of the Republic of the Marshall Islands and the Marshallese who live in the United States— the largest concentration of whom in the continental U.S. reside in Springdale, Arkansas. “The Marshallese are an important part of the fabric of our state and nation. In Arkansas, the Marshallese have integrated themselves in the daily life sharing with us their customs and trad... Read more

  • Womack to Chair Joint Select Committee on Budget Process Reform
    Posted in Press Releases on February 27, 2018 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. – House Budget Committee Chairman Steve Womack issued the following statement after he was named the Republican chair of the Joint Select Committee on Budget and Appropriations Process Reform, a bipartisan and bicameral panel of 16 lawmakers tasked with identifying and recommending reforms to the budget process. Womack is also a member of the House Appropriations Committee and was appointed to the select committee by Speaker Paul Ryan on Friday, February 23, 2018. “It is truly a... Read more

  • Chairman Womack Appointed to Select Committee on Budget Process Reform
    Posted in Press Releases on February 23, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Budget

    Washington, D.C. – House Budget Committee Chairman Steve Womack issued the following statement after he was appointed by Speaker Paul Ryan to the Joint Select Committee on Budget and Appropriations Process Reform, a bipartisan and bicameral panel of 16 lawmakers tasked with identifying and recommending reforms to the budget process. “Making bold and lasting reforms for the benefit for our grandchildren and generations beyond is what I came to Congress to do,” said Chairman Steve Womack. “Without... Read more

  • 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

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