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October 13, 2020 Hurd on the Hill: Local Columns

Cybersecurity affects our everyday lives – including everything from virtual learning and working from home to managing election security. As a graduate of Texas A&M University in Computer Science, a former cybersecurity entrepreneur and former Chair of the House IT Subcommittee, one of my highest policy priorities in Congress has been to defend our digital infrastructure.

September 23, 2020 Hurd on the Hill: Local Columns

Artificial Intelligence (AI) has the potential to transform the way we work, learn, live and defend the nation, but our leadership in this technology remains uncertain.

September 22, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Reps. Will Hurd (R-Texas) and Ron Kind (D-Wis.), co-chairs of the Congressional Caucus on National Parks, today introduced a bipartisan resolution commemorating the 50th anniversary of the National Park Service’s (NPS) Volunteers-in-Parks program.

September 22, 2020 Editorial

Originally published on RealClearPolicy.com on September 22, 2020.

September 18, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – This week, Reps. Will Hurd (R-Texas) and Robin Kelly (D-Ill.) introduced a resolution calling for the creation of a national artificial intelligence (AI) strategy.

September 17, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Rep. Will Hurd (R-Texas) today announced additional Housing Assistance Payments (HAP) for local public housing authorities (PHAs) through the Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) Program, administered by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. The program provides assistance to vulnerable populations to ensure access to proper housing.

September 17, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Rep. Will Hurd (R-Texas) today announced the University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) will receive more than $3.2 million in research grants from the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ).

September 16, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Reps. Will Hurd (R-Texas) and Robin Kelly (D-Ill.), after almost a year of coordination with expert stakeholders and the Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC), today introduced a concurrent resolution calling for the creation of a national artificial intelligence (AI) strategy.

September 14, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Rep. Will Hurd’s (R-Texas) legislation honoring Marine Lance Corporal Rhonald Dain Rairdan today passed the House of Representatives. H.R.

September 14, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Reps. Will Hurd (R-Texas) and Robin Kelly’s (D-Ill.) cybersecurity legislation, the Internet of Things (IoT) Cybersecurity Improvement Act of 2020, passed the House of Representatives. The IoT Cybersecurity Improvement Act would require all IoT devices purchased by the U.S. government meet certain minimum security requirements.

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In The News

September 11, 2020 In The News

Two Texas congressmen — Republican Will Hurd and Democrat Filemon Vela — are pushing legislation to make a once-segregated school in Marfa a National Historic Site.

August 24, 2020 In The News

A windmill project near Laughlin Air Force Base in Del Rio has many concerned because the owner is a Chinese company. Fox San Antonio investigates why some fear that company could tap into the U.S. Government.

August 6, 2020 In The News

The U.S. must invest in research and development in artificial intelligence to stay ahead of China and other adversaries, argues a 

July 30, 2020 In The News

US REPRESENTATIVES WILL Hurd and Robin Kelly are from opposite sides of the ever-widening aisle, but they share a concern that the US may lose its grip on artificial intelligence, threatening the American economy and the balance of world power.

July 24, 2020 In The News

As anxiety over Chinese advancements in emerging technologies spikes in Washington, Congress is scrambling to pass legislation to shore up America’s position in the global race for supremacy in artificial intelligence.

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:

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