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April 3, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—U.S Representative Will Hurd (TX-23) today announced $612,900 in Indian Housing Block Grants for the cities of Eagle Pass and El Paso. These funds are a result of the COVID-19 pandemic legislation and will provide Native American tribes vital funds to prevent, prepare for and respond to the virus.

April 2, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC—U.S. Representative Will Hurd (TX-23) today announced that Kids Are First, Inc. in Carrizo Springs is receiving a grant of more than $3 million for Head Start and Early Head Start Programs. The Department of Health and Human Services awarded $3,286,457 to Kids are First, Inc.

April 2, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC — Today, the Congressional Management Foundation (CMF) announced U.S. Representative Will Hurd (TX-23) is a finalist for the Democracy Award for Transparency and Accountability. CMF recognizes offices that provide clear and relevant information on their work.

March 30, 2020 Press Release

SAN ANTONIO, TX — U.S. Representative Will Hurd (TX-23) announced the distribution of more than $19 million for the Cities of San Antonio and El Paso and Bexar County to address the COVID-19 public health emergency through various programs administered by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today.

March 27, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC — U.S. Representative Will Hurd (TX-23), joined his colleagues today in supporting passage of the bipartisan Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act. This bill will help American families, health care workers, small businesses and the entire economy, and it builds upon two other aid packages passed by Congress to combat the ongoing public health crisis.

March 25, 2020 Press Release

SAN ANTONIO, TX — Today, U.S. Representative Will Hurd (TX-23) announced that the Department of Health and Human Services awarded seven grants to health centers in the 23rd congressional district to continue combating the current pandemic. The funds awarded to the community health facilities totaled $502,036.

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March 23, 2020 Hurd on the Hill: Local Columns

Small businesses feed, clothe and provide services to our community. They help us thrive, and they employ our friends, family and neighbors. But, today, so many of our small businesses are facing a challenging time because COVID-19 has and will continue to wreak havoc on our entire economy.

March 11, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC — U.S. Representative Will Hurd (TX-23) today supported reauthorization of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) after a bipartisan agreement was reached to maintain the use of critical national security tools while also adding measures designed to prevent abuses of the system.

March 11, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Will Hurd (TX-23) joined his colleagues in passing a bipartisan measure to ensure increased educational opportunity and job placement for veterans through apprenticeship programs and initiatives.

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March 11, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC — U.S. Representative Will Hurd (TX-23) issued the following statement after the release of the U.S. Cyberspace Solarium Commission’s report on a strategy to defend the United States against emerging cyber threats:

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February 24, 2020 In The News

After Mitt Romney lost to Barack Obama in 2012, the Republican National Committee commissioned what came to be known as “the autopsy” report.

January 22, 2020 In The News

Del Rio artist Adrian Falcon earlier this month began work on his latest venture: a youth art center near historic Brown Plaza.

January 22, 2020 In The News

U.S. Rep. Will Hurd on Saturday pledged his support to the city’s efforts to study the feasibility of extending the runway at the city airport.

January 14, 2020 In The News

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. Representative Will Hurd (TX-23) was presented today with the Waste Warrior Award by the White Coat Waste Project for his steadfast advocacy in Congress to end taxpayer-funded experiments and tests that harm animals.

This Congress, Rep. Hurd was an original cosponsor and strong proponent of several initiatives to end animal testing, including:

January 12, 2020 In The News

An historic first gathering of tribes with deep connections to the area will be held in Del Rio Friday and Saturday.

January 6, 2020 In The News

Representative Will Hurd of Texas occupies a unique position in Republican politics. He is a moderate in a political moment in which moderation is rare. He is also the only black Republican in the House and represents a district — Texas’ border-hugging 23rd — that is majority Latino and not Republican.

December 20, 2019 In The News

EL PASO, Texas (Border Report) — Today’s House passage of the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement moves border cities one step closer to their goal of luring new jobs and development, industry leaders say.

December 16, 2019 In The News

The U.S. House of Representatives is expected to vote Wednesday on two Articles of Impeachment. Texas representative Will Hurd told CBS4 he will not be voting for the articles, considering the evidence so far in the investigation. Democrats in the House believe they have enough votes to pass both articles without support from Republicans, including Congressman Hurd.

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.

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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.

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