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Congressman Will Hurd

Representing the 23rd District of Texas

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February 20, 2017 Hurd on the Hill

When not working in DC, you can find me traveling to one of the communities in the twenty-nine counties across the 23rd Congressional District of Texas, to meet with constituents and learn about the issues most important to you. Sometimes I stop in half-a-dozen or more towns before flying back to DC on Monday.

February 10, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today Speaker of the House Paul Ryan recognized Representative Will Hurd’s leadership on border security, trade, and transnational cooperation, by appointing Hurd to the U.S.-Mexico Interparliamentary Group (IPG) for the 115th Congress.  The IPG is responsible for fostering dialogue between members of the United States and Mexican legislative bodies on issues of bilateral impor

February 6, 2017 Hurd on the Hill

The last thing my constituents want is more vague and confusing government regulations that come at the expense of hardworking families and small businesses. But a punishing, ever-increasing morass of red tape forces small and family-owned businesses to spend countless hours, dollars and resources on compliance, instead of doing what they do best – build their business.

January 29, 2017 Press Release

San Antonio, TX – Former undercover CIA officer and Texas Congressman Will Hurd released the following statement in reaction to President Trump’s announcement that immigration to the United States would be limited from seven countries:

January 25, 2017 Press Release

San Antonio, TX – Texas Republican Congressman Will Hurd released the following statement regarding President Trump’s border security Executive Order:

January 23, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Amid increasing threats to the homeland and around the globe, former undercover CIA officer Congressman Will Hurd has become the first representative from the 23rd district of Texas to be appointed to the U.S. House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence (HPSCI).

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January 18, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Texas Congressman Will Hurd, former undercover CIA officer, released the following statement regarding President Obama’s announcement of commuting the sentence of PVT Manning:

January 16, 2017 Hurd on the Hill

“What’s the point of having health insurance anymore?”

I’m often asked this question by constituents who are pummeled by out-of-pocket costs under Obamacare.

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In The News

February 21, 2017 In The News

AUSTIN – U.S. Rep. Will Hurd said he’s confident in the way leaders of his party plan to investigate alleged connections between the administration of President Donald Trump and the Russian government.

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.
 
February 17, 2017 In The News
If the Trump administration seeks to mobilize tens of thousands of National Guard troops to round up immigrants in the country illegally — a proposal that the White House forcefully denies was floated — it would meet fierce opposition from Texas Democrats in Congress and immigration rights advocates.
 
February 17, 2017 In The News

After Russia's "most important covert action" in history, hacking the Democratic National Committee, media and politics need to get out of the way as Congress sets out to define a "digital act of war" and the U.S. response, Rep. Will Hurd, R-Texas, told Newsmax TV.

February 17, 2017 In The News

Faced with a future that includes a border wall, military leaders are telling congress that there will likely be a spillover effect as transnational criminal organizations will simply not stop shuttling drugs and people north.

February 17, 2017 In The News
Worried about the future of US cybersecurity under President Trump? Don't panic, say current and former government officials. 
 
Although Mr. Trump hasn't offered policy specifics, some former Obama administration officials said a draft executive order on cybersecurity, which has circulated in Washington, could offer welcome improvements on the technology front.
February 16, 2017 In The News

U.S. Rep. Will Hurd on Tuesday took over a coveted seat on the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence at a time when cybersecurity and Russia’s intrusion into American politics present vexing questions in Washington.

February 16, 2017 In The News

On a Tuesday afternoon in mid-February, long-time Redford residents Enrique and Ruby Madrid welcomed about 25 Colorado high school students into their small living room. While Ruby prepared the kitchen for a lesson in making perfectly round tortillas, Enrique, a scholar of local history and culture, delivered a lecture on the border and Native American culture.

February 14, 2017 In The News

President Trump is setting an ambitious timetable for the construction of his promised “big, beautiful border wall.” But aside from potential funding and political complications, geologists and law enforcement officials are pointing to what could be a bigger challenge: the terrain. 

February 13, 2017 In The News

Improving the nation's cyber security will require deep cooperation between the public and private sectors, said U.S. Rep. Will Hurd, R-Texas, a member of the U.S. House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence.

"The federal government can't do it by themselves and the private sector can't do it by themselves," Hurd said Friday while in El Paso. "We have to do it together."

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January 3, 2015 Photo Gallery
The U.S. House of Representatives' Flickr photo gallery.

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January 3, 2015 Video
A Video of the Lincoln Memorial.