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August 12, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Rep. Will Hurd (R-Texas) today announced more than $800,000 in workforce grants for the Ysleta del Sur Pueblo Tribe in El Paso through the U.S. Department of Labor’s Indian and Native American Programs (INAP). INAP provides grants that fund adult and youth job training opportunities at the local level.

August 12, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, co-chairs of the Jewish Latino Congressional Caucus, Reps. Will Hurd (R-Texas), Adriano Espaillat (D-N.Y.), Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-Fla.), Eliot Engel (D-N.Y.) and Mario Diaz Balart (R-Fla.) released the following statement in support of the No Hate Act:

Key excerpts from the joint statement are below:

August 11, 2020 Hurd on the Hill: Local Columns

To fully understand American history, we have to understand all our history, which must include the contribution of the American Latino.

August 5, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Rep. Will Hurd (R-Texas) today announced local public housing authorities (PHAs) will receive a second round of funding through the Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) Program, administered by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. The program provides assistance to vulnerable populations to ensure access to proper housing.

July 31, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON — Rep. Will Hurd (R-Texas) a member of the Transportation, Housing and Urban Development Appropriations Subcommittee, today announced more than $1.4 million in new federal funding for two local airports.

July 30, 2020 Editorial

Originally published in the Houston Chronicle on July 30, 2020.

July 30, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Reps. Will Hurd (R-Texas), Robin Kelly (D-Ill.), the Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) and Georgetown University’s Center for Security and Emerging Technology released guidelines for national security considerations that must be addressed in a national AI strategy.

July 27, 2020 Hurd on the Hill: Local Columns

Up until I was 20 years old, the only thing that came to my mind when I thought of nature was a painful jellyfish sting I received  as a kid during my family’s only summer vacation. It was our first time heading to the beach. Needless to say, I stayed away from the ocean for some time after that experience.

July 27, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON — Rep. Will Hurd (R-Texas), as the lead cosponsor,  joined his colleagues today in passing H.R. 2420, the National Museum of the American Latino Act, which takes the first step in establishing the National Museum of the American Latino within the Smithsonian Institution. 

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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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October 18, 2019 In The News

The public is invited to a ceremony where U.S. Rep. Will Hurd will present a flag flown over the Capitol Building in Washington, D.C., to Mayor Don McLaughlin, representing the city of Uvalde. The flag is being offered to be flown at the grave of John Nance Garner.

The ceremony will be held on Saturday at 3 p.m. at the Uvalde Cemetery, 1301 W. Main St.

October 3, 2019 In The News

U.S. Rep. Will Hurd said leaders must address the immigration crisis at our southern borders and also called for more streamlined procedures to allow legal immigration during a lecture at Texas A&M University Wednesday night.

October 3, 2019 In The News
U.S. Rep Will Hurd, R-Helotes, bounded onto an Annenberg Presidential Conference Center stage Wednesday night, and the hundreds of attendees who filled the auditorium to near-capacity leapt to their feet and gave the former Texas A&M student body president a standing ovation.
 
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August 20, 2019 In The News

U.S. Congressman Will Hurd (R-23rd Dist. of Texas) was selected as the 2019 Mr. Amistad and Fiesta de Amistad grand marshal, the International Good Neighbor Council Del Rio Chapter announced.

IGNC Del Rio President Elsa Reyes announced the selection of Hurd as this year’s Mr. Amistad and Fiesta de Amistad grand marshal.

August 14, 2019 In The News

It feels like months ago. Except it's only been 10 days. Ten days since a 21-year-old white supremacist entered a Walmart in El Paso, Texas, and killed 22 people while injuring 26 others. Mothers, fathers, husbands, wives, aunts, uncles, children, friends.

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