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Congressman Will Hurd

Representing the 23rd District of Texas

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May 24, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC—In the wake of the devastating terrorist attack in Manchester, England, U.S. Representative Will Hurd, a former undercover-CIA officer who served for almost a decade overseas re-introduced two national security bills designed to prevent terrorists from traveling undetected to and from Western countries. 

May 22, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Representatives Will Hurd (R-TX), Derek Kilmer (D-WA), Dave Reichert (R-WA), and Colleen Hanabusa (D-HI) introduced a bipartisan bill to jump start overdue maintenance projects in national parks.

May 19, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- A consistent champion of the U.S.-Mexico partnership, today U.S. Representative Will Hurd reaffirmed his commitment to fostering the relationship with bipartisan legislation. The resolution, introduced alongside Homeland Security Chair Michael McCaul (R-TX) and U.S.

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May 18, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representative Will Hurd released the following statement regarding the Administration’s notification to Congress of their intent to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement:

May 17, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representative Will Hurd released the following statement regarding reports that former FBI Director James Comey kept a series of memos detailing allegations of the President’s attempts to influence the FBI’s investigation into former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn.

May 17, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, the House of Representatives took a major step toward strengthening digital infrastructure by approving a bipartisan federal IT reform package. The Modernizing Government Technology (MGT) Act, introduced by U.S.

May 17, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Last night, the President signed the Modernizing Government Travel Act into law, demonstrating a major win for the sharing economy. Thanks to a bi-partisan effort led by Representatives Will Hurd (R-TX) and Seth Moulton (D-MA), federal employees can now use ridesharing services like Uber, Lyft and even bike-share for reimbursable work-related travel.

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May 16, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – In commemoration of National Police Week, the U.S. House of Representatives approved Senator John Cornyn’s and Representative Will Hurd’s American Law Enforcement Heroes Act, which will incentivize state and local governments to hire veterans as law enforcement officers.

May 15, 2017 Hurd on the Hill

As a conservative, I am always looking for ways to reform government spending and use tax dollars more efficiently. With a background in computer science and through my time as Chair of the House IT Subcommittee, I’ve been able to identify federal information technology (IT) as an area in desperate need of reform.

May 10, 2017 Press Release

While on a fact-finding mission to Ukraine learning about Russian active measures in Eastern Europe, Congressman Will Hurd who sits on the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence issued the following statement regarding the recent firing of FBI Director James Comey:

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In The News

May 27, 2017 In The News

President Trump Thursday night reversed earlier White House comments that the U.S. would withdraw from NAFTA. Steve Inskeep talks to Rep. Will Hurd, R-TX, about NAFTA and the southern border wall.

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May 1, 2017 In The News

President Donald Trump wants to modernize the federal government’s aging IT systems and the digital services they provide citizens, and he’s established a council of agency heads and federal executives to help him do it.

May 1, 2017 In The News

The secret weapon to this IT modernization conundrum that the federal community has been talking about for much of the last decade may come in the fiscal 2019 budget development process.

April 29, 2017 In The News

The policy proposals regarding a possible border adjustment tax or an abrogated NAFTA emerging out of Washington are troubling, but I also see them as an opportunity for outreach and education.

April 28, 2017 In The News

Rep. Will Hurd, R-Texas, reintroduced his Modernizing Government Technology (MGT) Act in the House on Friday as Congress dodged an eleventh hour budget fight that would have shut down the government. Hurd told MeriTalk that the timing is designed to get the bill through markup and onto the floor for votes as soon as possible.

April 28, 2017 In The News

A bipartisan group of lawmakers has reintroduced a bill aimed at modernizing federal information technology, returning focus to an issue Congress attempted to tackle last year.

The Modernizing Government Technology (MGT) Act provides two funding channels for the purchase of new IT equipment that would be cheaper to run and more secure.

April 28, 2017 In The News

The Modernizing Government Technology Act is back.

The bill, which gives agency CIOs access to funds to move legacy IT operations to managed services, has been revised to handle objections from the Congressional Budget Office and from some appropriators who think it risks handing over the power of the purse to unelected bureaucrats.

April 28, 2017 In The News

Rep. Will Hurd (R-Texas) is taking a second bite at the IT modernization apple. Hurd introduced the Modernizing Government Technology (MGT) Act April 28 with minor tweaks to assuage any concerns by the Congressional Budget Office.

April 28, 2017 In The News

Rep. Will Hurd (R-Texas) is taking a second bite at the IT modernization apple. Hurd introduced the Modernizing Government Technology (MGT) Act April 28 with minor tweaks to assuage any concerns by the Congressional Budget Office.

April 28, 2017 In The News

A bipartisan group of lawmakers will reintroduce major legislation on Friday to overhaul the federal government's aging computer systems, but with a significantly scaled back dollar figure to keep it from stalling like it did at the end of last year, according to the bill's sponsor.

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January 3, 2015 Photo Gallery
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