Press Releases

May 12, 2015 Press Release
‘Lack of action by Washington bureaucrats is outrageous'

Washington, DC – U.S. Representative Will Hurd from the 23rd Congressional District of Texas today introduced bipartisan legislation that would solve a problem regarding a reliable pay system for Border Patrol Agents.

April 30, 2015 Press Release
Hurd Amendments to Stop BRAC and Improve VA IT Use Included in Legislation

Washington, DC – The U.S. House of Representatives passed a bipartisan appropriations bill today focused on meeting the needs of veterans, service members and their families. The legislation provides a six percent increase over last year’s funding, ensuring increased resources for military readiness and comprehensive care for our nation’s veterans.

April 23, 2015 Press Release
House Passes Cybersecurity Bill with Three Hurd Amendments

Washington, DC – Drawing upon expertise learned while in the CIA and building a small cybersecurity firm, U.S. Representative Will Hurd helped usher through legislation to combat cyberattacks. The U.S. House of Representatives advanced another bipartisan bill today with the passage of the H.R.

April 17, 2015 Press Release

San Antonio, TX – On the heels of supporting legislation to repeal the Death Tax in Congress, U.S. Representative Will Hurd met with farmers from Uvalde, Medina and Frio counties this morning. Several issues were brought up at the meeting, including the Death Tax repeal, navigable waters rules, the Endangered Species Act and branched broomrape control.

April 16, 2015 Press Release
Let's stop punishing families who achieve the American Dream

Washington, DC – In support of the family owned ranches, farms and small businesses in his district, U.S. Representative Will Hurd (R-TX) voted in favor of the bipartisan bill that permanently repeals the Death Tax. Hurd cosponsored the Death Tax Repeal Act of 2015, originally introduced by fellow Texas Congressman, Kevin Brady, which passed the U.S.

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.