WASHINGTON— Congressman Will Hurd issued the following statement on the Trump Administration’s withdrawal of the Waters of the United States (WOTUS) rule:
When I was an undercover CIA officer, I served alongside real patriots. I got out of bed each day knowing that my colleagues and I were standing tall against those trying to harm America. For almost a decade, I was the guy in the back alleys at four o’clock in the morning chasing terrorists in groups like al-Qaeda, and collecting intelligence on threats to our homeland.
With 29 counties, two time zones and more than 800 miles of U.S.-Mexico border, the 23rd Congressional District of Texas is certainly one of the most unique congressional districts in the nation.
Washington, D.C.- Recently, U.S. Secretary of Veterans Affairs Dr. David J. Shulkin announced his decision to implement the same Electronic Health Record (EHR) system for the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) as the Department of Defense (DoD), in an effort to synchronize patients’ healthcare records once they leave the military.
Washington, D.C. – On Thursday after the House of Representatives passed the Financial CHOICE Act to replace Dodd-Frank, U.S. Representative Will Hurd released the following statement:
WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representative Will Hurd joined a bipartisan group of 11 Members of Congress to Mexico City Monday for the U.S.-Mexico Interparliamentary Group (IPG) meeting.
WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representative Will Hurd has announced that he will serve as one of the four inaugural co-chairs of the new Congressional Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSI) Caucus, which serves to ensure that the 472 HSI’s in the United States are advocated for in Congress.
WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) and U.S. Representative Will Hurd (TX-23) released the following statements after their bipartisan legislation, the American Law Enforcement Heroes Act, was signed into law by President Trump today. The legislation prioritizes U.S.
SAN ANTONIO, TX - After introducing bipartisan legislation last week that will jumpstart overdue maintenance projects in National Parks, U.S.
PRESIDIO, TX - The Presidential Permit for the Presidio-Ojinaga infrastructure project in the 23rd Congressional District of Texas was approved this week, indicating final approval of a long and tedious process to widen the local Port of Entry one lane in either direction to accommodate 18-wheelers.
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In 2007, Facebook’s presence in Washington was established by a 23-year-old employee working out of his apartment. He would spend much of his time giving free advice to members of Congress, who wanted to know how they could use the unfamiliar website to win votes and influence people. Ten years on the questions from lawmakers are far less innocent.
The lack of permanent officials filling top cybersecurity roles in the federal government will not impede a push by the new administration to modernize technology across agencies, Rep. Will Hurd (R-Texas) said Friday.
CIOs of federal agencies that fail to fully comply with the standards laid out in the Federal Information Technology Acquisition Reform Act can expect to be dragged into more "boring hearings," according to Rep. Will Hurd (R-Texas).
The Homeland Security Department will begin standing up a dashboard in October that shows cyber officials what software is running across most of the civilian federal government and points out dangerous vulnerabilities, a top department official said Friday.
Rep. Will Hurd, R-Texas, said that he plans to track the IT modernization working capital fund, which will come from his Modernization Government Technology Act, on the FITARA scorecard.
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The Modernizing Government Technology is no stranger to the goal line.
Having twice passed the House and recently passed the Senate as an amendment to the fiscal 2018 National Defense Authorization Act, the IT modernization bill is a proverbial whisker away from becoming a law.
But the question now becomes when it does pass, who will be there to implement it?
En el marco de celebraciones del Mes de la Herencia Hispana, la Comisión Histórica de Texas produjo un documental que destaca a un veterano de guerra de la región.
El documental “World War I: Texas and the Great War”, forma parte de la exhibición rodante de la Comisión e incluye las hazañas del soldado a del soldado Marcelino Serna.
President Trump's signature campaign issue was his promise to build a wall along the U.S.-Mexican border and make Mexico pay for it. Having shown new flexibility on both the border wall and amnesty for illegal immigrants, he may have fenced himself in on immigration.
But will he pay for it?