Press Releases

May 28, 2020 Press Release

SAN ANTONIO – Rep. Will Hurd (R-Texas) today announced that more than $93 million has been awarded to VIA Metropolitan Transit by the Federal Transit Administration. This is part of funds made possible through the CARES Act, which Hurd fervently supported.

May 28, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Rep. Will Hurd (R-Texas) today voted in support of extending the deadline for the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) to December 31, 2020, providing businesses more time to repay loans (this will not apply to businesses that used the funds for paying salaries of employees) and eliminating the criteria allowing only 25% of the loan to be used for expenses.

May 28, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON—U.S. Representative Will Hurd (TX-23) joined as a plaintiff today on a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of Speaker Pelosi’s change to the rules of the U.S. House. The lawsuit filed in D.C. Federal District Court challenges the constitutionality of proxy voting – a measure passed earlier this month on a party-line-vote.

May 27, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Rep. Will Hurd (R-Texas) today announced Southwest Sandhills Water Supply Corporation in Ward County will receive a $650,000 low-interest loan through the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Water & Waste Disposal Loan & Grant Program.

May 21, 2020 Press Release

SAN ANTONIO—Rep. Will Hurd (R-Texas), House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence member and former-CIA officer, released the following statement after the Senate approved John Ratcliffe to serve as Director of National Intelligence.

May 20, 2020 Press Release
‘San Antonio continues to show that we are Cyber City, USA.’

SAN ANTONIO – Rep. Will Hurd (R-Texas) today praised the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) announcement that the University of Texas-San Antonio will lead a public-private consortium to bolster U.S. manufacturing competitiveness, energy efficiency and innovation known as the Cybersecurity Manufacturing Innovation Institute (CyManII).

May 20, 2020 Press Release
Issues letters to member states requesting united front in getting answers

WASHINGTON — Rep. Will Hurd (R-Texas), member of the House Appropriations and Intelligence Committees, today sent letters to every member nation of the World Health Organization (WHO) with U.S.-relations to request support in getting answers from WHO on its response to the COVID-19 pandemic and favoritism towards the Chinese Communist Party (CCP).

May 15, 2020 Press Release
‘I believe the way we, as a country, solve problems is by empowering people not the government. Unfortunately, the HEROES Act does the exact opposite.’

WASHINGTON – Rep. Will Hurd (R-Texas) today voted against Democrats’ partisan, $3 trillion legislation masked as a Coronavirus relief package. His statement is below.

May 15, 2020 Press Release
‘This rule change will make politics even more partisan by removing the need for legislators to be together negotiating, writing and amending legislation. . . . If Americans can return to work at grocery stores, restaurants and fire stations, then members of Congress can return to Washington to vote on behalf of our constituencies in a safe and public-health-conscious way.’

WASHINGTON – Rep. Will Hurd (R-Texas) today voted against a partisan measure in the House of Representatives that allows one congressman to vote on behalf of ten colleagues.

May 13, 2020 Press Release
Issue letter to U.S. Secretary of State and Mexico Foreign Secretary

SAN ANTONIO, TX — U.S. Representatives Will Hurd (TX-23) and Henry Cuellar (TX-28) sent a letter to U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Mexico’s Foreign Secretary Marcel Ebrard calling for a coordinated definition of “essential” in order for businesses in both countries to have the same guidelines.

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