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June 8, 2020 Editorial

Originally published in the Wall Street Journal on June 8, 2020.

June 5, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Reps. Will Hurd (R-Texas) and Susan Davis (D-Calif.) today introduced The Elaine M. Checketts Military Families Act, H.R. 7101, to allow service members time to grieve the death of their children. 

June 3, 2020 Hurd on the Hill: Local Columns

As the COVID-19 pandemic began to spread from outside our borders into the contiguous United States, there was a lot of uncertainty about the characteristics of the virus. After studying trends from other countries who were largely hit with the virus before we were, it was clear that, like many other viral diseases, COVID-19 disproportionately affects our senior citizens.

May 29, 2020 Editorial

Originally published in the New York Times on May 29, 2020.

May 28, 2020 Press Release

SAN ANTONIO – Rep. Will Hurd (R-Texas) today announced that more than $93 million has been awarded to VIA Metropolitan Transit by the Federal Transit Administration. This is part of funds made possible through the CARES Act, which Hurd fervently supported.

May 28, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Rep. Will Hurd (R-Texas) today voted in support of extending the deadline for the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) to December 31, 2020, providing businesses more time to repay loans (this will not apply to businesses that used the funds for paying salaries of employees) and eliminating the criteria allowing only 25% of the loan to be used for expenses.

May 28, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON—U.S. Representative Will Hurd (TX-23) joined as a plaintiff today on a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of Speaker Pelosi’s change to the rules of the U.S. House. The lawsuit filed in D.C. Federal District Court challenges the constitutionality of proxy voting – a measure passed earlier this month on a party-line-vote.

May 27, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Rep. Will Hurd (R-Texas) today announced Southwest Sandhills Water Supply Corporation in Ward County will receive a $650,000 low-interest loan through the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Water & Waste Disposal Loan & Grant Program.

May 21, 2020 Press Release

SAN ANTONIO—Rep. Will Hurd (R-Texas), House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence member and former-CIA officer, released the following statement after the Senate approved John Ratcliffe to serve as Director of National Intelligence.

May 20, 2020 Press Release

SAN ANTONIO – Rep. Will Hurd (R-Texas) today praised the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) announcement that the University of Texas-San Antonio will lead a public-private consortium to bolster U.S. manufacturing competitiveness, energy efficiency and innovation known as the Cybersecurity Manufacturing Innovation Institute (CyManII).


In The News

January 17, 2019 In The News

WASHINGTON — Along the 2,000-mile border with Mexico, which sprawls across four states and nine House districts, a single seat is held by a Republican: Representative Will Hurd of Texas.

January 17, 2019 In The News

WASHINGTON, Jan. 16 -- Rep. C.A. 'Dutch' Ruppersberger, D-Maryland, issued the following news release:

Congressmen C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger (D-MD), Jim Himes (D-CT), Mike Conaway (R-TX) and Will Hurd (R-TX) today introduced bipartisan legislation that will toughen the United States' position against national security threats posed by technology competitors like China.

January 17, 2019 In The News

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sens. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) and John Cornyn (R-Texas), Governor Greg Abbott, and Texas members of the U.S. House of Representatives today sent a letter to President Trump urging him not to use any federal funds already appropriated for Hurricane Harvey recovery for any other purpose.

January 17, 2019 In The News

WASHINGTON — About 800,000 federal employees are still going without pay as the government shutdown drags into a fourth week.

But members of Congress are still receiving their paychecks.

A reader asked us if that was the case through Curious Texas, an ongoing project from The Dallas Morning News that invites you to join our reporting process.

January 17, 2019 In The News

TYSONS, Va., Jan. 15, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Executive Mosaic, the leading executive media and events company in the government contracting market, today announced the recipients of the 2019 Wash100 awards.  The Wash100 recognizes the most influential and impactful executives of consequence at the intersection of government and industry.

January 17, 2019 In The News

U.S. Representative Will Hurd (R-San Antonio, 23rd District of Texas), was chosen to serve in the House Appropriations Committee, his office announced Wednesday.

January 15, 2019 In The News

WASHINGTON — Nearly two-dozen high profile Texas officeholders sent President Trump a letter Tuesday imploring him not to use Hurricane Harvey relief funds to build a border wall. 

January 14, 2019 In The News

At a time when a political battle over building a border wall has partially shutdown the federal government, a bipartisan group of congressmen from Texas have filed a bill that would strengthen U.S. energy sector ties to Mexico.

January 7, 2019 In The News

President Donald Trump shut down the government to get $5 billion in funding for his border wall, but the affect has been that migrants who are seeking asylum will get to stay in the United States longer, News radio 1200 WOAI reports.