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March 9, 2020 Hurd on the Hill: Local Columns

Over the last few months, the coronavirus outbreak that began in Wuhan, China has developed into a global threat. The coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, is now present in over 100 countries with over 100,000 confirmed cases worldwide, resulting in over 3,000 deaths.

March 4, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC — Today, U.S. Representative Will Hurd (TX-23) who is a member of the House Appropriations Committee, joined his colleagues in passing a multi-billion-dollar supplemental funding bill to further address the ongoing coronavirus—also called COVID-19—situation in the U.S.

March 3, 2020 Press Release

EL PASO, TX — The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation within the U.S. Department of Interior (DOI) announced that El Paso County Water Improvement District 1 will receive a $1 million grant for fiscal year 2020 as part of DOI’s WaterSMART program, which focuses on improving water conservation and helping water-resource managers identifying strategies to ensure sufficient supplies of clean water.

February 28, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC — U.S. Representative Will Hurd (TX-23) was honored by the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) at their annual National State of Latino America Summit with the National Legislative Award for his work in Congress on issues affecting Latino Americans and the Hispanic community.

February 28, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC — U.S. Representative Will Hurd (TX-23) joined over 20 of his colleagues in a letter to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Secretary of Defense Mark Esper, requesting assurances that a potential U.S. agreement with the Taliban would not jeopardize our security or undermine the current Afghan government.

February 26, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – This week, U.S. Representative Will Hurd (TX-23), who serves on the Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Subcommittee in Congress, was proud to support the passage of several bipartisan bills that aid veterans by providing educational, legal and entrepreneurial assistance.

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February 25, 2020 Hurd on the Hill: Local Columns

The start of a new decade means it’s time for the U.S. Census. Every ten years, the U.S. Census Bureau conducts a constitutionally mandated population count of our nation’s residents. Making sure that everyone is counted is of the utmost importance to the functioning of our democracy.

February 11, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representative Will Hurd (TX-23) today proudly supported enshrining the incredible story of women and their collective role in United States history by voting with an overwhelming bipartisan majority of his colleagues in support of creating a women’s history museum as part of the Smithsonian Institution.

February 11, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC — U.S. Representative Will Hurd (TX-23) released the following statement in response to the President’s request for a doubling of research and development spending on Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Quantum Information Science in the next two fiscal years:

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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.

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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.

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October 23, 2019 In The News

Republican Congressman Will Hurd criticized the terms of President Donald Trump’s “peace deal” in northern Syria, saying it “looks more like terms of surrender.”

Hurd was appearing on Face the Nation Sunday, where CBS anchor Margaret Brennan asked if there was any way Congress could limit damage in the Syria conflict.

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October 21, 2019 In The News
Rep. Will Hurd (R-Texas) on Sunday criticized President Trump’s handling of the ongoing situation in Syria, saying the administration is “playing checkers” while others in the region are “playing chess.”
 
October 21, 2019 In The News

“I am a classically trained engineer,” says Rep. Will Hurd, a Texas Republican, “and I firmly believe in regression to the mean.”

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October 21, 2019 In The News

The cities of Del Rio and Ciudad Acuña reaffirmed their friendship Friday night at Amistad Dam, during the traditional “Abrazo” or embrace ceremony, held at the international boundary line.

October 20, 2019 In The News

Outgoing Texas Republican Congressman Will Hurd expressed concern about the White House-brokered temporary ceasefire in northern Syria, saying it resembles a surrender to the Turkish government and U.S. adversaries entangled in the country's protracted civil war.   

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October 18, 2019 In The News

The public is invited to a ceremony where U.S. Rep. Will Hurd will present a flag flown over the Capitol Building in Washington, D.C., to Mayor Don McLaughlin, representing the city of Uvalde. The flag is being offered to be flown at the grave of John Nance Garner.

The ceremony will be held on Saturday at 3 p.m. at the Uvalde Cemetery, 1301 W. Main St.

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