Press Releases

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. 

January 17, 2019 Press Release
'America cannot tolerate Moscow's aggressive behavior'

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, former CIA undercover officer U.S. Representative Will Hurd (TX-23) joined his colleagues to condemn the Administration’s decision to terminate sanctions on three Russian companies. After leaving the House floor, Hurd released the following statement:

January 16, 2019 Press Release
‘I am humbled to be able to bring a South and West Texas perspective to this powerful committee’

WASHINGTON, DC – After a successful four years securing big wins for South and West Texans and leading many conversations in Congress on national security and technology issues, U.S. Representative Will Hurd (TX-23) was chosen by his colleagues to serve on the prestigious House Appropriations Committee.

January 15, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – One of the first pieces of legislation to pass this year is a bill to help make sure that Americans’ online identities safe from hackers. Today the House unanimously voted to strengthen national cybersecurity by passing U.S. Reps. Will Hurd (TX-23) and Robin Kelly (IL-02)’s Federal CIO Authorization Act of 2018. Rep.

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January 11, 2019 Press Release
'I am proud to support my Jewish brothers and sisters across South and West Texas'

WASHINGTON, DC –U.S. Representative Will Hurd (TX-23) joined his colleagues in an act of solidarity with the millions of Jewish people across the nation and world in condemning antisemitism by passing the Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism Act. Hurd was proud to cosponsor this initiative and issued the following statement after walking off the House floor:

January 4, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representatives Will Hurd (TX-23) and Robin Kelly (IL-02) continued their efforts to strengthen national cybersecurity by introducing a bipartisan bill to elevate and reauthorize the role of the Federal Chief Information Officer (CIO), who oversees the security of our digital infrastructure across the federal government.

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December 20, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – In response to the recent announcement by the Department of Justice and Federal Bureau of Investigation to counter Chinese national security threats, former CIA undercover officer and cybersecurity entrepreneur U.S.

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