Hurd on the Hill Columns

November 26, 2018 Hurd on the Hill: Local Columns

When South and West Texas come to mind, folks might think of mouthwatering breakfast tacos, breathtaking sunsets and a good worn-in pair of cowboy boots. And they’re not wrong. However, what is also synonymous with the 23rd District of Texas is the presence of our military bases.

November 13, 2018 Hurd on the Hill: Local Columns

Along with being a mother, serving in the military is one of the most fulfilling roles I have played. I was eager to serve in our military to be part of something bigger than myself and make a difference. I wanted to assist our men and women in uniform in any way possible.

October 15, 2018 Hurd on the Hill: Local Columns

When someone says the word “hygiene,” what do you think of? You likely think of brushing your teeth, washing your face or hopping in the shower. However, what’s just as important in today’s increasingly digital world is your cyber hygiene.

October 1, 2018 Hurd on the Hill: Local Columns

As your Representative, my bosses are each of you, the nearly 800,000 people I represent across the 23rd District of Texas. That’s why whenever I’m not voting in Congress, I’m back home crisscrossing the 29 counties of TX-23 and meeting with as many folks as I can.

September 17, 2018 Hurd on the Hill: Local Columns

September 15 to October 15 of each year marks Hispanic Heritage Month, a time to recognize, honor and celebrate the valuable contributions that Hispanic-Americans have made across our communities. While we pay tribute, this month is also a reminder that we must work together to ensure the continued success of future generations of Hispanic-Americans across South and West Texas.

September 4, 2018 Hurd on the Hill: Local Columns

Do you ever need to make a phone call, but can’t get cell service? Or need to see a doctor, but the closest physician who can provide the care you need is over a hundred miles away?

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August 21, 2018 Hurd on the Hill: Local Columns

Knowledge is power, and with a good education, our kids will be empowered to change the world. It’s that time of year again when the summer winds down and families prepare for the new school year.

August 6, 2018 Hurd on the Hill: Local Columns

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 23, 2018 Hurd on the Hill: Local Columns

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.

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