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Congressman Will Hurd

Representing the 23rd District of Texas

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March 24, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – This afternoon, U.S. Representative Will Hurd released the following statement regarding the American Health Care Act (AHCA):

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March 19, 2017 Hurd on the Hill

It all started with a cancelled flight due to inclement weather. Thirty-six hours and more than 1,600 miles later, Congressman Beto O’Rourke, a Democrat from El Paso, and I, a Republican from San Antonio, had driven in a Chevy Impala across the country to Washington, DC.

March 19, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – In advance of Thursday’s vote overhauling the Affordable Care Act, U.S. Representative Will Hurd released the following statement:

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March 10, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – This week, the National Cybersecurity Preparedness Consortium Act was reintroduced in both the House and Senate.

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March 9, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC—To better help our nation’s veterans transition into meaningful civilian careers, this week U.S. Representative Will Hurd introduced H.R. 1428, the American Law Enforcement Heroes Act. The bill will incentivize state and local governments to hire American veterans as new law enforcement officers.

March 9, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Reinforcing his commitment to keeping Americans safe, U.S. Representative Will Hurd joined his colleagues to fund our national defense through fiscal year 2017.

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March 7, 2017 Hurd on the Hill

Last week, I hosted my thirteenth live telephone town hall meeting in the last two years. Although they are no substitute for the 50-plus in-person town halls and more than 400 public events I have also led, telephone town hall meetings have allowed me to communicate with over 630,000 constituents since 2015.

February 28, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – In response to President Trump’s executive action mandating a full review of the Obama Administration’s Waters of the United States (WOTUS) rule, U.S. Representative Will Hurd issued the following statement:

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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.

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In The News

March 15, 2017 In The News

It began with a 5 a.m. planning session over coffee Tuesday morning in San Antonio’s Mi Tierra Cafe. It ended almost 36 hours later with a brisk walk up the steps of the U.S. Capitol with just 30 minutes to spare until votes Wednesday evening in the House of Representatives.

March 12, 2017 In The News

There are few people with computer science backgrounds who work in the federal government. Long hours coupled with smaller salaries make it hard to recruit techies to Washington, according to Representative Ruben Gallego.

March 12, 2017 In The News

The Trump administration’s transition teams are asking “all the questions” that the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee has been asking for the last two years around IT, said Rep. Will Hurd in an interview with FedScoop.

March 6, 2017 In The News

The Trump administration has revealed what the wall on the Mexican border will look like — 30-foot concrete barriers.

The description was included in a modification the Department of Homeland Security made Friday to a preliminary notification for bids.

March 5, 2017 In The News

California Democrat Scott Peters, a former environmental lawyer, represents a majority Anglo district near the Mexican border town of Tijuana.

Texas Republican Will Hurd, a 39-year-old former CIA officer who’s nearly two decades younger that Peters, represents a majority Latino district a thousand miles to the east that spans 40 percent of America’s border with Mexico.

March 4, 2017 In The News

Once the dignitaries ended their speeches and cut the ribbon stretched across the entrance to the “New Witte,” the crowd laden with dinosaur lovers surged into the museum that reopened Saturday with expanded galleries that include hands-on displays and high-tech features.

Some of the parents seemed almost as excited as their children by the sensory onslaught.

March 4, 2017 In The News

The first weeks of the U.S. presidency for Donald trump has been a rocky one, dominated by mounting Russia problems.

March 3, 2017 In The News

The right call–so says one San Antonio Congressman after hearing Attorney General Jeff Sessions answer questions about his newly come to light meetings with Ruussia’s Ambassador last year.

“Attorney General Jeff Sessions recusing himself is the right move” Congressman Will Hurd told KTSA News.

March 2, 2017 In The News

Mexico has said it won’t pay for it. And polls show that the U.S. public doesn’t have all that much appetite for it.

March 1, 2017 In The News

The agriculture community is applauding President Donald Trump’s executive action earlier this week ordering the Environmental Protection Agency and the Army Corps of Engineers to reconsider their controversial Waters of the United States rule.

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January 3, 2015 Photo Gallery
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