Press Releases

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.

November 25, 2015 Press Release

San Antonio, TX - Last month, U.S. Representative Will Hurd of the 23rd Congressional District of Texas toured Professional Contract Services, Inc. (PCSI) and Goodwill Industries of San Antonio at their facilities at Camp Bullis in San Antonio.

November 2, 2015 Press Release
‘Cyber breaches at any level can put our national security at risk’

Washington, DC – U.S. Representative Will Hurd (R-TX) today introduced the State and Local Cyber Protection Act of 2015, which will give state and local governments access to federal resources when it comes to securing their digital information systems.

October 28, 2015 Press Release
‘Giving Washington a blank check is completely reckless’

Washington, D.C.—Today, U.S. Representative Will Hurd voted against a bill to raise the debt ceiling by suspending the nation’s borrowing limit through March 2017. The Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015 also has negative implications for farmers, ranchers, hospitals, and oil producers in the 23rd Congressional District of Texas.

October 23, 2015 Press Release
Complimentary websites and online training for the local business community
October 22, 2015 Press Release
‘It is not only irresponsible, but just plain shameful’

Washington, DC—This week, Congress formally sent the bipartisan National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) to the President’s desk for his signature. The President responded by making good on his multiple threats to veto the funding bill, putting the security of our nation and the livelihoods of our military members in jeopardy.

October 21, 2015 Press Release
Call for National Day of Giving and Volunteerism

Washington, DC—Today, Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI-02) and Congressman Will Hurd (R-TX-23), Co-Chairs of the Congressional Future Caucus, announced the introduction of a bipartisan resolution to recognize #GivingTuesday, a global day of charitable giving and volunteerism.

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October 9, 2015 Press Release
‘This is great news for the farming and ranching families in my district’

Washington, DC – U.S. Representative Will Hurd (R-TX) released the following statement regarding Sixth Court of Appeals’ ruling putting a nationwide stay on the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Waters of the United States (WOTUS) rule:

October 9, 2015 Press Release
‘Lifting the oil export ban is long overdue’

Washington, DC—Today, U.S. Representative Will Hurd voted to support a bipartisan effort to lift the national ban on crude oil exports that has been in place for 40 years. The bill passed the House with a final vote of 261 – 159 and has been sent to the Senate.

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