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July 23, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Reps. Will Hurd (R-Texas) and Robin Kelly (D-Ill.) in consultation with the Bipartisan Policy Center today released the first of four white papers about a national artificial intelligence strategy. The congressmen have worked with BPC for almost a year to craft the pillars of a national AI strategy. The first white paper centers around artificial intelligence in the workplace.

July 22, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Rep. Will Hurd (R-Texas) voted to pass the bipartisan Great American Outdoors Act, landmark legislation to protect public lands. Hurd, a co-chair of the Congressional National Parks Caucus, represents eight national parks and historic sites.

July 21, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Rep. Will Hurd (R-Texas) joined his colleagues today in supporting the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2021, which determines funding levels and priorities for our nation’s military and national defense programs.

July 16, 2020 Press Release

SAN ANTONIO – Today, Reps. Will Hurd (R-Texas), Brian Fitzpatrick (R-Pa.), Anthony Brindisi (D-N.Y.) and Jared Golden (D-Maine), introduced the Defund Cities that Defund the Police Act.

July 15, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, the House Appropriations Committee adopted legislation including an amendment, introduced by Reps.

July 13, 2020 Hurd on the Hill: Local Columns

Many of us are learning to adapt to our new normal during this pandemic, including Congress. Unfortunately, the appropriations process doesn’t get talked about nearly enough because it’s not an exciting topic, however, it’s one of the main reasons constituents put us in office. I flew into DC last week and since then have been heads down ensuring we are doing our best with your tax dollars.

July 9, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Rep. Will Hurd (R-Texas) today announced the Ysleta del Sur Pueblo Tribe in El Paso will receive a grant of more than $56,000 from the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS), the federal agency responsible for AmeriCorps and other national service programs.

July 7, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Rep. Will Hurd (R-Texas) today wrote U.S. Department of the Interior Secretary, David Bernhardt, requesting support for the restoration of Comanche Springs in West Texas. 

July 6, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Rep. Will Hurd (R-Texas) joined several colleagues today in calling for the Department of Defense Inspector General’s Office to conduct an independent investigation into Spc. Vanessa Guillen’s disappearance and murder.

July 1, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Rep. Will Hurd (R-Texas) released the following statement today as the landmark United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement enters into full implementation:


In The News

June 4, 2019 In The News

WASHINGTON (JTA) — Three black and two Jewish members of the U.S. House of Representatives from both parties launched a black-Jewish caucus.

May 13, 2019 In The News

Texas A&M University San Antonio broke ground on a new academic and administration building and announced a $1 million gift Monday at a celebration marking 10 years as a standalone university.

May 13, 2019 In The News

The Federal Aviation Administration has not passed a new safety regulation that legislators say would fortify supervision of the hot-air balloon industry and help avoid fatal crashes similar to a Texas crash that killed 16 people almost three years ago.

May 13, 2019 In The News

Sixteen people were killed in a 2016 balloon crash near Lockhart.

They died because the pilot, Alfred “Skip” Nichols, flew his commercial hot air balloon into high voltage power lines.

May 2, 2019 In The News

Washington, 1 may (EFE).- Un grupo bipartidista de congresistas de EE.UU.

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.