Press Releases

August 13, 2015 Press Release
'This kind of blind hatred confounds me.'

San Antonio, Texas – U.S. Representative Will Hurd of the 23rd Congressional District of Texas released the following statement in response to the vandalism perpetrated against a Jewish community in his district:

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August 7, 2015 Press Release
IT Duplication Reduction Act designed to cut government waste

Washington, DC – Continuing his track record of being an effective representative for the people in the 23rd Congressional district of Texas, Congressman Will Hurd announced that a second bill he introduced has been signed into law by the President.

July 29, 2015 Press Release
‘Our adversaries are daily attempting to steal military secrets and valuable information’

Washington, DC – U.S. Representative Will Hurd (R-TX) today introduced the EINSTEIN Act of 2015, his fourth bill this Congress.  The bill would authorize the Department of Homeland Security to deploy the EINSTEIN 3A program, which is an advanced tool that the U.S.

July 29, 2015 Press Release
‘If a person fails to do their job, they should be fired.’

Washington, DC – The U.S. House of Representatives voted today to pass the VA Accountability Act of 2015, which will give the Secretary of Veterans Affairs greater authority and flexibility in firing VA employees who fail to properly do their job.

July 28, 2015 Press Release
‘Families need help during disappointing economic recovery’

Washington, DC – Working to protect small businesses in the 23rd Congressional District of Texas from overbearing federal red tape, U.S. Representative Will Hurd today voted in favor of the REINS Act. This bill will require expensive new regulations to be submitted by federal agencies to Congress for oversight and to approval before being enacted.

July 28, 2015 Press Release
'If an American citizen did this, the IRS would have them put in jail'

Washington, DC – Yesterday, U.S. Representative Will Hurd from Texas joined his Republican colleagues on the Committee for Oversight and Government Reform in calling for the President to fire IRS Commissioner John Koskinen.

July 27, 2015 Press Release
‘International trade is the life-blood for many towns in my district,’ Hurd says

Washington, DC – Congressman Will Hurd (R-TX), working with Senator John Cornyn (R-TX), Chairman Michael McCaul (R-TX) and Congressman Henry Cuellar (D-TX), announced today the introduction of legislation which will give states more flexibility in how they use federal transportation funds, allowing them to invest more into border infrastructure. 

July 24, 2015 Press Release
Working to attract New DoD Cyber Protection Team to San Antonio

Washington, DC—U.S. Rep. Will Hurd is working to transform San Antonio into the nation’s “Cyber City, USA." Today, Hurd led his colleagues Reps. Lamar Smith, Joaquin Castro, and Henry Cuellar in urging the Pentagon to bring a new National Guard Cyber Protection Team (CPT) to San Antonio.

July 14, 2015 Press Release
‘Without sanctions, Iran state-sponsored terrorism will be unleashed’

Washington, DC – Will Hurd, U.S. Representative for the 23rd Congressional District of Texas, today roundly condemned the details released regarding the draft nuclear deal between Iran and six world powers, including the United States.

July 10, 2015 Press Release
‘21st Century Cures Act good for patients, taxpayers and the economy’

Washington, DC – Supported by a strong bipartisan majority, the U.S. House of Representatives today passed the 21st Century Cures Act, which will promote the development of new treatments and cures for thousands of diseases that afflict Americans. 

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