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.
Thousands of Texas Employees Spared
Washington, DC – U.S. Representative Will Hurd of the 23rd Congressional District of Texas released the following statement regarding the passage of a one week funding bill for the Department of Homeland Security:
Washington, DC – On Wednesday, the Secretary of the United States Department of Agriculture announced that Sutton County and six additional contiguous Texas counties are designated as primary natural disaster areas due to recent drought conditions. These additional counties include Crockett, Edwards, Kimble, Menard, Schleicher and Val Verde.
Washington, D.C. - Today, U.S. Representative Will Hurd was named by Committee on Homeland Security Chairman Michael McCaul to the“Task Force on Combatting Terrorist and Foreign Fighter Travel”, which will assess America’s efforts to keep terrorists from traveling to the U.S.
â€˜Thereâ€™s no excuse for the Presidentâ€™s action'
Washington, D.C. - U.S. Representative Will Hurd of the 23rd Congressional District of Texas released the following statement regarding the President’s veto of the Keystone XL Pipeline:
San Antonio, TX – Congressman Will Hurd, the U.S. Representative for the 23rd Congressional District of Texas, today visited with students at Ronald Reagan High School and Lee High School in San Antonio. After speaking about his background in the CIA and the importance of cybersecurity, he answered questions about national security and other issues facing the nation.
Washington, D.C. - Congresman Will Hurd, the U.S. Representative for the 23rd District of Texas, released the following statement following his vote for the Keystone XL Pipeline Approval Act, encouraging President Barack Obama to sign the legislation into law:
â€˜Bolstering LNG will enhance American energy security and national security'
Washington, D.C. - U.S. Representative Will Hurd voted in favor of the LNG Permitting Certainty and Transparency Act this week, legislation which will benefit the working families in the 23rd Congressional District in Texas.
Washington, D.C. - The U.S. House of Representatives today passed several strongly bipartisan bills focused on ending human trafficking. A roughly $10 billion industry in the United States, Texas trails only behind California with the highest number of reported human trafficking cases.