VAN HORN, TEXAS -- Following the death of Border Patrol Agent Rogelio Martinez, U.S. Representative Will Hurd issued the following statement:
Outdated IT systems have plagued government for decades
WASHINGTON, DC – Defying what many thought impossible, U.S. Representative Will Hurd’s (R-TX) smart government plan to revolutionize federal IT is now on its way to the President’s desk to be signed into law.
WASHINGTON, DC - Following today’s vote on historic tax reform, U. S. Rep. Will Hurd issued the following statement:
“The last time our tax code saw substantial reform was 1986. This is long overdue and the people have called for fairer, simpler tax reform for decades.
SAN ANTONIO, TX – Yesterday, U.S. Representative Will Hurd traveled to Texas with Vice President Mike Pence to visit with survivors of the Sutherland Springs tragedy and the families of victims lost. Hurd also received a briefing from local law enforcement and participated in a prayer vigil honoring the victims.
WASHINGTON, DC – As Amazon continues evaluating locations for it’s second headquarters, U.S. Representative Will Hurd issued a letter to CEO Jeff Bezos championing the city of El Paso for site selection.
Amendments prevent physical walls in Big Bend and Lake Amistad
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, two amendments introduced by U.S. Representative Hurd to the Border Security for America Act were adopted by the House Committee on Homeland Security. These amendments protect the unique landscapes of the 23rd Congressional District of Texas while enhancing 21st Century technological solutions to gain operational control of our borders.
WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representative Will Hurd invites students from the 23rd Congressional District to participate in the Congressional App Challenge (CAC), a competition aimed at encouraging U.S. high school students to learn how to code by creating their own applications.
Major reform modernizes federal government & IT sector
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Will Hurd’s (R-TX) long-anticipated Smart Government reform package was approved in the Senate as part of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).
Bill improves intelligence sharing among law enforcement agencies
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the House of Representatives unanimously approved legislation introduced by U.S. Representative Will Hurd that empowers the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to improve intelligence information sharing capabilities among its many component agencies.
'Texas needs all hands on deck'
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Will Hurd supported emergency disaster relief and recovery needs in response to Hurricane Harvey’s unprecedented flooding.