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September 23, 2015 Hurd on the Hill: Local Columns

I’m going to share a secret with you that many folks in Congress don’t know.

Washington, D.C. is not the center of the universe.

September 22, 2015 Press Release

San Antonio, TX—U.S. Representative Will Hurd brought Washington to San Antonio today to learn from local experts how federal IT servers can be converted over to a less costly and more secure cloud computing system. UTSA, which boasts the nation’s top-ranked cybersecurity program, hosted the hearing entitled “The State of the Cloud” which drew tech aficionados, students, and local reporters.

September 21, 2015 Editorial

Will Hurd, Guest column11:58 a.m. MDT September 21, 2015 - El Paso Times

September 18, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Today, U.S. Representative Will Hurd (R-TX) voted with 240 of his colleagues in the House of Representatives to withhold funding from Planned Parenthood for a one-year period unless they certify not to perform any elective abortions, with exceptions based on saving the life of the mother, rape, and incest.

September 11, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – The U.S. House of Representatives voted this week on three pieces of legislation regarding the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPA), also known as the Iran nuclear deal. The first expressed the need for all documents relating to the deal to be turned over to Congress for proper oversight.

September 8, 2015 Hurd on the Hill: Local Columns

My staff and I spent August traveling throughout the 23rd Congressional District of Texas meeting with constituents, business owners and elected officials while eating delicious frozen treats at several of our local Dairy Queens. We called it our DC to DQ tour and it was all about listening to you.

September 4, 2015 Press Release

Alpine, TX – U.S. Representative Will Hurd congratulated the University of Texas San Antonio for being named by the Department of Homeland Security as the Information Sharing and Analysis Organizations (ISAO) Standards Organization.

August 24, 2015 Hurd on the Hill: Local Columns

For almost four decades, there’s been a ban on exporting U.S. crude. While it’s not always the case, most decisions made almost 40 years ago by the federal government rarely still reflect the current political or economic realities of the world. That’s certainly the case with this ban.

August 14, 2015 Press Release

San Antonio, TX – Congressmen Will Hurd (R-TX) and Henry Cuellar (D-TX) today claimed success in their efforts to encourage Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker to accept a proposal from Mexico’s state-owned petroleum company, PEMEX, to swap light U.S.

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In The News

May 19, 2017 In The News

Rachel Martin talks to GOP Rep. Will Hurd of Texas about this week's news involving President Trump. Including, the Department of Justice naming a special counsel to take over the FBI's Russia probe.

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RACHEL MARTIN, HOST:

May 18, 2017 In The News

As the country honors the service and sacrifice of law enforcement during National Police Week, the U.S. Senate passed legislation that would provide support to state and local law enforcement to hire military veterans.

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May 18, 2017 In The News

In the culmination of a years-long bipartisan effort to give flexibility to government employees who travel for work, President Donald Trump on Tuesday signed the Modernizing Government Travel Act, which paves the way for federal workers to receive reimbursement for official travel on Uber, Lyft and even Capital Bikeshare.

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May 18, 2017 In The News

WASHINGTON - U.S. Rep. Will Hurd, who has been more outspoken than many other Republicans on allegations surrounding the White House, said Thursday he is eager to see former FBI Director James Comey’s memos alleging that President Donald Trump pressured him to drop an investigation.

May 15, 2017 In The News

TORNILLO — Pecan farmer Shannon Ivey is all for increasing border security.

People who crossed the border illegally used to regularly cut through the fourth-generation Texan’s property in this small farming town about 40 miles from El Paso.

May 15, 2017 In The News

President Trump is banking on Congress to approve federal funding for his planned border wall this fall, but Republican lawmakers are not guaranteeing it, raising questions about whether his most prominent campaign promise will ever come to fruition.

May 13, 2017 In The News

WASHINGTON - Two days after President Donald Trump signed an annual spending bill stripped of funds to build a border wall, the Republican National Committee sent out a petition from “Trump Headquarters.” It carried a blunt warning:

“Either Congress funds President Trump’s much-needed border wall - or we LOSE the midterm elections.

May 13, 2017 In The News

Tech groups are hopeful the Trump administration will do more to modernize the government's technology systems on the heels of a new executive order on cybersecurity.

President Trump's cyber order provides new steps for agencies to boost their security and counter digital threats, and was well received by industry groups.

May 11, 2017 In The News

WASHINGTON — After hackers stole sensitive data on 22 million federal workers and applicants, an investigation revealed the information was stored on a 30-year-old mainframe system written in computer language developed in the 1960s.

May 10, 2017 In The News

WASHINGTON – Amid the political skirmishing over President Donald Trump's decision to fire FBI Director James Comey, the White House received the backing Wednesday of Texas' two Republican senators.

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