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  • EDITORIAL: How a Texas border hug became an annual ceremony celebrating 'Amistad'

    Editorial: This weekend, the sister-cities of Del Rio and Acuña will celebrate the historic partnership between the people of United States and Mexico during the annual Fiesta de Amistad. For me, the highlight of the weekend is the Abrazo Ceremony, in which dignitaries from the United States and Mexico meet along a border bridge between the two countries for an abrazo or “hug.”
  • Hurd on the Hill: National Disability Awareness Month

    Since October is National Disability Awareness Month, it gives us the opportunity to celebrate the contributions made to the fabric of our society by our fellow Americans with disabilities. It’s important to highlight people like my constituent and Helotes neighbor Stefanie Cowley who through persistence and dogged tenacity has made life better for so many people.
  • Hurd on the Hill: Celebrating Centuries of Hispanic Contributions

    While we celebrate our Hispanic Heritage all year long in South and West Texas, it’s great to pause and use this month as an opportunity to highlight some of the great Hispanic-Americans who have impacted the course of our history.
  • Dallas Morning News: Texas Congressman calls on Trump to arm Ukraine against Russia

    With this shift in strategy, President Trump would demonstrate to allies that the U.S. has their backs, signal to Russia that their adventurism in Eastern Europe is over, and begin the long-term process of proving to North Korea that the U.S. honors its security assurances.
  • BREAKING: Hurd’s Landmark IT Overhaul Approved by Senate

    U.S. Representative Will Hurd’s (R-TX) long-anticipated Smart Government reform package was approved in the Senate as part of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). Hurd’s bipartisan bill, the Modernizing Government Technology (MGT) Act, is designed to reduce wasteful IT spending and strengthen information security by accelerating the federal government’s transition to modern technology like cloud computing.
  • Hurd Strengthens National Security with Data Framework Act

    WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the House of Representatives unanimously approved legislation introduced by U.S. Representative Will Hurd that empowers the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to improve intelligence information sharing capabilities among its many component agencies. The DHS Data Framework Act codifies an effort at DHS to develop a data framework to incorporate all DHS component agency data related to homeland security, terrorist information, weapons of mass destruction, and national intelligence, into one system, thereby alleviating the current costly, cumbersome process of searching and vetting information against multiple databases with different log-ins, passwords, and legal restrictions.

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October 13, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – As Amazon continues evaluating locations for it’s second headquarters, U.S. Representative Will Hurd issued a letter to CEO Jeff Bezos championing the city of El Paso for site selection.

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