Press Releases

September 4, 2015 Press Release

Alpine, TX – U.S. Representative Will Hurd congratulated the University of Texas San Antonio for being named by the Department of Homeland Security as the Information Sharing and Analysis Organizations (ISAO) Standards Organization.

August 14, 2015 Press Release
‘This is a key step in achieving North American Energy Security,’ says Hurd

San Antonio, TX – Congressmen Will Hurd (R-TX) and Henry Cuellar (D-TX) today claimed success in their efforts to encourage Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker to accept a proposal from Mexico’s state-owned petroleum company, PEMEX, to swap light U.S.

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:

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.