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  • Womack’s CFTC Amendment to the Agriculture Appropriations Bill Passes with Full Support
    Posted in Press Releases on July 12, 2017 | Preview rr

    Congressman Womack (AR-3) today introduced and subsequently achieved a unanimous voice vote for passage of his amendment in the House Appropriations Committee’s markup of its Fiscal Year 2018 Agriculture Appropriations Bill. This amendment addresses proper cost-benefit analysis at the Commodities Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) and relieves overregulation of inter-affiliate swaps transactions. After passage, Womack released the following statement: “I am beyond pleased to see this commonsense ... Read more

  • Womack Statement on the Fiscal Year 2018 Department of Defense Appropriations Bill
    Posted in Press Releases on June 29, 2017 | Preview rr

    Congressman Steve Womack (AR-3) today released the below statement on the Fiscal Year 2018 Department of Defense Appropriations Bill: "Today, I joined my colleagues on the House Appropriations Committee in voting to send the Fiscal Year 2018 Department of Defense Appropriations Bill to the House floor for a vote. It is an important next step on the road to restoring badly-needed readiness, building the foundation for modernization, and providing our service members with the benefits they so badl... Read more

  • Womack Statement on WOTUS Rule
    Posted in Press Releases on June 27, 2017 | Preview rr

    Congressman Steve Womack (AR-3) today released the below statement on the Trump Administration's withdrawal of the Waters of the United States (WOTUS) rule: "In 2015, the Obama Administration proposed one of the most controversial environmental regulations in recent history: the Waters of the United States Rule. Today, President Trump and EPA Administrator Pruitt announced a repeal of this federal invasion. This directive was nothing more than executive overreach, and would have caused inexplica... Read more

  • Arkansas Congressional Delegation Announces $5.5 Million in FAA Grants for Airport Improvements
    Posted in Press Releases on June 26, 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 11 Arkansas airports will receive $5.5 million from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to support facility upgrades and expansions. "These investments will strengthen infrastructure in Arkansas. Local airports are valuable assets for communities across the state. This critical funding will provide our airports with the resources they need to u... Read more

  • 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

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