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May 2, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – In honor of San Antonio’s Tricentennial Commemorative Week, U.S. Representative Will Hurd co-sponsored with his fellow San Antonio colleagues a bipartisan resolution recognizing the 300th anniversary of the Alamo City’s founding.

April 26, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, following the House of Representatives vote to impose sanctions on Iranian regime officials for politically-motivated human rights abuses and hostage-taking, including new sanctions for individuals complicit in politically-motivated detentions of Americans citizens. U.S. Representative Will Hurd released the following statement:

April 26, 2018 Hurd on the Hill: Local Columns

What do I think of when I think of summer vacation? A jellyfish sting.

April 25, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representatives Will Hurd and Henry Cuellar have introduced a bipartisan amendment to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Reauthorization Act of 2018, that supports active-duty military personnel and their families who frequently travel back and forth to Washington.

April 25, 2018 Press Release

EL PASO, TX – The El Paso Hispanic Chamber of Commerce was recognized by the state of Texas as Small Chamber of the Year and as Chamber of the Year at the 2018 U.S. Chamber Convention. Thrilled by the news, U.S. Representative Will Hurd issued the following statement:  

April 18, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Reps. Will Hurd (R-TX), Pete Aguilar (D-CA), Jeff Denham (R-CA) and Lujan Grisham (D-NM) announced that their bipartisan “queen-of-the-hill” rule to allow a floor debate on four DACA solution measures now has the support of 50 Republicans and 190 Democrats for a total of 240 cosponsors, easily surpassing the 218 votes needed to pass the measure through the House.

April 17, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – On April 17, U.S.

April 13, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Will Hurd (TX-23) introduced bipartisan legislation to reauthorize Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs (GEAR UP), a competitive grant program administered by the U.S.

April 10, 2018 Hurd on the Hill: Local Columns

Folks in the 23rd District know well that West Texas energy fuels our economy. In fact, the Texas portion of the Permian Basin alone provides more than 444,000 jobs, contributes more than $60.2 billion to the Gross State Product of Texas and generates $113.6 billion in economic output for local communities.

April 9, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – On April 5 and 6, U.S. Representative Will Hurd visited Brussels, Belgium for meetings with European Union (EU) and NATO officials.



In The News

June 15, 2018 In The News

Conflicting messages from President Trump and his aides over whether he would support a compromise immigration bill sent House Republicans into fits of confusion on Friday, further diminishing the bill’s fortunes ahead of a showdown vote next week.

June 15, 2018 In The News

Hacinados en carpas, con una temperatura exterior de más de 100 grados (37.8 centígrados) en el verano, cientos de niños inmigrantes separados de sus padres permanecerán en un albergue temporal en el Puerto de Entrada Marcelino Serna, al este del Condado de El Paso.

June 15, 2018 In The News

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has allocated $1.5 million for a pilot project to determine whether manmade wetlands can help filter pollution leaving San Antonio’s Mitchell Lake.

June 14, 2018 In The News

Nearly a year after U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions visited El Paso and called the border town "ground zero" in the federal government's war on cartel-related crime, the Trump administration has again zeroed in on the area.

This time the government's focus is on a quiet town on the outskirts of El Paso County: Tornillo. 

June 13, 2018 In The News

UPDATE: Residents say a Postal Service repair crew finally fixed their cluster mailboxes after our Trouble Shooters report Wednesday night, responding the very next morning. As we previously reported, the mailboxes had been vandalized a month ago, forcing homeowners to drive all the way to the post office to pick up mail and packages.

June 2, 2018 In The News

For 70 years, this farm along the banks of the Rio Grande has belonged to the family of Becky Jones and Frank J. Schuster.

The farm surrounds the Santa Ana Wildlife Refuge, and as children, Jones and Schuster wandered through the magical wonderland that provides respite to green jays, chachalacas and great kiskadees.

June 1, 2018 In The News

Area businesses and, ultimately, consumers likely will pay more for products ranging from a six-pack of beer to a car in the wake of tariffs placed on steel and aluminum imported from many of the United States’ closest trading partners, including Mexico.

May 31, 2018 In The News

Rep. Will Hurd on Thursday called President Trump’s decision to impose steel and aluminum tariffs on three trading partners “ridiculous,” and said the move would erode trust between the U.S. and its allies.

May 31, 2018 In The News

Potential legislation being conceptualized by a local congressman and his colleagues would create a new Cyber National Guard and could position San Antonio as a hub for the program.

May 29, 2018 In The News

The sixth version of the Federal IT Acquisition Reform Act (FITARA) scorecard wasn’t pretty. If Congress took away most agencies’ iPhones and grounded them for a week, it wouldn’t be surprising.