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September 12, 2017 Press Release
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.

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September 8, 2017 Press Release
'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.

September 6, 2017 Press Release
‘Texas will rebuild and be stronger than ever’

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Will Hurd joined his colleagues in the House of Representatives to support emergency funding for disaster relief and recovery needs in response to Hurricane Harvey’s unprecedented flooding. 

September 5, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC -- U.S. Representative Will Hurd released the following statement regarding the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, known as DACA.

August 4, 2017 Press Release
’These improvements will benefit the border region & the broader Texas economy’

PRESIDIO, TX – The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) approved grant funding this week to repair the Presidio International Rail Bridge and South Orient Railroad, which extends from Presidio to San Angelo. With this funding, Presidio can continue serve as a pillar of Texas trade, benefitting both the border region and the State’s economy. U.S.

July 27, 2017 Press Release
‘It’s time to unleash American innovation’

WASHINGTON, DC – Today U.S. Representative Will Hurd (R-TX) introduced the Secure Miles with All Resources and Technology (SMART) Act with Representatives Henry Cuellar (D-TX), David G.

July 14, 2017 Press Release
“Our nation is ready to defend itself against terrorists and nuclear threats”

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Will Hurd joined his colleagues in the House of Representatives in support of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2018, which determines funding levels and priorities for our nation’s common defense.

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July 11, 2017 Press Release
$10M for FY18 Secured in Appropriations Bill

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representative Will Hurd is pleased to announce that the House Energy and Water Appropriations bill includes $10 million in federal reimbursement for the Mission Reach Project in Bexar Country through the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Fiscal Year 2018 Work Plan.

June 27, 2017 Press Release
'Reversing the federal land grab'

WASHINGTON— Congressman Will Hurd issued the following statement on the Trump Administration’s withdrawal of the Waters of the United States (WOTUS) rule:

June 9, 2017 Press Release
One common system will enable seamless care for veterans

Washington, D.C.- Recently, U.S. Secretary of Veterans Affairs Dr. David J. Shulkin announced his decision to implement the same Electronic Health Record (EHR) system for the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) as the Department of Defense (DoD), in an effort to synchronize patients’ healthcare records once they leave the military.

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