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May 17, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representative Will Hurd released the following statement regarding reports that former FBI Director James Comey kept a series of memos detailing allegations of the President’s attempts to influence the FBI’s investigation into former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn.

May 17, 2017 Press Release
Hurd’s MGT Act will enhance cybersecurity and increase accountability

Washington, D.C. – Today, the House of Representatives took a major step toward strengthening digital infrastructure by approving a bipartisan federal IT reform package. The Modernizing Government Technology (MGT) Act, introduced by U.S.

May 17, 2017 Press Release
Hurd, Moulton lead on modernizing government

Washington, DC – Last night, the President signed the Modernizing Government Travel Act into law, demonstrating a major win for the sharing economy. Thanks to a bi-partisan effort led by Representatives Will Hurd (R-TX) and Seth Moulton (D-MA), federal employees can now use ridesharing services like Uber, Lyft and even bike-share for reimbursable work-related travel.

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May 16, 2017 Press Release
Incentivizes local police departments to hire veterans

Washington, D.C. – In commemoration of National Police Week, the U.S. House of Representatives approved Senator John Cornyn’s and Representative Will Hurd’s American Law Enforcement Heroes Act, which will incentivize state and local governments to hire veterans as law enforcement officers.

May 10, 2017 Press Release
'The timing is troubling'

While on a fact-finding mission to Ukraine learning about Russian active measures in Eastern Europe, Congressman Will Hurd who sits on the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence issued the following statement regarding the recent firing of FBI Director James Comey:

May 4, 2017 Press Release
'We can and must do better for the American People'

Washington, DC - U.S. Representative Will Hurd has released the following statement:

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May 3, 2017 Press Release
Lawmakers pave the way for transportation for government employees

Washington, DC – Yesterday evening, the Senate approved the Modernizing Government Travel Act, sending the 21st Century legislation to the President’s desk to be signed into law.

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May 2, 2017 Press Release
Result of two-year effort by Hurd and local leaders

Del Rio, TX- Commercial flights in Del Rio are taking off again. Yesterday, U.S. Representative Will Hurd celebrated the return of commercial airline service to Del Rio International Airport by taking the first flight, on what will be weekly air service, from Del Rio to Dallas on Texas Sky Airline.

April 28, 2017 Press Release
Bill expected to save billions

U.S. Representative Will Hurd (R-Texas), Chairman of the House Information Technology Subcommittee, introduced the Modernizing Government Technology (MGT) Act today with fellow Subcommittee members and thought-leaders from across the aisle Reps. Robin Kelly (D-Illinois) and Gerry Connolly (D-Virginia).

April 19, 2017 Press Release
Tornillo Crossing Named After Texas WWI Veteran

TORNILLO, TEXAS --Today, Congressman Will Hurd, the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) and the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) joined to commemorate the naming of the Marcelino Serna Port of Entry (POE) in Tornillo, just outside of El Paso, Texas. Marcelino Serna was an El Paso resident who served in World War I and became the most decorated World War I veteran from Texas.

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