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August 12, 2018 In The News

A medley of folks streamed into Confluence Park on San Antonio’s South Side Sunday: yoga pants-wearing women sat cross-legged at a pavilion, father and son tossed a baseball around, and men toting fishing rods went in search of their big catch.

August 10, 2018 In The News

A San Antonio-area congressman is warning oil and natural gas companies about threats from Russian hackers.

August 10, 2018 In The News

Military veteran unemployment is declining nationwide, but Rep. Will Hurd believes they need more pathways toward the information technology sector after their service.

Hurd (R-Helotes) met with officials from the nonprofit Project QUEST and Rackspace’s Open Cloud Academy on Thursday as those entities aim to increase access and awareness about their programs to military veterans.

August 7, 2018 In The News

Val Verde County veterans are facing a number of issues pertaining their health-related and other benefits, but their most urgent priority, according to a round table held Tuesday afternoon, is to have comprehensive and affordable transportation for their out-of-town medical appointments.

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August 2, 2018 In The News

While some in Washington, D.C., seek funding to build a wall along the southern border, one of San Antonio's five congressmen has pledged his support for building a new international bridge about 160 miles west of the Alamo City.

August 1, 2018 In The News

 Millions of dollars worth of maintenance and repairs is needed to keep the San Antonio Missions from falling apart.

The technical term is "deferred maintenance," an ever growing list of projects needed to done, but at the moment, there isn’t enough money or staff to do the jobs. 

July 30, 2018 In The News

Long overdue maintenance projects could be moving forward soon in Texas. The state’s precious resources rely on federal dollars to keep the parks safe for visitors.

Our Washington Bureau’s Alana Austin reports on how Congress could address these urgent needs.

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.

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