Press Releases

May 9, 2018 Press Release
We cannot avoid action any longer'

Washington, D.C. – Today, a group of Republican lawmakers introduced a discharge petition to force a series of floor votes on four DACA, immigration and border security bills. If the petition, led by Rep. Carlos Curbelo (FL-26), receives 218 signatures, it will force a vote on H. Res. 774 that Rep.

May 9, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – In response to the Administration’s recent announcement regarding the Iran Deal, U.S. Representative Will Hurd released the following statement:

May 8, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – On May 8, 2018, U.S. Representative Will Hurd met with Foreign Policy Advisor to the Prime Minister of Georgia Ambassador Tedo Japaridze.  They affirmed the importance of the U.S.-Georgia bilateral relationship and discussed shared priorities including Georgia’s commitment to modernization and institutional reforms, the importance of U.S.

May 2, 2018 Press Release
‘It’s an honor to reflect on our city’s accomplisments over the past three centuries during Commemorative Week’

WASHINGTON, DC – In honor of San Antonio’s Tricentennial Commemorative Week, U.S. Representative Will Hurd co-sponsored with his fellow San Antonio colleagues a bipartisan resolution recognizing the 300th anniversary of the Alamo City’s founding.

April 26, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, following the House of Representatives vote to impose sanctions on Iranian regime officials for politically-motivated human rights abuses and hostage-taking, including new sanctions for individuals complicit in politically-motivated detentions of Americans citizens. U.S. Representative Will Hurd released the following statement:

April 25, 2018 Press Release
Amendment #147 will save countless military hours & taxpayer dollars

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representatives Will Hurd and Henry Cuellar have introduced a bipartisan amendment to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Reauthorization Act of 2018, that supports active-duty military personnel and their families who frequently travel back and forth to Washington.

April 25, 2018 Press Release
Local Chamber receives State and National Recognition

EL PASO, TX – The El Paso Hispanic Chamber of Commerce was recognized by the state of Texas as Small Chamber of the Year and as Chamber of the Year at the 2018 U.S. Chamber Convention. Thrilled by the news, U.S. Representative Will Hurd issued the following statement:  

April 18, 2018 Press Release
‘We cannot avoid action any longer’

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Reps. Will Hurd (R-TX), Pete Aguilar (D-CA), Jeff Denham (R-CA) and Lujan Grisham (D-NM) announced that their bipartisan “queen-of-the-hill” rule to allow a floor debate on four DACA solution measures now has the support of 50 Republicans and 190 Democrats for a total of 240 cosponsors, easily surpassing the 218 votes needed to pass the measure through the House.

April 17, 2018 Press Release
‘I look forward to continued collaboration between the United States and KRG as Iraq re-establishes its security and stability in a challenging region’

WASHINGTON, DC – On April 17, U.S.

April 13, 2018 Press Release
Program offers grants for low-income students

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Will Hurd (TX-23) introduced bipartisan legislation to reauthorize Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs (GEAR UP), a competitive grant program administered by the U.S.