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October 29, 2018 Press Release

SAN ANTONIO, TX – Today, the San Antonio River Authority (SARA) hosted U.S. Representative Will Hurd (TX-23) and House Energy and Water Development Appropriations Subcommittee Chairman Michael K. Simpson (ID-02) at San Antonio’s Mission Reach Restoration Project on the fifth anniversary of construction completion. Chairman Simpson was recognized for his instrumental role in helping Rep.

October 26, 2018 Press Release

SAN ANTONIO, TX - Today, Congressmen Will Hurd (TX-23) Henry Cuellar (TX-28) attended an event at Mitchell Lake, where they were recognized by the San Antonio Water System (SAWS) for their efforts in helping secure $1.5 million in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ (USACE) FY18 Work Plan to initiate a study on the restoration of the lake.

October 15, 2018 Hurd on the Hill: Local Columns

When someone says the word “hygiene,” what do you think of? You likely think of brushing your teeth, washing your face or hopping in the shower. However, what’s just as important in today’s increasingly digital world is your cyber hygiene.

October 1, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representative Will Hurd (TX-23) joined Reps. Raul Grijalva (AZ-03), Leonard Lance (NJ-07) and David McKinley (WV-01) to introduce a bipartisan bill to ensure the continued success of libraries and museums across the nation. The Museum and Library Services Act (H.R.

October 1, 2018 Hurd on the Hill: Local Columns

As your Representative, my bosses are each of you, the nearly 800,000 people I represent across the 23rd District of Texas. That’s why whenever I’m not voting in Congress, I’m back home crisscrossing the 29 counties of TX-23 and meeting with as many folks as I can.

September 28, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – This week U.S. Representative Will Hurd (TX-23) voted to support Tax Reform 2.0, composed of three bills that help provide certainty for families, workers and small businesses across South and West Texas, including:

September 26, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the House passed U.S. Representative Will Hurd’s bipartisan legislation to streamline bureaucratic inefficiencies that have impacted safety and fair compensation for our nation’s Border Patrol agents.

September 26, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Will Hurd (TX-23) proudly supported an appropriations package that funds the Departments of Defense, Labor, and Health and Human Services through Fiscal Year 2019. The bill includes funding for educational grants, the Meals on Wheels program, and a pay raise for men and women in the military, amongst others.

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November 12, 2018 In The News

SAN ANTONIO - A new center in Bexar County is hoping to prepare veterans who are transitioning out of service.

The new Military and Veterans Services Center opened by Fort Sam Houston.

The center's goal is to target service members who are within six months of leaving their branch of service to help find jobs and better prepare for life outside the military.

November 12, 2018 In The News

County leaders officially opened the Bexar County Military Transition Center on Monday morning, coinciding with the observance of Veterans Day.

The center aims to work with active duty service members in the San Antonio area within six months of their separation from the military to facilitate a smooth transition to civilian life, Bexar County Commissioner Kevin Wolff (Pct. 3) said.

October 29, 2018 In The News

Mitchell Lake served for decades as a big, stinky holding pond for San Antonio’s sewage, but now it is considered a hidden gem on the South Side as a refuge for hundreds of bird species.

October 29, 2018 In The News

A former sewage treatment facility repurposed as a bird-watching destination is poised to become bigger with $1.5 million in federal funds awarded to help add wetlands to the property.

October 26, 2018 In The News

VIA Metropolitan Transit is rolling out several smart transit initiatives designed to make riding the bus easier for San Antonio residents and visitors. 

VIA on Thursday demonstrated new cellphone capabilities and digital kiosks that it will deploy at 30 locations.

October 25, 2018 In The News

VIA Metropolitan Transit demonstrated a new app Thursday to promote multimodal transit, unveiled plans to roll out 24/7 customer service via a chatbot, and announced sales of its day passes have gone up 500 percent since launching a mobile payment system.

October 23, 2018 In The News

U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry's recent visit to San Antonio to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the Eagle Ford Shale discovery also put a spotlight on cybersecurity in the energy sector.

October 23, 2018 In The News

The city of Presidio is rebuilding its international bridge to reinvigorate trade at the Mexican border.

This bridge can make all the difference for this small town.

Local leaders celebrated the groundbreaking for a new Presidio-Ojinada international rail bridge.

 

October 23, 2018 In The News

La línea de ferrocarril South Orient se extiende en 391 millas, desde la frontera de Texas-México en Presidio a través de San Angelo hasta el sur de Coleman.

October 23, 2018 In The News

An old West Texas rail line is one step closer to re-opening.

This week, county and state officials broke ground in Presidio on a $35-million project to reconstruct the South Orient Rail Line.

 

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