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  • House Passes Womack Cosponsored Bill to Support the Marshallese In Arkansas
    Posted in Press Releases on September 27, 2018 | Preview rr

    Washington, DC – September 27, 2018….Congressman Steve Womack (AR-3) today announced that the REAL ID Act Modification for Freely Associated States (H.R. 3398), legislation he cosponsored, passed the U.S. House of Representatives. The bill amends the Real ID Act of 2005 to allow citizens of the Marshall Islands and other Freely Associated States (FAS) to obtain a driver’s license or personal identification card. Under current law, citizens of these regions can only obtain temporary licenses that... Read more

  • Womack Votes to Pass Defense and LHHS Appropriations Bills
    Posted in Press Releases on September 26, 2018 | Preview rr

    Washington, DC – September 26, 2018….Congressman Steve Womack (AR-3) today announced that he voted to pass a package of appropriations bills that will support the safety, security, and prosperity of the U.S. The legislation includes the Department of Defense and Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education (LHHS) Appropriations bills for fiscal year 2019, as well as a short-term continuing resolution (CR) to keep the rest of the federal government open through December 7th. Congressman Womack... Read more

  • Womack Statement on FAA Reauthorization
    Posted in Press Releases on September 26, 2018 | Preview rr

    Washington, DC – September 26, 2018….Congressman Steve Womack (AR-3) today released the following statement on the passage of H.R. 302, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Reauthorization Act of 2018. The bill is a bipartisan, five-year authorization and modernization of essential aviation infrastructure priorities. This is the first time that Congress has approved a five-year FAA reauthorization bill since 1982. “Strengthening and modernizing U.S. aviation infrastructure is crucial to ens... Read more

  • More than $2 million DOT Grant Approved for Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport
    Posted in Press Releases on September 21, 2018 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators John Boozman and Tom Cotton, along with U.S. Representative Steve Womack, announced that the Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport (XNA) will receive $2.7 million from the U.S. Department of Transportation to rehabilitate a taxiway in need of repair. "Investments in airport infrastructure keep Arkansas connected to the national and global economy. Northwest Arkansas needs updated taxiways to ensure accessibility for travelers in addition to positioning the region for con... Read more

  • Arkansas Community Health Centers Awarded Nearly $3 Million to Combat Opioid Addiction
    Posted in Press Releases on September 19, 2018 | Preview rr

    U.S. Senators John Boozman and Tom Cotton along with U.S. Representatives Rick Crawford, French Hill, Steve Womack and Bruce Westerman announced that Arkansas is the recipient of nearly $3 million for Community Health Centers to advance substance abuse and mental health treatment. The funds are awarded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services through its Expanding Access to Quality Substance Use Disorder and Mental Health Services program. “Community Health Centers have long been on t... Read more

  • Womack, House Vote to Pass Minibus Appropriations Bill
    Posted in Press Releases on September 13, 2018 | Preview rr

    Congressman Steve Womack (AR-3) today announced that the U.S. House of Representatives passed a series of appropriations bills to provide critical resources to support America’s veterans, strengthen national security, and improve U.S. military, energy, and water infrastructure. The legislation includes the Energy and Water, Military Construction and Veterans Affairs, and Legislative Branch Appropriations bills for fiscal year 2019. Congressman Womack said, “Congress has the power of the purse, a... Read more

  • Womack Signs Defense and LHHS Appropriations Conference Report
    Posted in Press Releases on September 13, 2018 | Preview rr

    Congressman Steve Womack (AR-3) released the following statement on signing the Defense and Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education (LHHS) Appropriations bills Conference Report. Womack was named a conferee to finalize the legislation, which includes funding to rebuild our armed forces, support medical innovation, and invest in a 21st century workforce. The Conference Report is expected to be voted on in the House later this month: “Today marks another step forward in Congress fulfilling... Read more

  • Womack Statement on Appointment as Conferee for Defense and LHHS Appropriations
    Posted in Press Releases on September 5, 2018 | Preview rr

    Congressman Steve Womack (AR-3) released the following statement after being named a member of the Conference Committee to finalize the Defense and Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education (LHHS) Appropriations bills for fiscal year 2019: “It’s one of the federal government’s fundamental responsibilities to provide for the common defense -- but we can’t do that without allocating the proper resources. Making critical investments to rebuild our military, enhance U.S. defense capabilities, ... Read more

  • Womack Statement on Passage of Interior, FSGG Appropriations
    Posted in Press Releases on July 19, 2018 | Preview rr

    Congressman Steve Womack (AR-3) today released the following statement after the House passed the second appropriations package of fiscal year (FY) 2019, H.R. 6147, the Interior, Environment, Financial Services, and General Government (FSGG) Appropriations Act. This legislation provides programs across the federal government, including the National Park Service, the Small Business Administration, and the Internal Revenue Service, a total of $58.675 billion in discretionary funding for FY 2019. “... Read more

  • Womack Statement on Committee Passage of LHHS Spending Bill
    Posted in Press Releases on July 11, 2018 | Preview rr

    Congressman Steve Womack (AR-3) released the following statement after the House Appropriations Committee today approved the fiscal year 2019 Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies (LHHS) Appropriations Act. The bill includes $177.1 billion in discretionary funding to provide increased funding for the National Institutes of Health (NIH), address the opioid epidemic and substance abuse, and further invest in our nation’s biodefense capabilities. “As the Vice Chairman of... Read more

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