An historic first gathering of tribes with deep connections to the area will be held in Del Rio Friday and Saturday.
Originally published in the Houston Chronicle on February 19, 2020.
WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representative Will Hurd (TX-23) today proudly supported enshrining the incredible story of women and their collective role in United States history by voting with an overwhelming bipartisan majority of his colleagues in support of creating a women’s history museum as part of the Smithsonian Institution.
WASHINGTON, DC — U.S. Representative Will Hurd (TX-23) released the following statement in response to the President’s request for a doubling of research and development spending on Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Quantum Information Science in the next two fiscal years:
WASHINGTON, DC — Today U.S. Representatives Will Hurd (TX-23) and Henry Cuellar (TX-28) announced an additional $26 million in federal reimbursements for the Mission Reach Project in San Antonio and the greater Bexar County area.
Over a quarter century ago, NAFTA was signed in my hometown of San Antonio and one of the key provisions was establishing the North American Development Bank (NADBank). NADBank’s mission was to push environmental policy in the U.S.—Mexico border region and enhance trade relations between our two countries.
WASHINGTON, DC — Today U.S. Representative Will Hurd (TX-23) joined his colleagues in passing a bipartisan bill to begin a pilot program for service dogs to assist veterans affected by post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
SAN ANTONIO, TX – After learning of the decision to return a number of Americans traveling in China to Lackland Air Force Base and the potential risk of coronavirus, U.S. Representative Will Hurd (TX-23) released the following statement:
EAGLE PASS, TX —This week, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced grant funding through the Head Start education program for Native American tribes across the country, including the Kickapoo Traditional Tribe of Texas in Eagle Pass. Thrilled by the news, U.S. Representative Will Hurd (TX-23) released the following statement:
WASHINGTON, DC —Today, after attending the White House signing ceremony for the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) U.S. Representative Will Hurd (TX-23) released the following statement:
WASHINGTON, DC — U.S. Representative Will Hurd (TX-23) showed his continued support for expanding Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) education and our nation’s veterans by helping pass a bipartisan bill that promotes veteran participation in related curriculum and career fields.
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Del Rio artist Adrian Falcon earlier this month began work on his latest venture: a youth art center near historic Brown Plaza.
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.
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:
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Department of Veterans Affairs paid tribute Monday for the service and sacrifice of veterans at a Veterans Day ceremony at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery.
The ceremony included remarks by Dr. Kat Strauss, Air Force, LTC (Ret.). Elected officials, including U.S. Rep. Will Hurd, attended the event.
The master of ceremony was Tom Earnest.