Press Releases

July 24, 2015 Press Release
Working to attract New DoD Cyber Protection Team to San Antonio

Washington, DC—U.S. Rep. Will Hurd is working to transform San Antonio into the nation’s “Cyber City, USA." Today, Hurd led his colleagues Reps. Lamar Smith, Joaquin Castro, and Henry Cuellar in urging the Pentagon to bring a new National Guard Cyber Protection Team (CPT) to San Antonio.

July 14, 2015 Press Release
‘Without sanctions, Iran state-sponsored terrorism will be unleashed’

Washington, DC – Will Hurd, U.S. Representative for the 23rd Congressional District of Texas, today roundly condemned the details released regarding the draft nuclear deal between Iran and six world powers, including the United States.

July 10, 2015 Press Release
‘21st Century Cures Act good for patients, taxpayers and the economy’

Washington, DC – Supported by a strong bipartisan majority, the U.S. House of Representatives today passed the 21st Century Cures Act, which will promote the development of new treatments and cures for thousands of diseases that afflict Americans. 

July 10, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – U.S. Representative Will Hurd (R-TX) released the following statement regarding the resignation of Katherine Archuleta, Director of the Office of Personnel Management (OPM): 

July 10, 2015 Press Release
‘Protecting the privacy of our kids has never been more important,’ Hurd says

Washington, DC – U.S. Representative Will Hurd's amendment to protect the privacy rights of our nation’s children overwhelmingly passed the House 424-2. Educational databases contain massive amounts of personally identifiable and private information, including test scores, contact information, income levels, and in some cases, even social security numbers.  Hurd’s amendment to H.R.

June 24, 2015 Press Release
'Families are already struggling to make ends meet'

Washington, DC – U.S. Representative Will Hurd acted to protect energy consumers today by voting in favor of the Ratepayer Protection Act, which passed the House on a largely partisan vote. This bill will delay, pending a judicial review, the deadline power plants are facing to comply with new carbon dioxide emission rules proposed by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

June 23, 2015 Press Release
‘Stop this ridiculous and outrageous waste of taxpayer dollars,’ Hurd says

Washington, DC – Legislation introduced by U.S. Representative Will Hurd passed the House today that will reduce the waste of taxpayer dollars in the Department of Homeland Security.

June 12, 2015 Press Release
‘It’s in America’s best interest for Congress to have increased input with trade negotiations'

Washington, DC – The U.S. House of Representatives today voted to reauthorize Trade Promotion Authority (TPA), the procedure used by Congress for decades to require the executive branch to consider congressional objectives when negotiating trade agreements. 

June 11, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – Legislation providing funding for the Department of Defense and our men and women in uniform passed the U.S. House of Representatives today. Included was language demonstrating Congressional support to fix an ongoing problem at Laughlin Air Force Base in Del Rio, Texas, represented by Congressman Will Hurd.