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August 6, 2018 Hurd on the Hill

You may have heard that there’s a place in far West Texas where the night skies are dark as coal and rivers carve temple-like canyons in ancient limestone. This isn’t simply folklore and is actually located right here in the 23rd District of Texas.

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July 25, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Will Hurd met with Guatemalan Ambassador to the United States Emanuel Espina.

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July 25, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S.

July 23, 2018 Hurd on the Hill

Here in South and West Texas, we are no strangers to the summer heat. Unfortunately, as we all know, with rising temperatures comes rising costs of energy bills each month. And in this blazing heat, the air conditioning certainly is a needed ally to survive the summer.

July 23, 2018 Editorial

Originally published in the print edition of the Midland Reporter-Telegram on Sunday, July 22, 2018

July 19, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Will Hurd (TX-23) supported a Minibus Appropriations Bill for Fiscal Year 2019 (FY19) that includes several wins for the 23rd District of Texas, including:

July 13, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representative Will Hurd (TX-23), who spent nearly a decade as an undercover officer in the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), was proud to support reauthorization of the intelligence community (IC) which includes the CIA and the fifteen other member agencies that perform intelligence activities to keep Americans safe.

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July 9, 2018 Hurd on the Hill

When I was in grade school, at least one teacher always had a sign in the classroom that said “reading is fundamental.” This is as true now as it was then. Learning how to read is a fundamental skill that can determine the course of one’s life. But you don’t have to take my word for it – the statistics speak for themselves.

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August 13, 2018 In The News

Texas business leaders are cheering the news that a deal to save the North American Free Trade Agreement could be signed by the end of the month, Newsradio 1200 WOAI reports.

Mexican Economy Minister Ildefonso Guajardo tells reporters he is "constructively engaged" in the trade talks with the US, and the two sides are "getting to as close as possible." 

August 12, 2018 In The News

A medley of folks streamed into Confluence Park on San Antonio’s South Side Sunday: yoga pants-wearing women sat cross-legged at a pavilion, father and son tossed a baseball around, and men toting fishing rods went in search of their big catch.

August 10, 2018 In The News

A San Antonio-area congressman is warning oil and natural gas companies about threats from Russian hackers.

August 10, 2018 In The News

Military veteran unemployment is declining nationwide, but Rep. Will Hurd believes they need more pathways toward the information technology sector after their service.

Hurd (R-Helotes) met with officials from the nonprofit Project QUEST and Rackspace’s Open Cloud Academy on Thursday as those entities aim to increase access and awareness about their programs to military veterans.

August 7, 2018 In The News

Val Verde County veterans are facing a number of issues pertaining their health-related and other benefits, but their most urgent priority, according to a round table held Tuesday afternoon, is to have comprehensive and affordable transportation for their out-of-town medical appointments.

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August 2, 2018 In The News

While some in Washington, D.C., seek funding to build a wall along the southern border, one of San Antonio's five congressmen has pledged his support for building a new international bridge about 160 miles west of the Alamo City.

August 1, 2018 In The News

 Millions of dollars worth of maintenance and repairs is needed to keep the San Antonio Missions from falling apart.

The technical term is "deferred maintenance," an ever growing list of projects needed to done, but at the moment, there isn’t enough money or staff to do the jobs. 

July 30, 2018 In The News

Long overdue maintenance projects could be moving forward soon in Texas. The state’s precious resources rely on federal dollars to keep the parks safe for visitors.

Our Washington Bureau’s Alana Austin reports on how Congress could address these urgent needs.

July 26, 2018 In The News

The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee’s information technology and government operations subcommittees held a joint hearing Wednesday to key in on the most salient, persistent, and omnipresent issue in Federal agency IT: cybersecurity.

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July 26, 2018 In The News

Legacy IT systems continue to limit the overall effectiveness of other cybersecurity solutions, federal CIO Suzette Kent told lawmakers at a July 25 House hearing, but she said the administration is making progress. A report to the president on IT modernization included 52 tasks for federal agencies, many of which deal with cybersecurity.

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