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Congressman Will Hurd

Representing the 23rd District of Texas

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February 20, 2017 In The News
Despite chilly U.S.-Mexico relations, the San Antonio-based North American Development Bank is forging ahead with requests for hundreds of millions of dollars in new loan capital to expand the border-zone development bank’s lending capacity in new types of projects.
 
A bill has been filed by U.S. Rep. Henry Cuellar, D-Laredo, to keep the ball rolling on government funding for the bank overseen by the treasury departments of both countries.
 
February 10, 2017 In The News

Even though there is a law designed to give Cabinet-level IT heads control over their departments’ tech spending, people working on the law’s implementation told FedScoop it hasn’t been powerful enough yet to fix the problem at every agency.

While a private-sector chief information officer is typically responsible for managing his or her company’s information technology investments, that authority in government is decentralized into different components, said Frank Baitman, former chief information officer of the Department of Health and Human Services.

December 31, 2016 In The News

Supporters of the North American Free Trade Agreement are strategizing on how to react to President-Elect Donald Trump’s strong opposition.

“NAFTA is the worst trade deal maybe ever signed anywhere,” Trump said, during the presidential election campaign.

U.S. Rep. Will Hurd, R-San Antonio, spoke at an event titled “Road Ahead for NAFTA” earlier this month. It was organized by the San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.

December 15, 2016 In The News

Miguel Perez is feeling anxious. As the owner of a leasing company operating along the U.S.-Mexico border, Perez is keenly aware that trade and Mexico emerged among this year’s boogeymen, with President-elect Donald Trump at times sounding highly critical of both. But now that the contentious election is over, Perez hopes the president-elect and those closest to him will understand what Americans living along the border have known for generations: trading with our neighbor to the south is a good thing.

The good news for Perez is that many in Congress agree.

December 15, 2016 In The News

President-elect Donald Trump knocked the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) during his first U.S. presidential debate with Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton back in September.

“NAFTA is the worst trade deal maybe ever signed anywhere,” he said.

December 15, 2016 In The News

Donald Trump's presidential campaign promise to either renegotiate or scrap the North American Free Trade Agreement caught the attention of San Antonio business leaders.

And with Trump set to take office in January, political and business leaders are scrambling and organizing to save NAFTA, which they say has benefited San Antonio.

May 2, 2016 Hurd on the Hill

Castroville small business owner, Lori Krieger, recently shared a thought with me via Twitter – “When you buy from a small business, you’re not helping a CEO buy a 3rd holiday home. You’re helping a little girl get dance lessons, a little boy his team jersey, moms & dads put food on the table.”

March 17, 2016 In The News

An amendment to provide $3 billion for a revolving IT modernization fund was rejected by the House Budget Committee in a hearing to pass the fiscal year 2017 budget resolution on March 16.

January 12, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC—In anticipation of the President’s last State of the Union Address, U.S. Representative Will Hurd released the following statement:

May 11, 2015 In The News
May 9, 2015 Updated: May 9, 2015 11:42pm

 

WASHINGTON — The specter of Americans drawn to violent jihad is drawing intense scrutiny from Will Hurd and other Texans in Congress on the little-known Foreign Fighters Task Force, which gets classified briefings and traveled last week to the Middle East to assess the threat.