Press Releases

July 6, 2016 Press Release
Bringing government travel into the 21st century

Washington, D.C. – This week, Congressmen Will Hurd (R-TX) and Seth Moulton (D-MA) introduced the Government Travel Modernization Act to allow government employees to utilize ridesharing apps, such as Uber and Lyft, and bikeshare programs for official business.

June 21, 2016 Press Release
‘These dedicated public servants deserve stability,’

Washington, DC – Law enforcement officers and their families across the country are one step closer to a legislative pay fix that would provide financial certainty for those who work daily to secure our borders.

June 16, 2016 Press Release
‘Providing for the common defense is a sacred responsibility’

Washington, DC – Reinforcing his commitment to keep America safe, U.S. Representative Will Hurd voted with 281 of his colleagues to fund our national defense, securing key projects for local military communities along the way.

June 16, 2016 Press Release
‘I’ve spent most of my adult life chasing down terrorists’

June 15, 2016 Press Release
“The American people deserve full transparency”

Washington, DC – After requests to the President to fire IRS Commissioner John Koskinen went unanswered, U.S. Representative Will Hurd joined 22 members of the Committee on Oversight and Government Affairs to condemn and censure Koskinen for actions unbefitting of an Officer of the United States.

June 10, 2016 Press Release
“Increased energy costs will result in layoffs and higher prices,’

Washington DC – Today, the House of Representatives approved a formal resolution in response to the President’s proposed tax increase on oil and energy production.  U.S.

June 9, 2016 Press Release
‘We simply cannot afford to let terrorists slip through the cracks,’

Washington, DC –Congress came one step closer to tightening visa loopholes that could be used by terrorists.  The House Committee of Homeland Security unanimously approved legislation authored by U.S. Representative Will Hurd, a former CIA officer from San Antonio, as part of an ongoing counterterrorism initiative to enhance U.S. visa screening procedures at posts overseas.

May 26, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC – U.S. Congressman Will Hurd was presented with the Poder Award by the Hispanic Lobbyist Association in recognition for his leadership in promoting diversity with his staff.

May 25, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC – The National Retail Federation has announced that U.S. Representative Will Hurd has received the “Hero of Main Street” award for his support of legislation critical to the retail industry.

May 25, 2016 Press Release
Construction Given Green Light

Washington, DC – Today, the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure authorized the necessary funds for the United States General Services Administration (GSA) to build a new federal courthouse in San Antonio.