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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.

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.
 

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