Press Releases

September 22, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Reps. Will Hurd (R-Texas) and Ron Kind (D-Wis.), co-chairs of the Congressional Caucus on National Parks, today introduced a bipartisan resolution commemorating the 50th anniversary of the National Park Service’s (NPS) Volunteers-in-Parks program.

September 18, 2020 Press Release
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WASHINGTON – This week, Reps. Will Hurd (R-Texas) and Robin Kelly (D-Ill.) introduced a resolution calling for the creation of a national artificial intelligence (AI) strategy.

September 17, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Rep. Will Hurd (R-Texas) today announced additional Housing Assistance Payments (HAP) for local public housing authorities (PHAs) through the Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) Program, administered by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. The program provides assistance to vulnerable populations to ensure access to proper housing.

September 17, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Rep. Will Hurd (R-Texas) today announced the University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) will receive more than $3.2 million in research grants from the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ).

September 16, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Reps. Will Hurd (R-Texas) and Robin Kelly (D-Ill.), after almost a year of coordination with expert stakeholders and the Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC), today introduced a concurrent resolution calling for the creation of a national artificial intelligence (AI) strategy.

September 14, 2020 Press Release
Names Castroville Post Office After Lance Corporal Rhonald Dain Rairdan

WASHINGTON – Rep. Will Hurd’s (R-Texas) legislation honoring Marine Lance Corporal Rhonald Dain Rairdan today passed the House of Representatives. H.R.

September 14, 2020 Press Release
The Internet of Things Cybersecurity Improvement Act of 2020 heads to the Senate for consideration

WASHINGTON – Today, Reps. Will Hurd (R-Texas) and Robin Kelly’s (D-Ill.) cybersecurity legislation, the Internet of Things (IoT) Cybersecurity Improvement Act of 2020, passed the House of Representatives. The IoT Cybersecurity Improvement Act would require all IoT devices purchased by the U.S. government meet certain minimum security requirements.

September 14, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Reps. Will Hurd (R-Texas) and Robin Kelly (D-Ill.) led a bipartisan coalition in introducing the Protect Black Women and Girls Act of 2020 (H.R. 8196).

September 11, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Rep. Will Hurd (R-Texas) today announced Sabinal Independent School District in Sabinal, Texas will receive a $213,785 grant award through the Department of Justice’s Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS). 

September 11, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Texas Reps. Will Hurd and Filemon Vela today introduced legislation to add Blackwell School in Marfa, Texas as a National Historic Site (NHS) under the supervision of the National Park Service. 

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