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December 11, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the bipartisan bill by U.S. Representatives Will Hurd (TX-23) and Abigail Spanberger (VA-07) to ensure the intelligence community prioritizes resources to combat drug trafficking, human trafficking and human smuggling in the Northern Triangle and Mexico passed the House as part of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).

December 10, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representative Will Hurd (TX-23) continued his push for lower prescription drug costs and increased health care access, transparency and innovation by helping introduce the Lower Costs, More Cures Act (H.R. 19). This comprehensive package includes several bipartisan House and Senate measures to lower out-of-pocket spending, protect access to medicines and cures, strengthen transparency and accountability and encourage competition in the healthcare space.

November 20, 2019 In The News

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (Nexstar) — At 2:42 a.m. on the campus of Texas A&M University, senior Jeremy Solis stood with fellow students and alumni to recognize a somber anniversary.

Monday marks 20 years since an annual campus tradition called Bonfire turned deadly, when portions of the burning structure fell, killing 12 and hurting more than two dozen others.

Solis was just a year old on that deadly day.

Yet, he felt compelled to bring 12 roses to lay at the Bonfire Memorial on campus— one for each of the 11 students and one alumnus who died on Nov. 18, 1999.

November 20, 2019 In The News

WASHINGTON - U.S. Rep. Will Hurd took a far different approach than President Donald Trump when he praised the fired Ukranian ambassador, the sole witness in the House impeachment inquiry today.

After Trump slammed her as she testified — “Everywhere Marie Yovanovitch went turned bad,” he wrote in an angry tweet — Hurd outdid Republicans and even Democrats on the Intelligence Committee in lauding the 33-year diplomat ousted by the president last spring.

October 24, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today U.S. Representatives Will Hurd (TX-23) and Robin Kelly (IL-02) announced a new initiative with the Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) to develop a bipartisan national artificial intelligence (AI) strategy, which will guide how Congress and the executive branch tackle this critical issue.

October 21, 2019 In The News

“I am a classically trained engineer,” says Rep. Will Hurd, a Texas Republican, “and I firmly believe in regression to the mean.”

October 13, 2019 Press Release

MARATHON, TX – Yesterday evening U.S. Representative Will Hurd (TX-23) joined the Big Bend Conservancy, Acting Director of the National Park Service (NPS) David Vela and other stakeholders and park advocates at the Gage Hotel in Marathon to support the 75th Anniversary of Big Bend National Park, which opened on June 12, 1944.

At the event, Rep. Hurd reminded guests that nature is not a destination but our home, and we must remember that conservation is vital to ensuring our parks and public lands remain beautiful and accessible for future generations.

October 3, 2019 In The News
U.S. Rep Will Hurd, R-Helotes, bounded onto an Annenberg Presidential Conference Center stage Wednesday night, and the hundreds of attendees who filled the auditorium to near-capacity leapt to their feet and gave the former Texas A&M student body president a standing ovation.
“It’s a lot of pressure when you get a standing ovation at the beginning of a speech,” Hurd said, to laughs from the crowd. “It is a pleasure to be back in Aggieland — the place that taught me how to have a servant’s heart.” 
July 30, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC—U.S. Representative Will Hurd (TX-23) joined fellow Texas Rep. Kevin Brady (TX-08) last week to fight for benefits for our Texas retired public servants by introducing the Equal Treatment of Public Servants Act of 2019. This bipartisan bill makes fairer the Social Security benefits for our retired workers by repealing the modified benefit formula known as the Windfall Elimination Provision.

July 1, 2019 Editorial

Originally published in the Washington Post on July 1, 2019.