New bill chips away at foreign fighter travel outside of Iraq and Syria
"This accomplishment is a real win for the people," says Hurd
Washington, DC – Nearly $948M for Federal Courthouse Construction was placed in the FY16 omnibus bill, including funds for the District Court for the Western District of Texas in San Antonio. This bipartisan effort comes on the heels of legislation introduced by the San Antonio delegation to provide emergency funding back in September and ongoing efforts by Rep.
â€˜Theyâ€™ve chosen the right city at the right time,â€™ Hurd says
Washington, DC – The National Guard announced plans to activate new cyber units, known as Cyber Protection Teams, one of which will be based in San Antonio, Texas. In July, U.S.
Texas Freshman's Third Bill Passes House
Washington, D.C.— Today, The State and Local Cyber Protection Act of 2015 passed the House of Representatives unanimously with bipartisan support, marking U.S.
Community Works to Upgrade Base
Washington, DC—The Texas Military Preparedness Commission (TMPC) announced today approval of a $4+ million grant to Val Verde County and the City of Del Rio for the construction of a Defense Control Center at Laughlin Air Force Base (AFB).
â€˜Protecting American lives is my absolute highest priorityâ€™
Washington, D.C.—Today, the House voted to strengthen the security of the Visa Waiver Program (VWP), helping to ensure that individuals who enter the U.S. through the program do not pose a threat to national security.
'International trade and commerce is a vital part of the economy,' says Hurd
WASHINGTON — Today, Senator John Cornyn (R-TX), Congressman Will Hurd (R-TX), Congressman Henry Cuellar (D-TX), Congressman Beto O’Rourke (D-TX) and Chairman Michael McCaul (R-TX) praised the passage by the U.S.
Legislation modernizes energy infrastructure and strengthens energy security
Washington, DC—Today, the House passed an energy bill that updates and modernizes outdated policies, unleashing our nation’s energy sector and strengthening national security. H.R.
Bicameral legislation replaces â€˜No Child Left Behindâ€™
Washington, DC— Congress passed the Every Student Succeeds Act, legislation that replaces No Child Left Behind and reduces federally-mandated education policies, while restoring education decisions back to state and local communities. U.S.
Hurd fights for reliable and affordable energy for American families
Washington, DC—Today, U.S. Representative Will Hurd supported two resolutions that formally disapprove of new Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulations of power plants. The resolutions provide protection from additional EPA overreach that will drive energy prices up for consumers, causing significant harm to families and businesses across the country.