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June 9, 2020 Press Release

SAN ANTONIO – Rep. Will Hurd (R-Texas) announced more than $18 million will be distributed across the cities of San Antonio and El Paso and Bexar County to further address COVID-19 among vulnerable populations. 

June 8, 2020 Editorial

Originally published in the Wall Street Journal on June 8, 2020.

June 5, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Reps. Will Hurd (R-Texas) and Susan Davis (D-Calif.) today introduced The Elaine M. Checketts Military Families Act, H.R. 7101, to allow service members time to grieve the death of their children. 

June 3, 2020 Hurd on the Hill: Local Columns

As the COVID-19 pandemic began to spread from outside our borders into the contiguous United States, there was a lot of uncertainty about the characteristics of the virus. After studying trends from other countries who were largely hit with the virus before we were, it was clear that, like many other viral diseases, COVID-19 disproportionately affects our senior citizens.

May 29, 2020 Editorial

Originally published in the New York Times on May 29, 2020.

May 28, 2020 Press Release

SAN ANTONIO – Rep. Will Hurd (R-Texas) today announced that more than $93 million has been awarded to VIA Metropolitan Transit by the Federal Transit Administration. This is part of funds made possible through the CARES Act, which Hurd fervently supported.

May 28, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Rep. Will Hurd (R-Texas) today voted in support of extending the deadline for the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) to December 31, 2020, providing businesses more time to repay loans (this will not apply to businesses that used the funds for paying salaries of employees) and eliminating the criteria allowing only 25% of the loan to be used for expenses.

May 28, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON—U.S. Representative Will Hurd (TX-23) joined as a plaintiff today on a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of Speaker Pelosi’s change to the rules of the U.S. House. The lawsuit filed in D.C. Federal District Court challenges the constitutionality of proxy voting – a measure passed earlier this month on a party-line-vote.

May 27, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Rep. Will Hurd (R-Texas) today announced Southwest Sandhills Water Supply Corporation in Ward County will receive a $650,000 low-interest loan through the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Water & Waste Disposal Loan & Grant Program.

May 21, 2020 Press Release

SAN ANTONIO—Rep. Will Hurd (R-Texas), House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence member and former-CIA officer, released the following statement after the Senate approved John Ratcliffe to serve as Director of National Intelligence.

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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.

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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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