Press Releases

March 3, 2020 Press Release

EL PASO, TX — The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation within the U.S. Department of Interior (DOI) announced that El Paso County Water Improvement District 1 will receive a $1 million grant for fiscal year 2020 as part of DOI’s WaterSMART program, which focuses on improving water conservation and helping water-resource managers identifying strategies to ensure sufficient supplies of clean water.

February 28, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC — U.S. Representative Will Hurd (TX-23) was honored by the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) at their annual National State of Latino America Summit with the National Legislative Award for his work in Congress on issues affecting Latino Americans and the Hispanic community.

February 28, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC — U.S. Representative Will Hurd (TX-23) joined over 20 of his colleagues in a letter to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Secretary of Defense Mark Esper, requesting assurances that a potential U.S. agreement with the Taliban would not jeopardize our security or undermine the current Afghan government.

February 26, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – This week, U.S. Representative Will Hurd (TX-23), who serves on the Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Subcommittee in Congress, was proud to support the passage of several bipartisan bills that aid veterans by providing educational, legal and entrepreneurial assistance.

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February 11, 2020 Press Release
'A national museum dedicated to the extraordinary history of American women will be the educational destination for millions of people.'

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representative Will Hurd (TX-23) today proudly supported enshrining the incredible story of women and their collective role in United States history by voting with an overwhelming bipartisan majority of his colleagues in support of creating a women’s history museum as part of the Smithsonian Institution.

February 11, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC — U.S. Representative Will Hurd (TX-23) released the following statement in response to the President’s request for a doubling of research and development spending on Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Quantum Information Science in the next two fiscal years:

February 10, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC — Today U.S. Representatives Will Hurd (TX-23) and Henry Cuellar (TX-28) announced an additional $26 million in federal reimbursements for the Mission Reach Project in San Antonio and the greater Bexar County area.

February 5, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC — Today U.S. Representative Will Hurd (TX-23) joined his colleagues in passing a bipartisan bill to begin a pilot program for service dogs to assist veterans affected by post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

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February 2, 2020 Press Release

SAN ANTONIO, TX – After learning of the decision to return a number of Americans traveling in China to Lackland Air Force Base and the potential risk of coronavirus, U.S. Representative Will Hurd (TX-23) released the following statement:

January 31, 2020 Press Release
‘Students receiving a quality education is vital to growing our economy, opening doors for young people and driving innovation across all industries.’

EAGLE PASS, TX —This week, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced grant funding through the Head Start education program for Native American tribes across the country, including the Kickapoo Traditional Tribe of Texas in Eagle Pass. Thrilled by the news, U.S. Representative Will Hurd (TX-23) released the following statement:

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