Press Releases

December 16, 2015 Press Release
New bill chips away at foreign fighter travel outside of Iraq and Syria

December 16, 2015 Press Release
"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.

December 11, 2015 Press Release
‘They’ve chosen the right city at the right time,’ 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.

December 10, 2015 Press Release
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.

December 10, 2015 Press Release
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).

December 8, 2015 Press Release
‘Protecting American lives is my absolute highest priority’

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.

December 3, 2015 Press Release
'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.

December 2, 2015 Press Release
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Washington, DC—Today, the House passed an energy bill that updates and modernizes outdated policies, unleashing our nation’s energy sector and strengthening national security.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.

December 2, 2015 Press Release
Bicameral legislation replaces ‘No Child Left Behind’

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.

December 1, 2015 Press Release
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.