Press Releases

December 7, 2018 Press Release
Improved information sharing will keep Americans safer

WASHINGTON, DC – Last night, U.S. Representative Will Hurd’s bill, the DHS Data Framework Act, was passed unanimously by the Senate. After the House concurs with the Senate version’s language, it will be sent to the President’s desk to be signed into law. After hearing this tremendous news, Hurd gave the following statement:

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December 7, 2018 Press Release
‘It is imperative that West Texans have access to safe, reliable highways’

PERMIAN BASIN, TX – Today, the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT)’s Texas Energy Sector Rural Improvement Program received $50 million through the U.S. Department of Transportation’s BUILD grant program to improve roads impacted by the Permian Basin energy boom in Winkler, Reagan and Glasscock Counties.

December 6, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressmen Will Hurd (TX-23) and Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15) today joined Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) to introduce the Missing Persons and Unidentified Remains Act of 2018, a bill to help local jurisdictions improve the recording and reporting of missing persons and unidentified remains found in South Texas.

December 5, 2018 Press Release
West Texas students create app to stay safe on the road

PECOS, TX – Today, U.S. Representative Will Hurd (TX-23) named Joshua Price and Daniel Paris of Pecos High School the winners of this year’s TX-23 Congressional App Challenge, a competition aimed at encouraging high school students to code by creating their own digital applications.

December 5, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC -- The Fiber Optic Sensing Association (FOSA) today recognized Representative Will Hurd (R-TX) as a recipient of FOSA’s Champion of Innovation Award for 2018. The selection, based on the extraordinary leadership demonstrated by Hurd in the 115th Congress to make U.S.

November 30, 2018 Press Release
Bill empowers CIOs at federal agencies

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the House unanimously passed the Federal CIO Authorization Act of 2018, introduced by House IT Subcommittee Chair Will Hurd (TX-23) and Ranking Member Robin Kelly (IL-02) to strengthen national cybersecurity by elevating and reauthorizing the role of the Federal Chief Information Officer (CIO), who oversees the security of our digital infrastructure across the f

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November 27, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC Reps. Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02) and Will Hurd (TX-23) today recognized #GivingTuesday as part of a global day for giving, volunteerism, and service to others.

November 20, 2018 Press Release
Funds will allow Fire Department to hire 15 new firefighters through SAFER Grant

COTULLA— Yesterday, U.S. Representative Will Hurd (TX-23), U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX), and U.S. Representative Henry Cuellar (TX-28) visited the La Salle County Fire Rescue Department to announce a $1.6 million federal grant to increase staffing.

November 1, 2018 Press Release
Nation’s Largest Industrial Trade Association Says Rep. Hurd Champion of Manufacturing

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Will Hurd received the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) Award for Manufacturing Legislative Excellence. The award is based on his votes in the 115th Congress on issues that are critical to manufacturing in the United States.

October 30, 2018 Press Release
Urge USDA to assist with administrative & logistical costs

WASHINGTON, DC – This week, Representative Will Hurd (TX-23) along with U.S. Senators John Cornyn and Ted Cruz sent a letter to U.S.

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