Press Releases

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.

May 11, 2020 Press Release

SAN ANTONIO, TX – U.S. Representative Will Hurd (TX-23) today announced that more than $94 million has been awarded to Texas through the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP).

May 8, 2020 Press Release

SAN ANTONIO, TX – U.S. Representative Will Hurd (TX-23) today announced that health centers in Texas’ 23rd district will receive more than $3.1 million from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to continue combating the COVID-19 pandemic through testing.

May 4, 2020 Press Release

U.S. Representative Will Hurd (TX-23) today announced that more than $2.8 million has been allocated to Texas from the Department of Housing and Urban Development for Tenant-Based Rental Assistance.

May 1, 2020 Press Release
‘Given the tremendous impact of this virus, it was essential to have an all-encompassing response to this pandemic, including resources to ensure proper housing assistance.’

SAN ANTONIO, TX — U.S. Representative Will Hurd (TX-23) today announced over $5.6 million in additional relief-funding from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). This relief is the result of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, which Hurd fervently supported and advocated on behalf of.

April 23, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC — U.S. Representative Will Hurd (TX-23), today voted in favor of the latest Coronavirus relief package, H.R. 266, to provide additional funds to small businesses and hospitals.

April 20, 2020 Press Release
‘We must provide funding for pediatric hospitals in our next round of Coronavirus relief so that life-changing care for kids in Texas and around the nation will continue’

WASHINGTON, DC — U.S. Representative Will Hurd (TX-23) along with several other members of Congress wrote Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy urging the inclusion of Coronavirus relief funding specifically for children’s hospitals.

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April 17, 2020 Press Release
‘To make the movement of oil and people faster, safer and more efficient the Texas’ Department of Transportation has submitted two significant projects to the DOT for their BUILD Program. I encourage Secretary Chao to approve both these projects to protect Texan jobs, promote American oil and protect Texans and truckers.’

WASHINGTON, DC — U.S. Representative Will Hurd (TX-23) along with U.S. Representative Michael Conaway (TX-11) today wrote Department of Transportation (DOT) Secretary Elaine Chao advocating for the approval of the Texas Department Transportation’s (TxDOT) application for the BUILD Program.

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April 3, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—U.S Representative Will Hurd (TX-23) today announced $612,900 in Indian Housing Block Grants for the cities of Eagle Pass and El Paso. These funds are a result of the COVID-19 pandemic legislation and will provide Native American tribes vital funds to prevent, prepare for and respond to the virus.

April 2, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC—U.S. Representative Will Hurd (TX-23) today announced that Kids Are First, Inc. in Carrizo Springs is receiving a grant of more than $3 million for Head Start and Early Head Start Programs. The Department of Health and Human Services awarded $3,286,457 to Kids are First, Inc.

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