Washington, D.C. – Today, Reps. Will Hurd (R-TX), Pete Aguilar (D-CA), Jeff Denham (R-CA) and Lujan Grisham (D-NM) announced that their bipartisan “queen-of-the-hill” rule to allow a floor debate on four DACA solution measures now has the support of 50 Republicans and 190 Democrats for a total of 240 cosponsors, easily surpassing the 218 votes needed to pass the measure through the House.
WASHINGTON, DC – On April 17, U.S.
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Will Hurd (TX-23) introduced bipartisan legislation to reauthorize Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs (GEAR UP), a competitive grant program administered by the U.S.
Folks in the 23rd District know well that West Texas energy fuels our economy. In fact, the Texas portion of the Permian Basin alone provides more than 444,000 jobs, contributes more than $60.2 billion to the Gross State Product of Texas and generates $113.6 billion in economic output for local communities.
WASHINGTON, DC – On April 5 and 6, U.S. Representative Will Hurd visited Brussels, Belgium for meetings with European Union (EU) and NATO officials.
CHISINAU, MOLDOVA – On April 4, U.S. Representative Will Hurd visited Chisinau, Moldova for meetings with Moldovan Speaker of Parliament Andrian Candu, Foreign Minister Tudor Ulianovschi, and Democratic Party leader Vlad Plahotniuc.
TBILISI, GEORGIA – Yesterday, U.S. Representative Will Hurd met with Georgian Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili.
PRESIDIO COUNTY, TX – This week, the Health Resources & Services Administration of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced that Presidio County Health Services, Inc. has been awarded $334,618 in grant funding for the construction of new access sites and to expand the practice to include pharmacy, dental and mental health services. U.S.
WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representative Will Hurd received the 2018 Government Eagle Award at last night’s Federal 100 award ceremony, which celebrates outstanding individual achievements in federal IT and is hosted by FCW.
WASHINGTON— Today, Representatives Will Hurd (TX-23), Henry Cuellar (TX-28) and the San Antonio Delegation announced an additional $15 million in federal reimbursement for the San Antonio/Bexar County Mission Reach Project in the Fiscal Year 2018 Omnibus Appropriations Bill.
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Speaker Paul Ryan is impaneling an informal working group of moderate Republicans and immigration hard-liners to find a solution for so-called Dreamers that the House GOP conference can support.
In the dead of the desert night, several lumbering figures approach the U.S. border from the Mexican side. Are they smugglers bringing heroin or cocaine into the country, undocumented immigrants risking their lives, or maybe just a couple of hapless cows looking for fresh grass?
Back in March, two young members of Congress from Texas, Beto O’Rourke and Will Hurd, became brief internet celebrities. Unable to fly back to Washington because of a snowstorm, the two hit the road together, tweeting and livestreaming their trip north.
The FBI needs access to encrypted files in order to protect the nation against cyber crime, according to Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein.
While key White House technology leadership positions remain unfilled, President Donald Trump’s technology office is looking for ways to bring business professionals into government for short-term projects.
A Texas-based amnesty group called the plan by President Donald Trump to tie border security and immigration enforcement to a congressional bill to replace the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program a “ransom note.” The group demands a clean bill issuing amnesty to approximately 800,000 of the so-called “DREAMers.”
One of President Trump’s advisers on Thursday acknowledged that the administration has been slow to permanently fill top information technology roles in the federal government.
Rep. Will Hurd, R-Texas, is working on the text of his bill to create the Cyber National Guard, a scholarship program that will help train students for cybersecurity jobs in the Federal government.
Congressman Will Hurd has introduced two amendments to the Border Security for America Act that would use cutting edge technology instead of a large wall to secure the U.S/Mexico border.
Earlier this year, Hurd brought up an idea for something he calls a “SMART” wall. It uses a series of cameras, drones and other tech to monitor activity along the border.
Rep. Will Hurd (R-Texas) on Thursday said he is unimpressed with the Department of Justice's rebranding of the encryption debate as a matter of "responsible encryption."
"You can call it whatever you want, but make sure you have strong encryption," he said at "The Cyber Frontier," a series of talks put on in Washington by The Atlantic magazine.