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  • Womack Statement on the National Opioid Epidemic Announcement
    Posted in Press Releases on October 26, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Care

    WASHINGTON– Congressman Steve Womack (AR-3) today released the following statement after President Trump declared the opioid epidemic a national public health emergency: “175 Americans die each day from a drug overdose. Our country simply cannot look the other way. This is a national emergency and today’s announcement signals an unwavering commitment by this administration to address this epidemic. I am committed to working with the President and my colleagues in Congress to bring solutions to t... Read more

  • Arkansas Delegation Expresses Support for Arkansas’s 1115 Waiver Request for Obamacare Relief
    Posted in Press Releases on October 11, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Care

    WASHINGTON – Senator Tom Cotton (R-Arkansas) along with Senator John Boozman (R-Arkansas) and Congressmen Rick Crawford (AR-01), French Hill (AR-02), Steve Womack (AR-03), and Bruce Westerman (AR-04) today sent a letter to acting Health and Human Services Secretary, Don Wright, Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney, and Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Administrator Seema Verma expressing strong support for Arkansas’s 1115 Waiver Request for relief from Obamacare’s Med... Read more

  • Womack Votes to Build a Better America
    Posted in Press Releases on October 5, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Budget

    WASHINGTON– Congressman Steve Womack (AR-3) released today the following statement after the House agreed to H. Con. Res. 71, the fiscal year 2018 budget resolution- Building a Better America: “The budget that the House agreed to today is a responsible plan, a plan geared towards helping working families and small businesses across America. We must begin to move in a direction of financial fortitude and stay committed to giving our future generations a country that is sustainable and thriving, f... Read more

  • Womack Wants Tax Reform for All Americans
    Posted in Press Releases on September 27, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Tax Reform

    WASHINGTON– Congressman Steve Womack (AR-3) released today the following statement after the framework for tax reform was released: “Our current tax code is complicated, confusing, and full of special-interest loopholes. It has been 31 years since we have had major reform, and I am optimistic about the unified framework laid out today. Americans deserve to keep more of their hard-earned paychecks and spend less time filing taxes. Tax relief for small businesses is necessary in order for them to ... Read more

  • Readout of Delegation Meeting with Secretary Perry About the Clean Line Project
    Posted in Press Releases on September 26, 2017 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON – Arkansas’s congressional delegation advocated for the preservation of states’ rights and a review of the Plains and Eastern Clean Line Project—an energy transmission line that stretches nearly 300 miles across the state—in a meeting with the Department of Energy (DOE) Secretary Rick Perry on Monday. The latest step in the delegation’s efforts to highlight Clean Line’s attempt to usurp state’s rights, U.S. Senators John Boozman (R-AR) and Tom Cotton (R-AR) and U.S. Representatives Ri... Read more

  • Womack Supports Increased Sanctions on North Korea
    Posted in Press Releases on September 21, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Foreign Affairs

    WASHINGTON– Congressman Steve Womack (AR-3) released today the following statement after President Donald Trump imposed new economic sanctions on North Korea: “Time and again North Korea has ignored international law. The Kim Jong Un regime continues to threaten not only the United States, but also our allies. I support the President’s recent sanctions in an effort to bring about a denuclearized North Korea and a return to global stability.” Congressman Steve Womack has represented Arkansas’s Th... Read more

  • Womack Votes in Support of the Make America Secure and Prosperous Appropriations Act
    Posted in Press Releases on September 14, 2017 | Preview rr

    Congressman Steve Womack (AR-03) today voted for the passage of H.R. 3354, the Make America Secure and Prosperous Appropriations Act. This omnibus bill provides funding for the 12 annual appropriations bills through Fiscal Year 2018. After passage, Congressman Womack released the following statement: “This omnibus funding bill makes clear the House’s priority of finding regular order through finishing all twelve of our appropriations bills for the upcoming fiscal year. This funding invests in fe... Read more

  • Womack Statement on Passage of Disaster Relief Funding
    Posted in Press Releases on September 6, 2017 | Preview rr

    Congressman Steve Womack (AR-3) today released the following statement in response to the passage of H.Res. 502, Providing for the concurrence by the House in the Senate amendments to H.R. 601, with an amendment. [Amendment consists of the text of H.R. 3672, Making Supplemental Appropriations for Disaster Relief]: “I commend my colleagues in the House for recognizing the urgency of these funds. The flooding and damages caused by Hurricane Harvey are on a scale seen not even once in a lifetime, a... Read more

  • Womack Responds to the Administration’s Announcement Regarding DACA Eligible Immigrants
    Posted in Press Releases on September 5, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Immigration

    Congressman Steve Womack (AR-3) today released the following statement in response to the Administration’s announcement regarding DACA eligible immigrants: “The issue of DACA-eligible young people is a manifestation of a broken immigration enforcement system. I have a heart for their plight. At the same time, I believe that part of the genius of America is that we are a nation of laws. The President is right; Congress has the responsibility to address this issue and now is the time to do so. Wit... Read more

  • Womack Thanks the Walton Family Charitable Support Foundation for Their Commitment to the University of Arkansas
    Posted in Press Releases on August 23, 2017 | Preview rr

    Congressman Steve Womack (AR-3) today released the following statement in appreciation to the Walton Family Charitable Support Foundation’s commitment to the University of Arkansas: “I am very appreciative of the Walton Family Charitable Support Foundation’s commitment to the University of Arkansas. A gift of this magnitude is transformational for developing a premier art institution within the University of Arkansas. The Waltons have blessed us with a world class museum in Crystal Bridges, and ... Read more

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