â€˜Letâ€™s change the â€œitâ€™s not my money, so letâ€™s spend itâ€ culture in government'
Washington, DC – U.S. Representative Will Hurd of the 23rd Congressional District of Texas introduced legislation today to require the Chief Information Officer (CIO) of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to reduce duplicative information technology (IT) systems within DHS. When DHS was created in 2003, it merged 22 agencies, each with its own IT systems.
Washington, DC – The U.S. House of Representatives passed bipartisan legislation today that will increase seniors’ access to good doctors. This bill ensures a doctor’s ability to provide important medical care to people on Medicare.
Washington, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Will Hurd (R-TX) joined his colleagues to pass a budget resolution which fully repeals the Affordable Care Act, restores vital defense spending and balances the federal budget in less than ten years without raising taxes.
Washington, DC – In an effort to make it easier for veterans to receive health care when a VA facility is not easily accessible, U.S. Representative Will Hurd has cosponsored The Keeping our Promises to Veterans Act which will make additional reforms to Veterans Affairs.
'Science Used by EPA Should be Objective, Transparentâ€™
Washington, DC – This week, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the EPA Science Advisory Board Reform Act in an effort to improve the EPA’s oversight process. Established in 1978, the Science Advisory Board (SAB) is critical in reviewing the scientific foundation for the EPA’s regulatory decisions.
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San Antonio, TX – U.S. Representative Will Hurd announced today that he will address students and attendees of the Fifth Annual Alamo Regional Robotics Competition being held in San Antonio on Friday, March 13. The Alamo Regional event is the largest FIRST Regional event in the United States.
Washington, DC – The Department of Health and Human Services announced a grant award which will impact the 23rd Congressional District of Texas. Vida Y Salud-Health Systems, Inc., a community health center in Crystal City, will receive $2.3 million to continue providing primary, quality, comprehensive health care services to its patient population which is located in a rural and medi
Hurd on VA Reform, â€˜Still have more work to do to give veterans health care they deserve'
Washington, DC – In response to the scandal which shook up the Department of Veterans Affairs last year, two bills designed to continue to reform the VA passed the U.S. House of Representatives today. The Long-Term Care Veteran Choice Act will give veterans the ability to transfer to a non-VA medical foster home for long-term health care needs instead of staying in a VA facility.
Washington, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Will Hurd issued an invitation to high school students who reside in the 23rd Congressional District of Texas to enter the annual Artistic Discovery Contest. Every year, Congress holds an art competition to find talented students throughout the country.