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WASHINGTON, DC – After a successful four years securing big wins for South and West Texans and leading many conversations in Congress on national security and technology issues, U.S. Representative Will Hurd (TX-23) was chosen by his colleagues to serve on the prestigious House Appropriations Committee. This committee decides public funding amounts across the federal government, including for many important projects across the 23rd District of Texas, including but not limited to:
U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry's recent visit to San Antonio to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the Eagle Ford Shale discovery also put a spotlight on cybersecurity in the energy sector.
The city of Presidio is rebuilding its international bridge to reinvigorate trade at the Mexican border.
This bridge can make all the difference for this small town.
Local leaders celebrated the groundbreaking for a new Presidio-Ojinada international rail bridge.
For Presidio, a small town of only 12,000 people, this rail line can make them a major player in the Texas economy.
An old West Texas rail line is one step closer to re-opening.
This week, county and state officials broke ground in Presidio on a $35-million project to reconstruct the South Orient Rail Line.
The 391-mile rail stretches from Mexico up to the Permian Basin. For years, sections of the line have been abandoned. And in 2008 a fire burned the rail bridge that connected Presidio to its sister city, Ojinaga.
La línea de ferrocarril South Orient se extiende en 391 millas, desde la frontera de Texas-México en Presidio a través de San Angelo hasta el sur de Coleman.
Este lunes se llevó a cabo el inicio de su renovación, el proyecto está financiado por una subvención denominada FASTLINE que Will Hurd, representante en el Congreso de los Estados Unidos por el Distrito 75, ayudó a obtener el año pasado.
(Oct. 19, 2018) -- Government, university and industry leaders gathered at the UTSA Downtown Campus today to advance the partnerships that position San Antonio as a test bed for energy cybersecurity preparedness. The 2018 South Texas Energy Cybersecurity Forum brought together top leaders from across San Antonio, Texas, the military and intelligence communities, and the private sector.
Three Texas congressmen are asking President Donald Trump and his Mexican and Canadian counterparts to sign the new United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement in San Antonio — the same place where its 25-year-old predecessor was inked.
Representative Will Hurd conducted a Town Hall meeting at the El Capitan Conference Center last Saturday. Sheriff Oscar Carrillo introduced Rep. Hurd to the compact audience of about a dozen area residents. Rep. Hurd is running for re-election for the 23rd Congressional District which covers 820 miles from Cotulla to San Elizario. Rep. Hurd noted that he plans to visit all 29 counties in five days.
WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representative Will Hurd (TX-23) voted with his colleagues on both sides of the political aisle today to support funding for military construction, veterans’ affairs, and energy and water related projects for the Fiscal Year 2019 (FY2019). This conference version of the funding package includes similar wins from the House version of the package which Rep. Hurd supported in June, including:
Area businesses and, ultimately, consumers likely will pay more for products ranging from a six-pack of beer to a car in the wake of tariffs placed on steel and aluminum imported from many of the United States’ closest trading partners, including Mexico.