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January 14, 2020 Hurd on the Hill: Local Columns

Over the past week, you may have seen news coverage of the death of Qassem Soleimani and escalating tensions between the United States and Iran. The events that have unfolded over the last few weeks have made it even clearer that the Iranian regime and its proxies are the responsible parties for the escalation of tensions between our two countries.

January 9, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC — U.S. Representative Will Hurd (TX-23), who spent nearly a decade as an undercover officer in the CIA and served in the Middle East, spoke on the House Floor today regarding the War Powers Resolution being put forward by House Democrats in response to the death of Qassem Soleimani.

January 9, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC — U.S. Representative Will Hurd (TX-23) joined his colleagues in passing several bipartisan bills yesterday to support the more than 30 million small businesses across our nation and help those who are transitioning from being incarcerated back into civilian life in becoming entrepreneurs.

Last night the House passed:

January 8, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC — U.S. Representative Will Hurd (TX-23) a former CIA officer, cybersecurity entrepreneur and IT Subcommittee Chair, proudly joined his colleagues today to pass several bills to increase broadband capabilities and ensure the United States continues leading the way in 5G.

January 8, 2020 Editorial

Originally published in the Washington Examiner on January 8, 2020.

December 31, 2019 Hurd on the Hill: Local Columns

The U.S. House has done its job: The United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement has been passed and is on its way to the U.S. Senate. Those of us who live and work in South and West Texas know well that the United States and Mexico share a very special economic relationship. We count on cross-border commerce to serve as an economic engine across local communities.

December 20, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the bipartisan bill by U.S.

December 19, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Will Hurd (TX-23) proudly supported the House passage of the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA). Rep. Hurd served as a member of the Republican Whip Team to ensure support for this landmark trade deal and has been a tireless advocate for free trade with Mexico and Canada throughout his time in Congress.

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May 2, 2019 In The News

U.S. Rep. Will Hurd (R- TX Dist. 23) spoke to KFOX14 Morning News anchor John Purvis Wednesday.

May 2, 2019 In The News

WASHINGTON, D.C. (NEXSTAR) — The museums on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., include national museums dedicated to Native Americans and African Americans — now lawmakers are introducing a bill to build the National Museum of the American Latino.

New Jersey Democratic Senator Bob Menendez says the largest minority in America is not represented in Washington. 

April 17, 2019 In The News

SAN ANTONIO — The Alamo City's popularity as a destination for large events with hundred of thousands of visitors is earning it some major bucks!

Last week, San Antonio was awarded a $3.25 million grant for Terrorism Preparedness Operations. 

April 5, 2019 In The News

Rep. Will Hurd said federal agents are overwhelmed at the U.S.-Mexico border.

He said, last month alone, 100,000 people crossed illegally into the U.S. Yet, for perspective, he said in all of last year, 400,000 people crossed the border.

March 27, 2019 In The News

U.S. Rep. Will Hurd (R-TX) on March 11 signed on as the lead original cosponsor of bipartisan, bicameral legislation that would bolster the federal government’s cybersecurity around its internet of things (IoT) devices.

March 11, 2019 In The News

“We’re going to see two internets—one controlled by China and one controlled by everyone else.”

March 11, 2019 In The News

A panel of politicians and political scientists spoke at the Jack Morton Auditorium Wednesday about the importance of youth political engagement.

March 6, 2019 In The News

Executive Mosaic is honored to introduce Rep. Will Hurd, R-Texas, as an inductee into the 2019 Wash100 — Executive Mosaic’s annual selection of the most influential voices in the government contracting arena — for his efforts to strengthen U.S. national security.

February 26, 2019 In The News

Announcing a two-day series of conversations at SXSW 2019 in collaboration with The Texas Tribune. Conversations About America’s Future will bring together some of the nation’s top political leaders, whose ideas and visions for the future will shape our country through 2020 and beyond.

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