Press Releases

June 1, 2018 Press Release
'Proud to have helped make this vision a reality'

EAGLE PASS, TX – This week, the City of Eagle Pass was awarded $200,000 from Texas Parks and Wildlife’s Recreational Trails grant program. This grant funding will be used to begin the City’s “Community Trails Network Project” to provide safe, accessible pathways from schools and parks across the community. U.S.

June 1, 2018 Press Release
'Guadalupe Mountains National Park has been a West Texas staple for decades'

SALT FLAT, TX – This week, the Guadalupe Ridge Trail, which begins in the 23rd District of Texas’s Guadalupe Mountains National Park and spans all the way to New Mexico, received the designation of National Recreation Trail by the U.S. Department of the Interior. Excited about this news, U.S.

June 1, 2018 Press Release

DEL RIO, TX – Following U.S. Representative Will Hurd’s successful efforts last Congress to bring commercial flights to Del Rio, today a new flight from Del Rio International Airport (DRT) to Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) has been announced. In response to the news, Hurd released the following statement:

May 31, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representative Will Hurd released the following statement in response to the Administration’s announcement to impose new steel and aluminum tariffs on our allies in Mexico, Canada and the European Union:

May 24, 2018 Press Release
'We are ready to defend ourselves against terrorists and nuclear threats'

WASHINGTON, DC – Today U.S. Representative Will Hurd supported the FY2019 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), which authorizes funding for our military and national defense. The NDAA passed the House this morning with overwhelmingly bipartisan support and ensures we are prepared to face modern threats by:

May 22, 2018 Press Release
‘I am proud to have worked with FEMA and local officials to secure this increased funding for our Alamo City law enforcement’

SAN ANTONIO, TX – The City of San Antonio has been awarded $1.5 million by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency to address local needs in order to prevent, protect against, mitigate, and respond to acts of terrorism. Thrilled by the news, U.S. Representative Will Hurd released the following statement:

May 21, 2018 Press Release
Introduces much-needed overtime pay fix

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Will Hurd introduced bipartisan legislation to improve the overtime payment process for our Customs and Border Patrol agents. H.R.

May 11, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Eagle Pass High School Senior Keanna Saucedo was named the winner of the 2018 Congressional Art Competition for the 23rd District of Texas. Her winning artwork, a drawing titled “Beyond the Riverside,” depicts the natural landscape of the Rio Grande River in between her hometown of Eagle Pass and Piedras Negras, Mexico, and will be displayed in the U.S.

May 9, 2018 Press Release
We cannot avoid action any longer'

Washington, D.C. – Today, a group of Republican lawmakers introduced a discharge petition to force a series of floor votes on four DACA, immigration and border security bills. If the petition, led by Rep. Carlos Curbelo (FL-26), receives 218 signatures, it will force a vote on H. Res. 774 that Rep.

May 9, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – In response to the Administration’s recent announcement regarding the Iran Deal, U.S. Representative Will Hurd released the following statement: