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June 1, 2018 Press Release

EAGLE PASS, TX – This week, the City of Eagle Pass was awarded $200,000 from Texas Parks and Wildlife’s Recreational Trails grant program. This grant funding will be used to begin the City’s “Community Trails Network Project” to provide safe, accessible pathways from schools and parks across the community. U.S.

June 1, 2018 Press Release

SALT FLAT, TX – This week, the Guadalupe Ridge Trail, which begins in the 23rd District of Texas’s Guadalupe Mountains National Park and spans all the way to New Mexico, received the designation of National Recreation Trail by the U.S. Department of the Interior. Excited about this news, U.S.

June 1, 2018 Press Release

DEL RIO, TX – Following U.S. Representative Will Hurd’s successful efforts last Congress to bring commercial flights to Del Rio, today a new flight from Del Rio International Airport (DRT) to Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) has been announced. In response to the news, Hurd released the following statement:

May 31, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representative Will Hurd released the following statement in response to the Administration’s announcement to impose new steel and aluminum tariffs on our allies in Mexico, Canada and the European Union:

May 24, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today U.S. Representative Will Hurd supported the FY2019 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), which authorizes funding for our military and national defense. The NDAA passed the House this morning with overwhelmingly bipartisan support and ensures we are prepared to face modern threats by:

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May 22, 2018 Press Release

SAN ANTONIO, TX – The City of San Antonio has been awarded $1.5 million by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency to address local needs in order to prevent, protect against, mitigate, and respond to acts of terrorism. Thrilled by the news, U.S. Representative Will Hurd released the following statement:

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May 21, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Will Hurd introduced bipartisan legislation to improve the overtime payment process for our Customs and Border Patrol agents. H.R.

May 21, 2018 Hurd on the Hill: Local Columns

When you hear the phrase “national security,” what comes to mind? The goals of protecting our homeland from intruders, cultivating a strong military and encouraging thoughtful foreign policy certainly are important pieces of the puzzle. However, ensuring a quality education for today’s students is also a vital component.

May 16, 2018 Hurd on the Hill: Local Columns

During the nine-and-a-half years I spent as an undercover officer in the CIA, I worked alongside my colleagues in the intelligence community, the diplomatic corps, and the military to prevent another terrorist attack like our nation experienced on September 11, 2001.  While we were fighting this battle on the international stage, the brave men and women at police departments across the country

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In The News

July 25, 2018 In The News

The lead sponsor of the Modernizing Government Technology Act expressed confidence that congressional appropriators will eventually replenish a revolving fund for IT modernization, but unresolved issues regarding transparency need to be addressed.

July 25, 2018 In The News

The United States National Parks have been in need of a jump start on overdue maintenance projects for a while, and there may now be some hope.

July 23, 2018 In The News

A Texas congressman warned of the growing threat quantum computing presents if competitors such as Russia or China achieve the technological feat first.

July 23, 2018 In The News
After spending almost a decade fighting terrorists in the Middle East, Rep. Will Hurd took on a new mission - politics. He now helps the American people by representing the 23rd district of Texas.
 
July 20, 2018 In The News

 Republican Rep. Will Hurd – a former CIA agent – blasted President Trump for failing to defend the U.S. intelligence community and allowing himself to be manipulated by Russia.

July 17, 2018 In The News

There was an unmistakable somberness Tuesday morning at what should have been a joyful event.

U.S. Reps. Will Hurd, R-Helotes, and Beto O'Rourke, D-El Paso, were at the National Press Club in downtown Washington to accept the Prize for Civility in Public Life, an award from Allegheny College in Pennsylvania.

July 17, 2018 In The News

It's a tale of two congressmen, mired in tough partisan brawls and yet rising above the divisiveness enough to be crowned Tuesday with an award for civility.

Democrat Beto O'Rourke is trying to topple Sen. Ted Cruz. Republican Will Hurd is battling for survival in the next district over -- political turf that has toggled between the parties almost every election for a decade.

July 17, 2018 In The News

It was an unlikely "bromance" of two Texas congressmen, one a Republican, the other a Democrat.

Bound together by flight delays and cancellations from snowy weather up north, they decided to rent a car from San Antonio and drive together to Washington, D.C.

July 16, 2018 In The News

President Trump ignited a firestorm among Republicans after he failed to hold Russian President Vladimir Putin accountable for interfering in the 2016 election during the summit in Helsinki, Finland.

During the conference, Trump sided with Putin over U.S. intelligence agencies on Russians meddling.

July 16, 2018 In The News

President Donald Trump has been "manipulated" by Russia's Vladimir Putin, Rep. Will Hurd, R-Texas, a former CIA agent said Monday.

In remarks on CNN's "The Lead," Hurd lashed out at the joint news conference by Trump and Putin after their one-on-one as "disinformation."

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