Press Releases

February 19, 2019 Press Release
Bipartisan bill establishes grant program to prepare future educators of the growing non-native English-speaking student population

WASHINGTON, DC –U.S. Representative Will Hurd (TX-23), who represents a majority Hispanic district and co-chairs the Congressional Hispanic Serving Institutions Caucus, joined Reps. Jim Langevin (RI-02) and Adriano Espaillat (NY-13) to introduce a bipartisan bill to improve the education of English learners (ELs) enrolled in pre-kindergarten, elementary and secondary school programs.

February 14, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Will Hurd (TX-23), who represents eight national parks and historic sites, joined his colleagues to help jumpstart overdue maintenance projects across our national parks by introducing the Restore our Parks and Public Lands Act.

February 11, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representative Will Hurd (TX-23) met with Janne Känkänen, Finnish Under-Secretary of State for International and European Union Affairs, Finnish Ambassador Kirsti Kauppi and other officials from Finland’s government. Hurd and the delegation affirmed the importance of the transatlantic alliance and economic ties between the U.S. and the EU.

February 8, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – After the Senate passage of the Strengthening America's Security in the Middle East Act on February 5, U.S. Representative Will Hurd (TX-23) released the following statement:

February 8, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – This week, former CIA undercover officer, cybersecurity entrepreneur and former Oversight and Government Reform IT Subcommittee Chair U.S. Representative Will Hurd (TX-23) was appointed to serve as the Lead Repbulican of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence (HPSCI) Subcommittee on Intelligence Modernization and Readiness (INMAR).

February 5, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representative Will Hurd (TX-23) joined Representatives Ruben Gallego (AZ-07), Elise Stefanik (NY-21) and Gerry Connolly (VA-11) to introduce a Joint Resolution that would prevent any U.S. withdrawal from NATO unless and until Congress approves such a move.

February 1, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Will Hurd (TX-23) introduced a bipartisan bill with Rep. Susan Davis (CA-49) to reauthorize the grant program Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs (GEAR UP), continuing his efforts to champion educational opportunities for Texans. U.S.

January 30, 2019 Press Release
‘I am proud to be appointed to two productive subcommittees that will allow me to continue to deliver for South and West Texas’

WASHINGTON, DC – Appropriations Committee Ranking Member Kay Granger announced that U.S. Representative Will Hurd was selected to serve on the Appropriations Subcommittee on Military Construction and Veterans Affairs along with the Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development.

January 22, 2019 Press Release
It’s imperative that we play nice with nice guys and tough with tough guys

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representative Will Hurd (TX-23) proudly joined his House colleagues on both sides of the aisle to pass two important national security bills to make clear that the United States stands with our allies and holds our enemies accountable for their actions.

January 18, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC –  U.S. Representative Will Hurd (TX-23) joined Reps. C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger (MD-02), Mike Conaway (TX-11) and Jim Himes (CT-04) to introduce bipartisan legislation that will toughen the United States’ position against national security threats posed by technology competitors like China.