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February 25, 2019 Hurd on the Hill: Local Columns

From the shores of Tripoli, to the beaches of Normandy, to the mountains of Afghanistan, the brave men and women of our Armed Forces have made countless sacrifices to ensure our freedom. Our Constitution, our democracy, all that we honor and hold sacred has been made possible through their tireless service.

February 19, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC –U.S. Representative Will Hurd (TX-23), who represents a majority Hispanic district and co-chairs the Congressional Hispanic Serving Institutions Caucus, joined Reps. Jim Langevin (RI-02) and Adriano Espaillat (NY-13) to introduce a bipartisan bill to improve the education of English learners (ELs) enrolled in pre-kindergarten, elementary and secondary school programs.

February 14, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Will Hurd (TX-23), who represents eight national parks and historic sites, joined his colleagues to help jumpstart overdue maintenance projects across our national parks by introducing the Restore our Parks and Public Lands Act.

February 11, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representative Will Hurd (TX-23) met with Janne Känkänen, Finnish Under-Secretary of State for International and European Union Affairs, Finnish Ambassador Kirsti Kauppi and other officials from Finland’s government. Hurd and the delegation affirmed the importance of the transatlantic alliance and economic ties between the U.S. and the EU.

February 8, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – After the Senate passage of the Strengthening America's Security in the Middle East Act on February 5, U.S. Representative Will Hurd (TX-23) released the following statement:

February 8, 2019 Hurd on the Hill: Local Columns

As your Representative, one of my top priorities is making sure Congress enacts policies that create economic opportunity and give every family a chance at the American dream. Education is an essential part of these efforts. Without a well-educated workforce the next generation will be unable to take full advantage of the opportunities available in the 21st century economy.

February 8, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – This week, former CIA undercover officer, cybersecurity entrepreneur and former Oversight and Government Reform IT Subcommittee Chair U.S. Representative Will Hurd (TX-23) was appointed to serve as the Lead Repbulican of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence (HPSCI) Subcommittee on Intelligence Modernization and Readiness (INMAR).

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February 5, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representative Will Hurd (TX-23) joined Representatives Ruben Gallego (AZ-07), Elise Stefanik (NY-21) and Gerry Connolly (VA-11) to introduce a Joint Resolution that would prevent any U.S. withdrawal from NATO unless and until Congress approves such a move.

February 1, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Will Hurd (TX-23) introduced a bipartisan bill with Rep. Susan Davis (CA-49) to reauthorize the grant program Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs (GEAR UP), continuing his efforts to champion educational opportunities for Texans. U.S.

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January 17, 2019 In The News

WASHINGTON, Jan. 16 -- Rep. C.A. 'Dutch' Ruppersberger, D-Maryland, issued the following news release:

Congressmen C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger (D-MD), Jim Himes (D-CT), Mike Conaway (R-TX) and Will Hurd (R-TX) today introduced bipartisan legislation that will toughen the United States' position against national security threats posed by technology competitors like China.

January 17, 2019 In The News

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sens. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) and John Cornyn (R-Texas), Governor Greg Abbott, and Texas members of the U.S. House of Representatives today sent a letter to President Trump urging him not to use any federal funds already appropriated for Hurricane Harvey recovery for any other purpose.

January 17, 2019 In The News

WASHINGTON — About 800,000 federal employees are still going without pay as the government shutdown drags into a fourth week.

But members of Congress are still receiving their paychecks.

A reader asked us if that was the case through Curious Texas, an ongoing project from The Dallas Morning News that invites you to join our reporting process.

January 17, 2019 In The News

TYSONS, Va., Jan. 15, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Executive Mosaic, the leading executive media and events company in the government contracting market, today announced the recipients of the 2019 Wash100 awards.  The Wash100 recognizes the most influential and impactful executives of consequence at the intersection of government and industry.

January 17, 2019 In The News

U.S. Representative Will Hurd (R-San Antonio, 23rd District of Texas), was chosen to serve in the House Appropriations Committee, his office announced Wednesday.

January 15, 2019 In The News

WASHINGTON — Nearly two-dozen high profile Texas officeholders sent President Trump a letter Tuesday imploring him not to use Hurricane Harvey relief funds to build a border wall. 

January 14, 2019 In The News

At a time when a political battle over building a border wall has partially shutdown the federal government, a bipartisan group of congressmen from Texas have filed a bill that would strengthen U.S. energy sector ties to Mexico.

January 7, 2019 In The News

President Donald Trump shut down the government to get $5 billion in funding for his border wall, but the affect has been that migrants who are seeking asylum will get to stay in the United States longer, News radio 1200 WOAI reports.

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January 5, 2019 In The News

Efforts to codify and elevate the federal government’s top IT position were bolstered Jan. 4 as Reps. Will Hurd, R-Texas, and Robin Kelly, D-Ill., reintroduced legislation that would make the federal chief information officer a presidential appointee that reports directly to the director of the Office of Management and Budget.

January 4, 2019 In The News

WASHINGTON – In the first showdown vote of the Democratic-led House over President Donald Trump's promised border wall, Texas Republican Will Hurd looks like a man caught in the middle.

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