Bicameral legislation replaces â€˜No Child Left Behindâ€™
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.
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.
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.
â€˜Cyber breaches at any level can put our national security at riskâ€™
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.
â€˜Giving Washington a blank check is completely recklessâ€™
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.
Complimentary websites and online training for the local business community
â€˜It is not only irresponsible, but just plain shamefulâ€™
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.
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.
â€˜This is great news for the farming and ranching families in my districtâ€™
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:
â€˜Lifting the oil export ban is long overdueâ€™
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.