Press Releases

September 9, 2020 Press Release

SAN ANTONIO — Rep. Will Hurd (R-Texas) today announced the third round of grant funding totaling more than $16 million for the Cities of San Antonio and El Paso and Bexar County to address the COVID-19 pandemic. These grants will go to programs administered by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and are the result of the CARES Act.

September 3, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Rep. Will Hurd (R-Texas) today announced the Middle Rio Grande Development Council in Carrizo Springs, Texas will receive a $397,181 grant through the Economic Development Administration. The grant is intended to aid the council in developing assistance programs to help communities prevent, prepare for and respond to the coronavirus pandemic.

August 27, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Rep. Will Hurd (R-Texas) today introduced H.R. 8093: To adjust the boundary of Big Bend National Park in the State of Texas. H.R. 8093 would allow the National Park Service (NPS) to acquire land from willing private property owners via sale or donation to expand Big Bend National Park 6,100 acres.

August 22, 2020 Press Release

SAN ANTONIO – Rep. Will Hurd (R-Texas) today supported a short-term measure to help the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) during the COVID19 pandemic, but he also advocated to enact a long-term fix to keep USPS solvent. The House of Representatives voted on the Delivering for America Act (H.R.

August 13, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Rep. Will Hurd (R-Texas) helped introduce legislation today to provide $28 billion for state and local governments to update technological infrastructure to help with COVID-19 recovery efforts and enhance existing cyber infrastructure.

August 12, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Rep. Will Hurd (R-Texas) today announced more than $800,000 in workforce grants for the Ysleta del Sur Pueblo Tribe in El Paso through the U.S. Department of Labor’s Indian and Native American Programs (INAP). INAP provides grants that fund adult and youth job training opportunities at the local level.

August 12, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, co-chairs of the Jewish Latino Congressional Caucus, Reps. Will Hurd (R-Texas), Adriano Espaillat (D-N.Y.), Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-Fla.), Eliot Engel (D-N.Y.) and Mario Diaz Balart (R-Fla.) released the following statement in support of the No Hate Act:

Key excerpts from the joint statement are below:

August 5, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Rep. Will Hurd (R-Texas) today announced local public housing authorities (PHAs) will receive a second round of funding through the Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) Program, administered by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. The program provides assistance to vulnerable populations to ensure access to proper housing.

July 31, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON — Rep. Will Hurd (R-Texas) a member of the Transportation, Housing and Urban Development Appropriations Subcommittee, today announced more than $1.4 million in new federal funding for two local airports.

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