Press Releases

July 11, 2017 Press Release
$10M for FY18 Secured in Appropriations Bill

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representative Will Hurd is pleased to announce that the House Energy and Water Appropriations bill includes $10 million in federal reimbursement for the Mission Reach Project in Bexar Country through the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Fiscal Year 2018 Work Plan.

June 27, 2017 Press Release
'Reversing the federal land grab'

WASHINGTON— Congressman Will Hurd issued the following statement on the Trump Administration’s withdrawal of the Waters of the United States (WOTUS) rule:

June 9, 2017 Press Release
One common system will enable seamless care for veterans

Washington, D.C.- Recently, U.S. Secretary of Veterans Affairs Dr. David J. Shulkin announced his decision to implement the same Electronic Health Record (EHR) system for the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) as the Department of Defense (DoD), in an effort to synchronize patients’ healthcare records once they leave the military.

June 8, 2017 Press Release
'Dodd-Frank created an uneven playing field between large financial institutions and community banks'

Washington, D.C. – On Thursday after the House of Representatives passed the Financial CHOICE Act to replace Dodd-Frank, U.S. Representative Will Hurd released the following statement:

June 7, 2017 Press Release
‘We have an enormous opportunity to work with our partners in Mexico’

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representative Will Hurd joined a bipartisan group of 11 Members of Congress to Mexico City Monday for the U.S.-Mexico Interparliamentary Group (IPG) meeting.

June 6, 2017 Press Release
‘Will Hurd is an important voice for these institutions in the halls of Congress’

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representative Will Hurd has announced that he will serve as one of the four inaugural co-chairs of the new Congressional Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSI) Caucus, which serves to ensure that the 472 HSI’s in the United States are advocated for in Congress.

June 2, 2017 Press Release
American Law Enforcement Heroes Act Incentivizes State and Local Law Enforcement Agencies to Hire Military Veterans

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) and U.S. Representative Will Hurd (TX-23) released the following statements after their bipartisan legislation, the American Law Enforcement Heroes Act, was signed into law by President Trump today.  The legislation prioritizes U.S.

June 1, 2017 Press Release
Site tour & press conference highlighted needs that could be alleviated by legislation

SAN ANTONIO, TX - After introducing bipartisan legislation last week that will jumpstart overdue maintenance projects in National Parks, U.S.

June 1, 2017 Press Release
‘Infrastructure improvements will create jobs & reduce border wait times’

PRESIDIO, TX - The Presidential Permit for the Presidio-Ojinaga infrastructure project in the 23rd Congressional District of Texas was approved this week, indicating final approval of a long and tedious process to widen the local Port of Entry one lane in either direction to accommodate 18-wheelers.

May 24, 2017 Press Release
We cannot afford to let terrorists slip through the cracks

WASHINGTON, DC—In the wake of the devastating terrorist attack in Manchester, England, U.S. Representative Will Hurd, a former undercover-CIA officer who served for almost a decade overseas re-introduced two national security bills designed to prevent terrorists from traveling undetected to and from Western countries.