Press Releases

October 4, 2017 Press Release
Amendments prevent physical walls in Big Bend and Lake Amistad

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, two amendments introduced by U.S. Representative Hurd to the Border Security for America Act were adopted by the House Committee on Homeland Security. These amendments protect the unique landscapes of the 23rd Congressional District of Texas while enhancing 21st Century technological solutions to gain operational control of our borders.

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October 2, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representative Will Hurd invites students from the 23rd Congressional District to participate in the Congressional App Challenge (CAC), a competition aimed at encouraging U.S. high school students to learn how to code by creating their own applications.

September 18, 2017 Press Release
Major reform modernizes federal government & IT sector

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Will Hurd’s (R-TX) long-anticipated Smart Government reform package was approved in the Senate as part of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).

September 12, 2017 Press Release
Bill improves intelligence sharing among law enforcement agencies

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the House of Representatives unanimously approved legislation introduced by U.S. Representative Will Hurd that empowers the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to improve intelligence information sharing capabilities among its many component agencies.

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September 8, 2017 Press Release
'Texas needs all hands on deck'

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Will Hurd supported emergency disaster relief and recovery needs in response to Hurricane Harvey’s unprecedented flooding.

September 6, 2017 Press Release
‘Texas will rebuild and be stronger than ever’

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Will Hurd joined his colleagues in the House of Representatives to support emergency funding for disaster relief and recovery needs in response to Hurricane Harvey’s unprecedented flooding. 

September 5, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC -- U.S. Representative Will Hurd released the following statement regarding the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, known as DACA.

August 4, 2017 Press Release
’These improvements will benefit the border region & the broader Texas economy’

PRESIDIO, TX – The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) approved grant funding this week to repair the Presidio International Rail Bridge and South Orient Railroad, which extends from Presidio to San Angelo. With this funding, Presidio can continue serve as a pillar of Texas trade, benefitting both the border region and the State’s economy. U.S.

July 27, 2017 Press Release
‘It’s time to unleash American innovation’

WASHINGTON, DC – Today U.S. Representative Will Hurd (R-TX) introduced the Secure Miles with All Resources and Technology (SMART) Act with Representatives Henry Cuellar (D-TX), David G.

July 14, 2017 Press Release
“Our nation is ready to defend itself against terrorists and nuclear threats”

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Will Hurd joined his colleagues in the House of Representatives in support of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2018, which determines funding levels and priorities for our nation’s common defense.

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