Press Releases

July 30, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Reps. Will Hurd (R-Texas), Robin Kelly (D-Ill.), the Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) and Georgetown University’s Center for Security and Emerging Technology released guidelines for national security considerations that must be addressed in a national AI strategy.

July 27, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON — Rep. Will Hurd (R-Texas), as the lead cosponsor,  joined his colleagues today in passing H.R. 2420, the National Museum of the American Latino Act, which takes the first step in establishing the National Museum of the American Latino within the Smithsonian Institution. 

July 23, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Reps. Will Hurd (R-Texas) and Robin Kelly (D-Ill.) in consultation with the Bipartisan Policy Center today released the first of four white papers about a national artificial intelligence strategy. The congressmen have worked with BPC for almost a year to craft the pillars of a national AI strategy. The first white paper centers around artificial intelligence in the workplace.

July 22, 2020 Press Release
Votes for Great American Outdoors Act

WASHINGTON—Rep. Will Hurd (R-Texas) voted to pass the bipartisan Great American Outdoors Act, landmark legislation to protect public lands. Hurd, a co-chair of the Congressional National Parks Caucus, represents eight national parks and historic sites.

July 21, 2020 Press Release
Votes for House Passage of National Defense Authorization Act

WASHINGTON – Rep. Will Hurd (R-Texas) joined his colleagues today in supporting the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2021, which determines funding levels and priorities for our nation’s military and national defense programs.

July 16, 2020 Press Release

SAN ANTONIO – Today, Reps. Will Hurd (R-Texas), Brian Fitzpatrick (R-Pa.), Anthony Brindisi (D-N.Y.) and Jared Golden (D-Maine), introduced the Defund Cities that Defund the Police Act.

July 15, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, the House Appropriations Committee adopted legislation including an amendment, introduced by Reps.

July 9, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Rep. Will Hurd (R-Texas) today announced the Ysleta del Sur Pueblo Tribe in El Paso will receive a grant of more than $56,000 from the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS), the federal agency responsible for AmeriCorps and other national service programs.

July 7, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Rep. Will Hurd (R-Texas) today wrote U.S. Department of the Interior Secretary, David Bernhardt, requesting support for the restoration of Comanche Springs in West Texas. 

July 6, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Rep. Will Hurd (R-Texas) joined several colleagues today in calling for the Department of Defense Inspector General’s Office to conduct an independent investigation into Spc. Vanessa Guillen’s disappearance and murder.

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