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September 6, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Will Hurd joined his colleagues in the House of Representatives to support emergency funding for disaster relief and recovery needs in response to Hurricane Harvey’s unprecedented flooding. 

September 5, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC -- U.S. Representative Will Hurd released the following statement regarding the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, known as DACA.

August 28, 2017 Hurd on the Hill

This month, my staff and I did our annual DC2DQ road-trip, hosting twenty public town hall meetings in seven days across Texas – mostly at local Dairy Queens.  When I first ran for Congress, folks told me that they never saw their Representative. I promised them that they would never be able to say that about me.

August 7, 2017 Editorial

We have driverless vehicles, we can use facial recognition software as payment for goods, and outer space is the next hot commercial travel destination. Yet we continue to debate the efficacy of a third century solution to secure our nation’s southern border.

August 4, 2017 Press Release

PRESIDIO, TX – The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) approved grant funding this week to repair the Presidio International Rail Bridge and South Orient Railroad, which extends from Presidio to San Angelo. With this funding, Presidio can continue serve as a pillar of Texas trade, benefitting both the border region and the State’s economy. U.S.

July 27, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today U.S. Representative Will Hurd (R-TX) introduced the Secure Miles with All Resources and Technology (SMART) Act with Representatives Henry Cuellar (D-TX), David G.

July 24, 2017 Hurd on the Hill

My title is Representative, and I have the honor of representing the 23rd Congressional District of Texas. During my first term in office in 2015 and 2016, I hosted over 400 public meetings, called over 630,000 households for live telephone town hall meetings, responded to over 50,000 constituent letters, and put over 75,000 miles on my car crisscrossing the district.

July 14, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Will Hurd joined his colleagues in the House of Representatives in support of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2018, which determines funding levels and priorities for our nation’s common defense.

July 11, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representative Will Hurd is pleased to announce that the House Energy and Water Appropriations bill includes $10 million in federal reimbursement for the Mission Reach Project in Bexar Country through the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Fiscal Year 2018 Work Plan.

July 10, 2017 Hurd on the Hill

Celebrating the Fourth of July often means good food, outdoor fun and eye-catching fireworks with friends and family. The anniversary of our nation’s founding should also cause reflection on the sacrifices made by so many patriots who have ensured the prosperity of our country and protected the values, ideals and people on which our Republic has been built.


In The News

October 9, 2017 In The News

Among the beakers and petri dishes in the Southside High School lab room Monday morning was an ordinary-looking UPS box.

But three ninth-graders in white lab coats, two scientists, and U.S. Rep. Will Hurd gathered around it with fixed gazes.

“I’m afraid something is going to jump out,” joked Hurd as Neco Jimenez, 14, started ripping open the box.

October 9, 2017 In The News

Expertos de Estados Unidos y de México consideraron que el Tratado de Libre Comercio de América del Norte (Tlcan) podría ser víctima de la presidencia atípica de Donald Trump, lo que sería un error histórico.

October 6, 2017 In The News

 A big message given in a small West Texas town Friday.

U.S. Congressman Will Hurd made a stop in Rakin to encourage students to take on leadership roles.

"Being a good leader, being a good person of character, takes practice, and that practice should start when you're in school,” said Congressman Hurd.

October 5, 2017 In The News

The Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee this week passed a bill to extend key provisions of the government’s primary technology legislation, the Federal IT Acquisition Reform Act. The bill will extend by two years requirements for government agencies to consolidate and optimize data centers, joining a companion bill introduced in the House in June.

October 5, 2017 In The News

A House effort to incorporate sensors, radar and other surveillance technology into a border wall with Mexico appears to be gaining traction.

October 4, 2017 In The News

U.S. Reps. Beto O’Rourke, D-El Paso, and Ruben Gallego, D-Arizona, introduced legislation Wednesday that would prevent the government from acquiring land to build a wall along the U.S. border with Mexico.

October 4, 2017 In The News

The House Homeland Security Committee approved Wednesday a border security bill that includes $10 billion for a border wall.

The Border Security for America Act, proposed by committee Chairman Michael McCaul (R-Texas), was passed on a party-line 18-12 vote.

October 4, 2017 In The News

Lawmakers believe by adopting cybersecurity standards for the internet-connected devices it purchases, the federal government can drive the tech industry into building safer and better-protected products for the internet of things.

October 3, 2017 In The News

With the Modernizing Government Technology (MGT) Act seemingly on a clear path to passage in the Defense authorization bill, the federal community is now asking two simple questions — how will the Trump administration implement the law? And what if chief financial officers and deputy secretaries don’t play nicely and use the money from the IT savings for other priorities?

October 2, 2017 In The News

President Donald Trump’s new tech-themed White House team has made upgrading government technology a key talking point, but many federal agencies’ top technology positions remain unfilled and it’s unclear how quickly interim chief information officers can act.