Press Releases

April 14, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – In an effort to provide a level playing field for small and medium size businesses, U.S.

March 27, 2015 Press Release
‘Let’s change the “it’s not my money, so let’s spend it” culture in government'

Washington, DC – U.S. Representative Will Hurd of the 23rd Congressional District of Texas introduced legislation today to require the Chief Information Officer (CIO) of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to reduce duplicative information technology (IT) systems within DHS. When DHS was created in 2003, it merged 22 agencies, each with its own IT systems.

March 26, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – The U.S. House of Representatives passed bipartisan legislation today that will increase seniors’ access to good doctors. This bill ensures a doctor’s ability to provide important medical care to people on Medicare.

March 25, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC –  Today, U.S. Representative Will Hurd (R-TX) joined his colleagues to pass a budget resolution which fully repeals the Affordable Care Act, restores vital defense spending and balances the federal budget in less than ten years without raising taxes.

March 24, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – In an effort to make it easier for veterans to receive health care when a VA facility is not easily accessible, U.S. Representative Will Hurd has cosponsored The Keeping our Promises to Veterans Act which will make additional reforms to Veterans Affairs.

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March 19, 2015 Press Release
'Science Used by EPA Should be Objective, Transparent’

Washington, DC – This week, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the EPA Science Advisory Board Reform Act in an effort to improve the EPA’s oversight process. Established in 1978, the Science Advisory Board (SAB) is critical in reviewing the scientific foundation for the EPA’s regulatory decisions.

March 12, 2015 Press Release

San Antonio, TX – U.S. Representative Will Hurd announced today that he will address students and attendees of the Fifth Annual Alamo Regional Robotics Competition being held in San Antonio on Friday, March 13. The Alamo Regional event is the largest FIRST Regional event in the United States.

March 11, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – The Department of Health and Human Services announced a grant award which will impact the 23rd Congressional District of Texas. Vida Y Salud-Health Systems, Inc., a community health center in Crystal City, will receive $2.3 million to continue providing primary, quality, comprehensive health care services to its patient population which is located in a rural and medi

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March 2, 2015 Press Release
Hurd on VA Reform, ‘Still have more work to do to give veterans health care they deserve'

Washington, DC – In response to the scandal which shook up the Department of Veterans Affairs last year, two bills designed to continue to reform the VA passed the U.S. House of Representatives today. The Long-Term Care Veteran Choice Act will give veterans the ability to transfer to a non-VA medical foster home for long-term health care needs instead of staying in a VA facility.

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