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July 27, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today U.S. Representative Will Hurd (R-TX) introduced the Secure Miles with All Resources and Technology (SMART) Act with Representatives Henry Cuellar (D-TX), David G.

July 24, 2017 Hurd on the Hill

My title is Representative, and I have the honor of representing the 23rd Congressional District of Texas. During my first term in office in 2015 and 2016, I hosted over 400 public meetings, called over 630,000 households for live telephone town hall meetings, responded to over 50,000 constituent letters, and put over 75,000 miles on my car crisscrossing the district.

July 14, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Will Hurd joined his colleagues in the House of Representatives in support of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2018, which determines funding levels and priorities for our nation’s common defense.

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July 11, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representative Will Hurd is pleased to announce that the House Energy and Water Appropriations bill includes $10 million in federal reimbursement for the Mission Reach Project in Bexar Country through the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Fiscal Year 2018 Work Plan.

July 10, 2017 Hurd on the Hill

Celebrating the Fourth of July often means good food, outdoor fun and eye-catching fireworks with friends and family. The anniversary of our nation’s founding should also cause reflection on the sacrifices made by so many patriots who have ensured the prosperity of our country and protected the values, ideals and people on which our Republic has been built.

June 27, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON— Congressman Will Hurd issued the following statement on the Trump Administration’s withdrawal of the Waters of the United States (WOTUS) rule:

June 26, 2017 Hurd on the Hill

When I was an undercover CIA officer, I served alongside real patriots. I got out of bed each day knowing that my colleagues and I were standing tall against those trying to harm America. For almost a decade, I was the guy in the back alleys at four o’clock in the morning chasing terrorists in groups like al-Qaeda, and collecting intelligence on threats to our homeland.

June 12, 2017 Hurd on the Hill

With 29 counties, two time zones and more than 800 miles of U.S.-Mexico border, the 23rd Congressional District of Texas is certainly one of the most unique congressional districts in the nation.

June 9, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- Recently, U.S. Secretary of Veterans Affairs Dr. David J. Shulkin announced his decision to implement the same Electronic Health Record (EHR) system for the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) as the Department of Defense (DoD), in an effort to synchronize patients’ healthcare records once they leave the military.

June 8, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – On Thursday after the House of Representatives passed the Financial CHOICE Act to replace Dodd-Frank, U.S. Representative Will Hurd released the following statement:

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In The News

September 25, 2017 In The News

The 27th annual survey of federal chief information officers by Grant Thornton and the Professional Services Council should serve as a warning to Congress and the Trump administration.

September 25, 2017 In The News

Rep. Will Hurd (R-Texas) said he wants federal CIOs to get up to speed on the modernization tools provided in the recently passedModernizing Government Technology Act as quickly as possible -- but worries that that the slow pace of hiring may limit the law's potential impact at some agencies.

September 25, 2017 In The News

If one lawmaker gets his way, a corps of tech companies will contribute a handful of employees to the federal government each quarter, for ten days at a time.

It’s part of a plan Rep. Will Hurd, R-Texas, calls the “Cyber National Guard,” and he and his legislative staff are working on making it a reality, he said at a Professional Services Council event in Washington Monday.

September 25, 2017 In The News

With the Modernizing Government Technology Act making solid progress in Congress, Rep. Will Hurd sees a big test ahead for top-level federal CIOs.

September 23, 2017 In The News

Two congressmen from Texas took to the airwaves to share their thoughts on important issues at the Texas Tribune Festival 2017 on Saturday.

September 21, 2017 In The News

A long-anticipated, bipartisan bill designed to help modernize the government’s use of information technology was approved this week by the U.S. Senate.

The legislation, introduced by U.S. Rep. Will Hurd (R-Texas), could have far-reaching impacts on government cybersecurity and technology practices.

September 20, 2017 In The News

A report with information from all of the agencies’ risk management reports will be sent to President Donald Trump to review by Oct. 8, even though the government still lacks a Federal CIO.

September 20, 2017 In The News

The Modernizing Government Technology Act passed the Senate on Sept 18 as part of the annual defense bill, and is expected to become law before the end of the year, once the language is hammered out. 

What does this mean for Federal CIOs and chief acquisitions officers?

September 19, 2017 In The News

The annual Yalta European Strategy conference, funded in part by FORBES-listed Ukrainian billionaire Victor Pinchuk ended with its usual flare of anti-Russia rhetoric and odes to a corruption-free Ukraine. The narrative is the same as it has been since the conference moved to Kiev from Yalta in Crimea after Russia annexed it in 2014. The message: the Russians are coming for you, Europe.

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