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September 11, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Rep. Will Hurd (R-Texas) today announced Sabinal Independent School District in Sabinal, Texas will receive a $213,785 grant award through the Department of Justice’s Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS). 

September 11, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Texas Reps. Will Hurd and Filemon Vela today introduced legislation to add Blackwell School in Marfa, Texas as a National Historic Site (NHS) under the supervision of the National Park Service. 

September 10, 2020 Hurd on the Hill: Local Columns

As our nation continues to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic and political unrest, we still have a broader global threat to be concerned about: The Chinese Communist Party (CCP).

September 9, 2020 Press Release

SAN ANTONIO — Rep. Will Hurd (R-Texas) today announced the third round of grant funding totaling more than $16 million for the Cities of San Antonio and El Paso and Bexar County to address the COVID-19 pandemic. These grants will go to programs administered by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and are the result of the CARES Act.

September 3, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Rep. Will Hurd (R-Texas) today announced the Middle Rio Grande Development Council in Carrizo Springs, Texas will receive a $397,181 grant through the Economic Development Administration. The grant is intended to aid the council in developing assistance programs to help communities prevent, prepare for and respond to the coronavirus pandemic.

August 27, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Rep. Will Hurd (R-Texas) today introduced H.R. 8093: To adjust the boundary of Big Bend National Park in the State of Texas. H.R. 8093 would allow the National Park Service (NPS) to acquire land from willing private property owners via sale or donation to expand Big Bend National Park 6,100 acres.

August 25, 2020 Hurd on the Hill: Local Columns

With political conventions wrapping up, it’s important for American voters to understand our national security is at stake. The presidential candidate who wins the November 3rd election must recognize and respond to a rapidly changing national security landscape set to affect not just our American Economy, but the entire world for well into the next century.

August 22, 2020 Press Release

SAN ANTONIO – Rep. Will Hurd (R-Texas) today supported a short-term measure to help the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) during the COVID19 pandemic, but he also advocated to enact a long-term fix to keep USPS solvent. The House of Representatives voted on the Delivering for America Act (H.R.

August 16, 2020 Editorial

Originally published in the Dallas Morning News on August 16, 2020.

Whoever wins the Nov. 3 election will face a rapidly changing national security landscape unlike any we have seen before.

August 13, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Rep. Will Hurd (R-Texas) helped introduce legislation today to provide $28 billion for state and local governments to update technological infrastructure to help with COVID-19 recovery efforts and enhance existing cyber infrastructure.


In The News

January 12, 2020 In The News

An historic first gathering of tribes with deep connections to the area will be held in Del Rio Friday and Saturday.

January 6, 2020 In The News

Representative Will Hurd of Texas occupies a unique position in Republican politics. He is a moderate in a political moment in which moderation is rare. He is also the only black Republican in the House and represents a district — Texas’ border-hugging 23rd — that is majority Latino and not Republican.

December 20, 2019 In The News

EL PASO, Texas (Border Report) — Today’s House passage of the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement moves border cities one step closer to their goal of luring new jobs and development, industry leaders say.

December 16, 2019 In The News

The U.S. House of Representatives is expected to vote Wednesday on two Articles of Impeachment. Texas representative Will Hurd told CBS4 he will not be voting for the articles, considering the evidence so far in the investigation. Democrats in the House believe they have enough votes to pass both articles without support from Republicans, including Congressman Hurd.

November 20, 2019 In The News

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (Nexstar) — At 2:42 a.m. on the campus of Texas A&M University, senior Jeremy Solis stood with fellow students and alumni to recognize a somber anniversary.

Monday marks 20 years since an annual campus tradition called Bonfire turned deadly, when portions of the burning structure fell, killing 12 and hurting more than two dozen others.

November 20, 2019 In The News

WASHINGTON - U.S. Rep. Will Hurd took a far different approach than President Donald Trump when he praised the fired Ukranian ambassador, the sole witness in the House impeachment inquiry today.

November 12, 2019 In The News

The Department of Veterans Affairs paid tribute Monday for the service and sacrifice of veterans at a Veterans Day ceremony at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery.

The ceremony included remarks by Dr. Kat Strauss, Air Force, LTC (Ret.). Elected officials, including U.S. Rep. Will Hurd, attended the event.

The master of ceremony was Tom Earnest.

November 12, 2019 In The News


It is often described as the most important victory in Texas A&M football history, though there was no championship trophy involved or even significant bragging rights.

October 23, 2019 In The News
MARGARET BRENNAN: We are bringing now into the conversation your friend Texas Republican Congressman Will Hurd. He joins us this morning from San Antonio. Good morning to you, Congressman. Let's- let's start on that point of discrepancy between the two of you. Congressman Himes said there is nothing being withheld from the minority.
October 23, 2019 In The News

A Democrat and a Republican on the House Intelligence Committee reiterated Sunday that Rudy Giuliani, the president’s personal lawyer, should testify before Congress, days after he refused to comply with the House’s impeachment inquiry.