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July 19, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Will Hurd (TX-23) supported a Minibus Appropriations Bill for Fiscal Year 2019 (FY19) that includes several wins for the 23rd District of Texas, including:

July 13, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representative Will Hurd (TX-23), who spent nearly a decade as an undercover officer in the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), was proud to support reauthorization of the intelligence community (IC) which includes the CIA and the fifteen other member agencies that perform intelligence activities to keep Americans safe.

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July 9, 2018 Hurd on the Hill: Local Columns

When I was in grade school, at least one teacher always had a sign in the classroom that said “reading is fundamental.” This is as true now as it was then. Learning how to read is a fundamental skill that can determine the course of one’s life. But you don’t have to take my word for it – the statistics speak for themselves.

June 28, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Will Hurd voted with his colleagues in support of the Fiscal Year 2019 (FY19) Department of Defense Appropriations Act which funds the necessary resources for our armed forces to keep Americans safe, modernizes training and equipment, and gives our men and women in uniform their biggest pay raise in nine years.

June 25, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Last week, U.S. Representative Will Hurd met separately with El Salvador Ambassador to the U.S. Claudia Ivette Canjura de Centeno and Honduras Ambassador to the U.S. Marlon Tábora Muñoz to discuss the root causes of the current immigration crisis.

June 25, 2018 Hurd on the Hill: Local Columns

Did you eat today? Did you put on clothes? If you answered yes to one or both of these questions, you have a farmer or a rancher to thank. We often forget that the everyday goods we rely on to survive exist because of the hours of hard work put in each day by the men and women of our nation’s agriculture industry.

June 22, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Yesterday, U.S. Representative Will Hurd voted to support the Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018, commonly known as the Farm Bill, which provides our nation’s farmers and ranchers with certainty and stability to continue feeding America. Among other benefits, the Farm Bill:

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June 21, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Prior to the House vote on the Border Security and Immigration Reform Act of 2018, U.S. Representative Will Hurd issued the following statement:

June 15, 2018 Press Release

SAN ANTONIO, TX – This week, San Antonio’s Mitchell Lake Audubon Center, a 600-acre bird paradise on the Southside, was allocated $1.5 million from the Army Corps of Engineers’ (USACE) Fiscal Year 2018 Work Plan for a study that will initiate the restoration of the lake’s ecosystem and surrounding habitat. Rep.

June 13, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, S. 2397, the Senate companion to U.S. Representative Will Hurd’s DHS Data Framework Act, was unanimously approved by the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. In response to this great news, Hurd released the following statement:

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In The News

July 26, 2018 In The News

Legacy IT systems continue to limit the overall effectiveness of other cybersecurity solutions, federal CIO Suzette Kent told lawmakers at a July 25 House hearing, but she said the administration is making progress. A report to the president on IT modernization included 52 tasks for federal agencies, many of which deal with cybersecurity.

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July 25, 2018 In The News

“Artificial intelligence is a technology that transcends borders,” Rep. Will Hurd (R-Texas) said during a House hearing on the technology earlier this year.

July 25, 2018 In The News

The lead sponsor of the Modernizing Government Technology Act expressed confidence that congressional appropriators will eventually replenish a revolving fund for IT modernization, but unresolved issues regarding transparency need to be addressed.

July 25, 2018 In The News

The United States National Parks have been in need of a jump start on overdue maintenance projects for a while, and there may now be some hope.

July 23, 2018 In The News

A Texas congressman warned of the growing threat quantum computing presents if competitors such as Russia or China achieve the technological feat first.

July 23, 2018 In The News
After spending almost a decade fighting terrorists in the Middle East, Rep. Will Hurd took on a new mission - politics. He now helps the American people by representing the 23rd district of Texas.
 
July 20, 2018 In The News

 Republican Rep. Will Hurd – a former CIA agent – blasted President Trump for failing to defend the U.S. intelligence community and allowing himself to be manipulated by Russia.

July 17, 2018 In The News

There was an unmistakable somberness Tuesday morning at what should have been a joyful event.

U.S. Reps. Will Hurd, R-Helotes, and Beto O'Rourke, D-El Paso, were at the National Press Club in downtown Washington to accept the Prize for Civility in Public Life, an award from Allegheny College in Pennsylvania.

July 17, 2018 In The News

It's a tale of two congressmen, mired in tough partisan brawls and yet rising above the divisiveness enough to be crowned Tuesday with an award for civility.

Democrat Beto O'Rourke is trying to topple Sen. Ted Cruz. Republican Will Hurd is battling for survival in the next district over -- political turf that has toggled between the parties almost every election for a decade.

July 17, 2018 In The News

It was an unlikely "bromance" of two Texas congressmen, one a Republican, the other a Democrat.

Bound together by flight delays and cancellations from snowy weather up north, they decided to rent a car from San Antonio and drive together to Washington, D.C.

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