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July 26, 2018 In The News

The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee’s information technology and government operations subcommittees held a joint hearing Wednesday to key in on the most salient, persistent, and omnipresent issue in Federal agency IT: cybersecurity.

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July 26, 2018 In The News

Legacy IT systems continue to limit the overall effectiveness of other cybersecurity solutions, federal CIO Suzette Kent told lawmakers at a July 25 House hearing, but she said the administration is making progress. A report to the president on IT modernization included 52 tasks for federal agencies, many of which deal with cybersecurity.

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July 25, 2018 In The News

“Artificial intelligence is a technology that transcends borders,” Rep. Will Hurd (R-Texas) said during a House hearing on the technology earlier this year.

July 25, 2018 In The News

The lead sponsor of the Modernizing Government Technology Act expressed confidence that congressional appropriators will eventually replenish a revolving fund for IT modernization, but unresolved issues regarding transparency need to be addressed.

July 25, 2018 In The News

The United States National Parks have been in need of a jump start on overdue maintenance projects for a while, and there may now be some hope.

July 23, 2018 In The News

A Texas congressman warned of the growing threat quantum computing presents if competitors such as Russia or China achieve the technological feat first.

July 23, 2018 In The News
After spending almost a decade fighting terrorists in the Middle East, Rep. Will Hurd took on a new mission - politics. He now helps the American people by representing the 23rd district of Texas.
 
July 20, 2018 In The News

 Republican Rep. Will Hurd – a former CIA agent – blasted President Trump for failing to defend the U.S. intelligence community and allowing himself to be manipulated by Russia.

July 17, 2018 In The News

There was an unmistakable somberness Tuesday morning at what should have been a joyful event.

U.S. Reps. Will Hurd, R-Helotes, and Beto O'Rourke, D-El Paso, were at the National Press Club in downtown Washington to accept the Prize for Civility in Public Life, an award from Allegheny College in Pennsylvania.

July 17, 2018 In The News

It's a tale of two congressmen, mired in tough partisan brawls and yet rising above the divisiveness enough to be crowned Tuesday with an award for civility.

Democrat Beto O'Rourke is trying to topple Sen. Ted Cruz. Republican Will Hurd is battling for survival in the next district over -- political turf that has toggled between the parties almost every election for a decade.

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