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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Will Hurd (TX-23) proudly supported an appropriations package that funds the Departments of Defense, Labor, and Health and Human Services through Fiscal Year 2019. The bill includes funding for educational grants, the Meals on Wheels program, and a pay raise for men and women in the military, amongst others. After leaving the House Floor, Hurd released the following statement:
Cerca de un centenar de familias de la colonia Cotton Valley ya cuenta con los servicios de alcantarillado y saneamiento gracias a un proyecto financiado por la Agencia de Protección Ambiental de Estados Unidos (EPA) a través del Fondo de Infraestructura Ambiental Fronteriza (BEIF) que administra el Banco de Desarrollo de América del Norte (BDAN).
WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representative Will Hurd (TX-23) has received the “Hero of Main Street” award by the National Retail Federation for consistently supporting public policy priorities important to the retail industry and its millions of small businesses.
Texas A&M University-San Antonio brokered a deal with Facebook enabling the college to be the first in Texas to join the social media company's Cyber Security University Program, officials announced Wednesday.
DEL RIO, TX – The Del Rio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce was recognized by the Texas Association of Mexican American Chambers of Commerce as the 2018 Small Chamber of the Year. Following this great news, U.S. Representative Will Hurd released the following statement:
San Antonians soon will see a new federal courthouse take shape downtown.
The U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) awarded a $117.4 million design-and-build contract for San Antonio’s new federal courthouse to Brasfield & Gorrie on Wednesday. The federal agency expects construction to begin next spring.
The U.S. General Services Administration on Wednesday awarded a $117.4 million design-and-build contract to Brasfield & Gorrie LLC that will move the construction of a new federal courthouse in San Antonio from the drawing board to dirt turning.
The move comes years after federal and local officials began their quest to replace the current facility, which dates back to the 1968 World’s Fair and sits next to key downtown real estate being transformed into a new live-work-play destination.
The Alamo City’s push for federal legislative action to allow nonstop flights between San Antonio International Airport and Reagan National Airport near Washington, D.C., will require more help from airlines to succeed, U.S. Rep. Will Hurd told the Business Journal.
Texas business leaders are cheering the news that a deal to save the North American Free Trade Agreement could be signed by the end of the month, Newsradio 1200 WOAI reports.
Mexican Economy Minister Ildefonso Guajardo tells reporters he is "constructively engaged" in the trade talks with the US, and the two sides are "getting to as close as possible."
Mexican officials returned to Washington of talks with US officials on a number of contentious issues as part of a potential agreement on NAFTA.
A medley of folks streamed into Confluence Park on San Antonio’s South Side Sunday: yoga pants-wearing women sat cross-legged at a pavilion, father and son tossed a baseball around, and men toting fishing rods went in search of their big catch.
But missing from the scene outdoors was a classroom of school children taking free hacking lessons from some of the U.S. military’s most skilled cyberwarriors.