Press Releases

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. 

May 22, 2017 Press Release
Bipartisan legislation from Hurd, Kilmer, Hanabusa, and Reichert would help reduce the more than $11 billion park maintenance backlog

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Representatives Will Hurd (R-TX), Derek Kilmer (D-WA), Dave Reichert (R-WA), and Colleen Hanabusa (D-HI) introduced a bipartisan bill to jump start overdue maintenance projects in national parks.

May 19, 2017 Press Release
Reaffirming a strong commitment to the United States-Mexico relationship

Washington, D.C.- A consistent champion of the U.S.-Mexico partnership, today U.S. Representative Will Hurd reaffirmed his commitment to fostering the relationship with bipartisan legislation. The resolution, introduced alongside Homeland Security Chair Michael McCaul (R-TX) and U.S.

May 18, 2017 Press Release
The U.S., Mexico and Canada are not competitors, but partners who build things together

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representative Will Hurd released the following statement regarding the Administration’s notification to Congress of their intent to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement:

May 17, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representative Will Hurd released the following statement regarding reports that former FBI Director James Comey kept a series of memos detailing allegations of the President’s attempts to influence the FBI’s investigation into former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn.

May 17, 2017 Press Release
Hurd’s MGT Act will enhance cybersecurity and increase accountability

Washington, D.C. – Today, the House of Representatives took a major step toward strengthening digital infrastructure by approving a bipartisan federal IT reform package. The Modernizing Government Technology (MGT) Act, introduced by U.S.

May 17, 2017 Press Release
Hurd, Moulton lead on modernizing government

Washington, DC – Last night, the President signed the Modernizing Government Travel Act into law, demonstrating a major win for the sharing economy. Thanks to a bi-partisan effort led by Representatives Will Hurd (R-TX) and Seth Moulton (D-MA), federal employees can now use ridesharing services like Uber, Lyft and even bike-share for reimbursable work-related travel.

May 16, 2017 Press Release
Incentivizes local police departments to hire veterans

Washington, D.C. – In commemoration of National Police Week, the U.S. House of Representatives approved Senator John Cornyn’s and Representative Will Hurd’s American Law Enforcement Heroes Act, which will incentivize state and local governments to hire veterans as law enforcement officers.