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December 6, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressmen Will Hurd (TX-23) and Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15) today joined Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) to introduce the Missing Persons and Unidentified Remains Act of 2018, a bill to help local jurisdictions improve the recording and reporting of missing persons and unidentified remains found in South Texas.

December 5, 2018 Press Release

PECOS, TX – Today, U.S. Representative Will Hurd (TX-23) named Joshua Price and Daniel Paris of Pecos High School the winners of this year’s TX-23 Congressional App Challenge, a competition aimed at encouraging high school students to code by creating their own digital applications.

December 5, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC -- The Fiber Optic Sensing Association (FOSA) today recognized Representative Will Hurd (R-TX) as a recipient of FOSA’s Champion of Innovation Award for 2018. The selection, based on the extraordinary leadership demonstrated by Hurd in the 115th Congress to make U.S.

November 30, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the House unanimously passed the Federal CIO Authorization Act of 2018, introduced by House IT Subcommittee Chair Will Hurd (TX-23) and Ranking Member Robin Kelly (IL-02) to strengthen national cybersecurity by elevating and reauthorizing the role of the Federal Chief Information Officer (CIO), who oversees the security of our digital infrastructure across the f

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November 27, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC Reps. Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02) and Will Hurd (TX-23) today recognized #GivingTuesday as part of a global day for giving, volunteerism, and service to others.

November 26, 2018 Hurd on the Hill: Local Columns

When South and West Texas come to mind, folks might think of mouthwatering breakfast tacos, breathtaking sunsets and a good worn-in pair of cowboy boots. And they’re not wrong. However, what is also synonymous with the 23rd District of Texas is the presence of our military bases.

November 20, 2018 Press Release

COTULLA— Yesterday, U.S. Representative Will Hurd (TX-23), U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX), and U.S. Representative Henry Cuellar (TX-28) visited the La Salle County Fire Rescue Department to announce a $1.6 million federal grant to increase staffing.

November 13, 2018 Hurd on the Hill: Local Columns

Along with being a mother, serving in the military is one of the most fulfilling roles I have played. I was eager to serve in our military to be part of something bigger than myself and make a difference. I wanted to assist our men and women in uniform in any way possible.

November 1, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Will Hurd received the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) Award for Manufacturing Legislative Excellence. The award is based on his votes in the 115th Congress on issues that are critical to manufacturing in the United States.

October 30, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – This week, Representative Will Hurd (TX-23) along with U.S. Senators John Cornyn and Ted Cruz sent a letter to U.S.

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In The News

December 12, 2018 In The News

Federal agencies are making significant strides when it comes to IT modernization, but lawmakers on Wednesday warned they shouldn’t get complacent.

December 11, 2018 In The News

A scathing new report finds one of the largest data breaches in U.S. history was "entirely preventable." A 14-month congressional investigation slammed credit rating agency Equifax for lacking preventative measures in a data breach that exposed the personal information of 148 million Americans last year. 

December 10, 2018 In The News

The Department of Health and Human Services will be in the hot seat before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee on Dec. 12 when its progress against the Federal IT Acquisition Reform Act (FITARA) will be scrutinized.

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December 10, 2018 In The News
The Senate cleared a bill to boost information sharing and data access at the Department of Homeland Security, sending it one step closer to the president's desk.
 
December 7, 2018 In The News

The Texas Department of Transportation was recently awarded $50 million in federal grants to pay for critical improvements needed to address safety and connectivity in the Permian Basin.

November 30, 2018 In The News

The House on Friday unanimously passed a bipartisan bill to elevate the role of the federal government's chief information officer.

November 29, 2018 In The News

As lawmakers called Thursday for stricter background checks and a public hearing to further investigate problems at a massive detention camp for migrant teens, the agency responsible for the shelter said it could take as long as a month to complete FBI fingerprint scans for the 2,100 staffers working there.

November 27, 2018 In The News

While they may not be home for Thanksgiving, those thousands of Army troops who are stationed on the Southwest Border will likely be back in their beds for Christmas, News Radio 1200 WOAI reports.

November 20, 2018 In The News

Just in time for Black Friday specials, a national consumer group is warning parents of potentially dangerous toys and gifts for kids.

On Tuesday, the U.S. Public Interest Research Group released its 33rd annual “Trouble in Toyland” report detailing hazardous and mislabeled toys, including concerns over tech items with recording devices.

November 14, 2018 In The News

With a new session of Congress–and a power shift in the House–looming in January, big tech companies are looking toward 2019 and possible new privacy legislation that will alter the shape of their business models.

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