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  • HHS Awards Arkansas $2.5 Million to Help Health Care Systems Respond to COVID-19
    Posted in Press Releases on June 4, 2020 | Preview rr

    Washington, DC—June 4, 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 $2.5 million to Arkansas to expand its testing capacity for COVID-19. In this latest round of funding, HHS distributed a total of $2,553,240 to hospitals and other health care entities in the state to train workforces, procure supplies and equipment, and expand tele... Read more

  • Womack Statement on the Passing of Sam Johnson
    Posted in Press Releases on May 27, 2020 | Preview rr

    Washington, DC—May 27, 2020….Congressman Steve Womack (AR-3) honored the life of former Congressman Sam Johnson (R-TX) who recently passed away: “I never served with a better example of American heroism than Sam. Seven years as a POW at the infamous Hanoi Hilton and nearly 4 years in solitary confinement, he endured for the freedom and values we cherish as a nation. A true inspiration and patriot of the highest caliber, he was dedicated to the principles that define what it means to be an Americ... Read more

  • Womack Urges Support for National Guard’s COVID-19 Response Efforts
    Posted in Press Releases on May 22, 2020 | Preview rr

    Washington, DC—May 22, 2020....Congressman Steve Womack (AR-3) today joined a bipartisan group of members in sending a letter to President Donald Trump, Secretary of Defense Mark Esper, and Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Administrator Peter Gaynor regarding issues impacting the National Guard. The members recognize the invaluable work of National Guard personnel who are serving on the front lines of the COVID-19 response efforts and urge that they receive the federal benefits they ha... Read more

  • Delegation Applauds HHS for Awarding Over $72 Million in Coronavirus Relief to Nursing Homes in Arkansas
    Posted in Press Releases on May 22, 2020 | Preview rr

    Washington, DC—May 22, 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 over $72 million in additional relief funds to skilled nursing facilities (SNFs) in Arkansas to help them combat the devastating effects of COVID-19. The investment—totaling $72,410,000—will be distributed directly to SNFs in Arkansas. It is part of the nearly $4.9 ... Read more

  • Arkansas Receives Over $5 Million in Federal Funding for Coronavirus Testing in Rural Communities
    Posted in Press Releases on May 21, 2020 | Preview rr

    Washington, DC—May 21, 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 Arkansas over $5 million in funding to expand access to COVID-19 testing in rural communities. The investment—totaling $5,193,449—will be distributed to rural health clinics in Arkansas. It is part of $225 million allocated by HHS to expand COVID-19 testing in the n... Read more

  • HHS Awards Arkansas $78 Million for Expanded Coronavirus Testing
    Posted in Press Releases on May 19, 2020 | Preview rr

    Washington, DC—May 19, 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 $78 million to Arkansas to expand its testing capacity for COVID-19. The funding is part of $11 billion from HHS to support nationwide testing for COVID-19 and the reopening of America. The investment will be used to develop, purchase, administer, process, and analy... Read more

  • Womack Speaks Out Against Pelosi’s Partisan Wish-List
    Posted in Press Releases on May 15, 2020 | Preview rr

    Washington, DC—May 15, 2020....Congressman Steve Womack (AR-3) delivered remarks during debate on H.R. 6800, Speaker Pelosi’s $3 trillion liberal wish-list, which is being considered by the House today. The partisan legislation is filled with mandates and wasteful spending on things unrelated to coronavirus, including provisions to federalize elections, bail out the postal service, restore the SALT deduction, order cannabis industry studies, and fund sanctuary cities. Womack – who will vote agai... Read more

  • Womack Delivers Speech on Proxy Voting, Urges House to Get Back to Regular Order
    Posted in Press Releases on May 15, 2020 | Preview rr

    Washington, DC—May 15, 2020....Congressman Steve Womack (AR-3) today spoke on the House floor against H. Res. 965, a partisan rule change that would allow for proxy voting. The resolution would upend 200 years of precedent and fails to establish a safe and effective plan to bring House members back to work in Washington. Watch Congressman Womack’s floor speech here. Transcript of remarks: “Born from the people, the work of Congress is an integral part of our nation. “Or is it? Judging from the l... Read more

  • Womack to Vote “No” on Pelosi’s Upcoming Partisan Bills
    Posted in Press Releases on May 14, 2020 | Preview rr

    Washington, DC—May 14, 2020….Congressman Steve Womack (AR-3) announced that he will vote against both H.R. 6800, a $3 trillion liberal wish-list developed by Speaker Pelosi behind closed doors, and H. Res. 965, partisan legislation that seeks to change centuries-old House rules and upend the lawmaking process. He released the following statements on his planned votes, which are expected to take place on Friday: “Even a crisis won’t stop Speaker Pelosi from trying to implement her far-left agenda... Read more

  • Delegation Announces Additional Coronavirus Relief for Low-Income Arkansans
    Posted in Press Releases on May 12, 2020 | Preview rr

    Washington, DC—May 12, 2020….U.S. Senators John Boozman and Tom Cotton—along with Congressmen Rick Crawford, French Hill, Steve Womack, and Bruce Westerman—announced the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) awarded Arkansas over $8 million in coronavirus relief to assist low-income families with energy costs. The Arkansas Department of Energy and Environment will receive $8,206,119 from HHS’s Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP). Congress appropriated these funds unde... Read more

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