SAN ANTONIO, TX – This week, San Antonio’s Mitchell Lake Audubon Center, a 600-acre bird paradise on the Southside, was allocated $1.5 million from the Army Corps of Engineers’ (USACE) Fiscal Year 2018 Work Plan for a study that will initiate the restoration of the lake’s ecosystem and surrounding habitat. Rep.
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, S. 2397, the Senate companion to U.S. Representative Will Hurd’s DHS Data Framework Act, was unanimously approved by the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. In response to this great news, Hurd released the following statement:
MARATHON, TX – Rep. Hurd is pleased to announce the North American Development Bank (NADB) and the Marathon Water Supply and Sewer Services Corporation have signed a US$1.55 million grant agreement to finance improvements to the town’s current sewer system. Funding for this project is through the U.S.
Summer has officially arrived in the 23rd District of Texas, and with a Texas summer, we can all expect some pretty hot temperatures from San Antonio to El Paso. The summer months tend to come with thoughts of school out, family vacations, relaxing by the water with friends and family.
WASHINGTON, DC – Last Friday, U.S. Representative Will Hurd (TX-23) voted with his colleagues on both sides of the political aisle to support funding for military construction, veterans’ affairs, and energy and water related projects for the Fiscal Year 2019 (FY19). This package does the following:
Originally published in the Uvalde Leader-News, June 4, 2018
EAGLE PASS, TX – This week, the City of Eagle Pass was awarded $200,000 from Texas Parks and Wildlife’s Recreational Trails grant program. This grant funding will be used to begin the City’s “Community Trails Network Project” to provide safe, accessible pathways from schools and parks across the community. U.S.
SALT FLAT, TX – This week, the Guadalupe Ridge Trail, which begins in the 23rd District of Texas’s Guadalupe Mountains National Park and spans all the way to New Mexico, received the designation of National Recreation Trail by the U.S. Department of the Interior. Excited about this news, U.S.
DEL RIO, TX – Following U.S. Representative Will Hurd’s successful efforts last Congress to bring commercial flights to Del Rio, today a new flight from Del Rio International Airport (DRT) to Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) has been announced. In response to the news, Hurd released the following statement:
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Rep. Will Hurd on Thursday called President Trump’s decision to impose steel and aluminum tariffs on three trading partners “ridiculous,” and said the move would erode trust between the U.S. and its allies.
Potential legislation being conceptualized by a local congressman and his colleagues would create a new Cyber National Guard and could position San Antonio as a hub for the program.
The sixth version of the Federal IT Acquisition Reform Act (FITARA) scorecard wasn’t pretty. If Congress took away most agencies’ iPhones and grounded them for a week, it wouldn’t be surprising.
Lawmakers learned in April that the United States needs to write the script when it comes to artificial intelligence (AI). Leave this one to improvisation and we may have a tragedy on our hands.
Uvalde, Knippa, Sabinal, Nueces Canyon, Brackettville and Leakey high schools will recognize graduating high school seniors in commencement events set tomorrow.
Graduation ceremonies for La Pryor and Utopia high schools are set June 1 and June 2, respectively.
Of the seven categories the FITARA scorecard uses to assess federal agencies’ adherence to the IT acquisition law, a trio of measures did more to waylay them than any others.
Agencies fared poorly in the new FITARA scorecard released this week, with 11 of the 24 receiving lower grades since the last scorecard was released in November and none receiving the top mark of A.
Several industry experts told MeriTalk in the run-up to the release of the latest FITARA (Federal Information Technology Acquisition Reform Act) Federal agency scorecards that expected funding flows from the Modernizing Government Technology Act (MGT Act) may go a long way toward helping agencies boost their scores.