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November 21, 2017 Press Release

DEL RIO, TEXAS -- U.S. Representative Will Hurd issued the following statement on the T-38 Talon Crash at Laughlin Air Force Base:

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November 19, 2017 Press Release

VAN HORN, TEXAS -- Following the death of Border Patrol Agent Rogelio Martinez, U.S. Representative Will Hurd issued the following statement:

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November 16, 2017 Press Release
Outdated IT systems have plagued government for decades

WASHINGTON, DC – Defying what many thought impossible, U.S. Representative Will Hurd’s (R-TX) smart government plan to revolutionize federal IT is now on its way to the President’s desk to be signed into law.

November 16, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Following today’s vote on historic tax reform, U. S. Rep. Will Hurd issued the following statement:

“The last time our tax code saw substantial reform was 1986. This is long overdue and the people have called for fairer, simpler tax reform for decades.

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November 9, 2017 Press Release

SAN ANTONIO, TX – Yesterday, U.S. Representative Will Hurd traveled to Texas with Vice President Mike Pence to visit with survivors of the Sutherland Springs tragedy and the families of victims lost. Hurd also received a briefing from local law enforcement and participated in a prayer vigil honoring the victims.

October 13, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – As Amazon continues evaluating locations for it’s second headquarters, U.S. Representative Will Hurd issued a letter to CEO Jeff Bezos championing the city of El Paso for site selection.

October 4, 2017 Press Release
Amendments prevent physical walls in Big Bend and Lake Amistad

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, two amendments introduced by U.S. Representative Hurd to the Border Security for America Act were adopted by the House Committee on Homeland Security. These amendments protect the unique landscapes of the 23rd Congressional District of Texas while enhancing 21st Century technological solutions to gain operational control of our borders.

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October 2, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representative Will Hurd invites students from the 23rd Congressional District to participate in the Congressional App Challenge (CAC), a competition aimed at encouraging U.S. high school students to learn how to code by creating their own applications.

September 18, 2017 Press Release
Major reform modernizes federal government & IT sector

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Will Hurd’s (R-TX) long-anticipated Smart Government reform package was approved in the Senate as part of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).

September 12, 2017 Press Release
Bill improves intelligence sharing among law enforcement agencies

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the House of Representatives unanimously approved legislation introduced by U.S. Representative Will Hurd that empowers the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to improve intelligence information sharing capabilities among its many component agencies.

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