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May 28, 2020 Press Release

SAN ANTONIO – Rep. Will Hurd (R-Texas) today announced that more than $93 million has been awarded to VIA Metropolitan Transit by the Federal Transit Administration. This is part of funds made possible through the CARES Act, which Hurd fervently supported.

May 28, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Rep. Will Hurd (R-Texas) today voted in support of extending the deadline for the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) to December 31, 2020, providing businesses more time to repay loans (this will not apply to businesses that used the funds for paying salaries of employees) and eliminating the criteria allowing only 25% of the loan to be used for expenses.

May 28, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON—U.S. Representative Will Hurd (TX-23) joined as a plaintiff today on a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of Speaker Pelosi’s change to the rules of the U.S. House. The lawsuit filed in D.C. Federal District Court challenges the constitutionality of proxy voting – a measure passed earlier this month on a party-line-vote.

May 27, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Rep. Will Hurd (R-Texas) today announced Southwest Sandhills Water Supply Corporation in Ward County will receive a $650,000 low-interest loan through the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Water & Waste Disposal Loan & Grant Program.

May 21, 2020 Press Release

SAN ANTONIO—Rep. Will Hurd (R-Texas), House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence member and former-CIA officer, released the following statement after the Senate approved John Ratcliffe to serve as Director of National Intelligence.

May 20, 2020 Press Release

SAN ANTONIO – Rep. Will Hurd (R-Texas) today praised the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) announcement that the University of Texas-San Antonio will lead a public-private consortium to bolster U.S. manufacturing competitiveness, energy efficiency and innovation known as the Cybersecurity Manufacturing Innovation Institute (CyManII).

May 20, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON — Rep. Will Hurd (R-Texas), member of the House Appropriations and Intelligence Committees, today sent letters to every member nation of the World Health Organization (WHO) with U.S.-relations to request support in getting answers from WHO on its response to the COVID-19 pandemic and favoritism towards the Chinese Communist Party (CCP).

May 18, 2020 Hurd on the Hill: Local Columns

This time of year is always filled with excitement and celebration because we take the time to reflect on graduates from high school, technical school, trade schools, community colleges, universities and other types of educational institutions.

May 15, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Rep. Will Hurd (R-Texas) today voted against Democrats’ partisan, $3 trillion legislation masked as a Coronavirus relief package. His statement is below.

May 15, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Rep. Will Hurd (R-Texas) today voted against a partisan measure in the House of Representatives that allows one congressman to vote on behalf of ten colleagues.

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In The News

February 24, 2020 In The News

After Mitt Romney lost to Barack Obama in 2012, the Republican National Committee commissioned what came to be known as “the autopsy” report.

January 22, 2020 In The News

Del Rio artist Adrian Falcon earlier this month began work on his latest venture: a youth art center near historic Brown Plaza.

January 22, 2020 In The News

U.S. Rep. Will Hurd on Saturday pledged his support to the city’s efforts to study the feasibility of extending the runway at the city airport.

January 14, 2020 In The News

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. Representative Will Hurd (TX-23) was presented today with the Waste Warrior Award by the White Coat Waste Project for his steadfast advocacy in Congress to end taxpayer-funded experiments and tests that harm animals.

This Congress, Rep. Hurd was an original cosponsor and strong proponent of several initiatives to end animal testing, including:

January 12, 2020 In The News

An historic first gathering of tribes with deep connections to the area will be held in Del Rio Friday and Saturday.

January 6, 2020 In The News

Representative Will Hurd of Texas occupies a unique position in Republican politics. He is a moderate in a political moment in which moderation is rare. He is also the only black Republican in the House and represents a district — Texas’ border-hugging 23rd — that is majority Latino and not Republican.

December 20, 2019 In The News

EL PASO, Texas (Border Report) — Today’s House passage of the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement moves border cities one step closer to their goal of luring new jobs and development, industry leaders say.

December 16, 2019 In The News

The U.S. House of Representatives is expected to vote Wednesday on two Articles of Impeachment. Texas representative Will Hurd told CBS4 he will not be voting for the articles, considering the evidence so far in the investigation. Democrats in the House believe they have enough votes to pass both articles without support from Republicans, including Congressman Hurd.

November 20, 2019 In The News

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (Nexstar) — At 2:42 a.m. on the campus of Texas A&M University, senior Jeremy Solis stood with fellow students and alumni to recognize a somber anniversary.

Monday marks 20 years since an annual campus tradition called Bonfire turned deadly, when portions of the burning structure fell, killing 12 and hurting more than two dozen others.

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November 20, 2019 In The News

WASHINGTON - U.S. Rep. Will Hurd took a far different approach than President Donald Trump when he praised the fired Ukranian ambassador, the sole witness in the House impeachment inquiry today.

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