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.
Originally published in the Wall Street Journal on June 8, 2020.
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.
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.
Originally published in the New York Times on May 29, 2020.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
“I am a classically trained engineer,” says Rep. Will Hurd, a Texas Republican, “and I firmly believe in regression to the mean.”
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.
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.