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June 15, 2015 Hurd on the Hill: Local Columns

Let me ask you a question. Would you rather our best scientists spend their time in an office writing research grant proposals or in the laboratory finding a cure for cancer? This week in Congress we’re working on bipartisan legislation which promotes less of the former and more of the latter.

June 12, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – The U.S. House of Representatives today voted to reauthorize Trade Promotion Authority (TPA), the procedure used by Congress for decades to require the executive branch to consider congressional objectives when negotiating trade agreements. 

June 11, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – Legislation providing funding for the Department of Defense and our men and women in uniform passed the U.S. House of Representatives today. Included was language demonstrating Congressional support to fix an ongoing problem at Laughlin Air Force Base in Del Rio, Texas, represented by Congressman Will Hurd.

June 10, 2015 Press Release

San Antonio, TX – U.S Representative Will Hurd of the 23rd Congressional District of Texas released the following statement regarding the letter he submitted to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission(FERC)regarding the proposed Trans-Pecos Pipeline: 

June 1, 2015 Hurd on the Hill: Local Columns

Imagine $300 to $1,000 disappearing from your paycheck, despite the fact that you were working the same number of hours you normally do. Your dedication and work habits have not changed. The rigors of the job have remained the same. You’ve done nothing to merit the decrease and have little ability to fix it. Frustrating. For some families, possibly devastating.

May 21, 2015 Editorial
May 20, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – The U.S. House of Representatives passed legislation yesterday which reauthorizes civilian research programs at the National Science Foundation, the National Institute for Standards and Technology and other civilian science agencies.

May 20, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – Bipartisan legislation introduced by U.S.

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May 2, 2017 In The News

San Antonio's new World Heritage Site...the Spanish Colonial Missions, are badly in need of repairs, and a measure introduced by U.S. Rep Will Hurd would not only free up the money to do that, but it would allow all National Parks nationwide to engage in new ways of collecting private funding, News Radio 1200 WOAI reports.

May 2, 2017 In The News

City officials took advantage Monday of the inaugural Texas Sky flight to fly to Dallas for a series of meetings.

City Manager Henry Arredondo said Monday he hopes other Del Rio businesspeople will follow their lead.

May 1, 2017 In The News

The Borderland Project is focusing in on the vast expanse that is the Rio Grande.

 

The Texas Department of Public Safety uses 13 boats and 76 personnel members to cruise the waters of the Rio Grande.

 

May 1, 2017 In The News

Just days after its reintroduction in the House, Rep. Will Hurd’s, R-Texas, Modernizing Government Technology (MGT) Act has received an outpouring of industry support, praising the congressman’s leadership in Federal IT and the bill’s potential.

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May 1, 2017 In The News

The White House is standing up a technology council to revamp the government's IT and digital services.

Established May 1 through an executive order, the American Technology Council, chaired by President Donald Trump, sets out to "transform and modernize" federal IT and provide the president with tech policy advice.

May 1, 2017 In The News

A bipartisan group of House lawmakers has introduced a bill that aims to help federal agencies use savings from information technology initiatives to fund future IT modernization projects.

May 1, 2017 In The News

A bipartisan group of U.S. representatives from the House Information Technology Subcommittee has reintroduced the Modernizing Government Technology (MGT) Act designed to modernize the federal IT infrastructure while eliminating wasteful spending.

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May 1, 2017 In The News

President Donald Trump wants to modernize the federal government’s aging IT systems and the digital services they provide citizens, and he’s established a council of agency heads and federal executives to help him do it.

May 1, 2017 In The News

The secret weapon to this IT modernization conundrum that the federal community has been talking about for much of the last decade may come in the fiscal 2019 budget development process.

April 29, 2017 In The News

The policy proposals regarding a possible border adjustment tax or an abrogated NAFTA emerging out of Washington are troubling, but I also see them as an opportunity for outreach and education.

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