|Rep-Elect Bruce Westerman|
Westerman’s Fourth District includes most of South Arkansas, including Columbia and surrounding counties.
Westerman was previously named to the House committees on Natural Resources and the Budget. On Tuesday, he was also named to the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology.
"I thank the committee chair and leadership for approving my waiver request to serve on a third committee in the House," Westerman said. "I look forward to the opportunity to work for common sense, science-based solutions on issues that affect the ability of the private sector to create more jobs and rewarding careers, while pushing back against the overreach of the Environmental Protection Agency under the Obama Administration -- especially proposed rules that would result in hundreds of Fourth District jobs disappearing, the loss of hundreds of millions of dollars in economic benefits, and higher energy rates for Arkansas families."
Also this week, Westerman named his new press secretary who will be based in Washington.
Ryan Saylor of Van Buren previously worked as a business and politics reporter for The City Wire in Fort Smith. His work has also appeared on Little Rock-based Talk Business & Politics. Saylor has also served as communications director for Goddard United Methodist Church in Fort Smith and as a reporter for the Paragould Daily Press.
Westerman's office will be located in room 130 of the Cannon House Office Building.
Westerman succeeds U.S. Rep. Tom Cotton, who was elected to the U.S. Senate.
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