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March 26, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – The U.S. House of Representatives passed bipartisan legislation today that will increase seniors’ access to good doctors. This bill ensures a doctor’s ability to provide important medical care to people on Medicare.

March 25, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC –  Today, U.S. Representative Will Hurd (R-TX) joined his colleagues to pass a budget resolution which fully repeals the Affordable Care Act, restores vital defense spending and balances the federal budget in less than ten years without raising taxes.

March 24, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – In an effort to make it easier for veterans to receive health care when a VA facility is not easily accessible, U.S. Representative Will Hurd has cosponsored The Keeping our Promises to Veterans Act which will make additional reforms to Veterans Affairs.

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March 23, 2015 Hurd on the Hill: Local Columns

I’m not a conspiracy theorist, but the only reason that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) wants to regulate dry creek beds is because they want to get on your property. That’s unacceptable.

March 19, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – This week, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the EPA Science Advisory Board Reform Act in an effort to improve the EPA’s oversight process. Established in 1978, the Science Advisory Board (SAB) is critical in reviewing the scientific foundation for the EPA’s regulatory decisions.

March 12, 2015 Press Release

San Antonio, TX – U.S. Representative Will Hurd announced today that he will address students and attendees of the Fifth Annual Alamo Regional Robotics Competition being held in San Antonio on Friday, March 13. The Alamo Regional event is the largest FIRST Regional event in the United States.

March 11, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – The Department of Health and Human Services announced a grant award which will impact the 23rd Congressional District of Texas. Vida Y Salud-Health Systems, Inc., a community health center in Crystal City, will receive $2.3 million to continue providing primary, quality, comprehensive health care services to its patient population which is located in a rural and medi

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March 9, 2015 Hurd on the Hill: Local Columns

We were all outraged when news broke last year that some VA facilities were failing to provide the healthcare that veterans had earned and deserved and that some veterans might have actually died due to mismanagement and unethical practices. 

March 5, 2015 Editorial
WILL HURD, FOR THE EXPRESS-NEWS : MARCH 4, 2015 : Updated: March 4, 2015 6:03pm

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April 28, 2017 In The News

Rep. Will Hurd (R-Texas) is taking a second bite at the IT modernization apple. Hurd introduced the Modernizing Government Technology (MGT) Act April 28 with minor tweaks to assuage any concerns by the Congressional Budget Office.

April 28, 2017 In The News

A bipartisan group of lawmakers will reintroduce major legislation on Friday to overhaul the federal government's aging computer systems, but with a significantly scaled back dollar figure to keep it from stalling like it did at the end of last year, according to the bill's sponsor.

April 28, 2017 In The News

House members said Friday they are ready to take another crack at winning passage of legislation to make it easier for agencies to use money they save on IT spending to modernize their systems.

April 28, 2017 In The News

Rep. Will Hurd, R-Texas, plans to introduce legislation today designed to help federal agencies update their aging technology—and this time, it has White House backing.

April 27, 2017 In The News

You could call me an adopted child of the border.

April 27, 2017 In The News

A long-delayed cybersecurity executive order due out from the Trump administration could be a launching pad for a major push to replace outdated government technology, the House Homeland Security Chairman said Thursday.

April 27, 2017 In The News

The dust rises with the softest touch. It clings to your clothes, sucking the moisture from your skin, making breathing an effort.

When the wind blows - and it is blowing hard today - the earth billows up and races across the desert, rare clouds under a thirsty sky.

April 26, 2017 In The News

President Donald Trump has "the resolve to deal with the North Korean issue, no matter how difficult it is," Rep. Will Hurd said Wednesday after a classified White House briefing on dictator Kim Jong Un's nuclear and missile activities.

April 26, 2017 In The News

Republican Rep. Will Hurd (TX) poured cold water all over Donald Trump’s border wall: “Building a wall from sea to shining sea is the most expensive and least effective way to do border security.”

April 26, 2017 In The News

If Congress were to fail to pass a spending bill before the end of the day Friday, the government could shut down. That’s why President Trump just blinked. He shelved a plan to demand that funding for a border wall be included in that bill after both Democrats and Republicans voiced fierce opposition.

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