Press Releases

July 17, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Will Hurd (TX-23), who spent nearly a decade as an undercover CIA officer, joined his colleagues to pass the bipartisan Damon Paul Nelson and Matthew Young Pollard Intelligence Authorization Act (IAA), which provides critical support to the brave men and women of the U.S. intelligence community and makes our nation more secure.

July 17, 2019 Press Release
‘Drug cartels, human traffickers and human smugglers are making this crisis worse and putting innocent lives at risk.’

July 12, 2019 Press Release
‘It is imperative that West Texans have access to safe, reliable highways to accommodate increasing traffic.’

WASHINGTON, DC –Today U.S. Representative Will Hurd (TX-23) continued to fight for West Texas infrastructure improvements by penning a bipartisan letter of support with 21 members of the Texas delegation to U.S. Department of Transportation (DoT) Secretary Elaine Chao in support of the Permian Basin to receive funds through DoT’s BUILD grant program.

July 11, 2019 Press Release
‘Understanding and disabling these smuggling and trafficking networks should be a national intelligence priority’

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Will Hurd (TX-23) continued his efforts to address the humanitarian crisis on our southern border by combatting drug trafficking, human trafficking and human smuggling. Rep. Hurd was joined by fellow former CIA officer Rep.

June 27, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today U.S. Representative Will Hurd (TX-23) proudly supported an emergency supplemental funding package for federal agencies providing humanitarian assistance and keeping Americans safe at the Southern border.

June 27, 2019 Press Release
“The United States will not stand idly by while Iran exacerbates the worst humanitarian crisis in the world.”

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Will Hurd (TX-23) and Senator Tom Cotton (R-AR) joined forces to introduce concurrent resolutions in the House and Senate condemning the Houthi movement in Yemen for human rights violations, violence against civilians and its ties to Iran.

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June 26, 2019 Press Release
“I am proud of the hard work my colleagues and I have put into this bipartisan bill”

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the House Natural Resources Committee advanced the bipartisan Restore our Parks and Public Lands Act (H.R. 1225) to jumpstart overdue maintenance projects across our national parks and historic sites. U.S.

June 21, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Will Hurd (TX-23) released the following statement on the National Science and Technology Council’s release of an updated National Artificial Intelligence Research and Development Strategic Plan:

June 19, 2019 Press Release
Senate Action Builds off Hurd’s Letter Requesting that Communities Receive Needed Relief

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representative Will Hurd (TX-23) praised the work from Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) to include $30 million of federal funding to reimburse communities strained by the humanitarian crisis on our Southern border.

June 12, 2019 Press Release
Bipartisan bill establishes minimum requirements for Internet-connected devices purchased by the federal government

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the House Committee on Oversight and Reform advanced bipartisan legislation by U.S. Representative Will Hurd (TX-23) and Rep.

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