Press Releases

September 13, 2016 Press Release
‘We can help ensure that students graduate skills-ready’

Washington, DC—In response to the growing gap between highly-technical careers and qualified employees in fields like manufacturing, health science, agriculture and food production, information technology,  architecture, and business management, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a bipartisan bill to strengthen career and technical education (CTE).

August 26, 2016 Press Release
‘A major win for local military community and private sector’

Washington, DC – Joined by his fellow San Antonio Congressmen, U.S. Representative Will Hurd released a letter of support urging the United States Air Force to select Joint-Base San Antonio for a new F-16 Formal Training Unit (FTU). Hurd led the initiative in response to the Air Force’s recent announcement that it will be considering bases nationwide that meet specific requirements.

August 1, 2016 Press Release
‘This waste of taxpayer dollars is government bureaucracy at its worst,’ Hurd says

Washington, DC – On Friday, the President signed The MEGABYTE Act into law, reforming the way government agencies manage software. Under the new law, sponsored by U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright (D-PA) and cosponsored by U.S.

July 20, 2016 Press Release

'We need to continue to improve our intelligence sharing'

July 14, 2016 Press Release
Legislation would accelerate adoption of cloud computing by federal agencies

 WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Representatives Will Hurd (R-Texas) and Gerry Connolly (D-Va.) – chairman and member, respectively, of the House Subcommittee on Information Technology – along with U.S.

July 14, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC – In response to skyrocketing university costs, today U.S. Representative Will Hurd of San Antonio, cosponsored the Fair Treatment of Scholarships Act which expands tax-free treatment for scholarships and grants that cover non-tuition related expenses like room and board.  

July 13, 2016 Press Release
‘Whether your skin is black or uniform is blue, you should not feel targeted,’

Washington, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Will Hurd of San Antonio was selected to be part of a 12-member bipartisan House Task Force led by the Judiciary Committee, tasked with examining police accountability, aggression towards law enforcement and public safety concerns related to these issues.  

July 11, 2016 Press Release
'Serna’s exemplary story more important than ever’

Washington, DC -- Today, the U.S. House of Representatives unanimously approved U.S. Representative Will Hurd’s bill to rename the Tornillo Port of Entry in El Paso County after Army Private Marcelino Serna, a Mexican immigrant who was the most decorated WWI Veteran from Texas.

July 7, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC – In response to FBI Director James Comey’s recommendation not to pursue criminal proceedings against former Secretary Hillary Clinton’s mishandling of classified information, the House Committee of Oversight and Government Reform held a hearing to question Director Comey.

July 6, 2016 Press Release
‘Our nation is facing a mental health crisis’

Washington, DC—Today, U.S. Representative Will Hurd joined his colleagues to support a dramatic overhaul of our mental healthcare system to tackle the nation’s complex mental health needs.