Press Releases

September 17, 2019 Press Release
Bipartisan bill to fund STEM programs at MSIs passes House unanimously

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Will Hurd (TX-23) continued his efforts to make sure Texans of all backgrounds have access to educational opportunities by supporting the bipartisan Fostering Undergraduate Talent by Unlocking Resources for Education (FUTURE) Act (H.R. 2486).

September 4, 2019 Press Release

SAN ANTONIO, TX – The U.S. Department of Homeland Security ‘s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) awarded $1,365,400 to the San Antonio River Authority for flood prevention, mitigation and protection. U.S.

July 30, 2019 Press Release
‘The men and women that dedicate their lives to serving, educating and protecting our communities should be rewarded for their service, not penalized.’

WASHINGTON, DC—U.S. Representative Will Hurd (TX-23) joined fellow Texas Rep. Kevin Brady (TX-08) last week to fight for benefits for our Texas retired public servants by introducing the Equal Treatment of Public Servants Act of 2019.

July 25, 2019 Press Release
‘As a Representative with more tribes in their district than any other Texan, it is my solemn obligation to fight on behalf of Texas’ native people.’

July 17, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Will Hurd (TX-23), who spent nearly a decade as an undercover CIA officer, joined his colleagues to pass the bipartisan Damon Paul Nelson and Matthew Young Pollard Intelligence Authorization Act (IAA), which provides critical support to the brave men and women of the U.S. intelligence community and makes our nation more secure.

July 17, 2019 Press Release
‘Drug cartels, human traffickers and human smugglers are making this crisis worse and putting innocent lives at risk.’

July 12, 2019 Press Release
‘It is imperative that West Texans have access to safe, reliable highways to accommodate increasing traffic.’

WASHINGTON, DC –Today U.S. Representative Will Hurd (TX-23) continued to fight for West Texas infrastructure improvements by penning a bipartisan letter of support with 21 members of the Texas delegation to U.S. Department of Transportation (DoT) Secretary Elaine Chao in support of the Permian Basin to receive funds through DoT’s BUILD grant program.

July 11, 2019 Press Release
‘Understanding and disabling these smuggling and trafficking networks should be a national intelligence priority’

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Will Hurd (TX-23) continued his efforts to address the humanitarian crisis on our southern border by combatting drug trafficking, human trafficking and human smuggling. Rep. Hurd was joined by fellow former CIA officer Rep.

June 27, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today U.S. Representative Will Hurd (TX-23) proudly supported an emergency supplemental funding package for federal agencies providing humanitarian assistance and keeping Americans safe at the Southern border.

June 27, 2019 Press Release
“The United States will not stand idly by while Iran exacerbates the worst humanitarian crisis in the world.”

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Will Hurd (TX-23) and Senator Tom Cotton (R-AR) joined forces to introduce concurrent resolutions in the House and Senate condemning the Houthi movement in Yemen for human rights violations, violence against civilians and its ties to Iran.